Result of AGM

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 2686T
Caledonia Investments PLC
16 July 2015
 


Caledonia Investments plc: Result of Annual General Meeting Caledonia Investments plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting held on 16 July 2015 were duly passed. Resolutions 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14, relating to the election of independent directors, were passed by separate majorities of all shareholders and of those shareholders who are independent of the Cayzer family concert party, the members of which are regarded as controlling shareholders for the purposes of the Listing Rules. The following table indicates the number of valid proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting for each of the resolutions. It should be noted that votes withheld do not constitute votes in law and therefore are not counted in the number of votes for or against any resolution.

Resolution In favour Against Withheld Total lodged
No
No. % No. % No. No.
1 To receive and adopt the directors' report and the accounts for the year ended 31 March 2015 37,651,724 99.99 554 0.01 670 37,652,948
2 To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2015 (other than the directors' remuneration policy) 37,495,633 99.59 152,545 0.41 4,770 37,652,948
3 To approve and declare a final dividend of 36.8p per ordinary share 37,651,724 99.99 554 0.01 670

37,652,948

4 To re-elect Mr R D Kent as a director 37,571,089 99.79 78,472 0.21 3,387

37,652,948

5 To re-elect Mr W P Wyatt as a director 37,617,501 99.91 33,377 0.09 2,070

37,652,948

6 To re-elect Mr S A King as a director 37,650,324 99.99 554 0.01 2,070

37,652,948

7 To re-elect Mr J M B Cayzer-Colvin as a director 37,645,324 99.99 5,554 0.01 2,070

37,652,948

8 To re-elect The Hon C W Cayzer as a director 37,489,577 99.57 161,301 0.43 2,070

37,652,948

9 To re-elect Mr H Y H Boël as a director (all shareholders) 36,124,854 96.51 1,308,184 3.49 219,910

37,652,948

9 To re-elect Mr H Y H Boël as a director (independent shareholders) 10,675,218 89.08 1,308,184 10.92 219,910

12,203,312

10 To re-elect Mr S J Bridges as a director (all shareholders) 37,643,789 99.98 5,772 0.02 3,387

37,652,948

10 To re-elect Mr S J Bridges as a director (independent shareholders) 12,194,153 99.95 5,772 0.05 3,387

12,203,312

11 To re-elect Mr C H Gregson as a director (all shareholders) 37,645,224 99.98 5,654 0.02 2,070

37,652,948

11 To re-elect Mr C H Gregson as a director (independent shareholders) 12,195,588 99.95 5,654 0.05 2,070

12,203,312

12 To re-elect Mr R B Woods as a director (all shareholders) 37,645,224 99.98 5,654 0.02 2,070

37,652,948

12 To re-elect Mr R B Woods as a director (independent shareholders) 12,195,588 99.95 5,654 0.05 2,070

12,203,312

13 To elect Mr D C Stewart as a director (all shareholders) 37,649,971 99.99 604 0.01 2,373

37,652,948

13 To elect Mr D C Stewart as a director (independent shareholders) 12,200,335 99.99 604 0.01 2,373

12,203,312

14 To elect Mrs S C R Jemmett-Page as a director (all shareholders) 37,650,174 99.99 704 0.01 2,070

37,652,948

14 To elect Mrs S C R Jemmett-Page as a director (independent shareholders) 12,200,538 99.99 704 0.01 2,070

12,203,312

15 To re-appoint KPMG LLP as  auditor 37,617,161 99.91 34,967 0.09 820

37,652,948

16 To authorise the directors to agree the auditor's remuneration 37,626,071 99.93 26,207 0.07 670

37,652,948

17 To grant the Company authority to make market purchases of its own shares 37,644,185 99.98 8,120 0.02 670

37,652,975

18 To approve the waiver of the mandatory offer provisions set out in Rule 9 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers in relation to the Cayzer Concert Party* 9,544,622 79.01 2,535,899 20.99 121,372

12,201,893

19 To authorise the allotment of unissued shares 37,640,911 99.98 9,014 0.02 3,023

37,652,948

20 To authorise the allotment of shares on a non pre-emptive basis 37,614,237 99.95 18,461 0.05 20,250

37,652,948

21 To authorise the convening of general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on not less than 14 clear days' notice 37,141,996 98.64 510,282 1.36 670

37,652,948

*As required by the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, the Cayzer family concert party did not vote on this resolution. Each of the resolutions was voted on by way of a show of hands, other than resolution 18 which was voted on by way of a poll. The numbers of votes cast at the meeting on resolution 18 were 9,469,302 in favour and 2,535,899 against. At the date of the annual general meeting there were 55,381,017 ordinary shares with voting rights in issue. No shares are held in treasury. In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of resolutions 17 to 21, being the resolutions passed as special business at the annual general meeting, have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available at: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.  

Enquiries:

G P Denison,

Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)20 7802 8080

 

16 July 2015

 

END All of the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting are also set out in the circular to shareholders incorporating the notice of the 2015 annual general meeting available on Caledonia's website at www.caledonia.com. Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.


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