Last Update 5th December 2018
Stock Code ZIN.L
Year End 30th June
No of Shares In Issue 1,419,113,435
Free Float 50.84%
Country of Incorporation Scotland
Registered Address 7 Exchange Crescent, Conference Square, Edinburgh EH3 8AN
Company Number SC075133
Main Country of Operation England
Date Listed 31st July 2001
Index Market AIM

Listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, Zinc Media Group plc, is a producer of high-quality television and multimedia communications content. The Group operates as three divisions – Television production, digital communications and publishing.

Television – Engaging, entertaining and intelligent

This division produces high-quality programming that attracts both audiences and industry awards. It continues to prioritise the development of series ideas and forge new relationships with programme commissioners. In recent years. the division has built upon its international reputation to ensure a wider reach and broader client base. The strategy is to grow our television production business organically with strategic additions of talent.

Communications – Content that Counts

Our Communications division is an award-winning fully-integrated digital communications agency. It specialises in creating communications strategies and behaviour change programmes, campaigns and resources for corporates, charities and government departments. These creative campaigns are delivered through a variety of platforms including print, events, video and more notably through a range of online and digital application-based formats.

Publishing – Essential information for specialised and niche audiences

The Publishing division, which is now based entirely in Macclesfield, concentrates primarily on one contract in the home and build sector for LABC (Local Authority Building Control, a not-for-profit membership organisation that represents all local authority building control teams in England and Wales). The businesses publishes homeowner planning guidelines for local authorities across the UK and sells trader advertising in those guidelines. Overall strategy and KPIs The focus of the Group and its planned strategies is to increase, enhance and deliver quality, diverse and increasing digital content across a range of mediums. The key KPIs agreed by the Board are therefore:

  • Profitability assessed by key measures.
  • Creative and digital content and products.
  • Cash generation.
  • Core market growth.
  • Enhanced overall performance.
  • Employee engagement.
  • Investment opportunities.

Current Constitutional documents: read the articles here. Details of any restrictions on the transfer of securities: there are no restrictions on the transfer of securities. Financial information: read more about financial information here. Number of shares in issue: 1,359,586,281 The Company has not applied or agreed to have any of its securities (including its AIM securities) admitted or traded on any other exchanges or trading platforms.

Takeovers and Mergers

The company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

The Company was informed of the following shareholdings on 5 February 2019 each representing 3% or more of the current issued share capital:

No. of ordinary shares %
Herald Investment Trust plc 478,070,022 33.69
Artemis Alpha Trust plc 117,211,780 8.26
John Booth and The John Booth Charitable Foundation 65,243,192 4.60
Luke Johnson 55,111,120 3.88
David Strachan 46,725,750  3.29
Edale Europe Absolute Master Fund 45,188,890 3.18


Shareholder letter re: electronic communication (PDF) Last Updated: 7 August 2018 Click here to download

Shareholder circular re proposed acquisition of Tern Television & proposed placing (PDF) Last updated: 25 October 2017 Click here to download

Shareholder circular (PDF) Last Updated: 28 October 2016 Click here to download

Admission document (PDF) Last Updated: 17 June 2015 Click here to download

Country of incorporation and main country of operation

Zinc Media Group plc, a company incorporated in Scotland under company number SC75133 Registered office: 7 Exchange Crescent Conference Square Edinburgh EH3 8AN

Main country of operation: England.

Articles of Association: click here to download.

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