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McCarthy & Stone PLC - Results of Annual General Meeting

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McCarthy & Stone PLC
25 March 2020
 

25 March 2020

McCarthy & Stone plc (the Company)

Results of Annual General Meeting

The directors are pleased to announce that at the Company's AGM held earlier today, all resolutions put to the meeting were duly passed on a show of hands, with the exception of Resolution 4, which was withdrawn.


Resolution

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

TOTAL

VOTES CAST

(EXCLUDING

VOTES

WITHHELD)

VOTES

WITHHELD

1

Receive the Report and Accounts

448,843,948

99.98%

64,796

0.01%

448,908,744

2,689,839

2

Approve Directors' Remuneration Report

444,734,327

98.48%

6,839,329

1.51%

451,573,656

24,928

3

Approve Directors' Remuneration Policy

442,670,811

98.54%

6,504,844

1.45%

449,175,655

2,435,249

4

Approve final dividend of 3.5p per share

WITHDRAWN

5

Re-elect Paul Lester

445,405,831

99.16%

3,721,625

0.83%

449,127,456

2,471,127

6

Re-elect Rowan Baker

450,202,554

99.69%

1,368,005

0.30%

451,570,559

28,025

7

Re-elect John Tonkiss

447,032,157

98.98%

4,538,401

1.01%

451,570,558

28,025

8

Re-elect Geeta Nanda

448,657,080

99.35%

2,902,205

0.64%

451,559,285

39,298

9

Re-elect Frank Nelson

450,580,792

99.77%

977,316

0.22%

451,558,108

40,476

10

Re-elect John Carter

448,116,778

99.23%

3,441,329

0.76%

451,558,107

40,476

11

Re-elect Mike Lloyd

449,845,079

99.61%

1,725,480

0.38%

451,570,559

28,025

12

Re-elect Nigel Turner

449,846,623

99.61%

1,725,436

0.38%

451,572,059

26,525

13

Re-elect Gill Barr

450,722,132

99.80%

848,462

0.19%

451,570,594

28,025

14

Re-elect Arun Nagawaney

435,619,680

96.46%

15,945,914

3.53%

451,565,594

33,025

15

Re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditor

451,542,567

99.98%

42,991

0.01%

451,585,558

13,026

16

Authorise Risk & Audit Committee to determine the auditor's remuneration

451,547,426

99.98%

35,632

0.01%

451,583,058

15,526

17

Authorise the Company to make political donations and incur political expenditure

451,478,144

99.97%

104,962

0.02%

451,583,106

15,478

18

Authorise the Company to allot shares

447,566,305

99.10%

4,019,253

0.89%

451,585,558

13,026

19* 

Authorise the Company to disapply pre-emption rights (general authority)

451,507,127

99.97%

77,801

0.02%

451,584,928

13,656

20* 

Authorise the Company to disapply pre-emption rights (additional authority)

409,801,382

90.74%

41,783,545

9.25%

451,584,927

13,656

21* 

Authorise the Company to make market purchase of its own shares

448,995,473

99.43%

2,529,220

0.56%

451,524,693

73,890

22* 

Authorise a general meeting other than an AGM to be held on 14 days' notice 

444,486,500

98.42%

7,099,058

1.57%

451,585,558

13,026

 

* Resolutions 19 - 22 are special resolutions requiring 75% majority.

1.     For the purposes of section 341 of the Companies Act 2006, the total votes cast amounted to 451,585,558, representing 84.03 per cent of the issued share capital.

2.     A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, being resolutions 19 to 22, will be submitted to and available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available to view at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and on the Company's website, www.mccarthyandstonegroup.co.uk.

 

For further information please contact:

Scott Brooker

Deputy Company Secretary

 

Telephone: 07976 670155

 

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