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Thursday 22 September, 2011

Betfair Group PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 7543O
Betfair Group PLC
22 September 2011
 



Betfair Group plc (the "Company")

Result of Annual General Meeting

 

Betfair Group plc announces that the following resolutions were approved at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 22 September 2011 held at BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LN at 11am.  All Board Directors, except for Josh Hannah and Ian Dyson, were in attendance. 

 

Each of the resolutions were voted on by way of a poll and the results of each resolution are shown below. All Resolutions were duly approved.

 

Resolutions

For1

Against

Number of votes witheld2

Total Capital Instructed


No. of shares1

%

No. of shares

%

No. of shares2

No. of shares

1. Receipt of Annual Report and financial statements for the year   ended 30 April 2011

66,570,903

99.83

111,053

0.17

0

66,681,956

2. Approval of remuneration report

63,934,175

95.91

2,723,898

4.09

23,883

66,681,956

3. Declaration of Dividend

66,671,564

99.98

10,049

0.02

343

66,681,956

4. Re-election of Edward Wray

50,023,444

89.61

5,800,327

10.39

10,858,185

66,681,956

5.Re-election of David Yu

60,911,907

91.41

5,725,868

8.59

44,181

66,681,956

6.Re-election of Stephen Morana

62,758,422

94.12

3,922,353

5.88

1,181

66,681,956

7.Re-election of Mike McTighe

51,916,889

92.88

3,976,953

7.12

10,788,114

66,681,956

8. Re-election of Josh Hannah

60,948,065

91.47

5,684,167

8.53

49,724

66,681,956

9. Re-election of Fru Hazlitt

60,465,070

90.74

6,167,162

9.26

49,724

66,681,956

10. Re-election of Ian Dyson

66,508,320

99.87

86,591

0.13

87,045

66,681,956

11. Election of Baroness Denise Kingsmill

66,494,589

99.85

100,322

0.15

87,045

66,681,956

12. Re-appointment of Auditors

66,105,333

99.15

569,899

0.85

6,724

66,681,956

13. Auditors' Remuneration

64,755,183

97.15

1,900,297

2.85

26,476

66,681,956

14. Authority to allot equity securities

65,167,466

97.76

1,490,057

2.24

24,433

66,681,956

15. Disapplication of Pre-Emption Rights***

66,574,933

99.96

27,092

0.04

79,931

66,681,956

16. Authority to Purchase Own Shares***

66,663,499

99.99

4,192

0.01

14,265

66,681,956

17. Political Donations

55,158,003

82.74

11,503,942

17.26

20,011

66,681,956

18. Notice of Meetings***

66,593,411

99.87

88,545

0.13

0

66,681,956

 

NOTES:

1The "For" vote includes those giving the Chairman discretion.

2A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" the resolution.

3Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received.

4Voting was conducted by poll. 

5The number of shares in issue at 6pm on Tuesday 20 September 2011 was 106,389,672. 62.68% of voting capital was instructed.

*** Denotes Special Resolutions

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual of General Meeting, which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do and also on the Company's website at http://corporate.betfair.com/ 

A copy of the resolutions passed under special business (as defined by the listing rules of the UK Listing Authority) will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will also be available for inspection at http://www.hemscott.com/nsm.do

 

 


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