Shareholder enquiries

Enquiries on the following administrative matters can be addressed to the Company's registrars at The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU. Telephone 0871 664 0300 (calls to 0871 numbers cost 10p per minute plus network extras – lines are open 8.30am until 5.30pm, Monday to Friday) or +44 (0)208 639 3399; Fax: +44 (0)1484 600911; and email:

  • Change of address
  • Lost share certificates or dividend cheques
  • Dividend mandates
  • Amalgamation of holdings

Forms for some of these matters can be downloaded from the registrars' website at Shareholders can easily access and maintain their shareholding online by registering at To register shareholders will require their investor code, which can be located on a share certificate or tax voucher.

Share dealing service

Information on a low cost share dealing service offered by our registrar is available from Capita on 0871 664 0346 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras; lines are open 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday). For the online service, Capita's commission rates are 1% of the value of the deal (minimum £20.00, maximum £100.00) and for the telephone service, Capita's commission rates are 1.50% of the value of the deal (minimum £27.50, maximum £150.00).

Dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP)

This plan allows you to use your dividends to buy further shares in Bodycote plc. For any shareholders who wish to re-invest dividend payments in the Company, a facility is provided by Capita IRG Trustees Ltd in conjunction with Capita Registrars. Under this facility, cash dividends are used to purchase additional shares. Shares are bought on the dividend payment date at the current market price. Any cash left over which is insufficient to purchase a whole share will be carried forward and held without interest, in a Client Money bank account. Any shareholder requiring further information should contact Capita on 0871 664 0300 (Calls cost 10p per minute plus any network extras from within the UK; lines are open from 9am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday), if calling from overseas +44 (0)208 639 3399. Fax: 0208 639 1023. Email: or visit

Overseas shareholders

Capita are now able to provide you with a service that will convert your sterling dividends into your local currency at a competitive rate. You can choose to receive payment directly into your bank account, or you can be sent a draft in your local currency. Further details are available from Capita Registrars, Freepost RLYX-GZTU-KRRG, SAS, The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 9ZA; telephone UK: 0871 664 0385 (Calls cost 10 pence per minute plus network extras; lines are open from 9.00am to 5.30pm, Mon - Fri) or +44 20 8639 3405 (from outside the UK) or by logging on to

Duplicate share register accounts

If you are receiving more than one copy of our report, it may be that your shares are registered in two or more accounts on our register of members. If that was not your intention you might consider merging them into one single entry. Please contact Capita who will be pleased to carry out your instructions.

Shareholder analysis

Analysis of share register as at 14 February 2013:

Holding rangeNumber of Shareholders%Number of shares%
1 to 1,0001,00042.1427,7490.3
1,001 to 10,00097841.03,069,0801.6
10,001 to 100,00025610.78,460,5504.4
100,001 to 500,000883.720,496,40810.7
500,001 and over602.5158,970,30183.0
Type of shareholders% of Shareholders% of total shares
Directors' interests0.30.2
Major institutional and corporate holdings27.797.3
Other shareholdings72.02.5

As at 27 February 2013 the following voting rights in the Company had been notified in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Type of shareholdersNumber of
Standard Life Investments Ltd26,961,18213.94
Schroders plc12,893,0557.62
Aberforth Partners LLP9,427,5814.97
Baillie Gifford & Co9,402,0004.91