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Friday 20 April, 2018

Bank of Ireland Grp

Results of the Annual General Meeting

RNS Number : 6799L
Bank of Ireland Group PLC
20 April 2018
 

Bank of Ireland Group PLC (the "Company")

 

Results of the 2018 Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

 

20 April 2018

 

All of the resolutions proposed at the AGM of the Company held on 20 April 2018 were duly passed.

 

The results of the voting on each resolution are as follows:

 

Resolution 1

 

To receive and consider the Company's Financial Statements, the Report of the Directors and the Auditors' Report for the year ended 31 December 2017.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

1

741,521,149

99.98

166,260

0.02

264,706

741,687,409

 

Resolution 2

 

To declare a final dividend.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

2

741,871,374

100.00

8,062

0.00

73,541

741,879,436

 

Resolution 3

 

To receive and consider the Group Remuneration Committee Report for the year ended 31 December 2017.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

3

583,874,941

99.16

4,944,358

0.84

153,129,552

588,819,299

 

Resolution 4

 

To elect the following Directors, by separate resolutions:

 

(a)   Kent Atkinson;

(b)   Richard Goulding;

(c)   Patrick Haren;

(d)   Archie G Kane;

(e)   Andrew Keating;

(f)    Patrick Kennedy;

(g)   Davida Marston;

(h)   Francesca McDonagh

(i)    Fiona Muldoon; and

(j)    Patrick Mulvihill.

 

 

 

Resolution

Votes

For

%

Votes

Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes

Total

4 (a)

740,559,348

99.83

1,297,654

0.17

96,105

741,857,002

4 (b)

741,226,342

99.91

632,485

0.09

94,400

741,858,827

4 (c)

733,705,233

99.24

5,623,764

0.76

2,623,722

739,328,997

4 (d)

735,752,190

99.18

6,101,961

0.82

98,829

741,854,151

4 (e)

737,134,682

99.36

4,713,997

0.64

97,137

741,848,679

4 (f)

739,593,823

99.69

2,264,160

0.31

95,244

741,857,983

4 (g)

741,235,986

99.92

621,248

0.08

95,867

741,857,234

4 (h)

741,271,908

99.92

597,062

0.08

84,257

741,868,970

4 (i)

741,244,907

99.92

618,349

0.08

89,971

741,863,256

4 (j)

741,077,067

99.89

779,294

0.11

96,274

741,856,361

 

Resolution 5

 

To consider the continuation in office of KPMG as Auditors of the Company.  

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

5

739,139,371

99.63

2,726,786

0.37

87,036

741,866,157

 

Resolution 6

 

To authorise the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

6

741,395,786

99.94

475,019

0.06

80,858

741,870,805

 

Resolution 7

 

To authorise purchases of Ordinary Shares by the Company or subsidiaries.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

7

740,333,133

99.78

1,602,618

0.22

17,476

741,935,751

 

Resolution 8

 

To authorise the Directors to issue Ordinary Shares.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

8

724,940,095

97.71

16,980,023

2.29

32,138

741,920,118

 

Resolution 9

 

To authorise the Directors to issue Ordinary Shares on a non-pre-emptive basis for cash.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

9

737,000,326

99.34

4,876,758

0.66

50,961

741,877,084

 

 

Resolution 10

 

To authorise the Directors to issue contingent equity conversion notes, and Ordinary Shares on the conversion of such notes.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

10

740,173,607

99.77

1,696,933

0.23

57,505

741,870,540

 

Resolution 11

 

To authorise the Directors to issue for cash on a non-pre-emptive basis, contingent equity conversion notes, and Ordinary Shares on the conversion of such notes.

 

Resolution

Votes
For

%

Votes

Against

%

Votes Withheld

Votes
Total

11

733,122,999

98.82

8,749,548

1.18

55,498

741,872,547

 

 

The "Vote Withheld" option is provided to enable abstention on any particular resolution. However, it should be noted that 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.

 

The full text of each resolution was set out in the Chairman's Letter to holders of Ordinary Shares and Notice of the Annual General Meeting which was posted to shareholders on 20 March 2018.

 

In accordance with Irish Listing Rule 6.6.2 and UK Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions will be submitted to the Irish Stock Exchange and the UK's National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at the following locations:

 

Company Announcements Office

The Irish Stock Exchange

28 Anglesea Street

Dublin 2

 

and at

 

http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

20 April 2018

 

For further information contact:

Helen Nolan, Group Secretary

Tel: + 353 (0) 76 6234710

 


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