Results of General Meeting

Released : 17/05/2017 16:36

RNS Number : 4652F
Playtech PLC
17 May 2017
 

 

 

17th May 2017

 

 

 

Playtech plc

 (the "Company")

 

Results of General Meeting

 

Playtech plc announces results of the following resolutions put to the Company's General Meeting held this morning, 17th May 2017.  Resolution 1 was passed on a poll.  Resolution 2 was not approved.  Any proxy votes which are at the discretion of the Chairman have been included in the "For" total.

Whilst the Board is pleased with the vote in favour of the revised Remuneration Policy it is disappointed with the rejection of the proposed Resolution 2 (One-off award).   The Board will now reflect on the feedback received during the consultation and voting process and will update shareholders in due course.

For information, the votes cast were as follows:

Resolutions

For

% Votes cast

Against

% Votes cast

Total Votes Cast (excl. Votes Withheld)

Vote Withheld

1.  Approve Remuneration Policy     

189,349,986

83.89

36,346,573

16.11

225,696,559

706,475

2.  Approve a one-off grant to the CEO

99,596,350

43.98

126,792,955

56.02

226,389,305

13,730

 

At 17 May 2017, the issued share capital of the Company was 317,344,603 ordinary shares of no par value.

 

The proxy figures for the resolutions will also displayed on the Company's corporate website - www.playtech.com

 

 

 

 

For further information contact:

Brian Moore                  

Company Secretary

Playtech plc

                        01624 645999

 

 

About Playtech

Playtech is a market leader in the gambling and financial trading industries. Founded in 1999 and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LEI code: 21380068TTB6Z9ZEU548), Playtech has more than 5,000 employees in 17 countries.

Playtech is the gambling industry's leading software and services supplier with more than 130 licensees globally, including many of the world's leading regulated online, retail and mobile operators, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and new entrants opening operations in newly-regulated markets. Its business intelligence-driven gambling software offering includes casino, live casino, bingo, poker and sports betting.

It is the pioneer of omni-channel gambling which, through Playtech ONE, offers operators and their customers, a seamless, anytime, anywhere experience across any product, any channel (online, mobile, retail) and any device using a single account and single wallet. It provides marketing expertise, sophisticated CRM solutions and other services for operators seeking a full turnkey solution. Playtech's Financials division operates both on a B2C and B2B basis. Its B2C focused offering is an established and growing online CFDs broker, operating the brand markets.com. Its B2B offering includes the division's proprietary trading platform, CRM and back-office systems, as well as its liquidity technology platform which provides retail brokers with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services, liquidity and complementary risk management tools

           


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