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18 Nov 2014
Half Year Results 2014/15

Record first half results and continued dividend growth: Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its half year results for the 26 weeks to 27 September 2014.

14 Nov 2014
Halma Announces New Sector Vice Presidents

Halma today confirms the appointment of three new Sector Vice Presidents.

11 Aug 2014
Board Change

Halma announces the appointment of William Anthony (Tony) Rice as a non-executive Director (NED) of the Company, effective 8 August 2014.

25 Jul 2014
Annual General Meeting held on 24 July 2014

The 2014 Annual General Meeting of Halma plc took place on Thursday 24 July 2014 at the Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL.  All resolutions were passed on a show of hands.

24 Jul 2014
AGM / Interim Management Statement

Halma is holding its 120th AGM later today and makes the following Interim Management Statement relating to the period 30 March 2014 to date, with comments on trading relating to the first quarter ended 28 June 2014.

12 Jun 2014
Final Results for the 52 Weeks to 29 March 2014

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its preliminary statement for the 52 weeks to 29 March 2014.

11 Jun 2014
Board Changes

Halma announces the appointment of Roy Twite and the resignations of Norman Blackwell and Steve Marshall as non-executive Directors of the company, effective 24 July 2014.

02 Jun 2014
Halma acquires RCS and completes sale of Monitor Elevator Products

Halma today announces an acquisition and a disposal. On 30 May 2014, Halma completed the acquisition of RCS and completed the sale of Monitor Elevator Products, Inc.

15 May 2014
Halma acquires Advanced Electronics and Plasticspritzerei

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces two acquisitions: Advanced Electronics Limited and Plasticspritzerei AG.

01 Apr 2014
Jennifer Ward Joins Halma as Group Talent Director

Jennifer Ward has joined Halma plc as Group Talent Director and a member of Halma's Executive Board.

11 Feb 2014
Interim Management Statement

Halma today releases an Interim Management Statement covering the period from 29 September 2013 to date.

29 Nov 2013
Revolving credit facility

Halma today announces that it has increased and extended its syndicated revolving credit facility with its existing core group of banks.

19 Nov 2013
Half Year Report 2013/14

Record first half results and continued dividend growth: Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its half year results for the 26 weeks to 28 September 2013.

26 Jul 2013
Annual General Meeting held on 25 July 2013

The 2013 Annual General Meeting of Halma plc took place on Thursday 25 July 2013 at the Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. A table shows the number of proxy votes received prior to the meeting instructing the Chairman to vote as indicated.

25 Jul 2013
AGM / Interim Management Statement

Halma is holding its 119th AGM later today and makes an Interim Management Statement relating to the period 31 March 2013 to date.

13 Jun 2013
Final Results for the 52 Weeks to 30 March 2013

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its final results for the 52 weeks to 30 March 2013.

25 Apr 2013
Investor site visit and Trading Update

Halma announces an investor and analyst visit and a trading update.

11 Apr 2013
Appointment of Non-Executive Director and Chairman Designate

Halma plc today announces the appointment of Paul Walker as a non-executive Director and Chairman Designate.

15 Mar 2013
Acquisition of ASL Holdings

Halma today announces the acquisition of ASL Holdings Limited ('ASL'). ASL, based in Northampton, UK, designs and manufactures machine-to-machine (M2M) communication products.

14 Feb 2013
New reporting sectors

Halma today announces a change to its Business Sector reporting. In future, the current Health & Analysis sector will be reported under two new sectors namely Medical and Environmental & Analysis. The two safety-related sectors, Industrial Safety and Infrastructure Sensors, will be re-named Process Safety and Infrastructure Safety respectively.

14 Feb 2013
Interim Management Statement and new reporting sectors

Halma today makes an Interim Management Statement ("IMS"), prior to its financial year ending 30 March 2013, covering the period from 30 September 2012 to date, and announces new reporting sectors.

23 Jan 2013
Acquisition of Baoding Longer Pump

Halma today announces the acquisition of Thinketron Precision Equipment Company Limited based in Hong Kong and its subsidiaries Baoding Longer Precision Pump Co., Ltd based in China and Langer Instruments Corporation based in the USA.

19 Dec 2012
Acquisition of MicroSurgical Technology, Inc.

Halma today announces the acquisition of MicroSurgical Technology, Inc. ("MST"). MST designs, manufactures and markets ophthalmic surgical products, focusing on single-use devices used in cataract surgery.

20 Nov 2012
Half Year Report 2012

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its half year results for the 26 weeks to 29 September 2012.

23 Aug 2012
Sale of Asset Monitoring Business

On 22 August 2012 Halma completed the disposal of its Asset Monitoring sub-sector, comprising Tritech Holdings Limited and its subsidiary Tritech International Limited.

08 Aug 2012
Halma spectrometers land safely on Mars

The Curiosity Rover survives a rigorous descent to the surface of the red planet with Halma instruments on board.

25 Jul 2012
Annual General Meeting held on 24 July 2012

The 2012 Annual General Meeting of Halma plc took place on Tuesday 24 July 2012. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table shows the number of proxy votes cast.

24 Jul 2012
AGM Trading Update / Interim Management Statement

Halma is holding its 118th AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the Group’s Interim Management Statement.

14 Jun 2012
Preliminary Results for the 52 Weeks to 31 March 2012

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 31 March 2012.

31 May 2012
Acquisition of SunTech Medical Group Limited

Halma today announces the acquisition of SunTech Medical Group Limited, a pre-eminent supplier of clinical grade non-invasive blood pressure monitoring products and technologies.

03 Apr 2012
Acquisitions and Disposal

Halma today announces two acquisitions and a disposal. All three transactions relate to the Group's Health and Analysis Sector.

28 Feb 2012
Appointment of Joint Brokers

Halma is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Credit Suisse and Investec Bank to act as its joint brokers with immediate effect.

16 Feb 2012
Interim Management Statement

Halma's Interim Management Statement prior to its financial year end on 31 March 2012, covering the period from 2 October 2011 to 16 February 2012.

22 Nov 2011
Half year report for the 26 weeks to 1 October 2011

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its half year results for the 26 weeks to 1 October 2011.

11 Nov 2011
Appointment of non-executive Director

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces the appointment of Daniela Barone Soares as a non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 10 November 2011. She will join the Audit Committee.

29 Jul 2011
Annual General Meeting held on 28 July 2011

The 2011 Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. took place on Thursday 28 July 2011. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table shows the number of proxy votes cast.

28 Jul 2011
AGM Trading Update / Interim Management Statement

Halma is holding its 117th AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the Group’s Interim Management Statement.

