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Result of AGM

Released 15:54 04-Jul-2013
Number 6505I15

RNS Number : 6505I
Great Portland Estates PLC
04 July 2013
 



Result of AGM

Resolutions passed at Annual General Meeting

Thursday 4 July 2013

 

Great Portland Estates plc (the "Company") announces the result of voting on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on Thursday 4 July 2013, as set out in the AGM notice.

 

A poll was held on each of the resolutions and was passed by the required majority.  Resolutions 1 to 14 as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 15 to 17 as special resolutions were passed and the results of the poll were as follows:

 


Resolution

Votes for

%

Votes Against

%

Total

% of issued share capital

Votes withheld*



Ordinary Business








1

To receive and adopt the audited financial statements together with the directors' and auditors' reports for the year ended 31 March 2013.

280,534,906

99.91%

261,579

0.09%

280,796,485

81.64%

44,732

2

To authorise the payment of a final dividend for the year ended 31 March 2013.

280,796,485

100%

-

-

280,796,485

81.64%

44,732

3

To approve the Directors' remuneration report.

276,707,186

98.69%

3,667,087

1.31%

280,374,273

81.52%

466,944

4

To re-elect Toby Courtauld as a director of the Company.

279,829,817

99.66%

965,181

0.34%

280,794,998

81.64%

46,219

5

To re-elect Nick Sanderson as a director of the Company.

279,829,394

99.66%

965,604

0.34%

280,794,998

81.64%

46,219

6

To re-elect Neil Thompson as a director of the Company.

279,828,997

99.66%

965,604

0.34%

280,794,601

81.64%

46,616

7

To re-elect Martin Scicluna as a director of the Company.

277,066,900

98.67%

3,728,098

1.33%

280,794,998

81.64%

46,219

8

To re-elect Charles Irby as a director of the Company.

276,773,231

98.57%

4,016,931

1.43%

280,790,162

81.64%

51,055

9

To re-elect Jonathan Nicholls as a director of the Company.

279,803,040

99.65%

987,122

0.35%

280,790,162

81.64%

51,055

10

To re-elect Jonathan Short as a director of the Company.

278,460,211

99.81%

543,941

0.19%

279,004,152

81.12%

1,837,065

11

To elect Elizabeth Holden as a director of the Company.

280,422,049

99.87%

367,765

0.13%

280,789,814

81.64%

51,403

12

To reappoint Deloitte LLP as auditors.

254,493,905

90.63%

26,302,580

9.37%

280,796,485

81.64%

44,732

13

To authorise the directors to agree the remuneration of the auditors.

256,359,671

91.30%

24,435,814

8.70%

280,795,485

81.64%

45,732

14

To renew the directors' authority to allot shares.

268,523,799

96.98%

8,375,921

3.02%

276,899,720

80.51%

3,941,497



 


Resolution

Votes for

%

Votes Against

%

Total

% of issued share capital

Votes withheld*



Special Business








15

To renew the director's limited authority to allot shares for cash.

276,626,263

99.92%

227,685

0.08%

276,853,948

80.50%

3,987,269

16

To renew the authority enabling the Company to buy its own shares.

277,345,351

98.77%

3,451,134

1.23%

280,796,485

81.64%

44,732

17

To authorise the calling of general meetings (other than an annual general meeting) on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

232,263,945

82.72%

48,531,850

17.28%

280,795,795

81.64%

45,422

 

Notes:

 

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and, therefore cannot be counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution.

 

As at the date of the AGM, the number of issued shares of the Company was 343,926,149 shares of 12.5 pence each, which was the total number of shares entitling the holders to attend and vote for or against all resolutions.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting will be available via the National Storage Mechanism, which can be accessed at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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