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Ashmore Group PLC
31 October 2012
 



 

 

 

Ashmore Group PLC

31 October 2012

 

Ashmore Group plc

31 October 2012

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 2012

566,390,488

4,574,382

28

570,964,870

99.20%

0.80%

2.  To declare a final dividend for the year ended 30 June 2012 of 10.75 pence per Ordinary Share

570,964,899

0

0

570,964,899

100.00%

0.00%

3.  To re-elect Michael Benson as a Director

565,978,799

4,986,072

28

570,964,871

99.13%

0.87%

4.  To re-elect Mark Coombs as a Director

567,453,441

3,511,429

28

570,964,870

99.39%

0.61%

5.  To re-elect Graeme Dell as a Director

568,907,628

2,057,243

28

570,964,871

99.64%

0.36%

6.  To re-elect Nick Land as a Director

557,297,652

13,667,219

28

570,964,871

97.61%

2.39%

7.  To re-elect Melda Donnelly as a Director

563,780,482

7,184,389

28

570,964,871

98.74%

1.26%

8.  To elect Simon Fraser as a Director

568,907,628

2,057,243

28

570,964,871

99.64%

0.36%

9.  To approve the Remuneration report for the year ended 30 June 2012

540,550,935

28,635,810

1,778,153

569,186,745

94.97%

5.03%

10.  To re-appoint KPMG Audit Plc as auditors

559,601,457

11,363,413

28

570,964,870

98.01%

1.99%

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

555,929,608

13,322,043

1,713,248

569,251,651

97.66%

2.34%

12. To authorise political donations and political expenditure

570,491,284

473,615

0

570,964,899

99.92%

0.08%

13.  To authorise the Directors to allot shares

567,012,820

1,410,878

2,541,201

568,423,698

99.75%

0.25%

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

570,892,696

72,175

28

570,964,871

99.99%

0.01%

15.  To authorise market purchases of shares**

570,949,871

15,000

28

570,964,871

100.00%

0.00%

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

194,035,182

79,558,993

1,796,524

273,594,175

70.92%

29.08%

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

564,063,808

6,901,063

28

570,964,871

98.79%

1.21%

 

*              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.

 

Following the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting Mr Jonathan Asquith retired as a Director of the Company. The Committees of the Board now constitute the following Directors :

 

Audit and Risk

Remuneration

Nominations

Nick Land ( Chairman)

Nick Land (Chairman)

Michael Benson ( Chairman)

Melda Donnelly

Michael Benson

Nick Land

Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser

Melda Donnelly



Simon Fraser

 

 

For further details, please contact :

 

Michael Perman

Company Secretary

Ashmore Group plc

61, Aldwych

London WC2B 4AE

 

(T) +44 (0)20 3077 6190

(F) +44 (0)20 3077 6001

(E) michael.perman@ashmoregroup.com

 

 

 

 

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