Share plc, formerly The Share Centre (Holdings) Ltd, was established in February 1994 as the parent company for a number of subsidiaries engaged in stockbroking related activities. Share plc was incorporated in England and Wales and its main country of operation is the United Kingdom.
Share plc's principal operating business, The Share Centre, began operations in April 1991 to provide self-select share services for personal investors and is the main revenue-producing entity of the Group. The Share Centre is now one of the UK's leading independent retail stockbrokers and around 80 per cent of its trading business is transacted though its website.
The Share Centre's main business is the provision and administration of execution-only and advisory trading accounts (referred to as Share Accounts), Individual Savings Accounts ('ISAs'), Self-invested Personal Pension Plans ('SIPPs'), Child Trust Fund accounts ('CTFs'), Junior Individual Savings Accounts ('JISA'), Share Incentive Plans ('SIPs'), Investment Club Share Accounts and Enterprise Investment Scheme ('EIS') portfolios to private investors, both directly and through corporate customers, throughout the UK.
The Share Centre provides investment guidance to its customers through, its website and magazine entitled 'The Shareholder'.