DFS Furniture PLC

Results of Annual General Meeting

RNS Number : 2822S
DFS Furniture PLC
12 November 2021
 

12 November 2021 

 

 

DFS Furniture PLC

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

DFS Furniture PLC (the "Company") announces that all of the resolutions set out in the notice of Annual General Meeting dated 12 November 2021 were duly passed at today's Annual General Meeting.

Details of the votes cast were as follows:


Resolution

For (including

discretionary)

%

Against

%

Total

% of ISC voted

Withheld*

1.

Receive and adopt the 2021 Annual Report and Accounts

237,373,226

100.00%

1,000

0.00%

237,374,226

91.87

49,916

2.

Declare final dividend of 7.5 pence per ordinary share

237,424,005

100.00%

137

0.00%

237,424,142

91.89

0

3.

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

232,955,355

98.12%

4,468,513

1.88%

237,423,868

91.89

274

4.

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

232,954,298

98.12%

4,469,570

1.88%

237,423,868

91.89

274

5.

Approve Amendments to the Long Term Incentive Plan 2015

232,951,802

98.12%

4,467,984

1.88%

237,419,786

91.89

4,356

6.

Re-Elect Tim Stacey

237,423,973

100.00%

137

0.00%

237,424,110

91.89

32

7.

Re-Elect Mike Schmidt

237,421,322

100.00%

2,788

0.00%

237,424,110

91.89

32

8.

Re-Elect Ian Durant

237,414,973

100.00%

137

0.00%

237,415,110

91.88

9,032

9.

Re-Elect Alison Hutchinson

237,423,943

100.00%

167

0.00%

237,424,110

91.89

32

10.

Re-Elect Jo Boydell

237,423,943

100.00%

167

0.00%

237,424,110

91.89

32

11.

Re-Elect Steve Johnson

232,961,610

98.12%

4,462,500

1.88%

237,424,110

91.89

32

12.

Re-elect Jane Bednall

237,423,943

100.00%

167

0.00%

237,424,110

91.89

32

13.

Elect Loraine Martins

237,414,943

100.00%

9,167

0.00%

237,424,110

91.89

32

14.

Re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

237,286,908

99.94%

137,234

0.06%

237,424,142

91.89

0

15.

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditor's remuneration

237,424,005

100.00%

137

0.00%

237,424,142

91.89

0

16.

Directors' authority to allot shares

237,268,368

99.93%

155,774

0.07%

237,424,142

91.89

0

17.

General authority to dis-apply pre-emption right**

237,422,217

100.00%

1,925

0.00%

237,424,142

91.89

0

18.

Limited authority to dis-apply pre-emption right for the purposes of acquisitions or capital investments**

235,928,846

99.37%

1,495,296

0.63%

237,424,142

91.89

0

19.

Authorise the Company to purchase its ordinary shares**

237,409,714

100.00%

10,326

0.00%

237,420,040

91.89

4,102

20.

Approve amended Articles of Association**

237,422,644

100.00%

1,224

0.00%

237,423,868

91.89

274

21.

Authorise calling general meetings on not less than 14 clear days' notice**

236,798,152

99.74%

625,990

0.26%

237,424,142

91.89

0

 

* A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.


** Indicates special resolutions requiring a 75% majority.

 

In accordance with 9.6.2 (R) of the Listing Rules, Copies of the resolutions passed at the AGM, other than those concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will in due course be available for inspection at  https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

A copy of the Annual General Meeting results will be available on the DFS corporate website  https://www.dfscorporate.co.uk/

 

Enquiries:

DFS:  (enquiries via Tulchan)

TULCHAN

Liz McDonald (Group Company Secretary)

James Macey-White


Jessica Reid

Phil Hutchinson (Investor Relations)

 Amber Ahluwalia

 



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About DFS Furniture plc

The Group is the clear market-leading retailer of living room furniture in the United Kingdom. Our Group purpose is to bring great design and comfort into every living room, in an affordable, responsible and sustainable manner.  We operate an integrated physical and digital retail network of living room furniture showrooms and web sites in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Netherlands and Spain, trading through our leading brands, DFS, Sofology and Dwell. We attract customers through our targeted and national marketing activities and our reputation for high quality products and service, breadth of product offer and favourable consumer financing options.  We fulfil orders for our exclusive product ranges through our own three UK finished goods factories, and through manufacturing partners located in the UK, Europe and Far East, and delivered with care through our expert final-mile delivery service "The Sofa Delivery Company".  

 

 

 

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