REG-Ashmore Group Plc Result of AGM

Released : 29/10/2009

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RNS Number : 6205B  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
29 October 2009  
  
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Ashmore Group PLC   
  
29 October 2009   
  
Ashmore Group plc  
  
29 October 2009  
  
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 earlier today, resolutions 1 to 9 and resolutions 11 
and 12 were duly passed on a show of hands and resolution 10 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)   Abstentions/ Votes withheld *  
  Ordinary business                                                                                                                                          
  1       Adoption of report and accounts                                                                                                                    
                     580,396,127       99.96      230,443               0.04       580,710,106                                83,536                         
  2       Declaration of dividend                                                                                                                            
                     580,622,351       99.99      4,219                 0.01       580,710,106                                83,536                         
  3       Re-election of Melda Donnelly                                                                                                                      
                     578,032,459       99.55      2,594,111             0.45       580,710,106                                83,536                         
  4       Approval of remuneration report                                                                                                                    
                     574,402,034       99.39      3,533,796             0.61       580,710,105                                2,774,275                      
  5       Re-appointment and remuneration of auditors                                                                                                        
                     504,818,631       98.31      8,688,314             0.69       580,710,105                                67,203,160                     
                                                                                                                                                             
  Special business                                                                                                                                           
  6       Authorisation of political donations and political expenditure                                                                                     
                     580,420,275       99.97      182,295               0.03       580,710,106                                107,536                        
  7       Authority to allot shares                                                                                                                          
                     575,083,524       99.38      3,568,570             0.62       580,710,106                                2,058,012                      
  8       Dis-application of pre-emption rights **                                                                                                           
                     579,567,790       99.99      12,719                0.01       580,710,106                                1,129,597                      
  9       Authority to make market purchases of shares **                                                                                                    
                     577,373,990       99.44      3,227,516             0.56       580,710,106                                108,600                        
  10      Approval of renewal of waiver to the obligation under Rule 9 of the Takeover Code (decided by poll)***                                             
                     206,204,203       74.50      70,567,533            25.50      580,739,185                                303,967,449                    
  11      Reduction of the notice period for general meetings other than the Annual General Meeting**                                                        
                     576,995,748       99.39      3,555,068             0.61       580,710,106                                159,290                        
  12      Approval of new Articles of Association **                                                                                                         
                     579,308,605       99.97      174,271               0.03       580,710,105                                1,227,229                      
  
  
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  
  
***  Mark Coombs has abstained on Resolution 10 as an interested party  
  
The above summary of proxy votes will shortly be available on the Company's 
website, www.ashmoregroup.com.  
  
For further details, please contact:  
  
Ashmore Group plc    
  
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  
  
Penrose Financial   
  
Clare Milton  
  
Penrose Financial   
  
2nd Floor, 30-34 Moorgate  
  
London EC2R 6DN   
  
(T) 020 7786 4874  
  
(E) ashmore@penrose.co.uk  
  
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