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Withdrawal of resolution from 2019 AGM

Released 18:21 16-May-2019

RNS Number : 3354Z
IP Group PLC
16 May 2019
 

FOR RELEASE ON

16 May 2019

 

IP Group plc - Withdrawal of resolution from 2019 AGM

 

IP Group plc (LSE: IPO) ("IP Group" or "the Company" or "the Group"), the developer of intellectual property-based businesses, notes that it is withdrawing Resolution 20, to approve amendments to the LTIP (as defined in the 2019 AGM Notice), from its AGM.

 

Shareholders approved various amendments to the LTIP in 2011 rather than the LTIP rules being renewed in full. As a result of an administrative error, the LTIP scheme documentation reflected 2011 as its adoption date, rather than as the date on which it was amended. The effect of this was that the LTIP technically expired in 2017 rather than 2021.

 

The Company will now seek approval of the LTIP by shareholders, in accordance with the Listing Rules, at the next opportune time and no later than the 2020 AGM. The LTIP will reflect the Remuneration Policy which shareholders are being asked to approve at the 2019 AGM.

 

Existing awards remain in place however the Company will not allow any awards to vest, nor will it make any further grants under the LTIP, until shareholders have formally approved the LTIP.

 

 For more information, please contact:

IP Group plc

www.ipgroupplc.com

Liz Vaughan-Adams, Communications           

+44 (0) 20 7444 0062/+44 (0) 7979 853802

 

Notes for editors

 

About IP Group

 

IP Group is a leading intellectual property commercialisation company which focuses on evolving great ideas, mainly from its partner universities, into world-changing businesses. The Group has pioneered a unique approach to developing these ideas and the resulting businesses by providing access to business building expertise, capital (through its 100%-owned FCA-authorised subsidiaries IP Capital and Parkwalk Advisors), networks, recruitment and business support. IP Group has a strong track record of success and its portfolio comprises holdings in early-stage to mature businesses across life sciences and technology. IP Group is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the code IPO.

 

For more information, please visit our website at www.ipgroupplc.com.

 

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