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Clarkson PLC (CKN)

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Wednesday 05 May, 2021

Clarkson PLC

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 6872X
Clarkson PLC
05 May 2021
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clarkson PLC
("Clarksons" or "the Company")

 

5 May 2021

 

Results of 2021 Annual General Meeting

 

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company, held electronically by audiocast at 12 noon today, all resolutions were passed on a poll. The total number of votes received on each resolution was as follows:


Description

Votes for

% of votes cast

Votes against

% of votes cast

Votes cast as % of issued share capital

Votes withheld

1

Annual Report

22,425,194

99.97

7,764

0.03

73.73

2,301

2

Remuneration Report

12,212,035

60.47

7,984,193

39.53

66.38

2,239,031

3

Final dividend

22,433,177

100.00

0

0.00

73.73

2,082

4

Re-elect Sir Bill Thomas

20,259,034

90.36

2,161,232

9.64

73.69

14,993

5

Re-elect Mr A L Case

22,432,051

100.00

1,049

0.00

73.73

2,159

6

Re-elect Mr J D Woyda

22,427,294

99.98

4,563

0.02

73.72

3,402

7

Re-elect Mr P Backhouse

22,417,818

100.00

992

0.00

73.68

16,449

8

Elect Ms S Harris

22,416,112

100.00

561

0.00

73.67

18,586

9

Elect Mr L Hollingworth

22,415,648

100.00

1,025

0.00

73.67

18,586

10

Re-elect Dr T Miller

18,379,405

81.99

4,037,405

18.01

73.67

18,449

11

Re-elect Mr B Nergaard

20,617,464

91.97

1,799,346

8.03

73.67

18,449

12

Re-elect Ms H Truol

22,422,751

99.99

1,142

0.01

73.70

11,366

13

Re-appoint PwC as auditor of the Company

22,397,481

99.95

12,192

0.05

73.65

25,411

14

Authority for the Board to determine the auditor's remuneration

22,407,153

99.99

1,551

0.01

73.65

26,380

15

Directors' authority to allot shares

21,779,007

97.14

642,160

2.86

73.69

14,092

16

Political donations

22,095,207

99.41

130,704

0.59

73.05

209,348

17

Disapply pre-emption rights*

22,323,894

99.93

16,075

0.07

73.42

95,290

18

Purchase own shares*

22,401,764

99.95

10,327

0.05

73.66

23,168

19

General meeting notice period*

21,689,221

96.76

727,007

3.24

73.67

19,031

*Special resolution requiring 75% majority.

 

Notes:

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

2.  The total number of shares in issue is 30,426,655.

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

 

Statement regarding voting result

The Company notes that the Directors' Remuneration Report resolution was passed with approximately 60% support.  We appreciate the support from most of our shareholders and will continue our engagement over the year ahead.

Availability of documents

This information will also shortly be available to view on the Company's website at www.clarksons.com/investors/  

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of the resolutions (other than those comprising ordinary business) passed at the AGM will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

In addition, copies of resolution 15 and resolutions 17 to 19 will be filed with Companies House.

 

 

 

 

 

For further details please contact:

 

Company enquiries:

Deborah Abrehart, Company Secretary

Tel: +44(0)20 7334 3185

Mob: +44(0)7747 043 187

 

Camarco:

Billy Clegg

Tel: +44(0)20 3757 4983

Mob: +44(0)7977 578 153

 

Jennifer Renwick

Tel: +44(0)20 3757 4994

Mob: +44(0)7928 471 013

 

 

About Clarkson PLC

Clarkson PLC is the world's leading provider of integrated shipping services and investment banking capabilities to the shipping and offshore markets, facilitating global trade.

 

Founded in 1852, Clarksons offers its diverse and growing client base an unrivalled range of shipbroking services, sector research, on-hand logistical support and full investment banking capabilities in all key shipping and offshore sectors. Clarksons continues to drive innovation across its business, developing digital solutions which underpin the Group's unrivalled expertise and knowledge with leading technology.

 

The Company has delivered 18 years of consecutive dividend growth. The highly cash generative nature of the business, supported by a strong balance sheet, has enabled Clarksons to continue to invest to position the business to capitalise on the upturn in its markets.

 

Clarksons is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker CKN and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index.

 

For more information, visit www.clarksons.com .

 

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