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Security Research Group plc
Company Name:Security Research Group plc Minimum fundraise:£0.00* High Share Price Bid:£0.40
Business Sector:Industrial products Total Funds Bid to Date:- Low Share Price Bid:£0.40
Auction period:02 Jun 2017 - N/A Indicative Share Price:0.00 Average Share Price Bid:£0.40**
*The company will accept oversubscription.
**In the event of significant oversubscription, shares will be allocated to bids at the average price and above.

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Security Research Group plc

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Company info

Security Research Group has three divisions, Specialist Electronics, Property Information Services and Packaging Solutions.

The Specialist Electronics Division manufactures and sells specialist electronic equipment used in the surveillance and counter-surveillance market.  Underpinning this offering is a strong heritage in focused research and product development giving the company technical leadership in its chosen area of operations.  Sales are achieved either directly through its sales team or via its worldwide network of distributors.

The Property Information Services Division is one of the top three providers of property information searches.  The division runs a national franchising network together with its own large franchise and also has an energy reports business and a regulated business sourcing financial products.  The clients are conveyancing solicitors, who undertake the legal side of a property transaction.

The Packaging Solutions Division provides flexible packaging solutions to a variety of industry sectors, including the food and pharmaceutical markets.

With new products and markets being developed in the Specialist Electronics Division, an increasing number of housing transactions benefiting the Property Information Services Division and the Packaging Solutions Division continuing to maintain its consistent level of performance the future can be viewed with confidence.

Auction details

Security Research Group plc was admitted to trading on Asset Match on 30 December 2014 at a price 42.5 pence per share.

Auctions are held quarterly and close at 4pm on the first Thursday of the months of March, June, September and December (unless stated otherwise).

Participants can send orders via their existing broker or directly to The Share Centre. Further details can be found by clicking on the "Auction instructions" section below.

Auction Price History

Auction instructions

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shareDeal active provide a competitively priced service for both certified and non-certified transactions. You can open an account online or by post using the form provided.

Alternatively, if you already have an account with shareDeal active and wish to place an order please contact the Dealing desk directly on 01892 510515 or deal online.

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Key People


Jonathan Mervis Chairman

Jonathan has a background in mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring both in the UK and Internationally. He has led teams responsible for corporate expansion and enhancement of shareholder value in two listed companies. He was Chairman of Hansom Group plc and before that Chief Executive of Unigroup plc. He was appointed to the Board in December 2005.


John Warwick Company Secretary & Finance Director

John was formerly the Finance Director of the AIM listed company Hansom Group plc and has assisted numerous other businesses with their successful financial development before his appointment to the Board in December 2005. In 2015 John ceased to be a director of the company but continued on in the role of company secretary and group accountant.


Bernard Connor Group Chief Executive

Bernie was appointed to the Board in April 2007 as Director of Group Operations and has assumed responsibility for the development of operations at PSG Franchising. He has been Managing Director of Audiotel since his appointment In March 2006. Bernie comes directly from Computer Cab, where, as Operations Director over the previous five years he presided over the growth of pre-tax profits in the company from £1.8M to in excess of £5M.