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Last Update 22 November 2023
Stock Code ZIN.L
Year End 31st December
No of Shares In Issue 22,765,327
Shares not in public hands 50.33%
Country of Incorporation Scotland
Registered Address 4th Floor, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EN
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 an award winning, critically acclaimed television and content creation group. The Group operates as two divisions – Television and Content Production.


Our television companies are best in class for producing popular, impactful and innovative programmes across a wide range of factual genres for UK and international channels. The award-winning and critically acclaimed television labels comprise Brook Lapping, Red Sauce, Supercollider, Tern Television, Rex and Atomic, along with Bumblebee Post Production.

Content Production

The Edge Picture Company produces film content for brands and corporates in the UK, Qatar and other international markets. Zinc Communicate specialises in developing cross-platform content for brands, businesses and rights holders. Content creation includes video production, graphics and animation, advertising sales and distribution, and these businesses build value for customers through positive engagement with its audience. 

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:

  • Profitability assessed by key measures including gross and net profit margins
  • Synergistic diversification of services
  • Cash generation
  • Strong pipeline of revenue opportunities
  • 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: 22,765,327. There are no shares held in treasury. 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


As at 22 November 2023 the following shareholdings each represent 3% or more of the current issued share capital:

  No. of ordinary shares %
Herald Investment Trust plc 8,383,726 36.83
Canaccord 2,083,333 9.15
Premier Miton 1,877,369 8.25
Edale Europe Absolute Master Fund 1,095,932 4.81
Ruffer Investment Management 1,016,665 4.47
EdenTree Investment Management 1,000,000 4.39
John Booth and The John Booth Charitable Foundation 854,473 3.75



Shareholder circular re proposed acquisition of The Edge Picture Co Ltd & proposed placing (PDF) Last updated: 11 October 2022 Click HERE to download

Shareholder circular relating to proposed placing of £4.0 million (gross). Last updated 28 October 2020. Click HERE to download (pdf).

Reduction of capital – notices regarding the court petition can be downloaded (pdfs) HERE and HERE. The court approval for the reduction of capital can be found HERE. Last updated 3 September 2020.

Shareholder circular relating to proposed placing of £3.5 million (gross), preference share conversion, debt conversion, debt variation, share consolidation, article amendments and share consolidation. Last updated 24 January 2020. Click HERE to download (pdf).

Associated documents can be downloaded as follows:

  1. Memorandum and articles of incorporation of the Company – download HERE
  2. Audited accounts of the Company for the 12 months ended 30 June 2019 and 30 June 2018 – download HERE and HERE
  3. Audited accounts of Herald for the 12 months ended 31 December 2018 – download HERE
  4. The unaudited interims of Herald for each of the 6 months ended 30 June 2019 and 30 June 2018 – download HERE and HERE
  5. The consent letter from N+1 Singer – download HERE
  6. The consent letter from Peterhouse – download HERE

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: 4th Floor, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EN

Main country of operation: UK

Articles of Association: click HERE to download.