Directorate Change

 20th Apr 2016

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc (AIM: EKF), the point-of-care business, announced on 8 April 2016 that Christopher Mills had been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman. The disclosures in accordance with the AIM Rules are as follows:

Christopher Harwood Bernard Mills aged 63, is interested in 81,200,000 ordinary shares, being 19.24 per cent. of the Company’s issued share capital. 46,200,000 ordinary shares are held by North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC and 35,000,000 ordinary shares are held by Oryx International Growth Fund Limited. Harwood Capital LLP is investment manager to North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc and investment adviser to Oryx International Growth Fund Limited. Harwood Capital LLP is a limited liability partnership of which Christopher Mills is a partner and Chief Investment Officer.

Name Current directorships/partnerships

Previous directorships/partnerships

B&G (Europe) Holding Ltd

Stratifer Limited

BDBCO No. 859 Limited

CCH Advisers Limited

Indoor Bowling Equity Limited

Baltimore Technologies (UK) Limited

Journey Group PLC

Baltimore Technologies (Holdings) Limited

MJ Gleeson PLC

Highrix Limited

Indoor Bowling Acquisitions Limited

H. Townsend & Sons (Builders) Limited

Stratton Street (Mouse No.1) Limited

Toftplan Properties Limited

Harwood Multi Manager Limited

Intermediate Holdings Limited

Stratton Street (Anthony) Limited

Valiant Sports Holdings Limited

Tramworks Limited

Ferraris Instruments Limited

Cyprotex PLC

Alba Investments Properties Intermediate Holdings Limited

Team Rock Limited

Darby Group Limited

Kelvinhaugh Student Accommodation Limited

Mount Street Properties Limited

Harwood Capital Nominees Limited

Hampton Trust PLC

Hampton Land & Estates Limited

Hampton Land & Estates Limited

Bioquell PLC

Jarvis Porter (Property Holdings) Limited

Harwood Real Estate Limited

Second London American Trust PLC

Harwood Capital Management Limited

Merchant Properties Two Nominee 1 Limited

Assetco PLC Limited

Merchant Properties Two Nominee 2 Limited

Alba Investment Properties Holdings Limited

Merchant Properties Two General  Partner Limited

Alba Investment Properties Limited

Bionostics Holdings Limited

Essenden Limited

Celsis Group Limited

Catalyst Media Holdings Limited

Celcis International Limited

62 Pont Street (Freehold) Limited

Nastor Investments Limited

Satellite Information Services (Holdings) Limited

Harwood Capital LLP

Alternateport Limited

Nationwide Accident Repair Services Limited

Catalyst Media Holdings Limited

Mitchell (Fifteen) Limited

Hampton Investment Properties Limited

W.G. Mitchell (Charlotte Square) Limited

Baltimore Capital PLC

W.G. Mitchell (2005) Limited

Cross-Border Publishing (London) Limited

W.G. Mitchell (Seven) Limited

 IR Media Group Limited W.G.

W.G. Mitchell (George Street) Limited

Hardwood Holdco

W.G. Mitchell Enterprises Limited

Consolidated Venture Finance Limited

M J Gleeson Group Limited

North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC

Academic Research Limited

The Quarto Group Inc.

Forefront Group Limited

Oryx International Growth Fund Limited

GTL Resources Overseas Investments Limited

Sunlink Health Systems, Inc

GTL Resources Limited

Coventbridge Group Limited

Merchant Properties General Partner Limited

B&G Equipment Co

Merchant Properties Nominees Limited

Tagos Group

Orthoproducts Limited

Winnfield Holding Corporation

Bionostics Limited (in liquidation)

Utitec Inc

Izodia PLC

Stratton Street (Mouse No.1) Limited

J O Hambro Capital Management Limited

Growth Financial Services Limited

Prime Focus London PLC

Performance Chemicals Company

Sinav Limited

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc

Progeny, Inc

 

GlobalOptions Group, Inc

Christopher Mills has been a director of the following companies which have been placed into liquidation or receivership/administration:

All creditors paid in full:

  • Nationwide Security Group plc – Receivership completed 2 March 2005
  • Tricor plc – resigned 3 February 2003 – Voluntary arrangement completed 2 April 2014

Companies that went into administration and creditors lost money as a result of liquidation:

  • Valiant Sports Holdings Ltd – Creditors’ voluntary liquidator appointed on 12 April 2013. The estimated deficiency to investors and creditors was £2,667,085
  • Jarvis Porter Group plc – Administration completed 28 August 2008 – a dividend of 3 pence per share was paid to unsecured creditors
  • United Industries plc – resigned 28 October 2005 – Administration completed 26 January 2008. The estimated deficiency to investors and creditors was £48,142,869
  • Versatile Group Limited – Administrative receiver appointed 3 September 1998 by Bank of Scotland who had charges and cross guarantees supporting a debt of £2.4 million. In addition, the group had estimated deficiencies as regards creditors of £0.6 million and total estimated deficiencies in excess of £0.7 million. Versatile Group Limited was struck off the register on 15 May 2001

Administration ongoing:

  • W.G. Mitchell (2005) Limited – Christopher Mills resigned on 12 January 2015 – Administrator appointed 1 April 2009
  • W.G. Mitchell (Charlotte Square) Limited – Christopher Mills resigned on 12 January 2015 – Administrator appointed 1 April 2009
  • W.G. Mitchell (George Street) Limited – Christopher Mills resigned on 12 January 2015 – Administrator appointed 1 April 2009
  • W.G. Mitchell (Enterprises) Limited – Christopher Mills resigned on 12 January 2015 – Administrator appointed 1 April 2009
  • W.G. Mitchell (Fifteen) Limited – Christopher Mills resigned on 12 January 2015 – Administrator appointed 1 April 2009
  • W.G. Mitchell (Seven) Limited – Christopher Mills resigned on 12 January 2015 – Administrator appointed 1 April 2009

There are no further disclosures required in accordance with AIM Rule 17 and Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.  

EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc
Julian Baines, CEO

00 44 29 2071 0570
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited
Robert Naylor
Paul Fincham
00 44 20 7886 2500

Walbrook PR Limited
Paul McManus
Lianne Cawthorne

00 44 20 7933 8780 or ekf@walbrookpr.com
00 44 7980 541 893
00 44 7584 391 303