Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 0462S
Cohort PLC
01 November 2023

One Waterside Drive

Arlington Business Park







1 November 2023





("Cohort" or "the Company")






In accordance with the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rule 5.6.1R, Cohort, the AIM listed independent technology group notifies the market that as at 31 October 2023 the issued share capital of the Company consisted of 41,491,382 ordinary shares of 10 pence each (the Shares). The Shares carry voting rights of one vote per Share.


The Company does not currently hold any Shares in treasury.


The above figure of 41,491,382 may be used by shareholders as the denominator in the calculations by which they may determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company's Shares under the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.







For further information please contact:


Cohort plc


0118 909 0390

Andy Thomis, Chief Executive


Simon Walther, Finance Director


Emily McBride, Group Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Raquel McGrath, Company Secretary




Investec Bank Plc (NOMAD and Broker)


020 7597 5970

Carlton Nelson, Christopher Baird







020 3128 8276

Reg Hoare, Ollie Hoare, Hugo Harris







Cohort plc ( is the parent company of six innovative, agile and responsive businesses based in the UK, Germany and Portugal, providing a wide range of services and products for domestic and export customers in defence and related markets.


Cohort (AIM: CHRT) was admitted to London's Alternative Investment Market in March 2006. It has headquarters in Reading, Berkshire and employs in total over 1,200 core staff there and at its other operating company sites across the UK, Germany, and Portugal.


The group is split into two segments - Communications and Intelligence, and Sensors and Effectors:


Communications and Intelligence


·      EID designs and manufactures advanced communications systems for naval and military customers. Cohort acquired a majority stake in June 2016.


·      MASS is a specialist data technology company serving the defence and security markets, focused on electronic warfare, digital services, and training support.  Acquired by Cohort in August 2006.


·      MCL designs, sources, and supports advanced electronic and surveillance technology for UK end users including the MOD and other government agencies. MCL has been part of the Group since July 2014.


Sensors and Effectors


·      Chess Dynamics offers surveillance, tracking and fire-control systems to the defence and security markets. Chess has been part of the Group since December 2018.


·      ELAC SONAR supplies advanced sonar systems and underwater communications to global customers in the naval marketplace.  Acquired by Cohort in December 2020. 


·      SEA delivers and supports technology-based products for the defence and transport markets alongside specialist research and training services. Acquired by Cohort in October 2007.





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