DeepMatter Group Plc is a big data and analysis company which has built a platform - DigitalGlassware™, focused on enabling reproducibility in chemistry. It continues to develop this software to deliver applications resulting in new optimised chemicals, materials and formulations in such commercially significant areas as pharmaceutical research, fine chemicals, scientific publications and teaching. DeepMatter is at the forefront of the digitization of chemistry, which will ultimately see the enabling of an autonomous synthesis engine, the Chemputer™.
The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules:
DeepMatter Group Plc is incorporated in England & Wales (Registration Number 05845469) with England its main country of operation.
Please click on the links below for the Articles of Association
Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 21 December 2007
New Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 25 May 2010
New Articles adopted pursuant to a Special Resolution passed on 10 September 2015
The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.
As at 12 December 2019 the number of New Ordinary Shares of 0.01p in issue was 736,533,946. No shares are held in treasury.
As at 12 December 2019, shareholders holding more than 3% of the share capital of DeepMatter Group Plc were
|IP Group Plc*||209,853,337||28.50%|
|Richard Griffiths and associates**||165,032,111||22.41%|
|Scottish European Coinvestment Growth Fund||57,142,840||7.76%|
|Prof Lee Cronin||55,973,019||7.60%|
As at 12 December 2019, Directors shareholdings of DeepMatter Group Plc were
|James Ede-Golightly (excluding ORA)||2,680,249||0.36%|
* In addition, James Ede-Golightly has an indirect beneficial interest through their shareholding in ORA Limited.
In terms of AIM Rules revised in March 2018 and insofar as it is aware, at 12 December 2019, 73.43% of the Company's AIM securities were not held in public hands.
David Cleevely and the other vendors of OpenIOlabs Limited ("OpenIOlabs") have undertaken that in relation to the Company's acquisition of OpenIOlabs, subject to certain customary exceptions, they will not dispose of any interest in the Consideration Shares held by them for a period of twelve months from completion of the Acquisition in respect of the Initial Consideration Shares and for a period of twelve months following the issue of the of the Deferred Consideration Shares in respect of the Deferred Consideration Shares.
On the 8 November 2017, the Company completed the acquisition of 100% of the issued share capital of OpenIOLabs Limited for a maximum consideration of 47 million of the Company's ordinary shares, of which 25 million ordinary shares were issued on completion. The balance of 22 million ordinary shares may be conditionally issued within 4 years of completion (the "Deferred Share Contingent Consideration") if (a) at any time before the fourth anniversary of Completion, (i) the middle market quotation for the Company's ordinary shares on AIM is at a price equal to or above 5 pence for a continuous period of 60 business days; or (ii) the whole of the ordinary share capital of the Company is acquired on arm's length terms by a third party purchaser (who is not a connected party to DeepMatter Group or any of its shareholders) at a price equal to or above 5 pence per share; and (b) provided that David Cleevely has not voluntarily resigned from or has not otherwise decided to leave the board of DeepMatter Group within 24 months of the 8 November 2017 acquisition date.
As an AIM traded UK registered company, DeepMatter Group Plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers legislation.
Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 10 October 2006.
Please click on the link below to access the Company's Admission Document dated 13 December 2007.
22 February 2019
Aquisition, Placing of Shares, Notice of GM to be held on 11 March 2019
Irrevocable undertakings from the following parties:
Canaccord Genuity Limited
88 Wood Street
Canaccord Genuity Limited
88 Wood Street
Auditors and Reporting Accountants
Smith & Williamson
Bristol BS1 6NA
Solicitors to the Company
100 Victoria Embankment
London EC4Y 0DH
M Law Group
Halesowen B62 8HD
71-73 Carter Lane
We are interested in hearing from research teams of companies with novel discovery ideas. If you are interested in finding out more about working with DeepMatter Group Plc please contact us at [email protected]