Result of AGM

Released : 28 May 2014 13:31

RNS Number : 2437I
Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC
28 May 2014
 
   

    London, 28 May 2014

Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC - Result of AGM

The Board of Directors of Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC (the Company) announces the results of voting on the resolutions put to shareholders at its 3rd Annual General Meeting (the AGM) held on Wednesday, 28 May 2014. Details of the resolutions are set out in full in the Notice of AGM.

Resolutions 1 to 16 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 17 to 19 were passed as special resolutions.

The results of the poll were as follows:

 

 

RESOLUTION

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC* VOTED

VOTES WITHHELD

1

To receive and accept the Company's Annual Report and Accounts, together with the reports of the Directors and auditors for the financial year ended 31 December 2013.

28,507,594

100.00

0

0.00

28,507,594

79.39

43,202

2

To declare a final dividend as recommended by the Directors of the Company for the financial year ended 31 December 2013 of GEL 2.0 per ordinary of the Company payable on 18 June 2014 to those shareholders on the register at the close of business on 6 June 2014.

 

28,550,656

100.00

0

0.00

28,550,656

79.51

140

3

To receive and approve the Director's Remuneration Report, (including the annual statement of the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, but excluding (a) the part containing the Director's Remuneration Policy referred to in Resolution 4 and (b) the part containing details of senior officers' remuneration, which is not subject to shareholders approval).

25,901,873

93.59

1,773,857

6.41

27,675,730

77.07

875,065

4

To receive and approve the Director's Remuneration Policy in the Director's Remuneration Report.

26,121,743

91.91

2,300,144

8.09

28,421,887

79.15

128,908

5

To re-elect Neil Janin, as Chairman.

28,436,087

99.60

114,569

0.40

28,550,656

79.51

140

6

To re-elect Irakli Gilauri, as an executive Director.

28,540,459

99.96

10,197

0.04

28,550,656

79.51

140

7

To re-elect David Morrison, as a non-executive Director.

28,470,359

99.93

21,016

0.07

28,491,375

79.34

59,421

8

To re-elect Alasdair Breach, as a non-executive Director.

28,526,449

99.92

24,207

0.08

28,550,656

79.51

140

9

To re-elect Kaha Kiknavelidze, as a non-executive Director.

28,540,459

99.96

10,197

0.04

28,550,656

79.51

140

10

To elect Kim Bradley, as a non-executive Director.

28,540,459

99.96

10,197

0.04

28,550,656

79.51

140

11

To elect Bozidar Djelic, as a non-executive Director Company.

28,255,618

99.96

10,197

0.04

28,265,815

78.71

284,981

12

To elect Tamaz Georgadze, as a non-executive Director.

28,540,459

99.96

10,197

0.04

28,550,656

79.51

140

13

To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as Auditor to the Company.

28,491,375

100.00

0

0.00

28,491,375

79.34

59,421

14

To authorse the Board to set Ernst & Young LLP's fees.

28,524,183

99.91

26,473

0.09

28,550,656

79.51

140

15

To authorise political donations.

25,714,370

90.25

2,777,005

9.75

28,491,375

79.34

59,421

16

To authorise the Directors to allot shares.

27,190,939

95.42

1,305,475

4.58

28,496,414

79.36

38,858

17

To dis-apply pre-emption rights.

26,714,619

93.62

1,820,513

6.38

28,535,132

79.46

140

18

To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares.

28,433,700

99.68

90,483

0.32

28,524,183

79.43

26,613

19

To authorise the Company to call general meetings on not less than 14 days' clear notice.

 

25,113,100

87.96

3,437,556

12.04

28,550,656

79.51

140

*Issued Share Capital

 

As at the date of the AGM, the Company had 35,909,383 ordinary shares in issue. The Company did not hold any shares in treasury and therefore the number of total voting rights as at the date of the AGM was 35,909,383.  In accordance with the Company's Articles of Association, on a poll every member who is present in person or by proxy has one vote for every share held.  The scrutineer of the poll was Computershare Investor Services PLC, the Company's Share Registrar.

Note that a "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and have not been included in the calculation of votes "for" and "against" each resolution.  Proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "for" total.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions which constitute special business at the AGM (being resolutions 16-19) will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.

 

Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification:

 

Kate Bennett Rea, Company Secretary

 

 

 

About Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC

Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC is a UK-incorporated holding company of Bank of Georgia. Bank of Georgia is the leading Georgian bank, based on total assets (with a 34.1% market share), total loans (with a 31.7% market share) and client deposits (with a 30.2% market share) as of 31 March 2014, all data based on standalone financial information filed by banks in Georgia with the National Bank of Georgia. The Bank offers a broad range of corporate banking, retail banking, wealth management, brokerage and insurance services to its clients.

 

Bank of Georgia has, as of the date hereof, the following credit ratings:

Standard & Poor's

'BB-/B'


FitchRatings

'BB-/B'


Moody's

'B1/NP' (FC) & 'Ba3/NP' (LC)


For further information, please visit www.bgh.co.uk, www.bog.ge/ir or contact: 

 

Irakli Gilauri

Nikoloz Gamkrelidze

Macca Ekizashvili

Chief Executive Officer

Deputy CEO, Finance

Head of Investor Relations

+995 322 444 109

+995 322 444 126

         +995 322 444 256

igilauri@bog.ge

ngamkrelidze@bog.ge

          ir@bog.ge

 

This news report is presented for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities

 


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