Result of AGM

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 8860E
Caledonia Investments PLC
21 July 2016
 

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 21 July 2016 were duly passed. Resolutions 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, relating to the re-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 annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016 36,571,674 99.73 98,573 0.27 0 36,670,247
2 To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 March 2016 (other than the directors' remuneration policy) 35,705,029 97.56 891,670 2.44 73,548 36,670,247
3 To re-elect Mr R D Kent a director 36,621,643 99.87 47,310 0.13 1,294

36,670,247

4 To re-elect Mr W P Wyatt a director 36,530,696 99.73 97,209 0.27 42,342

36,670,247

5 To re-elect Mr S A King a director 36,627,905 100.00 0 0.00 42,342

36,670,247

6 To re-elect Mr J M B Cayzer-Colvin a director 36,628,280 100.00 0 0.00 41,967

36,670,247

7 To re-elect The Hon C W Cayzer a director 36,529,330 99.73 98,950 0.27 41,967

36,670,247

8 To re-elect Mr H Y H Boël a director (all shareholders) 32,539,441 92.43 2,665,546 7.57 1,465,260

36,670,247

8 To re-elect Mr H Y H Boël a director (independent shareholders) 7,236,713 73.08 2,665,546 26.92 1,465,260

11,367,519

9 To re-elect Mr S J Bridges a director (all shareholders) 36,665,037 99.99 3,343 0.01 1,867

36,670,247

9 To re-elect Mr S J Bridges a director (independent shareholders) 11,362,309 99.97 3,343 0.03 1,867

11,367,519

10 To re-elect Mr C H Gregson a director (all shareholders) 36,655,780 99.97 12,600 0.03 1,867

36,670,247

10 To re-elect Mr C H Gregson a director (independent shareholders) 11,353,052 99.89 12,600 0.11 1,867

11,367,519

11 To re-elect Mrs S C R Jemmett-Page a director (all shareholders) 36,661,333 99.98 7,700 0.02 1,214

36,670,247

11 To re-elect Mrs S C R Jemmett-Page a director (independent shareholders) 11,358,605 99.93 7,700 0.07 1,214

11,367,519

12 To re-elect Mr D C Stewart a director (all shareholders) 36,661,153 99.98 7,500 0.02 1,594

36,670,247

12 To re-elect Mr D C Stewart a director (independent shareholders) 11,358,425 99.93 7,500 0.07 1,594

11,367,519

13 To re-appoint KPMG LLP as  auditor 36,626,688 99.88 43,559 0.12 0

36,670,247

14 To authorise the directors to agree the auditor's remuneration 35,835,248 97.72 834,649 2.28 350

36,670,247

15 To grant the Company authority to make market purchases of its own shares 36,663,457 99.98 5,935 0.02 855

36,670,247

16 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* 6,713,095 59.79 4,515,269 40.21 139,155

11,367,519

17 To authorise the allotment of unissued shares 36,662,797 99.98 5,700 0.02 1,750

36,670,247

18 To authorise the allotment of shares on a non pre-emptive basis 36,646,801 99.96 15,596 0.04 7,850

36,670,247

19 To authorise the convening of general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on not less than 14 clear days' notice 36,133,995 98.54 536,251 1.46 0

36,670,246

*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 16 which was voted on by way of a poll. The numbers of votes cast at the meeting on resolution 16 were 6,707,832 in favour and 4,515,269 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 9.6.2R, copies of resolutions 15 to 19, 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

 

21 July 2016

 

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 2016 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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