St. James's Place (LON:STJ)

St. James's Place (LON:STJ)


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St. James's Place RNS Release

Result of AGM


RNS Number : 0035Z
St. James's Place PLC
14 May 2019
 

St. James's Place plc ("SJP plc")

Result of Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

SJP's AGM was held at 11:30am on Tuesday, 14 May 2019 at The Royal Aeronautical Society, 4 Hamilton Place, London, W1J 7BQ.

The results of polls on all 16 resolutions are set out below.  The Board is also pleased to announce that Baroness Wheatcroft has today been appointed as its Non-executive for workforce engagement.

 

Resolution

Total votes validly cast

Percentage of relevant shares in issue (%)

For

For (% of shares voted)

Against

Against (% of shares voted)

Votes withheld

1

To receive the Company's annual accounts and reports of the Directors and auditors thereon for the year ended 31 December 2018.

436,738,075

82.26

436,733,462

100

4,613

0

344,389

2

To declare a final dividend of 29.73 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 31 December 2018.

437,067,332

82.32

435,614,591

99.67

1,452,741

0.33

15,132

3

To re-elect Iain Cornish as a Director.

429,862,481

80.96

409,756,189

95.32

20,106,292

4.68

7,219,982

4

To re-elect Andrew Croft as a Director.

436,681,672

82.25

434,536,884

99.51

2,144,788

0.49

400,792

5

To re-elect Ian Gascoigne as a Director.

436,661,775

82.25

432,585,236

99.07

4,076,539

0.93

420,689

6

To re-elect Simon Jeffreys as a Director.

437,058,260

82.32

432,320,811

98.92

4,737,449

1.08

24,204

7

To re-elect Patience Wheatcroft as a Director.

437,061,016

82.32

435,436,470

99.63

1,624,546

0.37

21,448

8

To re-elect Roger Yates as a Director.

437,058,760

82.32

433,368,188

99.16

3,690,572

0.84

23,704

9

To re-elect Craig Gentle as a Director.

436,682,100

82.25

433,145,887

99.19

3,536,213

0.81

400,364

10

To approve the Directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 December 2018

436,430,494

82.20

424,140,433

97.18

12,290,061

2.82

651,639

11

To re-appoint PwC as the auditors of the Company to hold office until the conclusion

of the next General Meeting at which accounts are laid before the Company.

433,815,831

81.71

433,259,364

99.87

556,467

0.13

3,266,632

12

To authorise the Directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors of the Company.

437,061,961

82.32

436,831,149

99.95

230,812

0.05

20,503

13

To renew the authority and power conferred on the Directors by Article 8.2 of the Company's Articles of Association.

437,022,996

82.31

432,576,137

98.98

4,446,859

1.02

58,637

14

To renew the authority and power conferred on the Directors by Article 8.3 of the Company's Articles of Association.

437,019,439

82.31

436,398,015

99.86

621,424

0.14

63,025

15

That the Company be generally and unconditionally authorised for the purposes of Section 701 of the Companies Act 2006 to make market purchases.

436,854,450

82.28

432,082,983

98.91

4,771,467

1.09

228,013

16

That a General Meeting of the Company, other than an Annual General Meeting of the Company, may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

437,063,650

82.32

419,509,602

95.98

17,554,048

4.02

18,814

The number of Ordinary Shares in issue on 14 May 2019 was 530,924,219.  Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.  A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes validly cast.

Resolutions 1 to 13 were passed as Ordinary Resolutions and Resolutions 14 to 16 were passed as Special Resolutions.

In accordance with paragraph 9.6.2R of the Listing Rules, SJP plc has submitted a copy of the Resolutions passed at the meeting (other than Resolutions concerning ordinary business) to the UK Listing Authority via the National Storage Mechanism. These documents will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.  

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Meeting, which is available on the Company's website at www.sjp.co.uk/shareholders/shareholder-meetings.

Jonathan Dale

Deputy Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0)1285 717237
14 May 2019

Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on this announcement (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.

 


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