11 Jul 2011
Acquisition of Avo Photonics, Inc

Halma announces the acquisition of Avo Photonics, Inc

21 Jun 2011
Preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 2 April 2011

Preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 2 April 2011

10 May 2011
Acquisition of Kirk Key Interlock Company, LLC

Acquisition of Kirk Key Interlock Company, LLC

09 Mar 2011
Acquisition of Medicel AG and Robutec GmbH

Acquisition of Medicel AG and Robutec GmbH

17 Feb 2011
Interim Management Statement

Interim Management Statement

17 Dec 2010
Acquisition of Accudynamics, Inc

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces that on 15 December 2010 it acquired Accudynamics, Inc.

30 Nov 2010
Half year report for the 26 weeks to 2 October 2010

Half year report for the 26 weeks to 2 October 2010

03 Nov 2010
Acquisition of Alicat Scientific, Inc

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces the acquisition of Alicat Scientific, Incorporated (‘Alicat’) from financial shareholders and members of current management for a cash consideration of $25.2 million (£15.7 million), paid at completion on 2 November 2010.

27 Sep 2010
Halma Wins Chinese Business Award

Halma p.l.c. has won the Innovation Award at the British Business Awards in Shanghai, China.

29 Jul 2010
29 Jul 2010
Annual General Meeting held on 29 July 2010

Annual General Meeting held on 29 July 2010

06 Jul 2010
Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

22 Jun 2010
Preliminary results for the 53 weeks to 3 April 2010

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its preliminary results for the 53 weeks to 3 April 2010.

11 Feb 2010
Interim Management Statement

Halma today makes an Interim Management Statement prior to its financial year end on 3 April 2010. This Interim Management Statement covers the period from 4 October 2009 to date.

22 Jan 2010
Acquisition of SphereOptics, LLC

Halma announces the acquisition of SphereOptics, LLC ('SphereOptics') on 19 January 2010 from current management and financial shareholders.

03 Dec 2009
Half year report for the 27 weeks to 3 October 2009

Half year results reflect Halma’s resilience Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its half year results for the 27 weeks to 3 October 2009. Highlights include: Revenue from continuing operations held steady at £222.1m (2008/09: £221.7m). Pre-tax profit from continuing operations* down 2% at £38.1m (2008/09: £39.0m) after incurring £1.7m of restructuring costs. Positive currency translation benefited revenue by 8% and profit* by 9%. Order intake in the first half 2% ahead of revenue. High level of returns maintained with return on sales of 17.1% (2008/09: 17.6%). Benefits of recent cost reduction actions already showing through with improved profitability towards the end of this first half. Increased...

03 Aug 2009
Annual General Meeting held on 30 July 2009

Proxy votes lodged in favour of the Chairman The 2009 Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. took place on Thursday 30 July 2009 at the Millennium Hotel Mayfair, Grosvenor Square, London W1K 2HP. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table below shows the number of proxy votes cast. Issued share capital excluding treasury shares 375,289,720 Total proxy votes lodged in favour of the Chairman 257,505,947 Total proxy votes as % of issued share capital excluding treasury shares 69% Resolution Votes % of total proxies lodged by resolution Poll Yes/no 1. Report and Accounts For 254,838,731) 99.70 No Open 1,896,576) Against 444,586 0.17 Withheld 326,054 0.13 Total 257,505,947 2. Declaration of dividend For 255,582,174) 100.00 No Open...

30 Jul 2009
AGM trading update / Interim management statement

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, is holding its 115th AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following statement. This announcement comprises the Group’s Interim Management Statement relating to the period 29 March – 30 July 2009 and covers the first quarter’s trading. “Trading during the first quarter of the financial year has been in line with the Board’s expectations. “The pattern established at the end of 2008/09 continues with weekly revenues averaging 3% below prior year levels. Order intake has been slightly ahead of revenue in absolute terms. Health and Analysis is showing signs of improved performance, with...

16 Jun 2009
Preliminary results for the year to 28 March 2009

Halma raises dividend for thirtieth consecutive year Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its preliminary results for the year to 28 March 2009. Highlights include: Revenue from continuing operations up 15% to £455.9m (2008: £395.1m) reflecting double-digit growth in all three sectors and strong underlying organic revenue growth (1) of 11%. Profit before tax from continuing operations (2) up 9% to £79.1m (2008: £72.8m), with organic profit growth (1) of 5%. These record revenue and profit performances both benefited from an 8% positive contribution from currency translation. Revenues outside Europe and the USA grew by 31% and now represent 22% of Group revenue (2008: 19%), in line with our key strategic...

06 May 2009
Analyst and investor visit

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, is today hosting its Halma Innovation and Technology Exposition at Sandown Park which will be attended by institutional analysts and investors. A presentation will be given on Halma's Photonics business strategy and, together with other information about Halma, may be viewed on this website from 4.00pm today. The Photonics presentation may be downloaded from the Analysts Presentations page: www.halma.com/halmaplc/investors/presentations.jsp No new information regarding current trading will be disclosed at the Exposition. The next formal trading update is expected to be at the time of the announcement of the Group's preliminary results...

12 Feb 2009
Interim management statement

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group today makes an Interim Management Statement prior to its financial year end on 28 March 2009. This Interim Management Statement covers the period from 28 September 2008 to date. Based on current trading and forecasts, the Board expects profit (before amortisation of acquired intangibles) for the year to 28 March 2009 to be within the range of market expectations, towards the lower end. The Company believes the current range of market expectations is £79.0million to £84.5million (2007/08 actual profit before amortisation of acquired intangibles: £72.8million). Of our three reporting sectors, Infrastructure Sensors and Industrial Safety are expected to...

27 Nov 2008
Half year report for the 26 weeks to 27 September 2008

Strong revenue and profit growth reflects Halma's diverse and resilient end markets Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its half year results for the 26 weeks to 27 September 2008. Highlights include: Revenue from continuing operations up 19% to £221.7m (2007/08: £186.2m), including 14% organic revenue growth* (10% at constant currency). Pre-tax profit from continuing operations** up 17% to £39.0m (2007/08: £33.4m), including 13% organic profit growth* (8% at constant currency). Double digit growth in all three business sectors. Revenue outside our traditionally strong markets of the UK, USA and Mainland Europe now represents 21.5% (2007/08: 19%) of total revenue. Adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations*** up 20% to...

