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De La Rue PLC - Result of AGM

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De La Rue PLC
06 August 2020
 

 

 

DE LA RUE PLC

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

The Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") of De La Rue plc ("De La Rue" or the "Company") was held today, 6 August 2020, at 10:30am at De La Rue House, Jays Close, Viables, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG22 4BS.

The Company is also pleased to announce that the Resolutions (as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting) were duly passed on a poll (in which every member present in person or proxy had one vote for each Ordinary Share held).

The poll results on the Resolutions, on which Computershare (the Company's registrar) acted as scrutineer, are as follows:

 

Poll Voting Figures

 

RESOLUTION

FOR

AGAINST

TOTAL

WITHHELD

Number of Votes

% of votes Cast

Number of Votes

% of votes Cast

Votes Cast (Excluding Withheld)

% of Issued Share Capital

Number of Votes

Ordinary Resolutions

1.

Receive the strategic report, the directors' report and the financial statements of the Company, together with the report of the auditor

123,396,613

99.99

8,556

0.01

123,405,169

63.30%

255,444

2.

Approve the directors' remuneration policy

117,001,673

94.64

6,628,523

5.36

123,630,196

63.41%

30,416

3.

Approve the directors' remuneration report

121,649,532

98.40

1,980,487

1.60

123,630,019

63.41%

29,656

4.

Elect Kevin Loosemore

123,560,155

99.93

90,470

0.07

123,650,625

63.42%

9,988

5.

Elect Clive Vacher

123,578,457

99.94

69,318

0.06

123,647,775

63.42%

12,838

6.

Re-elect Nick Bray

123,481,946

99.87

162,632

0.13

123,644,578

63.42%

16,034

7.

Re-elect Maria da Cunha

117,916,055

95.36

5,732,622

4.64

123,648,677

63.42%

11,935

8.

Re-appoint Ernst and Young LLP as auditor

123,544,215

99.92

105,065

0.08

123,649,280

63.42%

8,709

9.

Authorise the Directors to determine the auditor's remuneration

123,586,197

99.94

68,397

0.06

123,654,594

63.43%

6,019

10.

Authorise the Directors to allot shares

123,255,609

99.70

375,216

0.30

123,630,825

63.41%

29,402

11.

Authorise political donations and political expenditure

122,566,685

99.17

1,026,598

0.83

123,593,283

63.40%

67,330

Special Resolutions

12.

Authorise the Directors to allot shares as if s561 of the Companies Act did not apply

123,450,725

99.87

157,471

0.13

123,608,196

63.40%

52,417

13.

Authorise the Directors to allot additional shares as if s561 of the Companies Act did not apply

123,425,843

99.85

180,350

0.15

123,606,193

63.40%

54,420

14.

Authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares

 

123,593,755

99.95

63,592

0.05

123,657,347

63.43%

3,266

Ordinary Resolutions

15.

Approve the executive incentive arrangements comprising the De La Rue Deferred Bonus Plan 2020 (DBP)

122,770,772

99.32

842,742

0.68

123,613,514

63.41%

45,139

16.

Approve the executive incentive arrangements comprising the De La Rue Performance Share Plan 2020 (PSP)

122,772,104

99.32

843,710

0.68

123,615,814

63.41%

44,799

Special Resolution

17

That a general meeting may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

123,192,906

99.62

464,584

0.38

123,657,490

63.43%

3,123

 

1.   Percentages are expressed as a proportion of the total votes cast (which does not include votes withheld).

2.   A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not included in the calculation of the votes 'For' or 'Against' the resolutions, nor the total votes cast.

3.   Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman of the meeting have been included in the 'For' totals.

4.   As at 6:00 p.m. on 4 August 2020 (being the record time for the Annual General Meeting), the Company had 194,956,241 Ordinary Shares in issue and the total number of voting rights in respect of these ordinary shares was 194,956,241, each ordinary share carrying one vote.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, a copy of the Resolutions, other than those concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, where they will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism. In addition, a copy of the Resolutions will also be filed with Companies House. The results of the Annual General Meeting held on 6 August 2020 will be available to view on the Company's website at www.delarue.com.

 

Jane Hyde, Company Secretary

Contact Number: 01256 605212

6 August 2020

 

De La Rue plc's LEI code is 213800DH741LZWIJXP78

 


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