RNS Number : 9927Q
Ashmore Group PLC
27 October 2011
 



 

 

 

 

Ashmore Group plc

27 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

ABSTAIN*

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 2011

568,326,808

 

 

 

1,832,682

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

570,159,490

 

 

 

99.68

 

 

 

0.32

2.  To declare a final dividend for the year ended 30 June 2010 of 10.34 pence per Ordinary Share

570,159,490

 

 

0

 

 

28

 

 

570,159,490

 

 

100.00

 

 

0

3.  To re-elect Michael Benson as a Director

563,153,938

 

7,004,124

 

0

 

570,159,490

 

98.77

 

1.23

4.  To re-elect Mark Coombs as a Director

570,033,212

 

126,250

 

28

 

570,159,490

 

99.98

 

0.02

5.  To re-elect Graeme Dell as a Director

570,033,212

 

126,250

 

28

 

570,159,490

 

99.98

 

0.02

6.  To re-elect Nick Land as a Director

552,972,746

 

15,701,473

 

1,485,270

 

570,159,590

 

97.24

 

2.76

7.  To re-elect Jonathan Asquith as a Director

554,657,989

 

15,501,473

 

28

 

570,159,490

 

97.28

 

2.72

8.  To re-elect Melda Donnelly as a Director

563,201,414

 

6,956,648

 

28

 

570,159,490

 

98.78

 

1.22

9.  To approve the Remuneration report for the year ended 30 June 2011

506,678,881

 

 

 

27,356,699

 

 

 

36,123,908

 

 

 

570,159,488

 

 

 

94.88

 

 

 

5.12

10.  To re-appoint KPMG Audit Plc as auditors

558,115,146

 

 

12,042,943

 

 

0

 

 

570,159,489

 

 

97.89

 

 

2.11

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

560,535,123

 

 

 

7,768,350

 

 

 

1,856,017

 

 

 

570,159,490

 

 

 

98.63

 

 

 

1.37

12. To authorise political donations and political expenditure

569,547,999

 

605,141

 

6,350

 

570,159,490

 

99.89

 

0.11

13.  To authorise the Directors to allot shares

565,567,689

 

2,452,977

 

2,138,824

 

570,159,490

 

99.57

 

0.43

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

569,873,577

 

328

 

284,185

 

570,159,490

 

99.99

 

0.01

15.  To authorise market purchases of shares**

569,872,227

 

28

 

285,835

 

570,159,490

 

99.99

 

0.01

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

207,760,513

 

 

62,401,302

 

 

1,423,475

 

 

271,585,290

 

 

76.90

 

 

23.10

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

564,428,771

 

 

 

5,729,369

 

 

 

1,350

 

 

 

570,159,490

 

 

 

99.00

 

 

 

1.00

 

*              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 not voted 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 6001

(E) michael.perman@ashmoregroup.com

 

 

 

 

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