4 November 2022
Hill & Smith PLC
Change of name to Hill & Smith PLC
The Group today confirms its name has changed from Hill & Smith Holdings PLC to Hill & Smith PLC.
At the Annual General Meeting on 24 May 2022, the Group sought shareholder approval to implement the name change within six months of the date of the meeting, with 99.99% of votes cast in favour. The change has now taken effect and the London Stock Exchange will be updated to reflect this in due course.
Existing shareholders should note that their shareholdings will be unaffected. Existing share certificates should be retained as they will remain valid for all purposes and no new share certificates will be issued.
The Company's ISIN, SEDOL and ticker symbol of the Group's ordinary shares remain unchanged. The Group's Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) remains 2138003A3ISGQZBOWI83.
A new Group website has also been launched: www.hsgroup.com.
C A Henderson
Hill & Smith PLC
Tel: 44 (0) 121 704 7430
Notes to Editors
Hill & Smith PLC creates sustainable infrastructure and safe transport through innovation. The Group employs c.3,800 people worldwide with the majority employed by its autonomous, agile, customer focussed operating businesses based in the UK, USA, Australia, India and Sweden. The Group office is in the UK and it is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: HILS.L).
The Group's operating businesses are organised into three main business divisions:
Galvanizing Services: dramatically increasing the sustainability and maintenance free life of steel products including structural steel work, lighting, bridges, agricultural and other products for the industrial and infrastructure markets.
Engineered Solutions: supplying engineered steel and composite solutions with low embodied energy for a wide range of infrastructure markets including energy generation and distribution, marine, rail and housing. The division also supplies engineered pipe supports for the water, power and liquid natural gas markets and seismic protection solutions.
Roads & Security: supplying products and services to support road and highway infrastructure including temporary and permanent road safety barriers, renewable energy lighting and power solutions, Intelligent Traffic Solutions, street lighting columns and bridge parapets. The security portfolio includes hostile vehicle mitigation solutions, high security fencing and automated gate solutions.