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Tuesday 29 July, 2008

Caledonia Inv PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1206A
Caledonia Investments PLC
29 July 2008
 






Caledonia Investments plc: Results of Annual General Meeting

Caledonia Investments plc (the 'Company') is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting held on 29 July 2008 were duly passed. 

The following table indicates the number of proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting for each of the resolutions. It should be noted that votes withheld do not constitute votes in law and therefore are not counted in the number of votes for or against any resolution.

Resolution

In favour

Discretion

Against

Withheld

No


No.

%

No.

%

No.

%

No.

1

To receive and adopt the directors' report and the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2008

37,651,956

99.72

35,537

0.09

73,010

0.19

93,392

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2008

37,449,228

99.07

36,723

0.10

311,970

0.83

55,974

3

To declare a final dividend of 22.6p per ordinary share

37,743,548

99.71

35,537

0.09

74,351

0.20

33,862

4

To re-elect Mr J M B Cayzer-Colvin as a director

37,604,377

99.59

38,237

0.10

116,709

0.31

94,572

5

To re-elect Mr W P Wyatt as a director

37,587,496

99.59

38,248

0.10

115,347

0.31

79,401

6

To re-elect Mr R Goblet d'Alviella as a director

37,177,819

98.35

38,248

0.10

584,647

1.55

53,181

7

To re-elect Mr D G F Thompson as a director

37,799,484

99.86

38,248

0.10

14,596

0.04

1,567

8

To re-elect Mr J R H Loudon as a director

37,190,733

98.39

38,248

0.10

571,583

1.51

53,331

9

To re-appoint Deloitte & Touche LLP as auditors

37,510,066

99.34

40,197

0.11

207,753

0.55

95,879

10

To authorise the directors to agree the auditors' remuneration

37,714,432

99.64

38,448

0.10

99,928

0.26

1,087

11

To grant the Company authority to make market purchases of its own shares

37,801,629

99.87

41,219

0.11

7,645

0.02

3,402

12

To approve the waiver of the mandatory offer provisions set out in Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers in relation to the Cayzer Concert Party*

8,038,005

64.20

39,319

0.31

4,443,526

35.49

660,571

13

To authorise the allotment of unissued shares

37,799,134

99.86

41,219

0.11

9,892

0.03

3,650

14

To authorise the allotment of shares on a non pre-emptive basis

37,767,751

99.78

41,219

0.11

40,794

0.11

4,131

15

To approve the adoption of new articles of association

37,777,754

99.81

43,527

0.12

27,113

0.07

5,501

16

To approve amendments to the Company's deferred bonus plan

37,472,453

99.51

44,154

0.12

139,150

0.37

198,138

17

To authorise the Company to make political donations

30,316,967

82.77

39,002

0.11

6,270,523

17.12

1,227,790

*The shareholders who are deemed to form the Cayzer Concert Party for the purposes of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers were not able to vote on this resolution

Each of the resolutions was voted on by way of a show of hands, other than resolution 12 which was voted on by way of a poll. The numbers of votes cast at the meeting on resolution 12 were 8,078,164 in favour and 4,443,526 against. At the date of the annual general meeting there were 58,377,552 ordinary shares in issue, excluding shares held in treasury.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of resolutions 12, 15, 16 and 17, being the resolutions passed at the annual general meeting other than those concerning ordinary business, have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which is situated at:

Financial Services Authority

25 The North Colonnade
Canary Wharf
London

E14 5HS


Tel. No: +44 (0)20 7066 1000

(Documents will normally be available for inspection within six normal business hours of this notice being given).

All of the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting are also set out in the AGM circular available on Caledonia's website at www.caledonia.com.


Enquiries:

G P Denison, Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)20 7802 8080

29 July 2008



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