Shareholder FAQs

1 – Who is Rentokil Initial’s senior management team?

Click here to see details of the Company's Board of Directors. In addition, the Company operates an Executive Leadership Team comprising the Chief Executive and leaders of the Company's operating regions and functions.

2 – How many countries does Rentokil Initial operate in?

Over 65 countries.

3 – How many employees does Rentokil Initial have?

We have circa 31,000 employees.

4 – Who are your brokers and financial advisers?

Our brokers and financial advisers are Barclays Capital and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

5 – Who are your auditors?


6 – Where are your shares listed?

The primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange.

American depository receipts (ADR)

Rentokil Initial plc has an ADR programme that trades on the over-the-counter market in the United States. This is a sponsored Level 1 ADR programme for which the Bank of New York Mellon acts as depositary. Each ADR is equivalent to five Rentokil Initial plc ordinary shares. For shareholder enquiries, please contact:

BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
PO. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170
United States

Exchange: OTC (over the counter)
Symbol: RTOKY
CUSIP: 760125104
Ratio (ADR: Ord) 1:5
Freephone from the US: 1 888 269 2377
International Calls: +1 201 680 6825

7 – How many shares do you have in issue?

As at 30 September 2016, 1,829,332,965 shares were in issue.

8 – What is your trading symbol?


9 – What is the historic price of shares / Capital History?

Mid market price 31 March 1982 – 7.5375p*
Mid market price 31 December 2015 – 159.3p
2015 high/low – 161.9p/115.6p

* Adjusted for the 1983 bonus issue and the 1990, 1992, and 1997 share splits.

10 – When does Rentokil Initial plc report its financial results?

The Company reports its results twice yearly in full (preliminary results and interims) and provides a very brief update at Quarters 1 and 3:

February (for the Full Year ended 31 December)
April (for the First Quarter ended 31 March)
July (for the First Half ended 30 June)
November (for the Third Quarter ended 30 September)

11 – Where is your registered office and head office?

Rentokil Initial plc
Meadows Business Park
GU17 9AB
Tel: +44 (0)1276 607 444

12 – Where is the Company listed and what is the registered number?

Registered in England and Wales
Registered number 5393279

13 – When is the next AGM?

Our next AGM will be held at The Hilton, London Gatwick Airport (Ascot Suite), South Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex RH6 0LL on Wednesday 11 May 2016 at 12 noon.The results of the AGM voting will be announced on Thursday 12 May 2016.

14 – What happens at the AGM?

The purpose of the AGM is to provide shareholders with a forum to vote upon matters such as the report and accounts, the directors’ remuneration report, the appointment of auditors, the re-election of directors and other formal business that is required under the articles to be approved by shareholders.

At the AGM the company presents on its latest developments to the shareholders. The meeting also considers the company’s annual report and accounts, and shareholders have the opportunity to ask questions and receive responses from directors on a broad range of matters relating to the company’s strategy, performance and operations.

15 – When are your close periods?

Directors and other relevant employees are not permitted (except in exceptional circumstances) to deal in the Company's shares in advance of the release to the market of information on the Company's financial performance.  Also, in these close periods the Company will not make purchases of its own shares in the market.

The length of close periods before the Preliminary announcement of final results and before the Interim results is specified in the Listing Rules.

16 – Does your company produce a Corporate Responsibility Report?

Yes, we produce an annual Corporate Responsibility Report which you can find here.