08 Sep 2008
Acquisition of Fiberguide Industries, Inc

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces the acquisition of the trade and assets of Fiberguide Industries Inc ('Fiberguide') for an initial cash consideration of $14.5 million (£8.2 million). Fiberguide, based in Stirling, New Jersey designs and manufactures complex optical fibre cables and assemblies, predominantly custom designed for OEMs. They sell into diverse end markets where high performance light delivery or measurement is required. Approximately half of their revenues come from medical/biomedical, spectroscopic and analytical instrument applications. Fiberguide will join Halma's Photonics business within its Health and Analysis sector. Unaudited accounts for the calendar year 2007 show revenues of $10.7 million...

05 Aug 2008
Annual General Meeting held on 31 July 2008

Proxy votes lodged in favour of the Chairman The 2008 Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. took place on Thursday 31 July 2008 at the Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table below shows the number of proxy votes cast. Issued share capital excluding treasury shares: 373,560,532 Total proxy votes lodged in favour of the Chairman: 258,098,248 Total proxy votes as % of issued share capital: 69% Resolution Votes % of total proxies lodged by res'n Poll Yes/no 1. Report and Accounts For 256,823,843 99.94 No Open 1,200,086 Against 74,319 0.03 Withheld 84,020 0.03 Total 258,182,268 2. Declaration of dividend For 256,985,336 100.00 No Open 1,196,694 Against 0 0.00 Withheld 238 0.00 Total 258,182,268 3. Report...

31 Jul 2008
AGM trading update / Interim management statement

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, is holding its 114th AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following statement. This announcement comprises the Group’s Interim Management Statement relating to the period 30 March – 31 July 2008 and includes the first quarter’s trading. “Revenue and order intake for the first quarter of this financial year showed good growth over last year, which is in line with the Board’s expectations. “Underlying organic growth in all three Halma sectors (Infrastructure Sensors, Health & Analysis and Industrial Safety) was boosted further by a positive impact from currency movements of approximately 3%. In...

17 Jun 2008
Preliminary results for the year to 29 March 2008

Double digit growth in revenue and profit Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its preliminary results for the year to 29 March 2008. Highlights include: Strong organic growth* in all three business sectors and across geographic regions. Revenue from continuing operations up 13% to £395.1 million (2007: £351.1 million), including 8% organic growth*. Pre-tax profit from continuing operations** up 11% to £72.8 million (2007: £65.6 million), including 7% organic growth*. Adjusted earnings...

03 Apr 2008
Halma Board retirement and appointment

Halma p.l.c., the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces the forthcoming retirement of Keith Roy as an Executive Director and the appointment of Adam Meyers to the Board. Keith Roy, 57, has given notice that he will retire and resign as a Director with effect from 31 July 2008. In accordance with Halma's internal succession planning processes and to ensure a smooth handover, Adam Meyers will be appointed as an Executive Director with immediate effect. Adam Meyers, 46, has been a member...

14 Feb 2008
Interim management statement

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group today makes an Interim Management Statement prior to its financial year end on 29 March 2008. The trading trends of the first half, as outlined in the half year report published on 29 November 2007, have continued. Order intake has continued to show steady organic growth and all three business sectors are making progress. Strategic actions to grow geographically and to deepen our presence...

20 Dec 2007
Acquisition of Riester

Expansion of Halma's Health and Analysis Sector Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces it has acquired PP Medizintechnik GmbH and its subsidiaries Rudolf Riester GmbH & Co KG and Riester Verwaltungs GmbH (collectively 'Riester') from Paragon Secondary Partners L.P. and G. Glufke for €55 million (£39.3 million)...

29 Nov 2007
Half year report for the 26 weeks to 29 September 2007

Fifth successive half year of strong organic growth Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its half year results for the 26 weeks to 29 September 2007. Highlights include: Fifth successive half year of strong organic growth* despite an adverse currency headwind. Growth in all three business sectors and across all major geographic regions. Revenue from continuing operations...

25 Oct 2007
Post-close trading update

Halma’s trading performance for the first six months of the current financial year is expected to be in line with the Board’s expectations as the Group continues to achieve organic revenue and profit growth. The Board remains positive about prospects for the current financial year and the medium term. Growth was achieved in all three sectors...

09 Aug 2007
Warning to shareholders

We have recently been made aware that some of our shareholders have been contacted by telephone by individual(s) purporting to represent Halma. These individuals have asked for confirmation of personal details. We would therefore like to assure our shareholders that all bona fide Halma communications are in writing and will never request the disclosure or confirmation of personal details. Halma does...

03 Aug 2007
Annual General Meeting held on 1 August 2007

The 2007 Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. took place on Wednesday, 1 August 2007 at the Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table below shows the number of proxy votes cast. Issued share...

02 Aug 2007
Appointment of Non-executive Director

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces the appointment of Jane Aikman as a non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 August 2007. Jane Aikman, 41, is Finance Director of Infinis Ltd, the UK’s largest purely renewable energy generator, producing 11% of the UK’s renewable energy. She has previously held similar financial positions at Wilson Bowden plc, the major house building and property development...

01 Aug 2007
Trading update / Interim management statement

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, is holding its 113th AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following statement, which comprises the Group’s first Interim Management Statement as required by the UK Listing Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules. This statement relates to the period from 1 April 2007 and includes the first...

19 Jun 2007
Preliminary results for the year to 31 March 2007

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, is holding its 113th AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following statement, which comprises the Group’s first Interim Management Statement as required by the UK Listing Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules. This statement relates to the period from 1 April 2007 and includes the first...

26 Apr 2007
Year end trading update

The Board of Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology business, expects full year pre-tax profits* to be in line with current market expectations. The strategic changes completed over the past two years and higher investment in sales resources, innovation and people development are underpinning our ability to sustain organic growth. Good cash flow has ensured that the Group ended the year with modest gearing after funding...

23 Apr 2007
Halma company wins Queen's Award for Innovation

A Halma industrial safety firm has been honoured in this year's Queen's Awards for Enterprise. Fortress Interlocks, a Wolverhampton based company that produces equipment that protects lives in hazardous workplaces, has been recognised for its innovation. The company's safety equipment ensures that potentially dangerous procedures take place in the correct, safe order. A simple example would be a sequence of locks that will only release...

22 Mar 2007
DrK Capital Goods Conference

Andrew Williams, Halma Group Chief Executive, spoke at the Dresdner Kleinwort Capital Goods Conference in London. A summary of the presentation is available on this website as a pdf document. To download a summary of the presentation, please visit the Analyst Presentations page. Halma aims to make its analyst presentations available...

