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Market: AIM
52-week High/Low: 95.10p / 34.50p
Sector: Engineering
Market Cap: 24.37M
Phone: +44 (0)1582 731144
Address: 1 Kimpton Road, Luton LU1 3LD.
Hayward Tyler Group PLC

Hayward Tyler Group PLC

Hayward Tyler designs, manufactures, and services fluid-filled electric motors and pumps for high-pressure, high-temperature applications and environments across the global energy sector.

Hayward Tyler Group PLC

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Our roots go back to 1815 and over the past 200 years we have built a solid reputation for delivering quality, reliability, world-class engineering and service to all our customers.

We are a trusted supplier for the sector with bases in the UK, the US, China and India. We are making a multi-million pound investment in a new Centre of Excellence. This will add further facilities to our already extensive HQ in Luton as well as significant extra support for R&D and the training and development of our workforce.


We have a reputation for reliability, the long-term durability and the ability for our fluid-filled motors and pumps to perform in complex applications and challenging environments.

All our products and services are designed to give our customers a competitive advantage, and enhanced ROI through excellent lifetime cost of ownership. We invest heavily in world-class research and innovation to ensure our offer remains the best available.



Ewan Lloyd-Baker
Chief Executive

Length of service

10 years: appointed to the Board in 2010 following the reverse into the AIM listed PLC.


Ewan Lloyd-Baker has been involved in the manufacturing industry for over 20 years. He started his career at Arthur Andersen working in corporate recovery and corporate turnaround with a number of privately owned and publicly listed companies across a wide range of sectors. As a principal, he was part of the management team in a venture capital backed software start-up which was ultimately sold to Reuters. He then helped set up a FTSE100 corporate incubator focused on technology businesses before completing his Masters of Business Administration and working as an “intrepreneur” consultant for a number of blue-chip companies. Ewan was granted an honorary doctorate by the University of Bedfordshire in recognition of his achievements in the manufacturing industry in 2016.

Ewan is a partner in Lloyd-Baker & Associates LLP, a merger and acquisition boutique, focused on finding interesting opportunities for its acquisitive clients to buy in deal sizes ranging from £1 million to £20 million with a particular focus on the engineering and manufacturing sectors. It was through this route that Ewan was responsible for finding the original Hayward Tyler opportunity.

Key areas of expertise

Strategic leadership and planning including operational turnaround and change management. Commercial and business development. Corporate finance including start-ups, MBO, MBI and IPO, M&A, secondary placings, rights issues and managing investor relationships.

Committee membership
By invitation


Nicholas Flanagan
Chief Financial Officer

Length of service

8 years: appointed to the Board in 2010 following the reverse into the AIM listed PLC.


Nick Flanagan is a graduate engineer from Imperial College and a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with PwC in 1987. Before joining the Company in 2008 he spent the previous 14 years in the engineering and manufacturing sectors where he held a number of senior financial roles, initially with Trafalgar House PLC followed by Kvaerner ASA and Jeyes Group Limited. Prior to that he spent six years in corporate treasury with Saatchi & Saatchi Company PLC. Nick jointly led the reverse into the AIM listed PLC in January 2010, subsequent equity placings and the acquisition of Peter Brotherhood. In addition, he led the refinancing of the Group’s debt in 2014 and loan note issue in 2015.

Key areas of expertise

Extensive industry experience in engineering and manufacturing, strategic development, financial planning and development, commercial and operational support, capital raising including equity and debt, debt restructuring, change management, reporting, M&A and all aspects of treasury management.

Committee membership

By invitation


John May
Non-Executive Chairman

Length of service

10 years: appointed to the Board in 2010 following the reverse into the AIM listed PLC.


John May is the managing partner of City & Westminster Corporate Finance LLP, a FCA registered company that focuses on advising companies on raising finance, mergers and acquisitions, business strategies and entry on to listed markets such as AIM. He was previously a senior partner at Crowe Clark Whitehill, a UK accountancy firm, for 17 years from 1977 to 1994, including eight years on the managing board. John is the chairman of the Small Business Bureau Limited and the Genesis Initiative Limited, which are lobbying groups to Government on behalf of small businesses. He is chairman of Red Leopard Holdings PLC, a mining company listed on AIM, and a non-executive director of Pires Investments PLC, also an AIM company. He was a Conservative Borough Councillor until 2015 and past Mayor of the Borough of Surrey Heath from May 2010 to May 2011.

John qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1974 having previously gained his DIA at the University of Bath Management School in 1970 and his BA from the University of London in 1969.

Key areas of expertise

Extensive experience in corporate finance, legal, accounting and governance matters, in particular, relating to those that impact small and medium sized companies.

Committee membership

Audit Committee (Chairman).

Remuneration Committee.


Maurice Critchley
Non-Executive Director

Length of service

2 years: appointed to the Board in 2014.


Maurice Critchley is a Chartered Accountant. After qualifying in 1969 he worked for five years as Chief Accountant for a subsidiary of Spillers PLC between 1970 and 1975. In 1975, at the age of 26 he was appointed General Manager of the European and South East Asia Fine Chemicals division of Mallinckrodt Inc, a large listed US Corporation. In 1989 Maurice purchased a control valve company and he has continued to grow the business organically and through acquisition into Severn Glocon Group PLC, of which he is CEO. The group, which serves the international oil and gas, LNG and power industries, has sales of around £120 million and employs around 900 people across all continents.

Key areas of expertise

Extensive industry experience in engineering and manufacturing for the international oil and gas and power markets, strategic development, finance, sales and marketing, operations and M&A.

Committee membership

Audit Committee.

Remuneration Committee (Chairman)

 At 31 March 2017 the Company’s issued share capital comprises 55,384,856 ordinary shares of 1p value each. There are no restrictions on the transfer of the Company’s securities. At 31 March 2017 15.94% of the Company’s securities were not in public hands.

The table below sets out the identity and percentage holdings of significant shareholders of more than 3.00% at 31 March 2017.

Shareholder Shares %
Harwood Capital 9,000,000 16.25%
Ewan Lloyd-Baker* 4,233,959 7.64%
Maurice Critchley 4,168,131 7.53%
Richard Sneller 3,650,000 6.59%
Henderson Global Investors 3,609,538 6.52%
Columbia Threadneadle Investments 2,891,811 5.22%
Hargreaves Lansdown 2,563,506 4.63%
Kilik, stockbrokers 2,405,327 4.34%
British Airways Pensions 2,106,842 3.80%

* Includes 1,572,862 (2.84%) shares held in the name of Platform Securities Nominees Ltd and 544,118 (0.98%) ordinary shares that are restricted ordinary shares that are subject to clawback, pursuant to the Performance Conditions attached to the 2015 LTIP.


Colchester, USA
Hayward Tyler Inc
PO Box 680
480 Roosevelt Highway
Vermont 05446

Tel: +1 802 655 4444
Fax: +1 802 655 4682
[email protected]

Glasgow, UK
Hayward Tyler Fluid Handling
41–43 Glenburn Road
College Milton North
East Kilbride
Glasgow G74 5BJ

Tel: +44 (0) 1355 225461
Fax: +44 (0) 1355 263496
[email protected]

Luton, UK
Hayward Tyler Ltd
1 Kimpton Road
Luton LU1 3LD

Tel: +44 (0) 1582 731144
Fax: +44 (0) 1582 452198
[email protected]

Delhi, India
Hayward Tyler India
509–510 Charmwood Plaza
EROS Garden
Surajkund Road
Faridabad 121009

Tel: +91 129 251 3579
Tel: +91 129 251 0124
Fax: +91 129 251 3035
[email protected]

Kunshan, China
Hayward Tyler Services (Kunshan) Ltd
1st Factory, No. 243 Huang Pujiang Middle Road
Jiangsu Province
China 215300

Tel: +86 512 5772 3311
Fax: +86 512 5772 3322
[email protected]

Registered Office

Peregrine Corporate Services Limited
Burleigh Manor, Peel Road
Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 5EP

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finnCap Limited
60 New Broad Street

Grant Thornton UK LLP
202 Silbury Bouelvard
Central Milton Keynes

Share Registrars Limited
Suite E, First Floor
9 Lion & Lamb Yard
West Street

Corporate Finance and Rule 3 Adviser
Akur Ltd
23 Bruton Street

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Summit House

National Westminster Bank PLC
300 Silbury Boulevard
Central Milton Keynes


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