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Monday 27 July, 2020

Draper Esprit PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1951U
Draper Esprit PLC
27 July 2020
 

27 July 2020

Draper Esprit plc

 ("Draper Esprit" or the "Company")  

Results of 2020 Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

Draper Esprit (LSE: GROW, Euronext Growth: GRW), a leading venture capital firm investing in and developing high growth digital technology businesses, is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed at its AGM held on 27 July 2020 were duly passed by shareholders on a poll. The poll results on each resolution proposed are set out below:-

 

Resolution

For1

% of votes cast

Against

% of votes cast

Withheld2

1. To receive and adopt the Annual Report and Accounts of the Company for the financial year ended 31 March 2020 together with the Directors' Report and Auditors' Report thereon.

72,522,396

100.00%

790

0.00%

0

2. To approve the Remuneration and Nomination Committee Report for the financial year ended 31 March 2020.

71,429,243

98.50%

1,087,199

1.50%

6,744

3. That Martin Davis be elected as a Director

72,523,186

100.00%

0

0.00%

0

4. That Stuart Chapman be re-elected as a Director

72,523,186

100.00%

0

0.00%

0

5. That Karen Slatford be re-elected as a Director

67,325,295

94.64%

3,811,544

5.36%

1,386,347

6. That Grahame Cook be re-elected as a Director

72,475,185

99.93%

48,001

0.07%

0

7. That Richard Pelly be re-elected as a Director

72,517,376

99.99%

5,810

0.01%

0

8. That Ben Wilkinson be re-elected as a Director

72,480,995

99.94%

42,191

0.06%

0

9. To reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company and to authorise the Audit Committee to determine the amount of the auditors' remuneration

70,448,415

100.00%

2,191

0.00%

2,072,580

10. To authorise the Directors to allot shares

72,520,380

100.00%

2,806

0.00%

0

11. Authority to disapply statutory pre-emption rights

69,712,600

96.13%

2,808,296

3.87%

2,290

12. Additional authority to disapply statutory pre-emption rights

67,641,520

93.27%

4,879,376

6.73%

2,290

13. To authorise the Company to purchase its own ordinary shares

70,450,975

97.14%

2,072,211

2.86%

0

 

 

1.  Any proxy arrangement which gave discretion to the Chair has been included in the "for" totals.

2.  A "Vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentage of shares voted "For" or "Against" any resolution.

 

Enquiries

Draper Esprit plc

+44 (0)20 7931 8800

Martin Davis (Chief Executive Officer)

Ben Wilkinson (Chief Financial Officer)

 


Numis Securities

Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Simon Willis

Richard Thomas

Jamie Loughborough  

 


Goodbody Stockbrokers

Euronext Growth Adviser & Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 3841 6202

Don Harrington

Charlotte Craigie

Dearbhla Gallagher 

 


Powerscourt

Public relations

+44 (0)20 7250 1446

James White

Elly Williamson

Jessica Hodgson


 

       

 


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