08 Feb 2007
Acquisition of Labsphere, Inc

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces the completion on 7 February 2007 of the acquisition of Labsphere, Inc (‘Labsphere’) from X-Rite, Inc for an initial cash consideration of $13.9 million (£7.0 million) and deferred cash consideration of $1.5 million (£0.8 million) pending the finalisation of the completion accounts. If the completion accounts to 31 December 2006 demonstrate net tangible assets below $8 million (£4.1 million), the deferred consideration...

06 Feb 2007
Investor visit

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today hosted a site visit to its BEA subsidiary’s headquarters in Liege, Belgium for analysts and investors. A summary of the presentation is available on this website as a pdf document. To download a summary of the presentation in pdf format, please visit the Analyst Presentations page. No new trading information...

05 Dec 2006
Interim results for the half year to 30 September 2006

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its interim results for the 26 weeks to 30 September 2006. Highlights include: Organic revenue growth* of 11% and organic profit growth* of 8% Pre-tax profit** from continuing operations up by 17% to £30.6m (2005/06: £26.2m) Revenue from continuing operations increased by 19% to...

27 Nov 2006
Acquisition of Tritech and System Technologies

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces the completion on 24 November 2006 of the acquisition of Tritech Holdings Limited ('Tritech') from R J Marsh and R K Wright for an initial cash consideration of £8.0 million. Simultaneously, Halma completed the acquisition of Swift (943) Limited (trading as 'System Technologies'), Tritech's design and product manufacturing partner, from M St E Cardew, S E St E Cardew, J P N Trepte and A G Trepte for an initial consideration of £2.0 million. Audited accounts for the year 2005, report...

26 Oct 2006
Half year trading update

Halma’s trading performance for the first six months of the year is expected to be at the top end of the Board’s expectations and we are continuing to achieve healthy organic growth. The Board remains positive about the Group’s prospects for the full year. All three sectors will report increased revenues and profit for the first half year. Infrastructure Sensors is now delivering organic profit growth...

16 Oct 2006
Halma company wins 'Green' Innovation Award

Fortress Interlocks has won the prestigious 'Green' Innovation Award at this year's innovation & Design Excellence Awards (iDEA) against strong competition. The award, announced at a gala reception at the Hilton Hotel in London at the end of September, was for Fortress' eGard, a unique new product which combines both machine safety and control modules in one flexible unit. The iDEAs, organised by Eureka, New Electronics and Cranfield School of Management, recognised that the innovation behind eGard opens up a new, large...

13 Sep 2006
Credit Suisse European Capital Goods Conference

Kevin Thompson, Halma's Finance Director, spoke at the Credit Suisse European Capital Goods Conference in London. He talked about Halma's business sectors, strategy and track record. He also addressed some of the frequently asked questions about Halma and looked at the Group's priorities for the current year. Details of the presentation are available on the Halma website as a pdf document. To download a summary of the presentation...

03 Aug 2006
Results of Annual General Meeting

The 2006 Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. took place on Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at the Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table below shows the number of proxy votes cast. Issued share capital 371,740,773 Total proxy votes as % of issued...

02 Aug 2006
Statement: 112th Annual General Meeting

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, is holding its AGM later today, at which Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following comments on trading and outlook: “Halma has generated healthy organic growth during the first Quarter and is trading in line with the Board’s expectations. Last year the Group benefited from a recovery in our Water business (within the Health and Analysis sector) and resumed widespread organic growth. This momentum...

20 Jun 2006
Analysts' presentation

Andrew Williams, Group Chief Executive, and Kevin Thompson, Group Finance Director, held a meeting with analysts to present Halma's preliminary results for the year to 1 April 2006. Details of the presentation are available on the Halma website as a pdf document. To download a summary of the presentation in pdf format, please visit the Analyst Presentations page. Halma aims to make its analyst presentations...

20 Jun 2006
Preliminary results for the year to 1 April 2006

Record results with record investment in people, products and markets Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its preliminary results for the year to 1 April 2006. Highlights include: Record pre-tax profit* from continuing operations up 20.3% to £58.1m (2005: £48.3m); organic** profit growth of 14.9%. On a statutory basis profit from continuing operations was up 17.9% to £56.6m. Organic** revenue growth of 10.8%; revenue from continuing...

19 Jun 2006
Transfer of FTSE and Dow Jones sector classification to Electronic and Electrical equipment

Halma is pleased to note that FTSE has agreed to the reclassification of Halma p.l.c. from subsector 2757, "Industrial Machinery", to subsector 2737, "Electronic Equipment". For further information: Andrew Wiliams, Chief...

27 Apr 2006
Year end trading update

The Board currently expects full year pre-tax profits on continuing operations for the year ended 1 April 2006, to be slightly ahead of the top end of current market expectations, which in turn recently increased following our trading update made on 28 February 2006. All sectors had a very strong final quarter for sales and orders. The Group was ungeared at the financial year end. The broad pattern of sectoral performance...

18 Apr 2006
Halma expands its Photonics business

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces that on 13 April 2006 it completed the purchase of the whole of the issued share capital of Mikropack GmbH Aufbautechnik in der Sensorik ('Mikropack') from Gerald Nitsch, Dieter Steck and Photonics Investments B.V. Mikropack, based in Stuttgart, Germany is a leading manufacturer...

30 Mar 2006
Share purchases - to satisfy Share Plan Awards

Halma p.l.c. announces that it has today purchased 200,000 of its ordinary shares through Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein Securities Limited at a price of 188.0 pence per share. The purchased shares will not be subject to cancellation and will all be held as Treasury shares in order to satisfy awards...

23 Mar 2006
Director's interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has received notification that Mr A J Walker, a non-executive Director of the Company, acquired a beneficial interest in 66,020 ordinary shares in the Company at 187.9244p per share on 22 March 2006. The shares will be registered in Mr Walker's name as a trustee of the McKechnie FURBS for A.J. Walker, a Funded Unapproved Retirement Benefit Scheme of which...

16 Mar 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 15 March 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester...

15 Mar 2006
PDMR'S share transaction

Halma has received notification from John Campbell, a person discharging managerial responsibilities, that on 7 March 2006 he re-organised his 401(k) retirement plan assets and transferred US $28,887 in cash in the plan to a unitised, US dollar denominated holding in Halma p.l.c. ordinary shares in the same plan. On 7 March 2006 the closing share price of an ordinary share...

14 Mar 2006
Silchester International Inv.Ld - Disclosure of Disposals

Silchester International Inv.Ld Disclosure of Disposals(Rule 5 of The Rules Governing Substantial Acquisitions of Shares). Please see Form Sar 5 available as a pdf document...

14 Mar 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 13 March 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their...

