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PV Crystalox Solar plc
Company Name:PV Crystalox Solar plc Minimum fundraise:£0.00* High Share Price Bid:£0.57
Business Sector:Energy Total Funds Bid to Date:- Low Share Price Bid:£0.40
Auction period:23 Feb 2023 - N/A Indicative Share Price:0.00 Average Share Price Bid:£0.51**
*The company will accept oversubscription.
**In the event of significant oversubscription, shares will be allocated to bids at the average price and above.

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PV Crystalox Solar plc

At the request of the Company, PV Crystalox Solar plc has now been withdrawn from trading on Asset Match.

In the last auction that closed on 22nd February 2023, 9,000 shares traded at 37 pence per share. 

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Company info

PV Crystalox Solar is a long established supplier to the global PV (photovoltaic) industry. Formerly quoted on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: PVCS) the company also provides slicing services for the high technology ceramics and optics industries in Germany.

Auction details

PV Crystalox Solar plc was admitted to trading on Asset Match on 15 March 2021 at a price of 33.1 pence per share (being the last traded price on exchange - Tender Offer @ 55 pence).

Auctions are held quarterly and close at 3pm on the last Wednesday of the month (unless stated otherwise).

The tick size for this company is 0.5 pence per share.

Participants can send orders via their existing broker or directly to Jarvis (shareDeal active). Further details can be found by clicking on the "Auction instructions" section below.


Price history (last 10 auctions)


Auction instructions

To buy and sell shares in this company via Asset Match Private Market, you will need to use a stockbroker.

           -  shareDeal active

If you are a UK resident, our main broker and settlement agent for all CREST eligible companies on the AM Private Market is shareDeal active.

shareDeal active provide a competitively priced service for both certified and non-certified transactions. You can open an account online or by post using the form provided.

Alternatively, if you already have an account with shareDeal active and wish to place an order please contact the Dealing desk directly on 01892 510515 or deal online.

To sell a share certificate, the easiest way to trade is to set up a shareDeal active account online and once open post your share certificate with a completed CREST transfer form. Alternatively, you can open an account by post using the Asset Match Certificated Sale Pack which includes everything you will need.

It generally takes 5-7 days for your account to be open and shares available for trading.

           -  Already have a stockbroker

Over 60 UK brokers regularly trade and are set up to deal on our platform. These brokers can submit your instructions to shareDeal active on your behalf*.

Please note that not all brokers are able to deal in unquoted shares so contact us to confirm whether your broker is able to trade.

           -  Overseas

If you are based overseas and are interested in participating then please contact us directly by emailing or by calling 020 7248 2788.

​​When buying and selling shares, please note that the Asset Match levy of 3% applies, with a minimum charge of £20 per trade (*additional fees may apply).

For more information on how the auction works then please click here.

Key People

John Sleeman Chairman

John Sleeman graduated in Physics from the University of Durham and started his career at Deloitte & Touche in 1970 where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving in 1975 to Samuel Montagu where he qualified as a Chartered Banker and held various corporate and project finance advisory roles, becoming a director in 1989. Following its acquisition by HSBC, he held directorships with a number of companies within the HSBC Group, and from 2000 to 2003 was managing director, head of international team, corporate finance. After that, John was an independent director of OSJC Power Machines (from 2003 to 2008), the Russian power generation equipment manufacturer 25% owned by Siemens AG, and an independent director of JSC Open Investments (from 2005 to 2009), the Russian real estate group. He was appointed as non-executive director and Senior Independent Director at PV Crystalox Solar in June 2007 and became the Chairman in May 2013. He is chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. From 2006 to 2017 John was a founding partner of S.P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP. In 2014 he was appointed as non-executive director of UCP Plc and in 2018 John became a senior adviser to Herax Partners LLP.

Iain Dorrity Chief Executive Officer

Iain Dorrity has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Exeter University. He joined the Company in 1986 and became responsible for sales and marketing in 1988. He was a member of the MBO team that acquired the Crystalox business in 1994 and was appointed to the boards of both Crystalox Limited and Crystalox Solar Limited at that time. Subsequently, following the merger of PV Silicon GmbH and Crystalox Limited, he became a member of the board of PV Crystalox Solar GmbH in 2002 and a member of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on its formation in December 2006. Iain has over 30 years’ experience in crystal growth and semiconductor materials with an emphasis latterly on multicrystalline silicon technology. Prior to joining Crystalox, he spent eight years working in research and in industry with General Electric Company.