Centrica PLC

Result of General Meeting

RNS Number : 3584Y
Centrica PLC
13 January 2022
 

 

Centrica plc

(the "Company")

 

Results of General Meeting regarding p roposed sale of Spirit Energy's Norwegian business and interests in the Statfjord field and amended joint venture arrangements

Centrica plc held a general meeting ("General Meeting") in relation to the proposed sale of Spirit Energy's Norwegian business and interests in the Statfjord field and amended joint venture arrangements (the "Transaction") at Heathrow/Windsor Marriott Hotel, Ditton Road, Langley, Slough SL3 8PT at 9.00 a.m. on 13 January 2022. The resolution proposed at the General Meeting was decided on a poll and was passed. The results are set out below.

As previously announced, the completion of the Transaction remains subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions summarised in the circular published in connection with the Transaction ("Circular"). The Transaction is expected to complete in the second quarter of 2022. 

The results are set out below:

Resolution

For*

%

Against

%

Total votes cast

% Issued Capital**

Withheld***

1.

To approve the Transaction as described in the Circular and to authorise the directors to give effect to the Transaction

3,840,949,656

99.94

2,317,646

0.06

3,843,267,302

65.35%

1,905,737

 

Notes to the disclosure:

*

Includes discretionary votes received

**

The total number of ordinary shares of 614/81 pence in issue, excluding shares held in treasury was 5,881,495,064 Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.

***

A 'Vote withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' a resolution.

 

Copies of our announcements are available on our website: centrica.com/investors/rns-tools/rns-announcements

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolution passed as special business has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism document viewing facility at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

Enquiries:

Centrica

Investor and Analysts:  Media Relations:

T: 01753 494900   T: 01784 84300

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Goldman Sachs International (Sole Sponsor and Lead Financial Adviser)

Karen Cook, Mark Sorrell, Brian O'Keeffe, Bertie Whitehead
+44 (0) 20 7774 1000

Robey Warshaw LLP (Financial Adviser)

Simon Robey
+44 (0) 20 7317 3900

Cautionary statement

This announcement is not intended to, and does not constitute, or form part of, any offer to sell or an invitation to purchase or subscribe for any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction.  The information contained in this announcement is not for release, publication or distribution to persons in any jurisdiction where to do so might constitute a violation of local securities laws or regulations.

Important information relating to financial advisers

Goldman Sachs International ("Goldman Sachs"), which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively as sponsor and lead financial adviser to Centrica and for no one else in connection with the Transaction and will not be responsible to anyone other than Centrica for providing the protections afforded to clients of Goldman Sachs or for providing advice in relation to the Transaction, the contents of this announcement or any transaction, arrangement or other matter referred to in this announcement.

Robey Warshaw LLP ("Robey Warshaw"), which is authorised and regulated in the U.K. by the FCA, is acting as financial adviser exclusively for Centrica and no one else in connection with the Transaction and will not be responsible to anyone other than Centrica for providing the protections afforded to clients of Robey Warshaw, nor for providing advice in relation to the Transaction or any other matters or arrangements referred to in this announcement.

 

Centrica   p l c is listed on the London Stock Exchange (CNA)

Registered Office: Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD

Registered in England & Wales number: 3033654

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I S I N number: GB00B033F229

 

 

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