AIM Rule 26

The following information is being disclosed for the purposes of Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Website last updated on 25 February 2020 in accordance with AIM Rule 26.

Note: Zambeef Products PLC is incorporated under the laws of Zambia and the rights of its shareholders are governed by the Zambian Law and may be different from the rights of shareholders in a UK incorporated company.
The Company is subject to Zambian law and procedure relating to Takeovers and Mergers contained in the Securities Act No. 41 of 2016.

Description of business

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Corporate Governance

Zambeef Corporate Governance Handbook 2019
Zambeef Corporate Governance Code 2018

Board of Directors

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Board committees

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Country of incorporation and main country of operation

Zambeef Products PLC (Zambeef) is incorporated and domiciled in Zambia. Its main operations are in Zambia.

Current constitutional documents

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Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms

Sector: Food Products
– London: London Stock Exchange (LSE)
– Listing date
– Lusaka: Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE)
– Listing date
AIM Market of the LSE (AIM)
: 23 June 2011
: 7 February 2003
ISIN code ZM0000000201
TIDM Code/AIM Symbol ZAM
LuSE stock name ZAMBEEF
Reuters ZAMB.LZ
No. of Ordinary Shares in issue300,579,590
No. of Convertible Redeemable Preference Shares in issue100,057,658
Total no. of voting rights380,625,755
% of securities not in public hands *51.8%

* As per the AIM Rules for Companies

Significant shareholders

As at 31 December 2019, the Company has been advised of the following notable interests in its ordinary share capital.

NameCurrent Position% of Shareholding
CDC Group Plc52,601,43517.5%
M & G Investment Management46,304,40815.4%
Africa Life42,679,27914.2%
National Pension Scheme Authority (Zambia)24,797,8198.2%
Sussex Trust14,000,0004.7%
Eastspring Investment11,995,0624.0%
Artio Global Investors9,360,0003.1%

CDC Group Plc are also the holders of 100,057,658 convertible redeemable preference shares. These preference shares have four voting rights for every five preference shares held, resulting in CDC Group Plc having 34.85% of the voting rights.

Details of any restrictions on the transfer of securities


If any shareholder wishes to move their shares between the Lusaka and AIM stock markets they should contact their Broker who will be able to facilitate such a move on their behalf.

Financial information

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Company announcements

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