AIM Rule 26

The following information is disclosed for information purposes only in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies:

Description of the Business

Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

Total Produce plc was created on 1 January 2007 following a demerger from Fyffes plc:

  • We are Europe's premier fresh produce provider with sales of EUR3.7bn + (2016 Actual).
  • We grow, source, import, package, distribute and market hundreds of lines of fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers.
  • We service the retail, wholesale and food service sectors.
  • We have over 138 facilities in 26 countries strategically located throughout Europe, North America and South America.
  • We are one of the leading fresh produce companies in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, Spain and Sweden, with large operations in Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, the United States of America, Brazil and the UK.

Names of the Directors and Biographical Details

Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

Please click on the link below for the names of the directors and brief biographical details of each.

Our Directors >>

Board Directors and Board Committees

Last updated: 12 Apr 2017

Please click on the link below for a description of the Directors' responsibilities and information on the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees together with the membership of those committees.

Corporate Governance >>

Country of Incorporation and Main Country of Operation

Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

The company is incorporated in the Republic of Ireland (registered number: 427687) and the main country of operation of the group is Republic of Ireland. The rights of shareholders in a UK incorporated company are similar to, but not identical to, those of an Irish incorporated company.

Current Constitutional Documents

Last updated: 26 Oct 2016

The Company’s constitutional documents are represented by its Articles of Association and Memorandum of Association on the link below.

Memorandum and Articles of Association >>

Details of Any Other Exchanges or Trading Platforms

Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

The company's shares are listed on both the AIM and ESM markets.

Number of Securities in Issue

Last updated: 02 Feb 2017

The issued share capital of Total Produce plc at 28 December 2016 consists of 320,439,762 ordinary shares (excludes 22,000,000 Treasury Shares). Each share has a nominal value of 1 cent. All shares, other than Treasury Shares have equal voting and dividend rights. To date, Total Produce plc has been notified in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, of the following shareholdings amounting to 3% or more of its ordinary share capital.

  No. of ordinary Shares % of Issued Share Capital
Balkan Investment Company and related parties (including Arnsberg Investment Company) 37,238,334 11.27%
Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC 31,195,200 9.74%
GMT Capital Corp 29,935,682 9.03%
16,750,000 5.06%
BNP Paribas Investment Partners SA 15,676,466 4.89%
State Street Global Advisors Ireland Limited 13,963,702 4.23%
Invesco Ltd 9,775,753 3.05%
Oddo Meriten Asset Management SA 10,150,000 3.19%

In accordance with the AIM and ESM Rules (Rule 26), in so far as the Company is aware, the percentage of the Company’s issued share capital, excluding treasury shares, that is not in public hands is 14.73%. This percentage comprises the total holdings of the directors in the Company including those of Balkan Investment Company and related parties, and Arnsberg Investment Company outlined above.

Regulation of Mergers and Takeovers

Last updated: 31 Mar 2016

The Company is a public limited company incorporated in Ireland and its Ordinary Shares are admitted to trading on AIM and ESM. As a result, the Company is subject to the provisions of the Irish Takeover Rules. The Irish Takeover Rules regulate acquisitions of the Company's securities.

Irish Takeover Rules defined as "the Irish Takeover Panel Act 1997, Takeover Rules, 2007 (as amended)".

Details of Any Restrictions on the Transfer of Securities

Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

There are no restrictions on the transfer of securities.

Financial Information

Last updated: 02 Mar 2017

Please click on the link below for access to the Company's latest Annual Report.

Financial Reports >>

Company Announcements

Last updated: 12 Apr 2017

Please click on the link below to access notifications made by the Company in the past 12 months.

Regulatory News >>

Admission Document and Circulars

Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 21 December 2006.

Admission Document >>


Last updated: 06 Apr 2017

Please click on the link below for details of the Company's Nominated Adviser and other key advisers.

Advisers >>