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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  London Stock Exchange  >  Low & Bonar plc    LWB   GB0005363014

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Business Summary
Logo Low & Bonar plc
Engages in manufacturing, and supplying yarns, fabrics and fibres

Low & Bonar Plc engages in the design and manufacture of components using polymers such as yarns, fibres, industrial and coated fabrics, and composite materials. It operates through the following segments: Building & Industrial, Civil Engineering, Coated Technical Textiles, and Interior & Transportation.

The Building & Industrial segment supplies a range of technical textile solutions for niche applications in the building, roofing, air and water filtration, and agricultural markets.

The Civil Engineering segment provides woven and non-woven geotextiles and construction fibres used in infrastructure projects including road and rail building, land reclamation, and coastal defence.

The Coated Technical Textiles segment produces a range of technical coated fabrics providing aesthetics and design, performance and protection in products.

The Interiors & Transportation segment distributes technical fabrics used in transportation, interior carpeting, resilient tiles, and decorative products.

The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Number of employees : 2 161 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
GBP (in Million)%GBP (in Million)%
Coated Technical Textiles120.4030.4%129.8032.5% +7.81%
Interior & Transportation90.0022.7%106.0026.5% +17.78%
Civil Engineering85.4021.6%90.8022.7% +6.32%
Building & Industrial61.7015.6%73.4018.4% +18.96%
Sports & Leisure38.309.7%---
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
GBP (in Million)%GBP (in Million)%
Western Europe212.1053.6%203.6050.9% -4.01%
North America91.4023.1%89.2022.3% -2.41%
Eastern Europe34.108.6%36.009% +5.57%
Asia26.606.7%32.508.1% +22.18%
Middle East16.504.2%12.403.1% -24.85%
Rest of the World15.103.8%10.702.7% -29.14%
United Kingdom--15.603.9%-
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Brett Simpson, MBA522014Group Chief Executive Officer & Director
Martin C. Flower702007Chairman
Wayne Currie--Group Director-Operations
Philip de Klerk492017Chief Financial Officer
Trudy Schoolenberg, PhD582013Senior Independent Director
Kevin Roger Kenneth Matthews, PhD522015Independent Non-Executive Director
Mike Powell502016Non-Executive Director
Stuart J. Haydon--Secretary
Gareth Kaminski-Cook--Group Director-Strategy, Sales & Marketing
Matthew Joy--Group General Counsel
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 329,669,079 325,172,888 98.6% 0 0.0% 98.6%
Share B 0 100,000 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Share C 0 100,000 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Share D 0 154,571,152 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Share E 0 200,000 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
J.O. Hambro Capital Management Ltd. 34,239,101 10.4%
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd. 32,895,112 9.98%
Notz, Stucki Europe SA 22,562,070 6.84%
Unicorn Asset Management Ltd. 21,432,965 6.50%
Aberforth Partners LLP 19,619,640 5.95%
Luxempart Capital Partners Sicar SA 17,249,145 5.23%
M&G Investment Management Ltd. 15,819,478 4.80%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. 14,864,863 4.51%
Henderson Global Investors Ltd. 14,389,576 4.37%
Hargreave Hale Ltd. 10,005,088 3.04%
Company contact information
Low & Bonar Plc
One Connaugy Place
London, Greater London W2 2ET

Phone : +44.20.7535.3180
Web : www.lowandbonar.com
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