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Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Standard Life Aberdn

Result of AGM

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Standard Life Aberdeen plc
18 May 2021
 

Standard Life Aberdeen plc

Results of Annual General Meeting  

 

 

 

The Board of Standard Life Aberdeen plc ('the Company') is pleased to announce that all the resolutions put to its Annual General Meeting held earlier today, Tuesday 18 May 2021, were duly passed.

 

 

The results of the polls were as follows:

 


For

% For

Against

 

Total Votes Validly Cast

Votes Withheld

Resolution 1:

To receive and consider the Annual report and accounts 2020

997,817,470

99.93

698,944

998,516,414

2,241,099

Resolution 2:

To declare a final dividend for 2020

994,427,853

99.40

6,044,650

1,000,472,503

285,010

Resolution 3:

To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditors

989,760,771

98.86

11,408,649

1,001,169,420

1,071,797

Resolution 4:

To authorise the audit committee to set the auditors' fees

998,930,655

99.78

2,185,967

1,001,116,622

1,124,595

Resolution 5:

To approve the Directors' remuneration report, excluding the remuneration policy

969,169,906

96.90

30,957,556

1,000,127,462

2,113,755

Resolution 6A:

To re-elect Sir Douglas Flint as a Director

983,666,088

98.27

17,332,867

1,000,998,955

1,242,262

Resolution 6B:

To re-elect Jonathan Asquith as a Director

990,435,569

98.96

10,363,499

1,000,799,068

1,442,149

Resolution 6C:

To re-elect Stephanie Bruce as a Director

995,935,046

99.52

4,846,511

1,000,781,557

1,459,660

Resolution 6D:

To re-elect John Devine as a Director

994,526,352

99.37

6,287,142

1,000,813,494

1,427,723

Resolution 6E:

To re-elect Melanie Gee as a Director

993,252,576

99.39

6,112,054

999,364,630

1,392,883

Resolution 6F:

To re-elect Brian McBride as a Director

993,970,169

99.48

5,197,247

999,167,416

1,590,097

Resolution 6G:

To re-elect Martin Pike as a Director

992,963,288

99.36

6,364,974

999,328,262

1,429,251

Resolution 6H:

To re-elect Cathleen Raffaeli as a Director

994,475,203

99.51

4,856,475

999,331,678

1,425,835

Resolution 6I:

To re-elect Cecilia Reyes as a Director

994,613,594

99.53

4,733,073

999,346,667

1,410,846

Resolution 6J:

To re-elect Jutta af Rosenborg as a Director

944,409,033

94.51

54,831,426

999,240,459

1,517,054

Resolution 7:

To elect Stephen Bird as a Director

995,589,976

99.63

3,728,883

999,318,859

1,438,654

Resolution 8:

To provide limited authority to the Company and its subsidiaries to make political donations and to incur political expenditure

975,434,897

97.70

22,964,163

998,399,060

2,358,453

Resolution 9:

To authorise the Directors to issue further shares

980,292,463

98.08

19,229,107

999,521,570

1,235,943

Resolution 10 (Special):

To disapply share pre-emption rights

988,540,207

99.04

9,611,199

998,151,406

2,606,107

Resolution 11 (Special):

To give authority for the Company to buy back up to 10% of its issued ordinary shares

983,273,529

98.65

13,467,929

996,741,458

4,015,605

Resolution 12:

To authorise the Directors to allot shares in relation to the issuance of Convertible Bonds

978,162,413

97.96

20,368,615

998,531,028

2,228,606

Resolution 13 (Special):

To disapply pre-emption rights in respect of allotments of equity securities in relation to the issuance of Convertible Bonds

971,998,450

97.40

25,954,320

997,952,770

2,806,864

Resolution 14 (Special):

To allow the Company to call general meetings on 14 days' notice

 

943,558,265

94.36

56,401,479

999,959,744

799,890

Resolution 15 (Special):

To adopt new articles of association

 

994,782,590

 

99.67

 

3,272,125

 

998,054,715

 

2,704,469

 

The total number of shares in issue at 6pm on Monday 17 May 2021 was 2,180,723,546 ordinary shares of 1361/63  pence each.

 

Votes withheld are not a vote in law and have not been counted in the calculation of the votes for and against each resolution, the total votes validly cast or the calculation of the proportion of issued share capital voted.

 

Copies of all resolutions are available for inspection in the AGM Guide previously submitted to the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

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

 

The AGM Guide and the voting results are also available on the Standard Life Aberdeen plc website at www.standardlifeaberdeen.com

 

18 May 2021

 

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