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  • Year End Trading Update

    Games Workshop is pleased to announce that for the 53 weeks ended 2 June 2024, we estimate the Group’s core revenue to be not less than £490 million (2022/23: £445 million) and licensing income of £30 million (2022/23: £25 million). The Group’s profit before tax (“PBT”) is estimated to be not less than £200 million (2022/23: £171 million).

    As in the prior year, in recognition of our staff’s contribution to these results and included within the PBT estimate above, we have paid during the year Group Profit Share cash payments, amounting in total to £18 million (2022/23: £11 million). These are paid in cash on an equal basis to each member of staff. Dividends declared and paid in the year were £138 million, 420 pence per share (2022/23: declared and paid £136 million, 415 pence per share).

    We intend to announce our 2024 Annual Report for the 53 weeks ended 2 June 2024 on 30 July 2024.

  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,951,896 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

  • Directorate Change

    Following a thorough selection process, we are pleased to announce that Elizabeth (Liz) Harrison will be nominated to join the board of directors of Games Workshop as Group Finance Director at our AGM in September 2024, subject to shareholder approval.

    Liz joined Games Workshop in March 2000 as a finance manager for the German sales business. She has had various roles within finance and business analysis within Games Workshop and has been the group reporting manager since February 2013. Liz is a qualified chartered accountant and trained at Coopers & Lybrand.

    There are no further disclosures required in respect of this appointment under LR.9.6.13.

    As announced by the Company on 9 January 2024, after 27 years with the Group and nine years on the board, Rachel Tongue does not propose to offer herself for re-election as a director of Games Workshop at the AGM in September 2024.

    Rachel will step down from the board at the 2024 AGM and will leave the Group in January 2025. Rachel will continue in her role as CFO until the AGM to ensure a smooth transfer of responsibilities.

  • Director Shareholding

    Games Workshop has released a director share dealing notification. This can be downloaded as a pdf.

  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,951,797 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

  • Director Shareholding

    Games Workshop has released a director share dealing notification. This can be downloaded as a pdf.

  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,951,518 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

  • Trading Update and Dividend

    Games Workshop Group PLC announces that trading in the three months to the end of February 2024 has been in line with expectations.

    The Board has also today declared a dividend of 105 pence per share taking dividends declared so far in 2023/24 to £4.20 per share (2022/23: £4.15 per share). This is in line with the Company’s policy to distribute truly surplus cash. This will be paid on 13 May 2024 for shareholders on the register on 5 April 2024, with an ex-dividend date of 4 April 2024. The last date for elections for the dividend re-investment plan is 19 April 2024.

    The dividend reinvestment plan is provided by Equiniti Financial Services Limited. More information can be found at www.shareview.co.uk/info/drip

  • Block Listing Interim Review

    Today, Games Workshop released a block listing interim review. This can be downloaded as a pdf here.

  • Total Voting Rights

    As at the date of this announcement the Company had 32,951,175 issued ordinary shares of 5 pence each admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of the Company. The Company does not hold any ordinary shares in Treasury.

    The above figure may be used by shareholders and others with notification obligations as their denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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