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David Ormerod - Gunsynd director resigns 16 January 2018

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David Ormerod has resigned from Gunsynd as Non-Executive Director. The resignation takes effect from Jan 16, 2018.

SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY DAVID ORMEROD

David is an experienced oil and gas professional who has been involved in public companies at a management and board level for thirty years. He has experience with operations in Africa, Asia, US, South America and Australia where he has been involved in business development, initial drilling through to field development. He is a member of the AAPG, SEG and a fellow of the Royal Geological Society. He adds technical governance and strategy at a critical time in the development of the company.

SECTION 2 GUNSYND PLC PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (United Kingdom:GUN):

+ Gunsynd plc is placed 914/1,380 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of the United Kingdom stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 34.

2.1 MCap History:

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by GBX602,366 from GBX1.4 million to GBX2 million. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there have been declines in MCap in 2 out of 5 years.

PriceMCap (GBP M)MCap (US$ M)
Last0.04 GBX22.7
1 Year ago0.04 GBX0.70.9
2 Years ago0.08 GBX0.60.8
3 Years ago0.29 GBX2.13.2
4 Years ago0.25 GBX0.40.7
5 Years ago0.78 GBX1.42.2

2.2 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

GUNCloseAnnual Return %
Last Traded Jan 160.04 GBX-
1 Year ago0.04 GBX-50
2 Years ago0.08 GBX-75.8
3 Years ago0.33 GBX32
4 Years ago0.25 GBX-66.7

Close 5 years ago 0.75 GBX.

2.3 Present Value of GBP1000 invested in the past

The present value of GBX1000 invested a year ago is GBX1,000

PV10001-week1-month1-year
GUN.L1,0001,0001,000
FTSE 100 Index1,0091,0221,059

2.4 Trailing Price Change %

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
GUN
Pharmaceuticals & biotechnology sector3.2-4.8-5.7
FTSE 100 Index3.93.46.0

SECTION 3 GUNSYND PLC FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (United Kingdom:GUN):

3.2 Performance (All figures in %)

Return on Equity 3-year average is -17.2%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin59.659.6
Operating Profit Margin59.659.6
Net Profit Margin59.659.6
Return on Equity15.1-17.2
Return on Assets14.3-15.1
Return on Capital Employed15.1-17.2

3.3 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In United Kingdom Market
P/E * P/NTA1.2In Top 2%
Return on Assets [ROA] %14.3In Top Quartile

SECTION 4 GUNSYND PLC MARKET POSITION AND GLOBAL RANK (United Kingdom:GUN):

4.1 Market Position

Gunsynd plc (L:GUN), the United Kingdom's 41st largest Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology company by market cap, tumbled 0.01 GBX (or 20.0%) in the trailing 12 months to January 08, 2018 to close at 0.04 GBX. This means the stock has underperformed 81% of the United Kingdom-listed stocks in the same period. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which has risen 6.8% over the same period, this is a relative price change of -26.8%. Average daily volume of 52 million shares in the trailing year was 3.4 times average daily volume in the previous year.

4.2 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,393 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)2.7M42,026Bottom
Total Assets (US$)4.7M37,753Bottom
Revenue (US$)1.1M35,820Bottom
Net Profit (US$)667,25525,189Third
Return on Equity %15.17,466Top
Net Profit Margin %59.61,673Top
Price to Book0.64,963Top
Price Earnings2.0456Top
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*88322,615Second
US$* Change (1Year) %10.321,704Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)1739,410Bottom

* 1 year ago GBP 1 = USD 1.23

Jan 08, 2018: GBP 1 equals USD 1.3568

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF GUNSYND PLC

Gwyn Humphreys, Chief Executive Officer

Hamish Harris, Chairman

Darren Bamforth, Director & Company Secretary

George Garnett, Non-Executive Director

Mike Townend, Non-Executive Director

SECTION 6 GUNSYND PLC ACTIVITIES

Gunsynd PLC, formerly Evocutis plc, is an investing company. The Company operates in investment activities segment. The Company's principal activity is that of investing by focusing on acquiring companies and/or projects within the natural resources sector. The geographical focus of the Company will be Europe, however, investments may also be considered in other regions. The Company's interests in an investment and/or acquisition may range from a minority position to full ownership and may comprise one investment or multiple investments. The investments may be in either quoted or unquoted companies; be made by direct acquisitions or farm-ins, and may be in companies, partnerships, earn-in joint ventures, debt or other loan structures, joint ventures or direct or indirect interests in assets or projects. Cairn Financial Advisers LLP is nominated advisor of the Company

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 CHANGES IN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

16 January 2018

Gunsynd appoints George Garnett as director

Gunsynd has appointed George Garnett as Non-Executive Director. The appointment takes effect from Jan 16, 2018.

7.2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

21 December 2017

Hamish Harris starts third year as Gunsynd Chairman

Hamish Harris was appointed Chairman of Gunsynd (L:GUN) two years ago on December 21, 2015. The shares were down from 0.1 GBX to 0.0 GBX and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is -42.3%. The present value of GBP1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth GBP333, a loss of GBP667.

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