06 Mar 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 6 March 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name of Silchester, but in the nominee name...

03 Mar 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 3 March 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name of Silchester, but in the nominee...

03 Mar 2006
Silchester International Inv.Ld - Disclosure of Disposals

Silchester International Inv.Ld Disclosure of Disposals(Rule 5 of The Rules Governing Substantial Acquisitions of Shares). Please see Form Sar 5 available as a pdf document...

28 Feb 2006
Sale of Resistor businesses and update on current trading

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces that on 27 February 2006 it completed the disposal of the high power Resistor businesses from its Industrial Safety sector to subsidiaries of Telema SpA, based in Milan, Italy for a cash consideration of US$17.7 million and €5.0 million (approximately £13.5 million). This disposal follows closely upon the sale on 13 December 2005 of Secomak Limited to Secomak Holdings Limited for £1 million cash with...

16 Feb 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 16 February 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester...

01 Feb 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 1 February 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name of Silchester, but in the nominee...

01 Feb 2006
Silchester International Inv. Ld.

The 2006 Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. took place on Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at the Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, London SW1X 7RL. All resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The table below shows the number of proxy votes cast. Issued share capital 371,740,773 Total proxy votes as % of issued...

27 Jan 2006
Blocklisting six monthly return

SCHEDULE 5 BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN 1. Name of company: Halma p.l.c. 2. Name of scheme: 1990 Share Option Scheme. 3. Period of return: From 1 July 2005 to 31 December 2005. 4. Number and class of share(s)(amount of stock/debt security) not issued under scheme at start of period: 372,095. 5. Number of shares issued/allotted under scheme during period: 280,662. 6. Balance under scheme not yet issued/allotted...

11 Jan 2006
PDMR's share transactions

At a Meeting of the Share Plans Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 10 January 2006, 11,600 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Plans to Mr W J Seymour, a person discharging managerial responsibilities, following his exercise of share options. The exercise price was 138.00p per share. Following the share option exercise...

09 Jan 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 9 January 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name of Silchester, but in the nominee...

06 Jan 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 6 January 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name of Silchester, but in the nominee...

04 Jan 2006
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 4 January 2006 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name...

06 Dec 2005
Interim Report and Accounts 2005 (UK Listing Authority)

Halma advises that a copy of the Interim Report and Accounts for the 26 weeks ended 1 October 2005 has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at: Document Disclosure Team Financial Services Authority...

06 Dec 2005
Interim results for the half year to 1 October 2005

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today announces its interim results for the 26 weeks to 1 October 2005. Highlights include: A 9% increase in revenue from continuing operations at £152.4m (2004: £140.1m), with adjusted profit from continuing operations* up by 8% to £26.6m (2004: £24.6m)** Organic revenue and profit growth from continuing operations of 6% Recovery of Water and Resistors...

29 Nov 2005
New reporting sectors

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, today issues a reconciliation of the Group's historic results under the three new reporting sectors for its business. This announcement is being made in advance of the Group's interim results for the six months to 1 October 2005 which will be announced on 6 December 2005...

21 Nov 2005
Notice of Interim results and dividend

The Directors of Halma p.l.c. will hold a meeting on 6 December 2005 to approve the accounts for the 26 weeks to 1 October 2005 and to declare the interim dividend for the year to 1 April 2006. The Company's interim results will be released...

09 Nov 2005
Acquisition of Texecom Ltd

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, announces the completion on 8 November 2005 of the acquisition of Texecom Limited ('Texecom') from European Private Investment Capital for a total cash consideration of £26.0 million. In order to facilitate the continuity of the management team, £0.3 million of the total consideration is deferred and payable in instalments over the next two years. P C Stewart was also a party to the transaction as the warrantor. The acquisition, which is immediately...

27 Oct 2005
Trading update

Halma, the leading safety, health and sensor technology group, issued a trading update today, 27 October 2005. Halma issues trading updates each October and April, ahead of its interim and full year announcements. Halma's interim results for the six months to 1 October 2005 will be announced on 6 December 2005. Good sales and orders momentum The Group's trading performance...

19 Oct 2005
Application for block listing

Application has been made to the UK Listing Authority for a block listing of 1,400,000 ordinary shares of 10 pence each to be admitted to the Official List and to the London Stock Exchange for admission of the same number of ordinary shares to trading on the London Stock Exchange. These shares will rank pari passu with existing...

13 Oct 2005
Non-executive Directors' additional directorships

In accordance with Rule 9.6.14 of the UK Listing Rules, Halma p.l.c. announces that two of its non-executive directors have taken on additional directorships. Andrew Walker has been appointed a non-executive director of Fountains plc and Stephen Pettit has joined BT's Equality of Access Board...

27 Sep 2005
Director's interest in shares

Halma has received notification that Richard Stone, a Director of the Company, purchased 15,000 ordinary shares in the Company at 152.25p per share on 26 September 2005. After the above transaction, the beneficial holding of Richard Stone in the ordinary shares of Halma amounts to 20,000 shares (0.0054% of the issued ordinary...

23 Sep 2005
PDMR's share transaction

Halma has received notification that Andrew Richardson, a person discharging managerial responsibilities, purchased 3,250 ordinary shares in the Company at 153.31p per share on 23 September 2005. After the above transaction, the beneficial holding of Andrew Richardson in the ordinary shares of Halma amounts to 3,250 shares...

09 Sep 2005
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 9 September 2005 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act...

02 Sep 2005
Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today provides an unaudited summary of the restatement to International Financial Reporting Standards ('IFRS') of its 2004/05 Interim and Full Year Consolidated Income Statement and Balance Sheet. This summary is provided in advance of the publication of Halma's Interim Report for the 26 weeks to 1 October 2005 on 6 December 2005, which will be...

02 Sep 2005
Adoption of IFRS - Analysts' Conference Call

Kevin Thompson, Group Finance Director of Halma p.l.c., held an analysts' conference call on Friday 2nd September to announce the publication of an unaudited summary of the restatement to International Financial Reporting Standards ('IFRS') of Halma's 2004/05 Interim and Full Year Consolidated Income Statement and Balance Sheet...

12 Aug 2005
Grant of Performance Share Awards

In accordance with 3.1.4R(1) (i) and (ii) of the Disclosure Rules, notification is hereby given that the following Directors and senior executives (persons discharging managerial responsibility) have been granted performance share awards over Halma p.l.c. ordinary shares, the vesting of which is subject to performance...

11 Aug 2005
Acquisition of Radio-Tech Limited

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, announces that on Wednesday 10 August 2005 it completed the purchase of the whole of the issued share capital of Radio-Tech Limited ('Radio-Tech') from Brian Back and Belinda Cepe. Radio-Tech, based in Essex, UK is one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of wireless data transmission systems to the water industry and other industries...

