Corporate Information

Company of Incorporation England & Wales
Company Number 8833975
Main company of operation United Kingdom
Registered Office 32 St. George Street



Business Description The Group is engaged in the business of dealing in rare books, fine art and collectibles. The majority of the business transacted is as a dealer — buying, owning and selling items, either on its own or together with third parties who also deal as principals. The Group also conducts auctions where both its own stock and third party consignments are available for sale. The Group maintains value from ownership of its stock and generates value through its expertise, astute buying and the profitable sale of stock.

Shapero Rare Books is the main business of the Group. It is a leading international dealer in rare and collectible books and works on paper with special expertise in Natural History, Illustrated, Travel and Exploration and Literature. The business also trades as Shapero Modern in modern and contemporary prints and limited editions by established artists.

Scholium Trading focuses on trading works of art in the wider art market using its own capital and the expertise of a small number of known third party dealers and their client bases.

Mayfair Philatelics is a dealer and auctioneer of stamps with a particular focus on British and Commonwealth stamps. Regular auctions are held in London and at Lingfield, Sussex, where both the company’s own stock and third party consignments are sold.

Listing Date 28 March 2014
Market The Company’s shares are quoted on the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) of The London Stock Exchange, and no other market; there is no restriction on transfer of the shares. The Company is therefore subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.
Sector Retail
Shares in Issue 13,600,000
Corporate Governance Scholium Group plc is not required to comply with the UK Corporate Governance Code (the ‘Code’) and does not voluntarily apply the full requirements of the Code. However the Directors fully support high standards of corporate governance and have chosen to make those disclosures in its Annual Report which are deemed to be the most relevant, given the nature, size and scope of the Company’s activities. These arrangements are fully disclosed in the Corporate Governance section of our 2014 Annual Report and Accounts which can be viewed in the Financial Reports section of this website.

The information on this section is disclosed for the purposes of AIM rule 26 and was last updated on 19 September 2019.