REG-Ashmore Group Plc Result of AGM

Released : 30/10/2008

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RNS Number : 0607H  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
30 October 2008  
  
Ashmore Group PLC   
  
30 October 2008   
  
Ashmore Group plc  
  
30 October 2008  
  
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, resolutions 1 to 11 and resolution 13 
were duly passed on a show of hands and resolution 12 proposed in the Notice of 
Meeting was passed on a poll. All of the resolutions are accordingly declared as 
carried.  
  
For information, the proxy votes received were as follows:  
  
 
  Resolution         Total votes for   %          Total votes against   %          Total votes cast (including abstentions)   Votes withheld *  
  Ordinary business                                                                                                                             
  1       Adoption of report and accounts                                                                                                       
                     600,785,860       99.99      22,000                0.01       603,147,865                                2,340,005         
  2       Declaration of dividend                                                                                                               
                     603,147,865       100.00     0                     0.00       603,147,865                                0                 
  3       Re-election of Nick Land                                                                                                              
                     602,314,153       99.86      833,712               0.14       603,147,865                                0                 
  4       Re-election of Graeme Dell                                                                                                            
                     602,518,983       99.90      628,882               0.10       603,147,865                                0                 
  5       Re-election of Jonathan Asquith                                                                                                       
                     602,562,237       99.90      585,628               0.10       603,147,865                                0                 
  6       Approval of remuneration report                                                                                                       
                     534,731,090       89.46      63,024,820            10.54      599,907,410                                2,151,500         
  7       Re-appointment and remuneration of auditors                                                                                           
                     551,021,358       92.52      44,571,575            7.48       599,907,409                                4,314,476         
  Special business                                                                                                                              
  8       Authorisation of political donations and political expenditure                                                                        
                     597,792,750       99.68      1,907,685             0.32       599,907,865                                207,430           
  9       Authority to allot shares                                                                                                             
                     603,147,865       100.00     0                     0.00       603,147,865                                0                 
  10      Dis-application of pre-emption rights **                                                                                              
                     603,147,865       100.00     0                     0.00       603,147,865                                0                 
  11      Authority to make market purchases of shares **                                                                                       
                     603,104,611       99.99      43,254                0.01       603,147,865                                0                 
  12      Approval of renewal of waiver to the obligation under Rule 9 of the Takeover Code (decided by poll)                                   
                     234,334,900       79.42      60,726,778            20.58      297,653,857                                2,592,179         
  13      Approval of new Articles of Association **                                                                                            
                     600,637,801       99.80      1,191,360             0.20       603,147,915                                1,318,754         
  
  
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  
  
A summary of proxy votes received will shortly be available on the Company's 
website, www.ashmoregroup.com.  
  
For further details, contact the following:  
  
Michael Perman  
  
Company Secretary  
  
Ashmore Group plc  
  
61, Aldwych  
  
London WC2B 4AE  
  
(T) 020 3077 6190  
  
(F) 020 3077 6100  
  
(E) michael.perman@ashmoregroup.com  
  
 
This information is provided by RNS  
  
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange  
  
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