Scholium Group plc (the “Company”)
28 July 2014
The Company announces that it was informed on 28 July 2014 that on 25 July 2014 Jasper Allen, Chairman, purchased 2,000 ordinary shares in the capital of the Company at a price of £0.80 per share.
Following this purchase Jasper Allen is interested in 102,000 ordinary shares in the Company, representing approximately 0.75 per cent of the issued share capital of the Company.
For further information please visit www.scholiumgroup.com or contact:
Scholium Group plc
Philip Blackwell, Chief Executive Officer
Simon Southwood, Chief Financial Officer
+44 (0)20 7493 0876
Notes to Editors
Scholium Group plc is the holding company for a group of companies involved in the retail and trade of rare books, works on paper and fine art.
Shapero Rare Books
Shapero Rare Books was founded in 1979, is a dealer in rare and antiquarian books and works on paper. This includes maps of historic importance, vintage photographs and decorative and artistic prints. Mr Shapero is a well-known and established international dealer in rare books and maps. He developed his expertise from an initial focus on travel and illustrated books into a broad spectrum of rare and collectible works.
The management of Shapero Rare Books has experience in acquiring large consignments of rare and historically important antiquarian books for sale to an international client base. The business has operated since 1996 from its current leasehold premises in St George Street, Mayfair, London.
Scholium Trading acquires and trades in the wider market for rare and collectible goods alongside other specialist dealers.
South Kensington Books and Ultimate Library
South Kensington Books is the current trading name of a bookshop that has been operating from leasehold premises in Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London for several decades and which specialises in books valued at up to £150 in visual arts, architecture and photography.
Ultimate Library, which operates from the same premises, creates bespoke libraries on behalf of luxury hotels and resorts, and high-end personal residences around the world.