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Thursday 23 July, 2009

Caledonia Inv PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1780W
Caledonia Investments PLC
23 July 2009
 






Caledonia Investments plc: Result 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 23 July 2009 were duly passed. 

The following table indicates the number of valid 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

Total lodged

No


No.

%

No.

%

%

No.

No.

No.

1

To receive and adopt the directors' report and the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2009

35,976,837

98.30

359,274

0.98

261,503

0.71

96,848

36,694,462

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2009

35,810,088

97.97

361,291

0.99

381,264

1.04

142,720

36,695,363

3

To declare a final dividend of 23.5p per ordinary share for the year ended 31 March 2009

36,261,024

98.82

359,274

0.98

74,955

0.20

110

36,695,363

4

To re-elect Mr J M May as a director

36,127,641

98.72

361,374

0.99

105,313

0.29

101,035

36,695,363

5

To re-elect Mr T C W Ingram as a director

36,125,673

98.72

361,074

0.99

107,531

0.29

101,085

36,695,363

6

To re-elect The Hon C W Cayzer as a director

36,024,848

98.45

361,774

0.99

205,594

0.56

103,147

36,695,363

7

To re-elect Mr C M Allen-Jones as a director

36,307,629

98.95

361,374

0.98

22,063

0.06

4,297

36,695,363

8

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

35,745,816

98.00

361,374

0.99

367,818

1.01

220,355

36,695,363

9

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors

35,915,461

97.90

361,174

0.98

408,919

1.11

9,809

36,695,363

10

To authorise the directors to agree the auditors' remuneration

35,973,873

98.33

398,695

1.09

213,301

0.58

109,173

36,695,042

11

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

36,205,584

98.67

374,725

1.02

113,601

0.31

1,132

36,695,042

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*

5,845,542

53.04

169,806

1.54

5,005,275

45.42

644,708

11,665,331

13

To authorise the allotment of unissued shares

35,928,406

98.66

376,375

1.03

112,314

0.31

277,947

36,695,042

14

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

36,282,648

98.91

379,779

1.04

20,942

0.06

11,207

36,694,576

15

To approve the deletion of provisions of the Company's memorandum of association and the adoption of new articles of association

36,289,714

98.94

376,175

1.03

13,708

0.04

15,445

36,695,042

16

To authorise the convening of general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on not less than 14 clear days' notice

36,165,256

98.57

374,725

1.02

148,183

0.40

6,878

36,695,042

17

To authorise the Company to make political donations

29,412,307

80.25

373,722

1.02

6,865,701

18.73

44,265

36,695,995

*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 5,969,621 in favour and 5,006,545 against. At the date of the annual general meeting there were 58,282,552 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

23 July 2009



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