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Norman Hay plc
Company Name:Norman Hay plc Minimum fundraise:£0.00* High Share Price Bid:£1.45
Business Sector:Chemicals Total Funds Bid to Date:- Low Share Price Bid:£0.81
Auction period:26 Apr 2019 - N/A Indicative Share Price:0.00 Average Share Price Bid:£1.10**
*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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Norman Hay plc

Trading in the shares of Norman Hay plc was suspended on the 10th June 2019 at the request of the company.

For more information, please see the latest shareholder letter.

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Company info

Norman Hay plc is a global chemicals, sealants, surface coatings and engineering group with more than 60 years trading history. Headquartered in the UK, its three main business areas are Surface Coatings, Impregnation Sealants and Process Plant. (...)

Auction details

Norman Hay plc was admitted to trading on Asset Match on 8 October 2015 at a price of 100 pence per share.

Auctions are held quarterly and close at 4pm on the last Thursday of the month. The first scheduled auction is due to close on the 29 October with another adhoc auction taking place throughout November as agreed with the company. Following which the calendar will revert to quarterly from January 2016 (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.

Price history (last 10 auctions)


Price history (all auctions)


Auction instructions

To buy and sell shares in this company via Asset Match Private Market, you will need to use a stockbroker.

           -  shareDeal active

If you are a UK resident, our main broker and settlement agent for all CREST eligible companies on the AM Private Market is shareDeal active.

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.

To sell a share certificate, the easiest way to trade is to set up a shareDeal active account online and once open post your share certificate with a completed CREST transfer form. Alternatively, you can open an account by post using the Asset Match Certificated Sale Pack which includes everything you will need.

It generally takes 5-7 days for your account to be open and shares available for trading.

           -  Already have a stockbroker

Over 60 UK brokers regularly trade and are set up to deal on our platform. These brokers can submit your instructions to shareDeal active on your behalf*.

Please note that not all brokers are able to deal in unquoted shares so contact us to confirm whether your broker is able to trade.

           -  Overseas

If you are based overseas and are interested in participating then please contact us directly by emailing or by calling 020 7248 2788.

​​When buying and selling shares, please note that the Asset Match levy of 3% applies, with a minimum charge of £20 per trade (*additional fees may apply).

For more information on how the auction works then please click here.



Key People

Peter Hay Chairman

Peter Hay was appointed to the Board in 1977. He was Group Technical Director for five years and subsequently Group Managing Director for eleven years.


Victor Bellanti Chief Executive Officer

Victor Bellanti joined Norman Hay plc in 1993 as Finance Director and was appointed Chief Executive in March 2000. He graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 1979 with a degree in Business Studies and qualified as a Management Accountant in 1981. Victor has worked for a number of multinational companies including GEC and Wabco and spent three years with Commercial Intertech in Luxembourg.


Nick Ogden Group Financial Director

Nick Ogden graduated from Birmingham University in 1995 with a degree in Money, Banking and Finance and joined BDO Stoy Hayward LLP in January 1995. He became a senior manager in their Business Assurance team before joining Norman Hay plc in 2008.

His responsibilities at BDO included planning, co-ordination and delivery of audits. He managed a portfolio of businesses, including manufacturing, chemical and service companies, acquiring considerable relevant sector knowledge.

Nick was appointed Group Financial Director in August 2010.


Brigid Cattle Group Human Resources Director

Brigid Cattle was appointed to the Norman Hay plc Board as Group Human Resources Director in January 2013. Brigid has been Company Secretary since 2000, and was previously Human Resources Director of Ultraseal International.


Ronnie Steedman Non-Executive Director

Ronnie Steedman joined the company as a Non-Executive Director in October 2011. After a long career with Bank of Scotland in various senior positions in the UK and overseas, Ronnie joined Weatherbys Bank in 2002 as Executive Director. He retired from the board of Weatherbys Bank in 2011 continuing as a Consultant until December 2014. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland.