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Friday 13 May, 2022

Bridgepoint Group

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 3578L
Bridgepoint Group plc
13 May 2022
 

 

13 May 2022

Bridgepoint Group plc

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

Bridgepoint Group plc (the "Company") announces the result of voting on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 12 May 2022.

 

A poll was held on each of the resolutions and each resolution was passed by the required majority.  Resolutions 1 to 13 (inclusive) were passed as ordinary resolutions, and resolutions 14 to 17 (inclusive) were passed as special resolutions.  The results of the poll were as follows:

 

Resolutions

Votes For1

Votes Against

Total Votes Cast

Votes Withheld3

 

No. of Shares

% of Shares Voted

No. of Shares

% of Shares Voted

No. of Shares

% of Issued Capital2

1

To receive the Company's audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2021, together with the Directors' Report, Strategic Report and the Auditor's Report on those financial statements

751,343,474

99.95%

340,971

0.05%

751,684,445

91.30

57,623,920

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors' Remuneration Policy) for the year ended 31 December 2021

744,090,250

99.68%

2,379,353

0.32%

746,469,603

90.67

62,838,762

3

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

747,619,996

99.74%

1,975,439

0.26%

749,595,435

91.05

59,712,930

4

To re-appoint Mazars LLP as the auditor of the Company until the end of the next AGM at which accounts are laid

751,394,216

100.00%

0

0.00%

751,394,216

91.27

57,914,149

5

To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to determine the remuneration of the auditor

751,862,116

100.00%

1,429

0.00%

751,863,545

91.33

57,444,820

6

To declare a final dividend of 3.64 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 31 December 2021

751,806,524

99.99%

56,450

0.01%

751,862,974

91.33

57,445,391

7

To elect William Jackson as a Director

746,719,833

99.52%

3,609,860

0.48%

750,329,693

91.14

58,978,672

8

To elect Adam Jones as a Director

747,556,066

99.99%

85,914

0.01%

747,641,980

90.81

61,666,385

9

To elect Angeles Garcia-Poveda as a Director

751,399,024

100.00%

20,407

0.00%

751,419,431

91.27

57,888,934

10

To elect Carolyn McCall as a Director

751,323,503

99.99%

95,928

0.01%

751,419,431

91.27

57,888,934

11

To elect Archie Norman as a Director

751,383,772

100.00%

35,659

0.00%

751,419,431

91.27

57,888,934

12

To elect Tim Score as a Director

750,801,514

99.92%

617,917

0.08%

751,419,431

91.27

57,888,934

13

To authorise the Directors to allot shares

746,548,348

99.35%

4,869,939

0.65%

751,418,287

91.27

57,890,078

14

To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights

748,168,743

99.57%

3,248,687

0.43%

751,417,430

91.27

57,890,935

15

To authorise the Directors to dis-apply pre-emption rights up to a further 5 per cent for the purposes of financing an acquisition or other capital investment

748,070,110

99.55%

3,345,034

0.45%

751,415,144

91.27

57,893,221

16

To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares

751,784,211

99.99%

62,520

0.01%

751,846,731

91.32

57,461,634

17

To authorise the Company to call general meetings (other than AGMs) on not less than 14 clear days' notice

749,591,566

99.70%

2,270,858

0.30%

751,862,424

91.33

57,445,941

 

1  Includes discretionary votes.

2  The total voting rights of the Company as at 6.30 p.m. on 10 May 2022 (the time by which shareholders wanting to attend, speak and vote at the AGM were required to be entered on the register) was 823,268,774 ordinary shares of £0.00005 each.  The Company does not hold any shares in treasury, and so the total voting rights in the Company were 823,268,774.

3  A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not included in the calculation of votes for or against a resolution.

 

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

 

ENQUIRIES

 

Bridgepoint

 

Analysts and investors

Adam Key

[email protected]

+44 7833 748010

 

Media

Christian Jones / James Murray

[email protected]

james.murray.bridgepoint.eu

+44 (0)20 7034 3500

 

 

Finsbury Glover Hering (Public Relations Adviser to Bridgepoint)

 

Charles O'Brien / 020 7251 3801 / 07825 043 656

Anjali Unnikrishnan / 020 7251 3801 / 07826 534 233

[email protected]  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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