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Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Aegis Group PLC

Result of General Meeting

RNS Number : 4870M
Aegis Group PLC
16 August 2011






16 August 2011


Aegis Group plc


Result of General Meeting to approve the proposed sale of Synovate and Share Consolidation



Aegis Group plc ("Aegis") announces the results of the shareholder votes at the General Meeting, held at 3.00 p.m. on 16 August 2011 at The Academy of Medical Sciences, 41 Portland Place, London W1B 1QH.


The resolutions put to the meeting were passed on a poll. Details of the voting on each resolution are given below.


Voting Results



Ordinary Resolutions 







1.  Sale of Synovate






2.  Share Consolidation








The total number of shares in issue and eligible to be voted was 1,287,661,806, of which 1,000,505,845 shares (77.70%) were voted.


Completion of the sale of Synovate is currently anticipated to occur on or around 30 September 2011 and the Return of Capital and Share Consolidation is expected to take place as soon as practicable thereafter.  The timing of Completion is dependent upon, amongst other things, the satisfaction (or waiver) of the Anti-Trust Conditions. If there is any delay in obtaining such clearances the timing of Completion may change and the timing of the Return of Capital and Share Consolidation will be changed to reflect this.


An announcement informing shareholders of Completion and the timing of the Return of Capital and Share Consolidation will be made in due course.  


In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at the General Meeting has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: The results of the meeting will also be published on the Company's website at


Capitalised terms used in this announcement have the meanings ascribed to them in the circular from Aegis to its shareholders dated 29 July 2011. 




For further information, please contact:


Aegis Group plc

Louise Evans, Group Director of Communications & Marketing                  +44 7920 492400

Rob Gurner, Head of Investor Relations                                                       +44 7825 189088



Notes to Editors:

About Aegis Group plc:

Aegis Group plc is one of the world's leading marketing communications groups.  Aegis Media is made up of the Carat, Vizeum, Posterscope, Isobar and iProspect networks.  Aegis helps clients communicate and build relationships with consumers around their products and brands. Our services include market insight and communications strategy, through digital creative execution, media planning and buying, brand tracking and marketing analytics.  Aegis Group plc's shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (AEGS.L).


About Synovate:

Synovate is Aegis's market research business and generates insights to help clients drive brand, product and customer experience strategies. Synovate is one of the leading providers of custom market research globally, with a network spanning over 60 countries. It offers a broad range of tailored market research services to customers in a variety of industry sectors.


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