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Annual Report and Accounts and correction to FY2020 Preliminary Results

Annual Report and Accounts

Alliance Pharma plc (AIM: APH) announces that the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2020 are now available on the Group’s website, www.alliancepharmaceuticals.com

Printed copies will be mailed on or before 9 April 2021 to those shareholders who have opted out of receiving electronic communications.

Printed copies will also be available from Buchanan and may be requested by e-mailing alliancepharma@buchanan.uk.com or by telephoning 020 7466 5000.

Correction to FY2020 Preliminary Results

Following release of the Group’s preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2020 on 23 March 2021, an error in the mathematical calculation of the weighted average number of Ordinary shares was identified.

The correct weighted average number of Ordinary shares for the 12 months ended 31 December 2020 for the Basic EPS calculation is 531,062,798, and not 521,686,254 as originally stated in the preliminary results on 23 March 2021. The correct weighted average number of Ordinary shares for the Diluted EPS calculation is 537,318,838 and not 527,924,294 as originally stated in the preliminary results announcement on 23 March 2021.

This increase in the number of shares results in a small reduction to EPS measures which are correctly stated as follows:

Year ended 31 December 2020

 

Correctly stated

(p)

 

As stated on 23 March 2021 (p)

Reported basic earnings per share

1.51

1.54

Reported diluted earnings per share

1.49

1.52

Underlying basic earnings per share

5.11

5.21

Underlying diluted earnings per share

5.05

5.14


The corrected numbers have been reflected in the Group’s 2020 Annual Report and Accounts and in the version of the FY2020 preliminary results statement available on Alliance’s website.

The detail of the EPS calculation is set out in note 10 of the Annual Report and Accounts.

For further information:

Alliance Pharma plc
Peter Butterfield, Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Franklin, Chief Financial Officer
+ 44 (0)1249 466966

Buchanan
Mark Court / Sophie Wills / Hannah Ratcliff
+ 44 (0)20 7466 5000

Numis Securities Limited
Nominated Adviser: Freddie Barnfield / Oliver Steele
Corporate Broking: James Black
+ 44 (0)20 7260 1000

Investec Bank plc
Corporate Finance: Daniel Adams
Corporate Broking: Patrick Robb
+ 44 (0) 20 7597 5970

About Alliance

Alliance Pharma plc (AIM: APH) is an international healthcare group, headquartered in the UK with subsidiaries in Europe, the Far East and the US and wide international reach through an extensive network of distributors, generating sales in more than 100 countries.

We hold the marketing rights to around 80 Consumer Healthcare brands and Prescription Medicines, which are managed on a portfolio basis according to their growth potential. Promotional investment is focused primarily on our Consumer healthcare brands, many of which have significant international or multi-territory reach. Our Prescription Medicines are generally sold in a more limited number of local markets, and most require little or no promotional investment.

Our strategy allows us to deliver good organic growth and to enhance our growth rate through carefully selected acquisitions.

For more information on Alliance, please visit our website: www.alliancepharmaceuticals.com