dotDigital Group plc Admission to AIM
28th March 2011
Zeus Capital successfully completed the admission of dotDigital Group plc’s share capital to trading on AIM, having moved from PLUS. dotDigital has a market capitalisation of £21 million. Zeus Capital acted as Nominated Adviser and Broker to dotDigital.
Founded in 1999, dotDigital Group Plc (“dotDigital or the Group”) has grown to become a leader in the provision of intuitive Software as a Service (‘SaaS’) products for digital marketing professionals. These products include the Group’s email marketing platform, dotMailer and e-commerce offering, dotCommerce. As part of its broader offering to help clients to grow their businesses online, dotDigital also provides search marketing services, digital strategy advice and managed services.
Key business facts:
- 135 staff employed in six offices throughout the UK and a support team in Minsk
- Over 3,500 clients
- Very broad earnings across the client base with high levels of recurring revenues
- Strong financial base:
- Year to June 2010 – £1.14m profit after tax on £6m turnover
- Interim results announced 15th March 2011 show turnover and profits up by 48%
- Cash: circa £2m and minimal debt as at the December half year end
The Directors remain committed to the delivery of products with recurring revenues and scalability. Accordingly, investment in product development and marketing is expected to accelerate in the year ahead. In addition, the Directors have commenced plans to expand into new market areas including overseas markets.
Peter Simmonds, Chief Executive, dotDigital, commented:
“A move to AIM is another key milestone for us and is part of a strategy to develop even greater awareness of our business plans with investors and our product plans with clients and new business prospects.”
Ross Andrews and Nick Cowles from Zeus Capital advised on the transaction.