AIM Rule 26

The following information is being provided for the purposes of Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies (AIM Rules).

AIM Rule 26 page last updated on 30 November 2023.

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Incorporation and operation

Sovereign Metals Limited is incorporated in Australia and operates in Malawi.

Corporate Governance

The Company applies the ASX Corporate Governance Council Principles and Recommendations 4th Edition (“ASX Principles and Recommendations”). A statement of the Company’s compliance with the ASX Principles and Recommendations and Sovereign Metals’ latest ASX Appendix 4G describing the Company’s adoption of the ASX Principles and Recommendations can be accessed on the Corporate Governance Page. These documents were approved by the Board on 27 September 2023 and will be updated annually.  

Rights of Shareholders

As Sovereign Metals is not incorporated in the UK, the rights of shareholders may be different from the rights of shareholders in a UK incorporated company. Shareholders should refer to the Company’s Constitution for further details.

UK City Code

Sovereign Metals Limited is not subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. As an Australian Incorporated Company, Sovereign Metals is subject to the provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (‘Act’).


Sovereign Metals Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:SVM) and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM:SVML).

The information contained on this page was last updated on 30 November 2023.

Securities Section

This information was last updated on 30 November 2023.

Ordinary Shares

Listed ordinary fully paid Shares563,003,401

Sovereign Metals does not hold any Shares as treasury Shares.

The percentage of shares not held in public hands is 16.7%.

Unlisted Options

Unlisted options exercisable at A$0.535 each on or before 21 July 202434,549,598
Total Number of Unlisted Options 34,549,598

Performance Rights

Announcement of a positive Definitive Feasibility Study – Expiry 31 October 20259,110,000
Announcement of the granting of a Mining Licence – Expiry 31 March 20263,150,000
Announcement of Final Investment Decision (FID) – Expiry 30 June 20264,150,000
Total Number of Performance Rights16,410,000

Restrictions on Trading of Securities

There are currently no restrictions on the transfer of shares

Significant shareholders

ShareholderNumber of Ordinary Shares Owned% of Fully Paid Ordinary Shares
Rio Tinto 83,535,51014.8%
Sprott Inc.43,653,9657.8%

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