AIM Rule 26 Disclosures

The following information is provided pursuant to the AIM Rule 26 and was last updated on:-

11 December 2015


Description of Business

PipeHawk plc is a dynamic business offering advanced engineering solutions to challenging technical requirements across many industries. 

QM Systems, a division of PipeHawk PLC, is a market leader in providing solutions and services for electronic system design and manufacture, test equipment, transfer systems and automation and assembly solutions to the automotive, aerospace, rail and other related industries. 

We are the global market leader in ground probing radar technology with many applications including civil engineering and land mine detection. Our technology provides a superior detection of hidden underground objects and features, dramatically reducing risk, improving safety and saving substantial time and money during identification and excavation. 

Adien Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary, is a leader in the field of utility detection and mapping.  Its survey teams provide information that is critical in the design processes of almost all construction projects that involve breaking the ground. 

Powered by excellent people our reputation is built on exceeding our customer’s expectations in delivering innovative, cost effective quality solutions in all aspects of our business. 

Through our energetic, innovative and dynamic approach together with our significant investment in R&D we will continue to strengthen our market leading positions.



Board of Directors' names and brief biographies

Gordon Watt BA, FCA, FRSA
Chairman (62)

Gordon is a chartered accountant having been a partner at RSM Robson Rhodes and then Finance Director/Deputy Chief Executive of British Bus Plc until it was sold to Arriva Plc.  He is Non executive chairman of a number of private companies, he became a non-executive director of the Group in 1998, became finance director in December 2001 and Chairman in January 2003.

Robert Tallentire ACA MBA
Finance Director (56)

Bob joined PipeHawk in 2003 and became Group Finance Director on 10 December 2004. Bob is a chartered accountant having been a partner at RSM Robson Rhodes. He has extensive consulting and management experience.

R Randal MacDonnell
Non-executive Director (76)

Randal joined the Group in February 2006. He is currently a director of Strategic Natural Resources Plc, having previously been a director of Kleinwort Benson Securities, Laing & Cruickshank Securities and Chase Manhattan Securities Limited.  Prior to that he was a partner in stockbrokers Laurie Milbank & Co.

Board sub-committtees

The Board has no permanent sub-committtees


Country of Incorporation

  • PipeHawk is incorporated in the United Kingdom

Main country of operation

  • PipeHawk's main country of operation is the United Kingdom


Nominated Company Advisers
Sanlam Securities UK Limited
10 King William Street 


Sanlam Securities UK Limited
10 King William Street 


SLC Registrars
42-50 Hersham Road
KT12 1RZ


Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

4 More London Riverside


Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP

St Bride's House
10 Salisbury Square



Annual Report, Accounts and interims
(see further below for all other announcements)


Company Announcements

12 May 2015 QM Systems Win Significant Contract
05 November 2013 Final Results 5 11 13 


Latest News
February 2nd
2 February 2016 PipeHawk plc (“PipeHawk” or the “Company”) QM Systems additional contract win with Dana Holding Corporation QM Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PipeHawk, is pleased to announce that it has been award…
December 30th
30 December 2015 PipeHawk Plc (“PipeHawk” or the “Company”) Result of AGM The Company announces that at the annual general meeting of the Company, held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed. Enquiries: …
December 22nd
22 December 2015 PipeHawk plc (“PipeHawk” or the “Company”) QM Systems contract win with Dana Holding Corporation QM Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PipeHawk, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a major…
December 7th
7 December 2015 PipeHawk plc (“PipeHawk” or the “Company”) Final results for the year ended 30 June 2015 Chairman’s Statement I can report that turnover for the year ended 30 June 2015 was £4.6 million (2014: £…
December 2nd
2 December 2015 PipeHawk plc (“PipeHawk” or the “Company”) Notification of shareholder presentation The Company announces that a shareholder presentation of its final results will be held at the offices of Sanlam Securit…


Regulatory News

13 May 2015 Director Holding
31 December 2014 Half-yearly Results for the six months ended 31 December 2014
24 November 2014 Annual Report 2014 & Notice of AGM 
17 November 2014 2014 AGM Proxy Form
07 August 2014 Holding in Company
30 May 2014 Director Holding
25 March 2014  Holdings in Company
10 March 2014 Interim Results for Six month period ended 31 December 2013
13 December 2013  Result of AGM &  QMS Dec 2013 AGM - Powerpoint presentation
26 November 2013 Holdings in Company
13 November 2013 Notice of AGM & Annual Report 2013
05 November 2013 Final results 5 11 13
06 March 2013 Interim Results for Six Month Period ended 31 December 2012



  • MarketShareholdings
    • There are no shares held in treasury.
    • PipeHawk plc 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.

  • Of the total shares in issue 28.23% are not in public hands

  • Significant Shareholders
    Those shareholders having interest greater than 3% of the issued share capital are:-

G.G. Watt

5,721,500 17.33 %

S. Hamilton

4,583,334  13.90 %

Dr R.J. Chignell

2,204,200 6.70 %

J Creswell

1,700,000                         5.20 %

J. T. Twigg

1,054,830 3.20 %

N. G. Wood

1,054,830 3.20 %

N. Lobbenberg

 3,100,000 9.39% 


   931,436 2.82% 
   *Indicates a Director of the Company  


  • Total shares in issue 33,020,515 ordinary shares of 1p each

  • Restrictions on transfer of securities
    • There are no restrictions on the transfer of the AIM securities



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