Notice of Results

Released : 10 May 2017 12:05

RNS Number : 7457E
Worldpay Group PLC
10 May 2017
 

Worldpay Group plc (the 'Company')
Results of the Annual General Meeting ('AGM')

At the Company's AGM held today at 11.00am, all resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting were voted on a poll and were passed by the requisite majorities. The poll results of each resolution are set out in the table below.

RESOLUTION

 FOR

% OF VOTES CAST

AGAINST

% OF VOTES CAST

VOTES TOTAL

VOTES CAST AS % OF ISC

VOTES WITHHELD

1.

To receive the Annual Report and Accounts 2016

1,475,278,208

99.93

978,509

0.07

1,476,256,717

73.81%

10,892,341

2.

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

1,455,190,635

98.59

20,871,198

1.41

1,476,061,833

73.80%

11,087,225

3.

To approve the Company's US Employee Stock Purchase Plan

1,485,180,442

99.88

1,731,897

0.12

1,486,912,339

74.35%

236,719

4.

To re-appoint KPMG as Auditor

1,445,610,242

97.38

38,883,279

2.62

1,484,493,521

74.22%

2,655,537

5.

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the Auditor's remuneration

1,445,694,724

97.22

41,370,020

2.78

1,487,064,744

74.35%

84,314

6.

To declare a final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2016 of 1.35p per ordinary share

1,487,064,546

100.00

150

0.00

1,487,064,696

74.35%

84,362

7.

To re-elect John Allan as a Director

1,468,558,442

98.80

17,869,079

1.20

1,486,427,521

74.32%

721,537

8.

To re-elect Philip Jansen as a Director

1,465,655,808

98.56

21,408,936

1.44

1,487,064,744

74.35%

84,314

9.

To re-elect Ron Kalifa as a Director

1,460,252,814

98.20

26,811,930

1.80

1,487,064,744

74.35%

84,314

10.

To re-elect Rick Medlock as a Director

1,457,688,333

98.02

29,376,411

1.98

1,487,064,744

74.35%

84,314

11.

To re-elect Deanna Oppenheimer as a Director

1,482,303,494

99.68

4,761,250

0.32

1,487,064,744

74.35%

84,314

12.

To re-elect Sir Michael Rake as a Director

1,450,259,815

98.10

28,154,341

1.90

1,478,414,156

73.92%

8,734,902

13.

To elect Karen Richardson as a Director

1,486,311,415

99.95

753,329

0.05

1,487,064,744

74.35%

84,314

14.

To re-elect Martin Scicluna as a Director

1,472,648,978

99.03

14,415,483

0.97

1,487,064,461

74.35%

84,597

15.

To give authority to make political donations

1,467,527,082

99.14

12,661,241

0.86

1,480,188,323

74.01%

6,960,735

16.

To give authority to allot ordinary shares in the Company

1,365,447,192

92.31

113,797,290

7.69

1,479,244,482

73.96%

7,904,576

17.

To give general authority to disapply pre-emption rights

1,453,098,933

98.10

28,130,447

1.90

1,481,229,380

74.06%

5,919,678

18.

To give additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights (acquisitions/capital investments)

1,392,054,937

93.98

89,175,179

6.02

1,481,230,116

74.06%

5,918,942

19.

To give authority to make market purchases of own ordinary shares

1,471,728,477

99.18

12,138,125

0.82

1,483,866,602

74.19%

3,282,456

20.

To give authority for a 14 day notice period for general meetings

1,366,069,872

92.29

114,119,654

7.71

1,480,189,526

74.01%

6,959,532


Notes:

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

2.     Resolutions 1-16 were ordinary resolutions and resolutions 17-20 were special resolutions.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.3R, a copy of the resolutions passed as Special Business at the AGM have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism  and will be available in due course for viewing at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

Investor relations:

Charles King, Investor Relations Director

 

Media:

Claire Hardy, Head of External Communications

James Murgatroyd / Andrew Hughes, Finsbury

 

 

 


Tel:
+44 (0) 203 664 6171

 

 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 664 4902

Tel: +44 (0) 207 251 3801

Group Company Secretary:
Derek Woodward, Group Company Secretary              Tel: +44 (0) 7342 082 043

 

About Worldpay Group plc

Worldpay (LSE: WPG; LEI 213800CJ5Z6YSGIIZA22) is a leader in global payments. We provide an extensive range of technology-led payment products and services to over 400,000 customers, enabling their businesses to grow and prosper. We manage the increasing complexity of the payments landscape for our customers, allowing them to accept the widest range of payment types around the world. Using our network and technology, we are able to process payments from geographies covering 99% of global GDP, across 146 countries and 126 currencies.  We help our customers to accept more than 300 different payment types. http://investors.worldpay.com/  

 

 


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