International precious 
 metals exploration 

Company releases

  • Aug 3, 2018 Change of Name to Ovoca Bio Plc
  • Jul 30, 2018 Readmission to trading on AIM and ESM
  • Jul 27, 2018 Results of AGM and EGM

AIM Rule 26

The following information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM and ESM Rules for Companies


Country of Incorporation


Ovoca Gold plc is incorporated in Ireland.  The Company is an AIM-quoted and ESM-quoted gold exploration and mine development company focused on gold and silver deposits in Russia. Our main country of operation is Russia, where our subsidiary has an office in Moscow, and operations in the Magadan region on the Pacific coast.


As the Company is an Irish company and is subject to the Irish Companies Acts, the rights of shareholders may be different to the rights of shareholders in a UK incorporated company.


Capital Structure


The capital of the Company is made up of Ordinary Shares. The authorised share capital of the Company is 120,000,000 Ordinary Shares of €0.125 each, of which 81,563,806 Ordinary Shares (excluding Treasury Shares) and 6,895,000 Treasury Shares were in issue as at 28/05/2018.


The percentage of shares not in public hands is approximately 52.5%.


So far as the Company is aware, the names of persons who, directly or indirectly, are interested in 3 percent or more of the issued share capital of the Company as at 28/05/2018 are as follows:




No. of €0.125 Ordinary Shares

% of Issued Share Capital (excl. Treasury Shares)


Euroclear Nominees Limited



Picko Trading Co Limited






BBHISL Nominiees Limited 






Davecrest Nominees






Citibank Nominees (Ireland) DAC






Chase Nominees Limited







There are no restrictions on the transfer of the shares of the Company. All of the Ordinary Shares in the Company are quoted on the ESM market of the Irish Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.


Ovoca is subject to the Irish Takeover Panel Act 1997, Takeover Rules, 2013 ("Takeover Rules")


Financial Reports:

Annual reports and half yearly reports of Ovoca can be found here


Regulatory Notifications:

For a list of regulatory notifications and shareholder circulars published by Ovoca click here



For details of the Board of Directors of Ovoca click here



The Sub Committees of the Board:

There are two subcommittees of the Board of Directors.


The Remuneration Committee is made up of Mikhail Mogutov (Executive chairman) and Leonid Skoptsov (Non-executive). This Committee determines the contract terms, remuneration and other benefits of the Executive Directors, Chairman and Non-Executive Directors. Further details of Ovoca's policies on remuneration, service contracts and compensation payments are provided in the Remuneration Committee Report published in the Company's annual accounts.


The Audit Committee is made up of Kenneth Kuchling (Non-executive) and Don Schissel (Non-executive). The external auditors have the opportunity to meet with members of the Audit Committee without executive management present at least once a year. The duties of the Committee include the review of the accounting principles, policies and practices adopted in preparing the financial statements, external compliance matters and the review of the Group's financial results.




For details of Ovoca's nominated adviser and other advisers to the Company click here 


Memorandum & Articles

To view the Company's Memorandum and Articles click here.

AIM Admission Document

To view the Company's AIM Admission Document click here.

To view the Company's AIM Re-Admission Document for the Proposed Acquisition of IVIX use this link 


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