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Euromoney Institutional InvestorPLC
28 January 2020
 

EUROMONEY INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR PLC

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

28 January 2020

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC ("Euromoney"), the global information business providing essential B2B information to global and specialist markets, is pleased to announce that shareholders passed all resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held this morning at 9.30am at the Company's registered office.

All resolutions detailed in the Notice of Meeting dated 16 December 2019 were passed by poll vote, with 87.01% of the issued share capital voted, and the following table summarises the final proxy voting:

 

Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Withheld

1

2019 Report and Accounts

94,742,227

99.80

189,441

0.20

126,208

2

Remuneration Report

88,394,936

98.85

1,031,967

1.15

5,630,973

3

Final Dividend

95,057,335

100.00

541

0.00

0

4

Election of Leslie Van de Walle

94,027,244

98.92

1,030,195

1.08

437

5

Election of Tim Pennington

95,048,304

100.00

2,484

0.00

7,088

6

Re-election of Jan Babiak

94,828,094

99.76

229,345

0.24

437

7

Re-election of Colin Day

94,828,155

99.76

229,284

0.24

437

8

Re-election of Imogen Joss

92,326,219

99.74

245,284

0.26

2,486,373

9

Re-election of Wendy Pallot

94,814,997

99.75

242,381

0.25

498

10

Re-election of Andrew Rashbass

94,856,603

99.79

199,899

0.21

1,374

11

Re-election of Lorna Tilbian

72,901,121

77.08

21,682,535

22.92

474,220

12

Re-appointment of auditors

95,054,124

100.00

3,752

0.00

0

13

Auditors' remuneration authority

95,053,797

100.00

3,642

0.00

437

14

Allotment authority

87,948,049

92.52

7,109,390

7.48

437

15

Pre-emptive allotment authority

94,877,094

99.82

174,036

0.18

6,746

16

Pre-emptive allotment authority

84,144,598

88.53

10,906,532

11.47

6,746

17

Purchase own shares

94,025,404

98.93

1,014,314

1.07

18,158

18

Permitted Borrowing Limits

90,254,382

94.95

4,802,417

5.05

1,077

19

Articles of Association

90,262,248

94.96

4,794,551

5.04

1,077

20

General meetings at short notice

93,935,650

98.82

1,121,149

1.18

1,077

The Company notes that more than 20% of the votes cast on resolution 11 ("Re-election of Lorna Tilbian as a non-executive director") were against that resolution.  In accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, the Company will consult with shareholders to understand the reasons behind the result on that resolution and will in due course provide an update on the views received from shareholders.

Any discretionary proxy votes have been aggregated within the 'For' total above. Any votes withheld are not a vote in law and have not been included in the above calculations. The issued share capital and total voting rights as at the date of the meeting were both 109,249,352 ordinary shares.

A copy of the resolutions passed at the meeting which were not ordinary business has been forwarded today to the National Storage Mechanism in accordance with LR 9.6.2 of the Financial Conduct Authority's UKLA Listing Rules.

Confirmation of Board Change following the AGM

Tristan Hillgarth stepped down from the Board as a non-executive Director immediately following the AGM, having served for over seven years.

Final dividend payment date

The Company's final dividend for the financial year ended 30 September 2019 will be paid on 13 February 2020 to shareholders on the register as at the record date of 29 November 2019.

 

Ends

For further information, please contact:

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

Tim Bratton, Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

+44 (0) 207 779 8288

[email protected]

FTI Consulting

Charles Palmer / Jamie Ricketts / Amy Hurnell / Jamille Smith

+44 (0)20 3727 1000

[email protected]

About Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

Euromoney is a global information business providing essential B2B information to global and specialist markets.  Euromoney provides discovery, market intelligence and events across our segments.  Euromoney is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index.

www.euromoneyplc.com 

LEI number: 213800PZU2RGHMHE2S67


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