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Market: AIM
52-week High/Low: 105.50p / 68.00p
Sector: Media & Publishing
Market Cap: 278.34M

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 a online survey offering.

dotDigital is traded in the ISDX Exchange HERE

Dotdigital Group plc

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Big picture - Why invest in Dotdigital Group plc

Dotdigital Group plc Snapshot

Founded in 1999, dotdigital Group plc has grown to become a leader in the provision of intuitive Software as a Service (SaaS) technology and tools for digital marketing professionals.

Dedicated to helping clients grow their businesses online, we have a spirit for innovation and continually develop, innovate and expand our core product suite to add more value for marketers.


Our core product suite includes:

dotMailer; a powerful email marketing automation platform

Alongside our SaaS technology, dotDigital provides expert email marketing consultancy and managed services for businesses seeking dramatic growth through integrated, multi-channel engagement, conversion, acquisition and retention.



dotDigitalGroup is a marketing software as a service technology company dedicated to creating powerful and easy to use digital marketing tools and associated services.

We’re all about empowering and enabling marketers to harness multi-channel online marketing initiatives to improve and maximize their sales and lead generation, conversion and retention.


Platform and tools

dotMailer provides email and cross-channel marketing automation solutions.

The powerful automation technology and easy-to-use interface delivers marketers a single solution to engage customers via email, mobile, social media and landing pages to improve customer lead generation, conversion and retention.



Pre-built and custom-built integrations allow the dotMailer platform and tools to share data seamlessly with clients' CRM, eCommerce and third party applications - improving the understanding of their customers' behaviour to develop even more relevant and rich relationships.


Managed services

For clients that don't have the time to do every aspect of their email and cross-channel marketing, dotMailer provides a comprehensive range of expert, strategic, design and campaign management services.



dotMailer provides recurring revenues from:

  • Online Credit Card Sales (Self service)
  • SME Sales (Group account management)
  • Corporate Sales (Dedicated account management)
  • Partner Sales (Dedicated business consultant)

Executive Directors

Milan Patel FCCA ACSI, Chief Executive Officer

Milan joined the Company in 2007 and was appointed Group Company Secretary in 2009, CFO in 2015 and CEO in 2016. Milan is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments. He has been responsible for the admission to Plus and the introduction to AIM.
He was responsible for the Group’s functions in financial management and reporting, regulatory compliance, legal and corporate governance for the business prior to being made permanent CEO of the Company. He also brings substantial strategic financial and commercial experience to the Board. As well as financial acumen, he has developed a broad range of operational competencies, a grasp of strategic objectives, clear leadership, international business development, and strong decisive management skills.

Milan is now responsible for leading the executive team, vision and growth strategy for the business. More specifically Milan is leading our international growth strategy, accelerated product innovation, developing strategic partnerships and investigation of potential acquisitions. He has a strong track record of delivery of performance against plan.


Paraag Amin CFA, Chief Financial Officer

Paraag is a Chartered Financial Analyst, having qualified in 2004. Paraag has over 15 years’ experience working as an analyst, Fund Manager and working with the public markets. He has previously held positions with Canaccord Genuity, Peel Hunt, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and has also previously founded his own business in the Digital Marketing Space.


Our Non Executive Directors
Frank Beechinor-Collins, Non-Executive Chairman

Frank was for 11 years, CEO of One Click HR, an AIM-quoted technology business which he was a co-founder. Frank oversaw the successful sale of the business to ADP, a $4bn NYSE-listed company in 2011. Frank brings a great deal of corporate experience to the Board, gained over 25 years of working for and running public and private companies.
Frank has a strong track record in M&A and brings with him a quality network of contacts in the fields of managed services and Software as a Service. He is also currently Chairman of Redstone Connect plc, a leading provider of smart building infrastructure and agile workplace technology. Frank is CEO of Cadence Performance Ltd, a chain of specialist cycling performance centres and is Chairman at Food Choice at Work ltd, a spin-out business from University College Cork.


