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Tuesday 02 July, 2019

Assura plc

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 2459E
Assura PLC
02 July 2019
 

2 July 2019

Assura plc ("Company")

Result of AGM

 

Assura plc announces that at its Annual General Meeting held earlier today at the offices of CMS, Cannon Place, 78 Cannon Street, EC4N 6AF, each of the resolutions submitted to the meeting (as set out in the Notice of the Meeting dated 30 May 2019) were passed by the requisite majorities on a poll.

Resolution

For

%

For

Against

% Against

Total Votes Cast (% of issued share capital)

Votes Withheld

1. To receive the Company's report and accounts     

1,805,283,159

100.00

14,181

0.00

1,805,297,340 (75.16)

1,458,919

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

1,615,726,915

89.43

190,877,698

10.57

1,806,604,613 (75.21)

151,645

3. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report     

1,673,343,545

94.64

94,720,325

5.36

1,768,063,870 (73.61)

38,692,388

4. To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company 

1,774,029,545

99.75

4,466,467

0.25

1,778,496,012 (74.04)

28,260,246

5. To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor's remuneration 

1,795,213,380

99.36

11,538,108

0.64

1,806,751,488 (75.22)

4,770

6. To re-elect Ed Smith as a Director of the Company

1,792,436,569

99.21

14,319,689

0.79

1,806,756,258 (75.22)

-

7. To elect Louise Fowler as a Director of the Company

1,803,899,624

99.84

2,847,894

0.16

1,806,747,518 (75.22)

8,741

8. To re-elect Jonathan Murphy as a Director of the Company

1,787,761,673

98.95

18,994,586

1.05

1,806,756,259 (75.22)

-

9. To re-elect

Jenefer Greenwood as a Director of the Company

1,798,913,364

99.57

7,842,895

0.43

1,806,756,259 (75.22)

-

10. To re-elect Jayne Cottam as a Director of the Company

1,781,560,011

98.61

25,196,248

1.39

1,806,756,259 (75.22)

-

11. To re-elect Jonathan Davies as a Director of the Company

1,801,490,951

99.71

5,265,308

0.29

1,806,756,259 (75.22)

-

12. To authorise the Directors to allot shares

1,742,034,363

96.42

64,719,533

3.58

1,806,753,896 (75.22)

2,363

13. To empower the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights

1,801,182,737

99.83

3,020,301

0.17

1,804,203,038 (75.11)

2,553,221

14. To empower the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights in connection with an acquisition or specified capital investment

1,763,812,301

97.76

40,393,379

2.24

1,804,205,680 (75.11)

2,550,578

15. To authorise the market purchase of the Company's own shares

1,775,944,454

98.42

28,541,067

1.58

1,804,485,521 (75.12)

2,270,737

16. To authorise the Company to call any general meeting, other than the Annual General Meeting, by not less than 12 clear days' notice

1,708,675,026

94.57

98,050,997

5.43

1,806,726,023 (75.22)

30,236

Resolutions 1-12 were passed as ordinary resolutions. Resolutions 13-16 were passed as special resolutions. Votes 'For' include votes at the discretion of the Chairman. 

Notes:

1. The percentages above are rounded to two decimal places.

2. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "for" and "against" a resolution.

3. The number of ordinary shares in issue on the share register at 6.00pm on 1 July 2019 was 2,402,079,280 of which the Total Voting Rights figure was 2,402,079,280.

Copies of resolutions 13-16, being resolutions other than resolutions concerning ordinary business passed by the Company at the above AGM, have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm 

- Ends -

For more information, please contact:

 

Assura plc

 

Tel: 01925 420660

Orla Ball, Company Secretary

David Purcell, Head of Financial Reporting


 

Finsbury

 

Tel: 0207 251 3801

Gordon Simpson

James Thompson

 


 

Notes to Editors

Assura plc, a constituent of the FTSE 250 and the EPRA* indices, is a UK REIT and long-term investor in and developer of primary care property. The company, headquartered in Warrington, works with GPs, health professionals and the NHS to create outstanding spaces for health services in our communities. At 31 March 2019, Assura's property portfolio was valued at £1,979 million.

Further information is available at www.assuraplc.com 

*EPRA is a registered trademark of the European Public Real Estate Association.


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