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REACT Group PLC

REACT Specialist Cleaning Ltd was created over 20 years ago to provide a dedicated 24/7 specialist cleaning and decontamination service to the public sector.

Today REACT Group Plc operates in a diverse range of market sectors from education and the leisure industry through to transport operators, police forces and the prison service.

We have developed transferable expertise, real-world experience and technical hardware to work within any industry where there’s a need for specialist cleaning or decontamination.

We offer industry-leading standards of deep cleaning and decontamination, tackling a huge range of cleaning challenges often in difficult locations or sensitive circumstances.
 

Our carefully selected technicians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and are fully trained and equipped, security cleared, immunised against infection and supported by £10 million insurance cover.

COMPANY INFORMATION

 

Country of incorporation and main country of operations

 

REACT Group plc is a company incorporated in England and Wales under the Companies Act 2006 with company number 5454010. The Company's main country of operations is the United Kingdom.

Registered Office

Holly House, Shady Lane, Birmingham, B44 9ER

Current constitutional documents

Please click on the links below

Admission document dated 29 July 2015
Articles of Association
Company information

AIM RULE 26

 

The information on this page is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the AIM Rules for Companies. The information was last updated on 6th February 2024.

Corporate Governance Arrangements

SHARE DEALING CODE

 

REACT Group PLC has adopted and will operate a share dealing code governing the share dealings of the directors of the Company and applicable employees with a view to ensuring compliance with the AIM Rules.

AIM Rule 26

THE BOARD

Mark Braund

Chairman


Mark has a strong track record of leading teams through profitable change and materially improving shareholder value.  Prior to his appointment as Chairman of REACT Group Plc. in December 2020, Mark worked with the company as an operational and strategic adviser, contributing to its development, and gaining an intimate understanding of the business and its potential during this transformational period. Mark has significant experience across a number of business sectors, both in the UK and overseas including outsourcing, managed services & digital technology. Immediately prior to setting up his own advisory practice, Mark was CEO of RedstoneConnect Plc., leading the team through a well-documented turnaround, the profitable sale of legacy assets and the development/carve-out of an exciting software technology business, now known as Smartspace Software Plc.

Mark Braund, Chairman, React Group Plc.

Shaun D Doak
Chief Executive Officer


Shaun has a proven track record of growing businesses in the specialist cleaning, facilities management and HVAC services sectors. He joined the group in March 2019 as Managing Director of REACT Specialist Cleaning Limited and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of REACT Group PLC on 18 February 2020. Shaun has a successful record of sales leadership and senior management experience. This was gained over the 15 years prior to joining REACT Group PLC,  having worked as the National Sales Manager of Systems Hygienics Ltd, and previously as a Regional Director of Emtec Energy Ltd.

Spencer Dredge

Chief Financial Officer

Appointment end-January 2024, following a 5-month period working within the business on transformation projects. Spencer is a seasoned finance professional and a chartered management accountant with significant experience operating in mid-sized UK and global businesses.

Rob Gilbert

Non-executive Director

 

Rob has held several senior sales and leadership positions across a 20-year career with extensive experience and focus in securing high value, multi-year contracts to FTSE 250 and major public sector organisations. Having worked in senior sales positions within several high growth organisations Rob also founded and successfully exited his own start-up in 2016. Currently, Chief Sales Officer on the board of Lone Worker Solutions Limited, he has been instrumental in achieving triple-digit revenue and profitability growth for consecutive years.

Michael Joyce

Non-executive Director

 

Michael is an independent non-executive director with recent and relevant financial experience. Michael spent the first seven years of his career, between 1990 and 1997, at Coopers & Lybrand in the UK and Australia and qualified as an ACA in 1993. Since then he has held senior financial positions in several companies including twelve years from 2004 to 2015 (inclusive) as Chief Financial Officer of AIM-listed recruitment specialist, InterQuest Group plc.

Shaun D Doak, CEO, React Group Plc.
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Rob Gilbert NED, React Group Plc.
Michael Joyce NED, React Group Plc.
The Board

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Introducing the highly anticipated Oresa Growth Index 2024, where insights into industry leaders' strategies and perspectives shape the business landscape.

Among the distinguished figures highlighted in this edition is REACT Group's CEO, Shaun Doak, whose leadership and innovative approach have propelled the organisation to new heights. Get ready to delve into the dynamic world of business with exclusive interviews and analyses in the Oresa Growth Index 2024.

