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Thursday 17 September, 2020

IG Group Hldgs plc

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3434Z
IG Group Holdings plc
17 September 2020
 

 

IG Group Holdings plc
17 September 2020

LEI No: 2138003A5Q1M7ANOUD76

 

Results of Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

Results of AGM

The Board of IG Group Holdings plc (the "Company"), a global leader in online trading, is pleased to announce that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held earlier today, all the resolutions proposed in the Notice of the Meeting were duly passed. A poll was conducted on each resolution proposed at the Meeting.  The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

 


 RESOLUTIONS

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of Issued Share Capital Voted

VOTES
WITHHELD*

1

To receive the accounts for the year ended 31 May 2020 and accompanying reports

311,517,244

99.80

617,414

0.20

312,134,658

84.29

1,637,478

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

268,201,211

88.10

36,220,555

11.90

304,421,766

82.21

9,350,370

3

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

301,681,032

96.19

11,955,948

3.81

313,636,980

84.70

135,156

4

To declare a final dividend of 30.24 pence per share

313,656,367

99.97

81,719

0.03

313,738,086

84.73

34,051

5

To re-elect June Felix as a Director

313,704,758

99.99

29,942

0.01

313,734,700

84.72

37,437

6

To re-elect Sally-Ann Hibberd as a Director

313,635,411

99.97

99,042

0.03

313,734,453

84.72

37,684

7

To re-elect Malcolm Le May as a Director

292,421,282

93.23

21,218,524

6.77

313,639,806

84.70

132,331

8

To re-elect Bridget Messer as a Director

313,699,499

99.99

35,757

0.01

313,735,206

84.72

36,931

9

To re-elect Jonathan Moulds as a Director

313,589,195

99.95

144,906

0.05

313,734,101

84.72

38,036

10

To re-elect Jim Newman as a Director

293,754,499

93.63

19,979,954

6.37

313,734,453

84.72

37,684

11

To re-elect Jon Noble as a Director

313,644,470

99.97

91,088

0.03

313,735,558

84.72

36,579

12

To elect Andrew Didham as a Director

313,669,349

99.98

66,209

0.02

313,735,558

84.72

36,579

13

To elect Mike McTighe as Director

313,557,426

99.94

178,132

0.06

313,735,558

84.72

36,579

14

To elect Helen Stevenson as a Director

313,717,160

99.99

18,398

0.01

313,735,558

84.72

36,579

15

To elect Charlie Rozes as a Director

312,084,173

99.47

1,651,385

0.53

313,735,558

84.72

36,579

16

To elect Rakesh Bhasin as a Director

313,669,349

99.98

66,209

0.02

313,735,558

84.72

36,579

17

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company

312,346,329

99.94

180,463

0.06

312,526,792

84.40

1,245,345

18

To authorise the Audit Committee of the Board to determine the auditors' remuneration

313,367,751

99.88

367,455

0.12

313,735,206

84.72

36,931

19

To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to section 551 of the Act

299,026,644

95.30

14,732,581

4.70

313,759,225

84.73

12,912

20

To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares

304,443,595

99.99

17,191

0.01

304,460,786

82.22

9,311,351

21

To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares for the purposes of acquisitions or other capital investments

295,947,642

97.20

8,513,143

2.80

304,460,785

82.22

9,311,351

22

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares

311,610,195

99.37

1,975,174

0.63

313,585,369

84.68

186,767

23

That a general meeting (other than an AGM) may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

303,583,891

96.76

10,152,349

3,24

313,736,240

84.73

35,897

24

Relevant Dividends rectification and releases

311,804,403

99.42

1,830,024

0.58

313,634,427

84.70

137,709

 

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes cast "For" or "Against" a resolution.

 

As at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday 15 September 2020, the time by which shareholders who wanted to vote at the AGM must have been entered on the Company's register of members, there were 370,299,455 ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions that do not constitute ordinary business at an annual general meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

 

For further information, please contact:

IG Group:

Investors contact

Liz Scorer, Head of Investor Relations  +44 20 7573 0727

[email protected]

 

Press contact

Ramon Kaur, Head of Communications  +44 20 7573 0060

[email protected]

 

FTI Consulting

Ed Berry  +44 20 3727 1141 / 1046

 

 

 

About IG

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous, people to access opportunities in over 17,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG's vision is to provide the world's best trading experience. Established in 1974 as one of the world's first providers of financial derivatives to retail traders, it continued leading the way by launching the world's first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is an award-winning, multi-product trading company which allows retail, professional and institutional clients to trade 24 hours a day, 7 days a week**. IG is the world's No.1 provider of CFDs*** and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees and offers an execution-only stock trading service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, which provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

IG is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and North America. IG Group Holdings plc holds a long-term investment grade credit rating of BBB- with a stable outlook from Fitch Ratings.

 

**Excluding 10pm Friday (GMT) to 8am Saturday (GMT)

*** Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, June 2020)

 

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