Peter Simmonds FCCA, Non-executive Director

Peter was Chief Executive Officer of dotmailer and then dotdigital Group plc for eight years from 2007 to 2015. Following his retirement in June 2015 he stepped down into the role of Non-Executive Director.
Peter is FCCA qualified and currently also holds board positions in the role of Chairman at Cloudcall Group plc and D4T4 Solutions plc (both AIM-quoted companies). In July 2016 he was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Eckoh plc and in October 2016 he was appointed as a board member of The Quoted Companies Alliance.


Simon Bird, Co-Founder & President

Simon has developed an in-depth technical knowledge of the internet and its applications. Prior to co-founding dotDigital Group he assisted in the development of a major internet access provider. He has provided services to a number of well-known companies and organisations in helping create websites, intranets, extranets, content management systems and other online solutions. He is prominent on the tech entrepreneur scene and heavily involved in the selection, recruitment and retention of dotmailer’s technical partners.


Tink’ Ian Taylor, Co-Founder & President

Tink has 20 years’ experience in the field of digital communications and has introduced digital marketing to companies large and small. Tink has been pivotal in the development of digital marketing since its outset in both the UK and the US. He served as a key and influential member of the UK Direct Marketing Association’s Email Marketing Council and also the Internet Advertising Bureau since 2006.
In 2014 Tink was elected as Advisory Committee Member of the Board of the US Direct Marketing Association’s Email Experience Council (EEC) and has judged the USA DMA email awards. Tink first launched dotmailer in the US at the back end of 2012 and later took dotmailer to APAC in 2015. He is currently a strategic advisor to dotmailer and the Plc Board.


Richard Kellett-Clarke, CA, CMA, Non-Executive Director

Richard has 40 plus years of experience in a variety of finance, IT, operational board and Plc board roles, all involved in the turnaround and strategic repositioning and recovery of creative, businesses in FMCG, media, electronics, and software.
He was a founder and later CEO of AFX News, a global financial newswire (now Thomson Reuters) and Sealed Media Ltd, a digital rights software management business (now Oracle), and more recently the CEO of Idox Plc where he grew the business 15 fold over nine years through organic and acquisitive growth before moving to a NED role last year.

He has also had experience in the flotation of businesses on the main and AIIM market as the CFO of Pickwick Group Plc and Brady Plc. Currently he holds two public NED roles and a number of advisory roles.


George Kasparian, Finance Director

The Board is also supported by George Kasparian, who alongside being Finance Director is Company Secretary and Secretary to the Audit Committee.


Share Capital

dotdigital Group plc has 296,238,485 Ordinary Shares of 0.5p each. The company has 660,000 shares held in treasury.

Each ordinary share will have one voting right and therefore the total number of voting rights in dotdigital Group plc is 295,578,485.

Significant Shareholder holdings

Shareholder Voting rights % holdings
Liontrust Asset Management 59,730,575 20.2
Ian ‘Tink’ Taylor, Co-Founder & President 29,776,667 10.1
Simon Bird, Co-Founder & President 17,558,996 5.9
Slater Investments Ltd 17,417,123 5.9
Canaccord Genuity 13,550,714 4.6
Herald Investment Management 10,490,804 3.5
Highclere International Investors 10,187,214 3.4
Franklin Templeton Fund Management 9,500,000 3.2
JO Hambro 9,200,000 3.1


dotdigital Group PLC

Peter Simmonds/Milan Patel

No. 1 Croydon

12-16 Addiscombe Road


e: [email protected]

t: 0845 337 9193

Nominated Advisor and Broker

Shaun Dobson

N+1 Singer

1 Bartholomew Lane



t: 020 7496 3000


Joint Brokers

N+1 Singer

1 Bartholomew Lane



t: 020 7496 3000

Stuart Andrews/Brian Patient


60 New Broad Street



t: 020 7600 1658



Sanjay Palmer

Jeffreys Henry LLP


5-7 Cranwood Street



e: [email protected]

t: 0207 309 2222


Solicitors to the Company

Anthony Rudge

BPE Solicitors LLP

St James’ House

St James’ Square


GL50 3PR

e: [email protected]

t: 01242 224433



Share Registrars Limited

Suite E

First Floor

9 Lion and Lamb Yard


Surrey GU9 7LL

e: [email protected]

t: 01252 821390


Investor Relations/Media Enquiries

Lisa Baderoon

e: [email protected]

m: 07721 413496

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