10 Aug 2005
Director's share transaction

Halma has received notification that Andrew Williams, a Director of the Company, purchased 17,000 ordinary shares in the Company at 148.5p per share on 10 August 2005. After the above transaction, the beneficial holding of Andrew Williams in the ordinary shares of Halma amounts to 36,493 shares (0.0099% of the...

09 Aug 2005
Director's share transactions

At a Meeting of the Share Plans Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 9 August 2005, 28,666 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Plans to Mr Neil Quinn, a Director of the Company, following his exercise of share options. The exercise price was 111.75p per share. To finance the exercise of these share options...

05 Aug 2005
Result of AGM

At the Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. held on 3 August 2005, all the resolutions placed before the meeting were duly passed on a show of hands. A copy of the resolutions which were passed under Special Business at the meeting has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available...

03 Aug 2005
Statement: Halma p.l.c. 111th Annual General Meeting

At the AGM of Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, to be held later today, Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following comments on current trading and outlook: "Trading during the first quarter has been encouraging, with sales and orders ahead of last year. To date, currency effects have been broadly neutral compared with a significant adverse impact in the previous year." "Progress is being made across the Group driven by organic growth and contributions from last year's acquisitions. Strategic and operational action to position...

29 Jul 2005
Six monthly blocklisting return

BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN 1. Name of company: Halma p.l.c. 2. Name of scheme: 1990 Share Option Scheme 3. Period of return: From 1 January 2005 to 30 June 2005 4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/debt security) not issued under scheme at start of period: 389,561 5. Number of shares issued/allotted...

27 Jul 2005
Disclosure of interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has today received notification from Harris Associates L.P. that following the purchase of 806,000 shares on 25 July 2005, accounts managed by Harris Associates L.P. became the beneficial owners of 15,176,400 ordinary shares of the Company. This represents 4.11% of the issued share capital of the Company. Harris Associates L.P. confirm that all holdings...

22 Jul 2005
Annual information update

In accordance with Prospectus Rule 5.2, the following information has been published or made available to the public in the 12 months up to and including 22 July 2005. Date of Announcement, Regulatory Headline 04.08.04 AGM Statement 06.08.04 Result of AGM 20.08.04 Director Shareholding 13.09.04 Director Shareholding 20.09.04 Director Shareholding...

12 Jul 2005
Director's share transactions

At a Meeting of the Share Plans Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 12 July 2005, 51,866 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Plans to Mr K J Thompson, a Director of the Company, following his exercise of share options. The exercise price was 111.75p per share. To finance the exercise of these...

12 Jul 2005
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received the following notification on 8 July 2005 from Silchester International Investors Limited. Silchester International Investors Limited ("Silchester") acts as an Investment Manager for a number of commingled funds (its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Silchester are given full discretion over their investments, and are empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Silchester do not act as their Custodian, and therefore shares are not held in the name...

06 Jul 2005
PDMR's share transactions

At a Meeting of the Share Plans Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 5 July 2005, 17,466 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Plans to Mr W J Seymour, a person discharging managerial responsibilities, following his exercise of share options. The exercise price was 111.75p per share. Following the share option exercise...

05 Jul 2005
Halma Annual Report and Accounts 2005

A copy of the Halma Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 2 April 2005, together with an accompanying circular, has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at: Document Disclosure Team...

05 Jul 2005
Shareholder Circular: Proposed Performance Share Plan

This circular is being sent to you to seek your approval for a new performance share plan at the Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. (the “Company”) which will be held on 3 August 2005 at The Berkeley Hotel, London SW1X 7RL at 12 noon. Background The Company currently provides long-term incentive opportunity...

01 Jul 2005
Disclosure of interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has today received notification from Harris Associates L.P. that following the purchase of 96,000 shares on 29 June 2005, accounts managed by Harris Associates L.P. became the beneficial owners of 11,073,500 ordinary shares of the Company. This represents 3.0% of the issued share capital of the Company. Harris Associates L.P. confirm that all holdings...

29 Jun 2005
Director's share transactions

At a Meeting of the Share Plans Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 28 June 2005, 17,466 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Plans to Mr K J Roy, a Director of the Company, following his exercise of share options. The exercise price was 112.5p per share. To finance the exercise of these share...

24 Jun 2005
Grant of options to Directors

In connection with the 2004/05 Performance Related Bonus and Share Option Scheme, the following Directors have been granted additional options over Halma p.l.c. ordinary shares, the exercise of which is subject to performance criteria. Details are as follows: Options granted...

21 Jun 2005
Preliminary results for the year to 2 April 2005

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces its preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 2 April 2005. Highlights include: Pre-tax profits* of £50.4m marginally exceed last year's record level (2004 - 53 week period: £50.3m). On a statutory basis profit before taxation was £44.9m (2004: £36.9m). Turnover from ongoing operations up 7% at £299.1m (2004: £279.6m), reflecting an increased contribution from the Group's enlarged Optics and Specialist business. Healthy margins maintained as Halma consistently delivers strong...

06 Jun 2005
Date of Board Meeting to announce results and recommend dividend

The Directors of Halma p.l.c. intend to hold a Board Meeting on 21 June 2005 at which the announcement of the profit for the 52 weeks ended 2 April 2005 will be approved. The final dividend for the 52 weeks ended 2 April 2005 will also be recommended...

28 Apr 2005
Year-end update

Halma, the leading safety, health and environmental technology group, today announces that its performance for the 2004/05 financial year is expected to be in line with the previous year's results after accounting for the weakness of the US Dollar throughout the year. Good progress has been made by the two acquisitions completed earlier in the year, Ocean Optics and Diba Industries. They have significantly increased the strength...

01 Mar 2005
Board changes

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces the appointment of Andrew Williams as Chief Executive and the retirement of Stephen O'Shea with effect from 28 February 2005. Andrew was appointed Deputy Chief Executive in November 2004 and has worked alongside Stephen O'Shea since that time to ensure a smooth transition to becoming CEO. This timing enables Andrew to close out this financial year and clearly assume responsibility...

08 Feb 2005
Director's share transaction

Halma has received notification from Andrew Walker, a non-executive Director of the Company, that his beneficial interest in the ordinary shares of Halma has reduced following the sale of 30,214 shares by his wife on 7 February 2005 at 167p per share. After the above transaction, the beneficial holding of Andrew Walker, including family interests...

