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Headline Results of the 2019 Annual General Meeting
Released 13:05 25-Sep-2019
Number 6616N13

RNS Number : 6616N
NCC Group PLC
25 September 2019
 

NCC GROUP PLC

RESULTS OF THE 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of NCC Group plc (the "Company") held at 9.30 am at XYZ Building, 2 Hardman Boulevard, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3AQ on 25 September 2019, shareholders duly passed all of the resolutions proposed. Each of the resolutions put to the AGM were voted on by way of a poll.

Resolutions 1 to 13 and resolutions 18 and 19 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 14 to 17 and resolution 20 were passed as special resolutions. The results of the poll incorporating proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting are set out below (rounded to 2 decimal places).



Votes for

%

Votes against

%

Total votes cast

% of ISC voted

Votes withheld

1.    

To receive the report and accounts

197,906,005

100.00

0

0.00

197,906,005

71.23%

155,397

2.    

To approve the directors' remuneration report (other than the directors' remuneration policy) for the year ended 31 May 2019

192,916,766

100.00

8,003

0.00

192,924,769

69.44%

5,136,633

3.    

To declare a final dividend of 3.15p per share

198,061,393

100.00

9

0.00

198,061,402

71.28%

0

4.    

To re-appoint KPMG as auditor

192,926,347

100.00

9,056

0.00

192,935,403

69.44%

5,125,999

5.    

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor's remuneration

198,056,807

100.00

4,595

0.00

198,061,402

71.28%

0

6.    

To re-elect Adam Palser as a Director

197,725,807

99.83

330,584

0.17

198,056,391

71.28%

5,011

7.    

To re-elect Chris Stone as a Director

196,058,184

98.99

1,998,207

1.01

198,056,391

71.28%

5,011

8.    

To re-elect Jonathan Brooks as a Director

197,194,508

99.56

861,883

0.44

198,056,391

71.28%

5,011

9.    

To re-elect Chris Batterham as a Director

197,194,508

99.56

861,883

0.44

198,056,391

71.28%

5,011

10.

To re-elect Jennifer Duvalier as a Director

197,190,093

99.56

863,309

0.44

198,053,402

71.28%

8,000

11.

To re-elect Mike Ettling as a Director

197,725,807

99.83

331,584

0.17

198,057,391

71.28%

4,011

12.

To re-elect Tim Kowalski as a Director

197,298,022

99.62

759,369

0.38

198,057,391

71.28%

4,011

13.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares

194,490,447

98.20

3,565,276

1.80

198,055,723

71.28%

5,679

14.

To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights up to 5% of the issue share capital

192,167,939

97.03

5,888,308

2.97

198,056,247

71.28%

5,155

15.

To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights for an additional 5% in relation to an acquisition or capital investment

177,833,908

89.79

20,222,339

10.21

198,056,247

71.28%

5,155

16.

To authorise the purchase of own shares pursuant to s.701 of the Companies Act 2006

192,877,621

97.41

5,134,354

2.59

198,011,975

71.27%

49,427

17.

To reduce the notice period required for General Meetings

192,450,591

97.17

5,609,332

2.83

198,059,923

71.28%

1,479

18.

To authorise the making of political donations and incurring political expenditure

179,649,870

90.71

18,393,422

9.29

198,043,292

71.28%

18,110

19.

To approve the adoption of the NCC Group Share Incentive Plan

198,008,402

99.98

48,989

0.02

198,057,391

71.28%

4,011

20.

To approve adoption of NCC Group plc new articles of association

198,045,930

99.99

10,128

0.01

198,056,058

71.28%

5,344

Notes:

1.   Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the chairman of the meeting have been included in the 'For' total. 

 

2.   A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "for" and "against" a resolution, nor in the calculation of "total votes cast" for any resolution.

 

3.   The issued share capital of the Company as at the date of the AGM was 277,846,440 ordinary shares.

 

4.   The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm and on the Company's website.   

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions passed as special business of the meeting will be uploaded to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.

 

 

For enquiries please contact:

Jonathan Williams

Deputy Company Secretary

0161 209 5374


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