Description of the business
Bowleven plc is an independent exploration and development company focused on Africa.
Directors' names and biographies
We have an experienced management team focused on delivering our stated objectives of converting resources to reserves in Cameroon and pursuing high impact exploration opportunities in our focus area of Africa.
Directors' responsibilities and committees
Country of incorporation and main country of operation
We are UK incorporated and have interests in Cameroon.
Details of the NOMAD and key company advisers
Public documents including admission document and articles of association
The most recent interim report
Any publications or communications sent to shareholders within the last 12 months
Details of other current and future exchanges and platforms on which securities are traded
Bowleven plc has traded on AIM since December 2004.
The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.
The number of securities in issue
As at 2nd February 2017, the number of shares in issue is 328,083,881 with 7,807,281 shares being held in treasury. Therefore the number of shares in issue with voting rights is 320,276,600
The percentage of securities not in public hands
As far as the Company is aware, the percentage of shares not in public hands is 17.63%. This percentage has been calculated based on total shares in issue as at 31 December 2016, being 327,963,881.
As required by the AIM Rules, this percentage includes shares held by related parties (directors and substantial shareholders i.e. holdings over 10%), the trustees of the Company's Employee Benefit Trust and shares held by the Company in treasury.
Identity and percentage holding of significant shareholders
Details of any restrictions on the transfer of AIM securities
The Board of Directors may, in its absolute discretion, and without assigning any reason therefore, refuse to register any transfers of shares which are not fully paid provided that such discretion may not be exercised in such a way as to prevent dealings in the share of a class from taking place on an open and proper basis.
The Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.