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Thursday 17 March, 2011

Epicure Qatar Equity

Result of EGM

RNS Number : 1417D
Epicure Qatar Equity Opportunities
17 March 2011
 



17 March 2011

 

 

Epicure Qatar Equity Opportunities plc

 

Result of Extraordinary General Meeting

 

Change of name to 'Qatar Investment Fund plc' approved by shareholders, paving the way to a main market listing

 

 

The Board of Epicure Qatar Equity Opportunities plc (AIM:EQEO) (the "Company") announces that at the Extraordinary General Meeting held today at 11.00 a.m., the following resolutions were passed:

 

 

Resolution

 

For

Against

Withheld

Resolution 1: Ordinary resolution to adopt the proposed new investing policy of the Company

 

146,534,157

(98.53%)

2,190,502

(1.47%)

0

 

Resolution 2: Special resolution to approve the proposed change of name of the Company from "Epicure Qatar Equity Opportunities plc" to "Qatar Investment Fund plc"

 

148,709,659

(99.99%)

15,000

(0.01%)

0

Resolution 3: Special resolution to delete in their entirety the previous articles of the Company and to approve and adopt the new articles of the Company

 

148,709,659

(99.99%)

15,000

(0.01%)

0

Resolution 4: Special resolution to approve, subject to the passing of Resolution 3, the disapplication of pre-emption rights in respect of the issue of up to 23,339,930 ordinary shares of the Company

 

146,449,157

(98.47%)

2,275,502

(1.53%)

0

 

 

It is expected that trading in the Company's ordinary shares and warrants will commence under the new name, Qatar Investment Fund plc, with effect from Tuesday 22 March 2011. The Company's ISIN and SEDOL will remain unchanged. The Company's ticker codes will change as follows:

·      Ordinary Shares: from "EQEO" to "QIF"

·      Warrants: from "EQEW" to "QIFW"

 

In addition, the Company's website will shortly change from www.epicure-qatarequity.com to www.qatar-investment-fund.com.

 

David von Simson, Chairman, said: "The Board is pleased the shareholders have approved the resolutions, which include a change of name that more clearly reflects our investment focus. These changes prepare the Company for the move to a main market listing on the London Stock Exchange, which should help widen the pool of potential investors, increase liquidity, and strengthen the Company's growing profile."

 

For further information please contact

 

David von Simson, Chairman                   +44 (0) 20 7451 4500

Epicure Qatar Equity Opportunities Plc

 

Ian Dungate/Suzanne Jones                    +44 (0) 1624 692600

Galileo Fund Services Limited

 

Andrew Potts/Callum Stewart                  +44 (0) 20 7459 3600

Panmure Gordon

 

Joe Winkley/Neil Winward                      +44 (0) 20 7710 7600

Oriel Securities

 

William Clutterbuck/Sam Turvey                +44 (0) 20 7379 5151

Maitland


This information is provided by RNS
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