Number of securities in issue

As at 29 February 2020, the Company had 201 450 000 ordinary shares in issue of which 1 000 000 were held as treasury shares.

As at 31 August 2019, the Company had 214 353 558 ordinary shares in issue of which 668 201 were held as treasury shares.

Percentage of securities not in public hands

The percentage of the Company's securities held by non-public shareholders at 29 February 2020 was 36.58% (31 August 2019 was 36.70%).

Identity and percentage holding of significant shareholders

The following are the principal beneficial shareholders whose holding directly or indirectly in the Company total more than 5% of the issued share capital as at 29 February 2020 :

The following are the principal beneficial shareholders whose holding directly or indirectly in the Company total more than 5% of the issued share capital as at 31 August 2019 :

Shareholder numbers

Shareholders as at 29 February 2020

Shareholders as at 31 August 2019