AGM Results

Released : 25 May 2017

RNS Number : 2903G
Gocompare.com Group plc
25 May 2017
 

25 May 2017

Gocompare.com Group plc
 

Results of Annual General Meeting

Resolutions passed at Annual General Meeting

Thursday 25 May 2017

 

Gocompare.com Group plc (the "Company") announces the results of voting on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on Thursday 25 May 2017, as set out in the AGM notice.

 

A poll was held on each resolution and was passed by the required majority. Resolutions 1 to 14 as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 15 to 18 as special resolutions were passed and the results of the poll were as follows:

 

Resolution

Votes for

%

Votes Against

%

Total Votes

Votes Withheld*

1.

To receive the report and accounts

349,281,417

99.88

423,024

0.12

349,704,441

81,632

2.

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

348,762,774

99.72

974,096

0.28

349,736,870

46,885

3.

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

299,994,982

85.82

49,558,199

14.18

349,553,181

232,892

4.

To re-elect Zillah Byng-Thorne as a director

Including controlling

Shareholder

 

331,367,377

 

94.74

18,411,020

5.26

349,778,397

7,676

Excluding controlling

Shareholder

 

202,757,722

 

91.68

18,411,020

8.32

221,168,742

7,676

5.

To re-elect Matthew Crummack as a director

349,313,329

99.87

470,654

0.13

349,783,983

2,090

6.

To re-elect Angela Seymour-Jackson as a director

Including controlling

Shareholder

 

338,320,755

 

96.73

11,454,237

3.27

349,774,992

11,081

Excluding controlling

Shareholder

 

209,711,100

 

94.82

11,454,237

5.18

221,165,337

11,081

7.

To re-elect Adrian Webb as a director

Including controlling

Shareholder

 

308,259,986

 

88.21

41,181,838

11.79

349,441,824

344,249

Excluding controlling

Shareholder

 

179,650,331

81.35

41,181,838

18.65

220,832,169

344,249

8.

To re-elect Sir Peter Wood as a director

346,758,765

99.14

3,020,422

0.86

349,779,187

6,886

9.

To re-elect Nick Wrighton as a director

349,309,954

99.86

473,101

0.14

349,783,055

3,018

10.

To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditors

348,788,540

99.73

932,859

0.27

349,721,399

64,674

11.

To authorise the directors and the Audit and Risk

Committee to agree

auditors' remuneration

349,413,970

99.90

359,288

0.10

349,773,258

10,497

12.

To authorise the

Company and its

subsidiaries to make

political donations

349,214,214

99.84

562,904

0.16

349,777,118

6,637

13.

To authorise the directors to allot shares

348,262,120

99.88

425,174

0.12

348,687,294

1,096,461

14.

To approve the waiver granted by the Panel under Rule 9 of the The Takeover Code

171,856,447

77.82

48,968,794

22.18

220,825,241

348,860

15.

To dis-apply pre-emption rights

349,262,969

99.85

510,106

0.15

349,773,075

10,680

16.

Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights for purposes of acquisitions or capital investments

349,155,687

99.82

616,833

0.18

349,772,520

11,235

17.

To authorise the

Company to purchase

its own shares

349,184,471

99.83

594,283

0.17

349,778,754

7,319

18.

To authorise the

Company to call a

general meeting other

than an annual general

meeting on not less than

14 clear days' notice

345,980,810

98.91

3,800,524

1.09

349,781,334

4,739

 

As at the date of the AGM, the number of ordinary shares in issue, and therefore the total number of voting rights was 418,305,764.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all the resolutions passed, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and be available for inspection at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

* A 'vote withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the proportion of votes 'for' and 'against' a resolution.

 

Enquiries:

 

Nick Edwards

Chief of Staff, General Counsel & Company Secretary

t: 01633 654 060

e: cosec@gocompare.com

 

Gocompare.com Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (GOCO)

Registered Office: Imperial House, Imperial Way, Newport, Gwent NP10 8UH

Registered in England and Wales with registered number: 6062003

LEI: 213800DUUN4C47JEL561

ISIN: GB00BZ02Q916

 


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