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Thursday 09 May, 2019

Rathbone Brothers

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 5687Y
Rathbone Brothers PLC
09 May 2019
 

RATHBONE BROTHERS PLC ('Rathbones')

 

RESULTS OF THE 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LISTING RULE 9.6.18

 

At the forty-eighth Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 8 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7AZ on Thursday 9 May 2019, all the resolutions proposed (which were contained in the Notice of Meeting dated 4 April 2019) were passed on a poll.

 

Resolutions 1 to 16 were ordinary resolutions and resolutions 17 to 21 were special resolutions.

 

The full text of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, a copy of which is on the Company's website at www.rathbones.com/investor-relations/corporate-governance/general-meetings . A copy has also been made available for inspection through the National Storage Mechanism which can be found at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

The results of the poll were as follows:

 


Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Votes cast

Votes cast as a % of the voting capital

Withheld

1

To adopt the report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2018

45,845,945

99.99

3,444

0.01

45,849,389

82.87%

91,840

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 December 2018

38,445,773

84.33

7,146,545

15.67

45,592,318

82.41%

348,910

3

To declare a final dividend of 42p per share for the year ended 31 December 2018

45,929,030

99.99

3,444

0.01

45,932,474

83.02%

8,755

4

To re-elect Mark Nicholls as a director

45,722,373

99.67

152,335

0.33

45,874,708

82.92%

66,496

5

To re-elect Paul Stockton as a director

45,861,947

99.86

64,413

0.14

45,926,360

83.01%

14,844

6

To elect Colin Clark as a director

45,767,354

99.85

68,356

0.15

45,835,710

82.85%

105,494

7

To re-elect James Dean as a director

44,496,952

97.08

1,338,008

2.92

45,834,960

82.85%

106,244

8

To elect Terri Duhon as a director

45,767,354

99.85

68,795

0.15

45,836,149

82.85%

105,055

9

To re-elect Sarah Gentleman as a director

45,158,421

98.48

696,078

1.52

45,854,499

82.88%

86,705

10

To elect Jennifer Mathias as a director

45,712,226

99.69

143,112

0.31

45,855,338

82.89%

85,866

11

To re-elect Jim Pettigrew as a director

45,677,700

99.69

141,189

0.31

45,818,889

82.82%

122,315

12

To appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors of the company

45,540,251

99.19

373,907

0.81

45,914,158

82.99%

27,071

13

To authorise the audit committee to agree the remuneration of the auditors

45,396,128

99.00

456,631

1.00

45,852,759

82.88%

88,470

14

To adopt the Rathbone Brothers Savings Related Option Plan 2019

45,800,960

99.74

120,615

0.26

45,921,575

83.01%

19,654

15

To approve an authority to make political donations and to incur political expenditure

45,068,867

99.54

208,762

0.46

45,277,629

81.84%

663,575

16

To approve a general authority to allot ordinary shares

44,316,612

96.66

1,529,908

3.34

45,846,520

82.87%

94,709

17

To authorise the disapplication of pre-emption rights

45,717,734

99.77

107,052

0.23

45,824,786

82.83%

116,443

18

To further authorise the disapplication of pre-emption rights regarding shares issued in connection with an acquisition or capital investment

42,145,896

91.97

3,680,112

8.03

45,826,008

82.83%

115,220

19

To authorise market purchases of ordinary shares

45,224,754

98.53

674,715

1.47

45,899,469

82.97%

41,759

20

To adopt an amended set of Articles of Association

45,482,937

100.00

1,039

0.00

45,483,976

82.21%

457,253

21

To authorise the convening of a general meeting (other than the AGM) of not less than 14 days' notice

45,176,674

98.52

677,204

1.48

45,853,878

82.88%

87,351

 

 

For the purposes of section 341 of the Companies Act 2006, the votes cast are expressed as a percentage of 55,323,758 ordinary shares.  A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and has not been counted as a vote "for" or "against" a resolution.  In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at today's AGM will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism.

 

Ali Johnson

Company Secretary

 

Tel: 020 7399 0326

 

 

 


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