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Monday 29 June, 2015

Octagonal PLC

Result of General Meeting

RNS Number : 5004R
Octagonal PLC
29 June 2015
 

Octagonal Plc / Index: AIM / TIDM: OCT

 

 

29 June 2015

 

Octagonal Plc

('Octagonal' or the 'Company')

 

Result of General Meeting

 

 

Octagonal, the AIM traded investing company focused on opportunities within the financial services' sector, is pleased to announce that, at the General Meeting held at 10.00am today all resolutions were passed. Accordingly, subject only to Admission becoming effective from 8.00am on 30 June 2015, Octagonal will complete the acquisition of 100% of Global Investment Strategy (UK) Limited and become a financial services company, providing settlement and safe custody services to smaller institutional funds, family wealth offices and high net worth investors along with other ancillary services.

 

Resolution 3, placed before the meeting in respect of the approval of the waiver under Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers ("City Code"), and taken on a poll was approved. The result of the poll was 351,684,090 votes for; 31,817 votes against; and no votes withheld. Accordingly, the Vendors, being John Gunn, Suki Gunn and Corstone LLP as well as David Lenigas and Nilesh Jagiata and persons deemed to be acting in concert with them under the City Code ("Concert Party"), will hold 345,336,133 New Ordinary Shares, representing 61.64 per cent. of the Enlarged Issued Share Capital on Admission.

 

On Admission, following completion of the Proposals, the Company will have an issued share capital of 560,226,886 Ordinary Shares of 0.05p each.

 

The full text of the resolutions is set out in the Re-admission document dated 11 June 2015 and a copy is available on the Company's website, www.octagonalplc.com. All terms referred to within this announcement are terms defined in the Re-admission document.

 

 

 

For further information please visit www.octagonalplc.com or contact:

 

Enquiries:

 

Octagonal plc                                                +44 (0) 20 7440 0640        

Donald Strang                                

Jason Berry                                 

David Lenigas

 

Proposed Director contacts

John Gunn, CEO

Nilesh Jagatia, CFO

+44 (0) 207 048 9400

+44 (0) 207 048 9405

                               

                                        

Beaumont Cornish Limited                             +44(0) 20 7628 3396

Nominated Adviser and Broker

Roland Cornish/ James Biddle

 

Northland Capital Partners Limited                 +44(0) 20 7382 1100 

Broker (from Admission)

Patrick Claridge/ John Howes/ David Hignell                   

                                        

 


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