|No. of Shares||€’000||No. of Shares||€’000|
|Issued share capital|
|“A” shares of €1 each||13,335||13||13,335||13|
|“B” shares of €1 each||3,429||4||3,429||4|
|“C” shares of €1 each||267||-||267||-|
|“D” shares of €1 each||143||-||143||-|
|Bonus shares of €1 each||1,634,863||1,635||1,589,843||1,590|
|Deferred ordinary shares of €1 each||17,916,961||17,917||17,916,961||17,917|
|The number of issued and fully paid ordinary shares was as follows:||No. of shares||No. of shares|
|At beginning of period||19,524||19,523|
|Issue/redemption of shares||45||1|
|At end of period||19,569||19,524|
The shareholding of the Parent Society is subdivided into a number of classes of shares.
The main classes of shares are A, B, C and D shares as well as bonus and deferred shares of €1 each.
The holders of “A” and “B” shares are entitled to bonus shares and convertible loan stock. They are also entitled to attend and vote at General Meetings of the Society.
Bonus shares rank pari passu with “A” and “B” shares. Bonus shares issued during the period relate to the redemption of loan stock.
The holders of “C” and “D” shares are not entitled to bonus shares or convertible loan stock issued nor are they entitled to vote at General Meetings of the Society.
The holders of deferred shares do not have the right to attend or vote at the General Meetings of the Society.