Corporate Governance

Business description

Midatech is an international specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialisation of multiple, high-value, targeted therapies for major diseases with unmet medical need.

Company information
Number of shares 63,048,852
Country of listing UK / US
Status AIM Listed / NASDAQ Listed
Index FTSE AIM All Share / NASDAQ
FTSE Sector Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
FTSE sub-sector Biotechnology
Ticker MTPH / MTP

Country of incorporation and main country of operation

Midatech Pharma Plc is incorporated in England and Wales. Its main country of operation is in the UK.

Constitutional documents

Articles of Association (pdf)
Midatech Pharma Limited – Incorporation Documents (pdf)
Midatech Pharma PLC – Certificate of Re-registration (pdf)

Securities in issue

Details of the number of shares in issue, the percentage of shares that is not in public hands and the identity and percentage holdings of its significant shareholders are available here.

QCA Corporate Governance Code

Midatech has chosen to adopt the principles of the Quoted Companies Alliance Corporate Governance Code (the “QCA Code”). The QCA Code identifies ten principles to be followed in order for companies to deliver growth in long term shareholder value, encompassing and efficient, effective and dynamic management framework accompanied by good communication to promote confidence and trust.

The sections below set out the ways in which the Group applies the ten principles of the QCA Code in support of the Group’s medium to long-term success and identified areas where Midatech departs from the QCA Code recommendations, is available here.

This disclosure was last reviewed and updated on 21 July 2020.

Directors responsibilities

Details of Midatech’s Board of Directors, including biographical information is available here.

The Board of Directors is responsible to the shareholders for the proper management of the Company. It intends to meet regularly to consider the strategy and direction of the Company, to review scientific, operational and financial performance and to advise on management appointments. All key operational and investment decisions are subject to Board approval. The Company Secretary is responsible for ensuring that the Board procedures are followed and applicable rules and regulations are complied with.

Ethics Code

The company adopts the Ethics Code available here.

Board committees

The Board has three Committees, Audit, Remuneration and Nominations.

The Audit Committee comprises Simon Turton (Chair), Sijmen de Vries and Rolf Stahel, and will meet formally not less than twice every year and otherwise as required. The terms of reference of the Audit Committee can be found here.

The Remuneration Committee comprises Sijmen de Vries (Chair), Rolf Stahel and Simon Turton and will meet not less than twice a year and at such other times as the chairman of the committee shall require. The terms of reference of the Remuneration Committee can be found here.

The Nominations Committee comprises the full Board and is chaired by Rolf Stahel. The Nominations Committee will meet not less than once a year and at such other times as the chairman of the committee shall require. The terms of reference of the Nominations Committee can be found here.

Annual accounts and interim reports

Copies of the Company’s annual reports and interim financial statements may be accessed here.
Notifications, admission document and circulars

Click on the links below for access to the following documents:

Admission document

The Company's Admission Document to the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange is available here:

Admission Document (pdf)

Takeover code

The City Code on Takeovers and Mergers published by the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers applies to the Company.

Takeover Panel Waiver

Documents relating to the proposed waiver of obligations under Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers can be found here.


Details of the Company’s nominated adviser and other key advisers may be found here.

This information is disclosed in accordance with Rule 26 of the Aim Rules.