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Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Cohort PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 6661M
Cohort PLC
17 September 2019
 

17 September 2019

 

COHORT PLC ("Cohort")

Result of AGM

Cohort, the AIM listed independent technology group, announces that at its Annual General Meeting held today that all the resolutions contained within the Notice of Meeting dated 8 August 2019 were duly passed by shareholders.

A summary of the votes received for each resolution are as follows:


For1

% For

Against

% Against

Total

% Total2

Withheld3

Ordinary Resolutions


1: Accounts

26,776,990

99.99

200

0.01

26,777,190

65.38

0

2: Dividend

26,777,190

100.00

0

0.00

26,777,190

65.38

0

3: Elect Edward Lowe

26,776,990

99.99

200

0.01

26,777,190

65.38

0

4: Re-elect Stanley Carter

25,801,717

96.36

975,473

3.64

26,777,190

65.38

0

5: Re-elect Nick Prest CBE

26,271,418

99.56

116,085

0.44

26,777,190

65.38

389,687

6: Re-appointment of Auditor

26,194,012

99.57

113,477

0.43

26,777,190

65.38

469,701

7: Auditor's Remuneration

26,666,072

99.59

111,118

0.41

26,777,190

65.38

0

8: Allot shares

25,734,409

97.82

572,980

2.18

26,777,190

65.38

469,801

Special Resolutions

 

9: Disapply pre-emption rights

26,266,764

99.85

39,822

0.15

26,777,190

65.38

470,604

10: Purchase own shares

26,761,637

99.96

9,953

0.04

26,777,190

65.38

5,600

11: General meeting notice

26,775,336

99.99

1,854

0.01

26,777,190

65.38

0

 

Notes:

1.        Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "for" total.

2.        The total number of shares in issue is 40,959,101.

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

4.        All percentages are shown to two decimal places.

 

Ends

For further information, please contact:

Cohort plc


0118 909 0390

Andrew Thomis, Chief Executive
Simon Walther, Finance Director






Investec Bank plc


020 7597 5970

Daniel Adams / Chris Baird






MHP Communications Limited


020 3128 8100

Reg Hoare / Ollie Hoare / Luke Briggs



 

NOTES TO EDITORS

Cohort plc (www.cohortplc.com) is the parent company of five innovative, agile and responsive businesses based in the UK and Portugal, providing a wide range of services and products for domestic and export customers in defence and related markets.

Chess Technologies, through its operating businesses Chess Dynamics and Vision4ce, offers systems and technologies for detecting, tracking, classifying and disrupting naval, land and air threats. It was acquired by Cohort plc in December 2018. www.chess-dynamics.com & www.vision4ce.com

EID designs and manufactures advanced communications systems for the defence and security markets. Cohort acquired a majority stake in June 2016.  www.eid.pt

MASS is a specialist defence and technology business, focused on electronic warfare, information systems and cyber security.  Acquired by Cohort in August 2006. www.mass.co.uk

MCL - an expert in sourcing, design and integration of communications and surveillance technology, as well as support and training for UK end users including the MOD and other government agencies. MCL has been part of the Group since July 2014. www.marlboroughcomms.com

SEA is an advanced electronic systems and software house operating in the defence, transport and offshore energy markets. Acquired by Cohort in October 2007. www.sea.co.uk

Cohort (AIM: CHRT) was admitted to London's Alternative Investment Market in March 2006. It has its headquarters in Reading, Berkshire and employs in total around 950 core staff there and at its other operating company sites across the UK and in Portugal.

 


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