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Oresa Growth Index 2024

Article on REACT Group Plc. by Mark Watson-Mitchell featured in Master Investor
 

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Mark Braund of REACT: Significant Growth Delivered & A Strong Start to the Year
 

Vox Markets Podcast

(6th February 2024)

Mark Braund, Chairman of REACT Group PLC, discusses the company's final results for the year with Justin Waite of Vox Markets Podcast. This was the fourth successive year of double-digit organic growth. He says the first few months of FY24 have delivered a record trading performance.

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REACT Group keep up momentum with significant growth across the group (VIDEO)
Directors Talk

React Group expects "significantly improved profitability" this year

(7 Feb 2023)

React Group PLC (LSE:REAT) chairman Mark Braund speaks to Proactive's Thomas Warner after publishing final results for the year ending 30 September 2022.
 

Braund gives his take on the highlights from the last financial year and looks ahead to what investors can expect from the business in 2023 - saying that he expects to see continued organic growth and "significantly improved profitability."

Annual & Interim Reports

ANNUAL & INTERIM REPORTS

REACT Group PLC Annual Reports

Annual Report – SEPT 2023

Annual Report – SEPT 2022

Annual Report – SEPT 2021

Annual Report – SEPT 2020

Annual Report – SEPT 2019

Annual Report - SEPT 2018

Annual Report - SEPT 2017

Annual Report - SEPT 2016

Annual Report - SEPT 2015

Verdes Management Group PLC Annual Reports

No Report

Annual Report - SEPT 2014

Annual Report - SEPT 2013

Annual Report - SEPT 2012

Annual Report - SEPT 2011

Annual Report - SEPT 2010

REACT Group PLC Interim Reports

Interim Report - MAR 2023

Interim Report - MAR 2022

Interim Report - MAR 2021

Interim Report - MAR 2020

Interim Report - MAR 2019

Interim Report - MAR 2018

Interim Report - MAR 2017

Interim Report - MAR 2016

No Report

Verdes Management Group PLC Interim Reports

Interim Report - MAR 2015

Interim Report - MAR 2014

Interim Report - MAR 2013

Interim Report - MAR 2012

Interim Report - MAR 2011

Interim Report - MAR 2010

SHAREHOLDER INFORMATION

Shareholder enquiry

Chairman Mark Braund: mark.braund@reactsc.co.uk

 

Shares In Issue

As of 17th April 2024, the number of shares in issue was 21,551,760.

Significant Shareholders and Directors' Shareholdings

As of 17th April 2024, significant shareholders that hold more than 3% of the share capital of REACT Group plc and shareholdings of any other directors are detailed below:

Shares not in Public hands

Insofar as it is aware, as of 17th April 2024, 60.2% of the Company's AIM securities were not in public hands.

Restrictions on Shares

There are no restrictions on the shares.

Other exchanges and trading platforms

REACT Group plc has not applied or agreed to have any of it securities (including its AIM securities) admitted or traded on any other exchanges or trading platforms.

Shareholder Circulars

13 March 2024 | Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held  Thursday 28 March 2024 

27 Feb 2023 | Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held Tuesday 21 March 2023

1 Mar 2022 | Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on 24 March 2022

1 Mar 2022 | AGM Proxy card to be held on 24 March 2022

29 Jan 2021 | Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on 18 February 2021

29 Jan 2021 | AGM Proxy card to be held on 18 February 2021

30 Jan 2020 | AGM Proxy card to be held on 26 February 2020

30 Jan 2020 | Notice of Annual General Meeting to be held on 26 February 2020

14 Feb 2019 | Notice of Annual General Meeting held on 12 Mar 2019

14 Feb 2019 | AGM Proxy Card held on 12 Mar 2019

31 Aug 2018 | Notice of General Meeting to be held on 31 Aug 2018

8 May 2018 | Notice Of Annual General Meeting to be held on 8 May 2018

27 Mar 2018 | Electronic Communication

24 Aug 2015 | Proxy for use at the Annual General Meeting

29 Jul 2015 | Admission Document

29 Jul 2015 | Notice of General Meeting to be held on 14 August 2015

UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers

As an AIM traded UK registered company, REACT Group plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Shareholder Information

ADVISORS

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker

Singer Capital Markets Advisory LLP
1 Bartholomew Lane London EC2N 2AX

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7496 3000

Website

Joint Broke

Dowgate Capital
15 Fetter Lane, London 
EC4A 1BW

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3903 7715

Website

Auditor

Dains Accountants
15 Colmore Row Birmingham B3 3BH

Tel: +44 (0) 121 200 7900
Website

Solicitor

BPE Solicitors LLP
St James House, St James Square, Cheltenham GL50 3PR.

Advisors
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