Shareholder Information

Manage your shareholding

Our share register is managed and administered by Equiniti. They will be able to help you with most questions you may have about your UBM plc shares. You can contact them at:

Equiniti Limited
Aspect House
Spencer Road
Lancing, West Sussex BN15 8AH
+44 (0)371 384 2239

Alternatively you can manage your shareholding online at www.shareview.co.uk. Registration is easy and allows you to:

  • View your shareholdings
  • Sign up for electronic communications instead of receiving post
  • Sign up to receive your dividends to your bank account instead of by cheque
  • Update your address and other details
  • Receive electronic tax voucher information
  • Submit proxy votes online
  • Buy, sell or transfer shares
  • Report a lost certificate

Contact us

If you are a private shareholder and have queries, please contact Equiniti in the first instance. If you would like to contact the company directly, please email: companysecretary@ubm.com

The Investor Relations team is pleased to deal with enquiries from institutional investors or sell side analysts. Please contact:

Kate Postans
Head of Investor Relations
+44 (0)20 7921 5023
companysecretary@ubm.com

Please send all TR1 notifications to the following email address: companysecretary@ubm.com

Share fraud warning

Share fraud takes various forms but includes scams where investors are called out of the blue and offered shares that often turn out to be worthless or non-existent. These calls come from fraudsters operating in ‘boiler rooms’ that are mostly based outside the UK.

While high profits can be promised, those who buy or sell shares in this way usually lose their money.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found most share fraud victims are experienced investors who lose an average of £20,000, with around £200m lost in the UK each year.

Protect yourself

If you are offered unsolicited investment advice, discounted shares, a premium price for shares you own, or free company or research reports, you should take these steps before handing over any money:

  1. Get the name of the person and organisation contacting you
  2. Check the FCA Register at https://register.fca.org.uk/ to ensure they are authorised.
  3. Use the details on the FCA Register to contact the firm.
  4. Call the FCA Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768 if there are no contact details on the Register or you are told they are out of date.
  5. Search the FCA’s list of unauthorised firms and individuals to avoid doing business with.

REMEMBER: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

If you use an unauthorised firm to buy or sell shares or other investments, you will not have access to the Financial Ombudsman Service or Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) if things go wrong.

Report a Scam

If you are approached with what you think is a share scam you should tell the FCA using the share fraud reporting form at https://www.fca.org.uk/consumers/avoid-scams-unauthorised-firms where you can find out about the latest investment scams. You can also call the Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768.

If you have already paid money to share fraudsters you should contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040, or visit their website, http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/.

General Meetings

The AGM is one of the main shareholder events in the year. At this meeting, the Company’s performance over the previous year is reviewed and shareholders have the opportunity to ask the directors questions relating to items on the meeting’s agenda and to vote on key issues.

As an ordinary shareholder of UBM plc you are entitled to vote on some of the major decisions of the Company, typically made at Annual General Meetings (AGMs) or, from time to time, General Meetings (GMs). All shareholders can submit their proxy vote for the AGM electronically at www.sharevote.co.uk. To register their vote, shareholders will need the Voting ID, Task ID and Shareholder Reference Number detailed on the form of proxy that has been sent to their registered address. Alternatively, shareholders who have already registered with Shareview can submit their proxy vote by logging on to their portfolio at www.shareview.co.uk and clicking on the link to vote underneath their UBM plc holding.
 

The next AGM shall be held at The Goldsmiths' Centre, 42 Britton Street, London, EC1M 5AD, at 2.30pm on 17 May 2017.

Shareholders can vote online by logging into www.shareview.co.uk or www.sharevote.co.uk

The Notice of the 2016 Annual General Meeting, held on 18 May 2016, and voting poll results can be found below:

The Shareholder Circular and Notice of the General Meeting held on 7 January 2016 and voting poll results can be found below. The meeting was held to approve the disposal of the PR Newswire business and associated share consolidation and special dividend.

The Notice of the 2015 Annual General Meeting, held on 14 May 2015, and voting poll results can be found below:

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