17 Jan 2005
Six monthly blocklisting return

BLOCKLISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN 1. Name of company: Halma p.l.c. 2. Name of scheme: 1990 Share Option Scheme 3. Period of return: From 1 July 2004 to 31 December 2004 4. Number and class of share(s) (amount of stock/debt security) not issued under scheme at start of period: 163,874 5. Number of shares issued/allotted under...

17 Jan 2005
Grant of options to Director

Stephen O'Shea, Chief Executive, has been granted additional options over Halma p.l.c. ordinary shares, the exercise of which is subject to performance criteria. Details are as follows: Options granted over 236,112 shares, effective 14 January 2005, exercisable from 14 January 2008. These options lapse if not exercised...

07 Dec 2004
Interim Report 2004

Halma advises that a copy of the Interim Report for the half year ended 2 October 2004 has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at...

07 Dec 2004
Interim results for the half year to 2 October 2004

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, today announced its interim results for the half year to 2 October 2004.

01 Dec 2004
Appointment of Deputy Chief Executive

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Williams as Deputy Chief Executive with immediate effect.

29 Nov 2004
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received notification on 29 November 2004 from Silchester International Investors Limited, acting as investment manager for a number of commingled funds, that as a result of recent purchases/sales of ordinary shares in Halma p.l.c. on behalf of its clients, they now have control over 65,887,378 ordinary shares representing 17.87% of the issued ordinary share capital in the Company...

22 Nov 2004
Date of Board Meeting to approve Interim results and declare dividend

The Directors of Halma p.l.c. intend to hold a Board Meeting on 7 December 2004 to approve the results for the 26 weeks to 2 October 2004...

28 Oct 2004
Trading update

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, issued a trading update today, 28 October 2004. Halma issues trading updates each October and April, ahead of its interim and full year announcements. Halma's interim results for the six months to 2 October 2004 will be announced on 7 December 2004...

20 Sep 2004
Director's interest in shares

Halma has received notification that Andrew Williams, a Director of the Company, purchased 19,493 ordinary shares in the Company at 152.75p per share on 20 September 2004...

13 Sep 2004
Director's interest in shares

Halma has today received notification that Stephen Pettit, a non-executive Director of the Company, acquired a beneficial interest in 1,000 ordinary shares in the Company at 153.17p per share on 13 September 2004...

20 Aug 2004
Grant of options to Directors

The following Directors have been granted additional options over Halma p.l.c. ordinary shares, the exercise of which is subject to performance criteria. Details are as follows...

06 Aug 2004
Result of AGM

At the Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. held on 4 August 2004, all the resolutions placed before the meeting were duly passed...

04 Aug 2004
Statement: Halma p.l.c. 110th Annual General Meeting

At the AGM of Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, to be held later today, Geoff Unwin, Chairman, will make the following comments on current trading:

"The weakness of the US dollar continues and this will have an adverse impact on profits, especially in the first half of the year, as advised at the time of our year-end results...

14 Jul 2004
Board appointment

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces the appointment of Andrew Williams as an Executive Director of the Group with immediate effect.

07 Jul 2004
Additional listing

Application has been made to the UK Listing Authority for a block listing of 471,666 ordinary shares of 10 pence each to be admitted to the Official List and to the London Stock Exchange for admission of the same number of ordinary shares to trading on the London Stock Exchange.

30 Jun 2004
Directors increase shareholdings

At a Meeting of the Share Options Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 29 June 2004, a total of 806,970 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Schemes to Stephen O'Shea, Kevin Thompson, Neil Quinn and Keith Roy, Directors of the Company, following the exercise of share options, as follows...

22 Jun 2004
Preliminary results for the year to 3 April 2004

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, today announced its preliminary results for the year to 3 April 2004...

11 Jun 2004
Completion of acquisition of Ocean Optics, Inc

The Board of Halma is pleased to announce that, Ocean Optics, Inc. has obtained the approval of its shareholders at a meeting held on 8 June 2004 to accept the offer from Halma and, all other conditions having been satisfied, the acquisition of Ocean Optics, Inc. completed on 10 June 2004.

10 Jun 2004
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. has received notification dated 10 June 2004 from Sprucegrove Investment Management Limited that funds managed by them currently have a 6.88% interest in the ordinary shares of Halma p.l.c. which may be identified as follows:

08 Jun 2004
Date of Board Meeting to announce results and recommend dividend

The Directors of Halma p.l.c. intend to hold a Board Meeting on 22 June 2004 at which the announcement of the profit for the 53 weeks ended 3 April 2004 will be approved.

29 May 2004
Acquisition of Ocean Optics, Inc

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces that on 29 May 2004 it agreed terms to purchase Ocean Optics, Inc., a leading optical sensing and electro-optics systems business. The acquisition is immediately earnings enhancing and will complement the suite of optical sensing businesses owned by Halma.

14 May 2004
Acquisition of Diba Industries, Inc.

Halma p.l.c., the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces that on 13 May 2004 it completed the purchase of Diba Industries, Inc. ("Diba"), a leading health and diagnostic components business, for a cash consideration of $14 million (£7.9 million). The acquisition, which is immediately earnings enhancing, has been funded from Halma's existing cash resources.

29 Apr 2004
Trading update

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, issued a trading update today, 29 April 2004. Halma issues trading updates each April and October, ahead of its full year and interim announcements. Halma's preliminary results for the year to 3 April 2004 will be announced on 22 June 2004.

14 Mar 2004
DrKW Capital Goods Conference March 2005

Kevin Thompson, Group Finance Director, spoke today at the Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein Capital Goods Conference in London.

21 Jan 2004
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received notification on 21 January 2004 from Mr D S Barber that consequent upon a sale in the market, the beneficial interest of Mr Barber in the ordinary shares of the Company has now fallen below 3% and is therefore no longer notifiable.

14 Jan 2004
Director's interest in shares

Halma has today received notification that Stephen Pettit, a non-executive Director of the Company, acquired a beneficial interest in 1,000 ordinary shares in the Company at 150p per share on 14 January 2004.

15 Dec 2003
Interim Report 2003

Halma advises that a copy of the Interim Report for the half year ended 4 October 2003 has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at...

09 Dec 2003
Interim results for the year to 4 October 2003

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, today announced its interim results for the half year to 4 October 2003...

24 Nov 2003
Date of Board Meeting to approve interim results and declare dividend

The Directors of Halma p.l.c. intend to hold a Board Meeting on 9 December 2003 to approve the results for the 27 weeks to 4 October 2003.

The interim dividend for the 27 weeks will also be declared at that meeting...

