Result of AGM

Released : 30/10/2013

RNS Number : 7902R
Ashmore Group PLC
30 October 2013
 



 

 

 

 

Ashmore Group plc

30 October 2013

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 all resolutions were duly passed on a poll. All of the resolutions are accordingly declared as carried.

 

The results of the poll on each resolution was as follows:

 


FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAIN*

TOTAL VOTE

% age  Total  of Votes in Favour

Resolution Number

No. of Votes

 

No. of Votes

 

No. of Votes

 


1. To receive and adopt the Report and Accounts for the year ended 30 June 2013

567,376,984

4,993,242

291

572,370,226

99.13%

2.  To declare a final dividend for the year ended 30 June 2013 of 11.75 pence per Ordinary Share

572,370,516

0

1

572,370,516

100.00%

3.  To re-elect Michael Benson as a Director

570,840,582

1,529,934

1

572,370,516

99.73%

4.  To re-elect Mark Coombs as a Director

572,182,701

187,815

1

572,370,516

99.97%

5.  To re-elect Graeme Dell as a Director

572,182,701

187,815

1

572,370,516

99.97%

6.  To re-elect Nick Land as a Director

549,538,731

19,821,481

3,010,304

569,360,212

96.52%

7.  To re-elect Melda Donnelly as a Director

560,297,513

9,062,699

3,010,304

569,360,212

98.41%

8.  To re- elect Simon Fraser as a Director

557,207,907

12,152,305

3,010,304

569,360,212

97.87%

9.  To elect Charles Outhwaite as a Director

572,182,991

187,525

1

572,370,516

99.97%

10.  To elect Dame Anne Pringle as a Director

572,182,991

187,525

1

572,370,516

99.97%

11.  To approve the Remuneration report for the year ended 30 June 2013

542,963,314

29,404,201

3,001

572,367,515

94.86%

12.  To appoint KPMG LLP as auditors

551,640,034

20,730,481

1

572,370,515

96.38%

13.  To authorise the Directors to agree the remuneration of the auditors

556,010,130

16,360,385

1

572,370,515

97.14%

14. To authorise political donations and political expenditure

571,239,022

1,127,944

3,551

572,366,966

99.80%

15.  To authorise the Directors to allot shares

571,616,435

610,073

144,009

572,226,508

99.89%

16.  To authorise the dis-application of pre-emption rights **

572,357,476

13,040

1

572,370,516

100.00%

17.  To authorise market purchases of shares**

572,369,416

1,100

1

572,370,516

100.00%

18.  To approve the renewal of the waiver of the obligation under Rule 9 of the Takeover Code ***

190,716,458

88,808,377

292,845,681

279,524,835

68.23%

19.  To reduce the notice period for general meetings other than an Annual General Meeting**

560,310,359

9,049,854

3,010,304

569,360,213

98.41%

20.  To increase the limit on aggregate Directors' fees set out in Article 86 of the Company's Articles of Association from £500,000 to £750,000

523,223,758

1,562,073

47,584,685

524,785,831

99.70%

 

*              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 not voted on Resolution 18 as an interested party

 

The above summary of proxy votes will shortly be available on the Company's website, www.ashmoregroup.com.

 

Following the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting the Committees of the Board now constitute the following Directors:

 

Audit and Risk

Remuneration

Nominations

Nick Land ( Chairman)

Nick Land (Chairman)

Michael Benson ( Chairman)

Melda Donnelly

Michael Benson

Nick Land

Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser

Melda Donnelly

Charles Outhwaite

Charles Outhwaite

Dame Anne Pringle

 

 

For further details, please contact :

 

Michael Perman

Company Secretary

Ashmore Group plc

61, Aldwych

London WC2B 4AE

 

(T) +44 (0)20 3077 6190

(F) +44 (0)20 3077 6001

(E) michael.perman@ashmoregroup.com

 

 

 

 

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