Excluding Directors, at 31 December 2016, being a date not more than one month prior to the date of the Notice of the AGM, the information in the table below had been disclosed to the Company in accordance with the requirements in the Listing Rules and the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority. 

  Voting rights over ordinary shares
Number % of issued
Rysaffe Nominees and J J Sykes (joint holding)* 21,307,155 16.13
The Fulmer Charitable Trust** 5,739,580 4.34
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc*** 8,290,725 6.28

*Rysaffe Nominees and J J Sykes are joint registered holders on behalf of various Reis family trusts and are therefore not included under the beneficial interests of James Sykes set out in the Directors' Remuneration Report.

**The shares of the Fulmer Charitable Trust, a recognised charity, are registered in the names of Mr John Spencer Reis, Mrs Sally Anne Reis and Mrs Caroline Mary Mytum as Trustees.

***Notified as indirect voting rights.