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Wednesday 05 November, 2008

JP Morgan Overseas

AGM & Statement Re Currency H

RNS Number : 5126H
JPMorgan Overseas IT PLC
05 November 2008
 







STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT



JPMORGAN OVERSEAS INVESTMENT TRUST PLC


RESULT OF AGM AND STATEMENT RE CURRENCY HEDGING



Following the Annual General Meeting of the Company, which was held yesterday, the Board is pleased to announce that all of the Ordinary Resolutions put to shareholders were passed. In addition, three Special Resolutions were passed which:



  • will allow the Company to disapply pre-emption rights on the allotment of ordinary shares; 

      ii. will allow the Company to make market purchases of up to 3,998,874 ordinary shares 
          representing 14.99% of the Company's issued share capital for each share class; and

 

     iii. will allow the Articles of Association signed by the Chairman to be adopted as the new 
          Articles of Association
 of the Company in substitution for, and to the exclusion of, the 
          existing  Articles of Association, with effect from the conclusion of the 2008 Annual General 
          Meeting.

The special resolutions, which were passed at the Annual General Meeting, have been lodged with the UK Listing Authority. These will be available shortly through the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility, which can be found at The Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS.

A Summary of proxy votes received will shortly be available on the Company's website, www.jpmoverseas.co.uk.


The Board further announces that it has agreed to implement a passive currency hedging strategy for the portfolio to neutralise active currency positions relative to the Company's benchmark, the MSCI World AC Index. 


5th November 2008



For further information, please contact:



Divya Amin 

For and on behalf of

JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited - Secretary

020 7742 6000



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