RNS Number : 2033V
Ashmore Group PLC
28 October 2010
 



 

 

 

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Ashmore Group PLC

28 October 2010

 

Ashmore Group plc

28 October 2010

Results of Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

 

The Board of Ashmore Group plc (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that at the AGM of the Company held earlier today all resolutions were duly passed on a poll. All of the resolutions are accordingly declared as carried.

 

For information, the proxy votes received were as follows:

 


FOR

AGAINST

WITHHELD*

TOTAL VOTE

% age  Total  of Votes in Favour

% age

Total  of votes against

Resolution Number

No. of Votes

 

No. of Votes

 

No. of Votes

 


1. To receive and adopt the Report and Accounts for the year ended 30 June 2010

605,078,250

 

 

 

534,705

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

605,612,955

 

 

 

99.91

 

 

 

0.09

2.  To declare a final dividend for the year ended 30 June 2010 of 9.34 pence per Ordinary Share

605,612,955

 

 

0

 

 

0

 

 

605,612,955

 

 

100.00

 

 

0

3.  To re-elect Michael Benson as a Director

591,303,741

 

14,309,214

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

97.64

 

2.36

4.  To re-elect Mark Coombs as a Director

603,861,240

 

1,751,715

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

99.71

 

0.29

5.  To re-elect Graeme Dell as a Director

603,861,240

 

1,751,715

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

99.71

 

0.29

6.  To re-elect Nick Land as a Director

589,196,120

 

16,416,835

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

97.29

 

2.71

7.  To re-elect Jonathan Asquith as a Director

589,196,120

 

16,416,835

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

97.29

 

2.71

8.  To re-elect Melda Donnelly as a Director

601,428,400

 

4,184,555

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

99.31

 

0.69

9.  To approve the Remuneration report for the year ended 30 June 2010

536,135,918

 

 

 

20,942,451

 

 

 

48,534,586

 

 

 

557,078,369

 

 

 

96.24

 

 

 

3.76

10.  To re-appoint KPMG Audit Plc as auditors

595,956,441

 

 

9,233,110

 

 

423,404

 

 

605,189,551

 

 

98.47

 

 

1.53

11.  To authorise the Directors to agree the remuneration of the auditors

601,528,978

 

 

4,081,977

 

 

2,000

 

 

605,610,955

 

 

99.33

 

 

0.67

12. To authorise political donations and political expenditure

603,544,384

 

 

1,616,653

 

 

451,918

 

 

605,161,037

 

 

99.73

 

 

0.27

13.  To authorise the Directors to allot shares

604,349,667

 

1,000,266

 

263,022

 

605,349,933

 

99.83

 

0.17

14.  To authorise the dis-application of pre-emption rights **

605,602,455

 

10,500

 

0

 

605,612,955

 

100.00

 

0

15.  To authorise market purchases of shares**

603,397,465

 

2,212,490

 

3,000

 

605,609,955

 

99.63

 

0.37

16.  To approve the renewal of the waiver of the obligation under Rule 9 of the Takeover Code ***

236,805,795

 

 

65,787,243

 

 

303,019,917

 

 

302,593,038

 

 

78.26

 

 

21.74

17.  To reduce the notice period for general meetings other than an Annual General Meeting**

600,699,300

 

 

4,464,737

 

 

448,918

 

 

605,164,037

 

 

99.26

 

 

0.74

18.  To adopt the new Articles of Association**

605,166,037

 

0

 

446,918

 

605,166,037

 

100.00

 

0

19.  To approve amendments to the Executive Omnibus Incentive Plan

582,917,674

 

 

22,427,259

 

 

268,022

 

 

605,344,933

 

 

96.30

 

 

0.7








 

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

**           Indicates Special Resolutions requiring a 75% majority

***        Mark Coombs has abstained on Resolution 16 as an interested party

 

The above summary of proxy votes will shortly be available on the Company's website, www.ashmoregroup.com.

 

For further details, please contact :

 

Michael Perman

Company Secretary

Ashmore Group plc

61, Aldwych

London WC2B 4AE

 

(T) 020 3077 6190

(F) 020 3077 6100

(E) michael.perman@ashmoregroup.com

 

 

 

 

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