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Mystery over new share ownership solved

CandH Exclusive by Sean Whetstone

Documents filed at companies house today breaks down the new share ownership of West Ham’s parent company WH Holding Limited.

A total of  688 new shares have been issued and this is the breakdown with percentages.

There are now 3438 shares with the following breakdown.

David Gold 595 shares 17.3%

Gold International 370 shares 10.8%

Total Gold Family ownership 965 shares or 28.1%

David Sullivan 1022 Shares 29.7%

Sullivan Family Trust 395 shares 11.5%

Total Sullivan family ownership 1417 shares or 41.2%

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WHU LLC owned by Tripp Smith 275 shares 8%

Daniel Harris Settlement Fund 75 shares  2.2%

Terry Brown 18 shares 0.5%

1890 holdings a.s controlled by Daniel Kretinsky 688 shares 20%

As West Ham have already announced the new share breakdown as follows it suggests more share sales are yet to come to bring Kretinsky’s ownership up to 27%

The mystery can be solved by calculating Sullivan is listed at 38.8% suggesting he sold 2.4% of his new shares to Kretinsky, likewise Gold seems to have sold 3% of his new shares to Czech billionaire.

The remaining 1.6% comes from the remaining minority shareholders most likely in the form of the Harris family represented by Daniel Harris who.


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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter