Equipmake is a UK-based technology company, which has developed a range of electrification products for the provision of electric vehicle drivetrains to meet the needs of the automotive, aerospace and other sectors in support of the transition from fossil-fuelled to zero emission powertrains.
Equipmake’s products can be used in a number of segments of the transport sector, but its initial focus has been on the bus sector, where it has secured contracts for retrofitting existing buses currently in service in addition to supplying its electric vehicle drivetrains to a new bus OEM. Equipmake products can be applied in a variety of other vehicle electrification contexts, including hybrid, fully electric and fuel cell vehicles.
Incorporated and registered in England and Wales under the Companies Act 2006 with registration number 04303233.
IAN DAVID FOLEY, FOUNDER & CEO
An engineer by profession, Ian moved to Norfolk in 1988 working for the leading automotive engineering consultancy Lotus Engineering. In 1991, Ian moved to the Lotus Formula 1 Team and was soon promoted to Head of Research & Development. In this capacity, Ian led the development of the ground-breaking computer controlled Active Suspension system
CLIVE GERALD SCRIVENER, INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Clive has significant automotive and clean technology industry experience, having previously held senior executive roles including CFO, COO and CEO at engineering technology company Prodrive Holdings Ltd. He is currently a non-executive Chairman at a number of high growth, technology companies in the clean energy and new mobility sectors, including full stack autonomous
STEVEN PAUL MCGILLIVRAY, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Steven is a fellow with the ACCA having qualified in 2008. Prior to joining Equipmake, he spent six years working as the Financial Controller for Aquaterra Energy, an upstream oil and gas service group with an international footprint, where he was responsible for the day-to-day management of the finance function.
DENA BELLAMY, INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dena has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate finance adviser at distinguished investment banks including Rothschild, Merrill Lynch and Commerzbank. She has advised both corporate clients and public sector entities on a broad range of transactions from multi-billion-pound public transactions to private financing for growth companies.
JAMES ROBERT BISHOP, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
James started his professional career as a mechanical engineer in the automotive technology space at Active Technologies before branching into project design and management. Between 2012 to 2018, he took on more leadership positions across of a range of engineering systems, mainly an electrical bias project, delivering technical and challenging projects for client
JONATHAN GORDON BEASLEY, INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Following a 5-year tenure as Group Technology Officer for GKN Ltd, Jonathan became a lead member of the Advanced Propulsion Centre upon its founding in 2014, as Director of Competition and Programmes. Under his direction, the Advanced Propulsion Centre has funded programmes to the value of c.£1.1bn. Jonathan is also a long-standing member of the UK Automotive Council
The Directors recognise the importance of sound corporate governance and, following Admission, have undertaken to take account of the requirements of the QCA Code to the extent that they consider it appropriate having regard to the Company’s size, board structure, stage of development and resources.
Equipmake shares are traded on the Aquis exchange only. The Aquis exchange is a growth company focused exchange based in the United Kingdom.
Details of securities in issue:
Percentage of shares in public hands: 36.55%
Number of securities in issue: 948,229,409 Ordinary Shares
Interest of substantial shareholders in the issued share capital (over 5% of ordinary shares) of the Company (updated 02.02.2023) unless stated otherwise:
| Ian Foley | 39.55%
| A.R.C. Co., Ltd | 13.18%
| Schroders Investment Management Ltd | 10.55%
| Hargreave Hale Ltd | 9.13%
| Octopus Investments | 7.96%
As at admission (29/07/2022), there are 32,825,283 shares under option. If these shares were exercised immediately this would result in the number of Ordinary Shares in issue increasing from 948,229,409 to 981,054,692, resulting in a 3.35% dilution of all existing holders of the Ordinary Shares of the company.
Aquis Stock Exchange Corporate Broker and Adviser
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited, One New Change, London, EC4M 9AF
Joint Corporate Broker
VSA Capital Group plc, Park House, 16-18 Finsbury Circus, London EC2MF
Legal advisers to the Company
Lewis Silkin LLP, 5 Chancery Lane, Cliffords Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Haysmacintyre LLP, 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1AG
Link Group, Central Square, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4DL
St Brides Partners Ltd, 22 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4BQ