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Thursday 26 June, 2008

Vernalis PLC

AGM Statement

RNS Number : 5560X
Vernalis PLC
26 June 2008
 



26 June 2008


VERNALIS PLC


RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 26 JUNE 2008


Vernalis plc announces that all resolutions proposed to shareholders at its Annual General Meeting held today were duly passed.


All resolutions were approved on a show of hands. The number of proxy votes received for each resolution is set out below.


Resolution

For (including discretionary votes)*

Against*

Withheld

Ordinary Resolution

1.    To receive the audited accounts and related reports of the Directors and auditors

179,202,997

(99.99%)

11,877

(0.01%)

7,930

2.    To approve the remuneration report

175,655,235

(98.02%)

3,548,448

(1.98%)

19,121

3.    To re-elect as a Director Dr P R Read

178,780,069

(99.76%)

424,802

(0.24%)

17,933

4.    To re-elect as a Director Mr G M Kennedy

178,776,979

(99.76%)

427,642

(0.24%)

18,183

5.    To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors and to authorise the Directors to determine their remuneration 

178,807,909

(99.78%)

403,223

(0.22%)

11,672

6.    To authorise the Directors to allot relevant securities 

179,152,472

(99.98%)

30,266

(0.02%)

40,066

Special Resolution

7.    To authorise the Directors to allot equity securities for cash

179,147,026

(99.98%)

35,436

(0.02%)

40,342

Ordinary Resolution

8.    To permit electronic communications

179,093,365

(99.97%)

51,968

(0.03%)

77,471

Special Resolution

9.    To adopt new articles with effect from 1st October 2008

179,165,441

(99.98%)

33,105

(0.02%)

13,106

*NB: Percentage of votes cast excludes withheld votes



Enquiries:


Vernalis plc                                        +44 (0)118 977 3133

Tony Weir, Chief Financial Officer


Brunswick Group                                +44 (0)20 7404 5959

Jon Coles

Alex Tweed


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