30 Oct 2003
Trading update

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, issued a trading update today, 30 October 2003. Halma issues trading updates each October and April, ahead of its interim and full year announcements. Halma's interim results for the six months to 4 October 2003 will be announced on 9 December 2003...

17 Sep 2003
Halma presentation at Global Capital Goods Conference

Halma p.l.c. contributed to the Global Capital Goods Conference organised by Credit Suisse First Boston on 17 September 2003. A copy of the presentation in PDF format can be downloaded from the Analyst Presentations page...

11 Sep 2003
Halma business briefing - 11 September 2003

Halma p.l.c. held its annual Business Briefing on 11 September 2003 which focussed on the Process Safety and Elevator Electronics sectors. A copy of the presentation in PDF format can be downloaded from the Analyst Presentations page...

02 Sep 2003
Directors share transactions

At a meeting of the Share Options Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 2 September 2003, 34,442 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Schemes to Mr N Quinn, a Director of the Company, following the exercise of share options. The exercise prices were as follows...

16 Aug 2003
Appointment of Non-executive Director

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces the appointment of Stephen Pettit as a non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 16 September 2003. Mr Pettit succeeds the late Lord McGowan.

Stephen Pettit, 52, is a former Director of Cable & Wireless plc where he led the mergers with Mercury, Bell CableMedia, Nynex CableComms and Videotron. For his last three years with Cable & Wireless, Mr Pettit was Executive Director (Corporate Development)...

13 Aug 2003
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received notification on 12 August 2003 from Legal & General Investment Management Limited that consequent upon a transfer out of management, the beneficial interest of Legal & General Group Plc in the ordinary shares of the Company has now fallen below 3% and is therefore no longer notifiable...

07 Aug 2003
Disclosure of interest in shares

At the Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. held on 29 July 2003, all the resolutions placed before the meeting were duly passed.

A copy of the resolutions which were passed under Special Business at the meeting has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at:

01 Aug 2003
Result of AGM

At the Annual General Meeting of Halma p.l.c. held on 29 July 2003, all the resolutions placed before the meeting were duly passed.

A copy of the resolutions which were passed under Special Business at the meeting has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at:

29 Jul 2003
Statement: Halma p.l.c. 109th Annual General Meeting

At the AGM of Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, to be held later today, Mr Geoff Unwin, who will become Chairman of the Group following the AGM, will make the following comments on trading...

28 Jul 2003
Grant of options to Directors

The following Directors have been granted additional options over Halma p.l.c. ordinary shares, the exercise of which is subject to performance criteria. Details are as follows...

25 Jul 2003
Additional listing

Application has been made to the UK Listing Authority for a block listing of 1,400,000 ordinary shares of 10 pence each to be admitted to the Official List and to the London Stock Exchange for admission of the same number of ordinary shares to trading on the London Stock Exchange...

17 Jul 2003
Directors' Share transactions

At a Meeting of the Share Options Committee of the Board of Halma p.l.c. held on 15 July 2003, a total of 166,929 additional ordinary shares in the Company were allotted under the provisions of the Company's Share Option Schemes to Mr S R O'Shea, Mr K J Thompson and Mr K J Roy, Directors of the Company, following the exercise of share options, as follows...

11 Jul 2003
Disclosure of interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has today received notification from Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. (“OFI”) that at the close of business on 30 June 2003, OFI held an aggregate of 12,875,616 ordinary shares in the Company on behalf of various OFI Clients. This represents 3.52% of the issued share capital of the Company...

07 Jul 2003
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received notification on 4 July 2003 from Legal & General Investment Management Limited that consequent upon a purchase in the market of 183,924 shares on 2 July 2003, Legal & General Group Plc are now the beneficial owners of 11,011,523 ordinary shares representing 3.01% of the issued share capital of the Company. These shares are not subject to a concert party and will be registered as follows...

04 Jul 2003
Halma wins Award For Investor Relations Excellence

The quality of Halma's investor relations was recognised at the Investor Relations magazine's annual award ceremony held in London on Monday 30th June. Halma's investor relations team - Stephen O'Shea, Chief Executive and Kevin Thompson, Finance Director - were given the award for 'Best Communication of Shareholder Value (non-FTSE-100)'...

03 Jul 2003
Interest notified under Section 198 Companies Act 1985

Halma p.l.c. received notification on 3 July 2003 from Legal & General Investment Management Limited that consequent upon a sale in the market, the beneficial interest of Legal & General Group Plc in the ordinary shares of the Company has now fallen below 3% and is therefore no longer notifiable.

03 Jul 2003
Halma Annual Report and Accounts 2003

A copy of the Halma Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 29 March 2003 has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority, and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility which is situated at...

18 Jun 2003
Director's interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has today received notification that Mr A J Walker, a non-executive Director of the Company, acquired a beneficial interest in 35,714 ordinary shares in the Company at 140p per share on 17 June 2003.

After the above transaction, the beneficial holding of Mr Walker, including family interests, in the ordinary shares of Halma p.l.c. amounts to 35,714 shares (0.0098% of the issued ordinary share capital).

17 Jun 2003
Preliminary results for the year to 29 March 2003

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, today announced its preliminary results for the year to 29 March 2003...

16 Jun 2003
Disclosure of interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has today, 16 June 2003, received notification from Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. ("OFI") that at the close of business on 9 June 2003, OFI held an aggregate of 16,728,577 ordinary shares in the Company on behalf of various OFI Clients. This represents 4.58% of the issued share capital of the Company...

03 Jun 2003
Disclosure of interest in shares

Halma p.l.c. has today, 3 June 2003, received notification from Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. ("OFI") that at the close of business on 6 May 2003, OFI held an aggregate of 23,300,828 ordinary shares in the Company on behalf of various OFI Clients. This represents 6.38% of the issued share capital of the Company...

09 May 2003
Appointment of Non-executive Director

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, announces the appointment of Andrew Walker as a non-executive Director with effect from 8 May 2003. Halma began the search for a new non-executive Director last year, following the retirement of a member of its Board...

07 May 2003
Death of Director

It is with regret that the Board of Halma reports the death of Lord McGowan, a non-executive Director of the Company.

Lord McGowan was appointed to the Halma Board as a non-executive Director in May 1997 and served as Senior Independent Director and chairman of both the Remuneration and Audit Committees during the last six years.

24 Apr 2003
Trading update

Halma, the leading safety and environmental technology group, issued a trading update today, 24 April 2003. Halma typically issues trading updates each April and October, two months ahead of its full year and interim announcements. Halma's preliminary results for the year to 29 March 2003 will be announced on 17 June 2003...