19 September 2007
UTV plc ('UTV' )
The Board of UTV announces that, at the Court Meeting held earlier today, the
resolution to approve the Scheme was passed by the requisite majority.
Subsequently, at the EGM, a special resolution to approve the Scheme and provide
for its implementation was also passed by the requisite majority on a poll.
Voting results for the resolution to approve the Scheme at the Court Meeting:
Percentage of votes for: 99.99%
Percentage of votes against: 0.01%
Voting results for the special resolution at the EGM:
Percentage of votes for: 99.76%
Percentage of votes against: 0.24%
The hearing of the petition to the Court to sanction the Scheme and to confirm
the reduction of capital is scheduled for 12 October 2007 and it is expected
that the Scheme will become effective on 15 October 2007. It is expected that
the last day for dealings in ordinary shares of UTV will be Friday 12 October
2007 and that dealings in ordinary shares of UTV Media plc will commence at 8
a.m. on Monday 15 October 2007.
Capitalised terms used in this announcement have the same meaning as in the
Prospectus (incorporating the circular of the Company) dated 24 August 2007.
John McCann, Group Chief Executive Tel: +44 (0)28 9026 2202
Paul O'Brien, Group Finance Director Tel: +44 (0)28 9026 2098
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