REG-Ashmore Group Plc AGM Statement

Released : 31/10/2007

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RNS Number:7669G 
Ashmore Group PLC 
31 October 2007 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ashmore Group plc 
 
31 October 2007 
 
 
 
Results of Annual General Meeting ("AGM") 
 
 
 
The Board of Ashmore Group plc (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that at 
the AGM of the Company held this morning, all of the resolutions proposed in the 
Notice of Meeting were duly passed on a show of hands, with the exception of 
Resolution 14, which was passed on a poll. 
 
 
 
For information, the proxy votes received were as follows: 
 
 
Resolution          Total votes for     %     Total votes     %       Total votes   Votes withheld * 
                                                against                  cast 
Ordinary business 
1    Adoption of report and accounts 
                        610,489,977    99.995       29,000    0.005     610,518,977         1,385,030 
2    Declaration of dividend 
                        611,814,160    99.999        7,000    0.001     611,821,160            82,847 
3    Re-election of Michael Benson 
                        609,633,832    99.629    2,270,175    0.371     611,904,007                 0 
4    Re-election of Nick Land 
                        609,633,832    99.629    2,270,175    0.371     611,904,007                 0 
5    Re-election of Jim Pettigrew 
                    This resolution was withdrawn due to the resignation of Jim Pettigrew with effect 
                    from 31 October 2007. 
6    Re-election of Mark Coombs 
                        611,876,007    99.995       28,000    0.005     611,904,007                 0 
7    Re-election of Jon Moulton 
                        609,790,245    99.655    2,113,762    0.345     611,904,007                 0 
8    Approval of remuneration report 
                        603,472,648    99.723    1,675,774    0.277     605,148,422         6,755,585 
9    Re-appointment and remuneration of auditors 
                        611,876,631    99.995       28,000    0.005     611,904,631                 0 
Special business 
10   Authorisation of political donations and political expenditure 
                        607,119,428    99.215    4,805,110    0.785     611,924,538            84,097 
11   Authority to allot shares 
                        611,897,007    99.999        7,000    0.001     611,904,007                 0 
12   Dis-application of pre-emption rights ** 
                        611,897,007    99.999        7,000    0.001     611,904,007                 0 
13   Authority to make market purchases ** 
                        611,897,007    99.999        7,000    0.001     611,904,007                 0 
14   Approval of renewal of waiver to the obligation of Rule 9 of the Takeover Code (decided by poll) 
                        257,457,938    84.379   47,663,044   15.621     305,120,982    306,783,025*** 
15   Approval of amendments to Ashmore Executive Omnibus Plan 
                        595,443,131    98.696    7,865,936    1.304     603,309,067         8,594,940 
 
 
 
Notes: 
 
*      A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the 
calculation of the proportion of votes "for" or "against" a resolution. 
 
**     Indicates Special Resolutions requiring a 75% majority 
 
***    Includes votes of Mark Coombs, who was precluded from voting in respect 
of this resolution. 
 
 
 
A summary of proxy votes received will shortly be available on the Company's 
website, www.ashmoregroup.com. 
 
 
 
 
For further details, contact the following: 
 
 
 
Mark Grimwood 
 
Company Secretary 
 
Ashmore Group plc 
 
20 Bedfordbury 
 
London 
 
WC2N 4BL 
 
 
(T) 020 7557 4123 
(F) 020 7557 4141 
(E) mark.grimwood@ashmoregroup.com 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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