Information  X 
Enter a valid email address

Sports Direct Intl. (SPD)

  Print      Mail a friend

Wednesday 06 September, 2017

Sports Direct Intl.

Results of 2017 Annual General Meeting ('AGM")

RNS Number : 0006Q
Sports Direct International Plc
06 September 2017
 

6 September 2017



SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC

("Sports Direct" or the "Company")

Results of 2017 Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

Sports Direct announces the results of the poll on the resolutions put at its AGM held on Wednesday 6 September 2017 at Unit D, Brook Park East, Shirebrook, NG20 8RY at 11.00am.


VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC1 VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD2

1. To receive the audited accounts and the reports of the Directors and of the auditors for the financial year ended 30 April 2017

448,195,022

98.40

7,295,072

1.60

455,490,094

84.00%

1

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 30 April 2017

454,984,951

99.89

502,902

0.11

455,487,853

84.00%

2,242

3.  To re-elect Keith Hellawell as a director of the Company

393,374,456

87.61

55,656,540

12.39

449,030,996

82.81%

6,459,099

4. To re-elect Mike Ashley as a director of the Company

430,171,144

94.44

25,317,196

5.56

455,488,340

84.00%

1,755

5. To re-elect Simon Bentley as a director of the Company

398,731,444

87.77

55,552,875

12.23

454,284,319

83.78%

1,205,776

6. To elect David Brayshaw as a director of the Company

454,880,730

99.87

606,560

0.13

455,487,290

84.00%

2,805

7. To re-appoint Grant Thornton UK LLP as the Company's auditors, to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

402,385,252

95.37

19,544,368

4.63

421,929,620

77.81%

33,560,475

8. To authorise the directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors

399,854,488

92.51

32,383,417

7.49

432,237,905

79.71%

23,252,190

9. To grant authority for the directors to allot shares

455,286,848

99.96

202,802

0.04

455,489,650

84.00%

445

10. To grant additional authority for the directors to allot shares in connection with a rights issue

455,393,737

99.98

96,113

0.02

455,489,850

84.00%

245

11. To dis-apply pre-emption rights

455,481,471

100.00

7,892

0.00

455,489,363

84.00%

732

12. To dis-apply pre-emption rights

452,538,391

99.35

2,950,972

0.65

455,489,363

84.00%

732

13. To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares

446,698,868

98.07

8,790,732

1.93

455,489,600

84.00%

495

14. To reduce the notice period for all general meetings other than the Annual General Meeting

452,748,307

99.40

2,741,500

0.60

455,489,807

84.00%

288

15.To authorise the making of political donations

455,448,647

99.99

34,670

0.01

455,483,317

84.00%

6,778

* Independent Resolutions







3*.  To re-elect Keith Hellawell as a director of the Company

63,374,456

53.24

55,656,540

46.76

119,030,996

56.08%

6,459,099

5*. To re-elect Simon Bentley as a director of the Company

68,731,444

55.30

55,552,875

44.7

124,284,319

58.56%

1,205,776

6*. To elect David Brayshaw as a director of the Company

124,880,730

99.52

606,560

0.48

125,487,290

59.12%

2,805

 

Note 1: Issued Share Capital.

 

Note 2: A 'vote withheld' is not a vote under English law and is not counted in the calculation of votes 'for' or 'against' a resolution.

 

Ends.

 

Sports Direct International plc

Cameron Olsen, Company Secretary

T. 0344 245 9200

 

KBA PR

Keith Bishop

T. 0207 734 9995

 

 

 

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
END
 
 
RAGLQLFBDKFFBBQ

a d v e r t i s e m e n t