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Poundland Group PLC
07 September 2016
 

7 September 2016

Poundland Group plc

Voting results of the Annual General Meeting held on 7 September 2016

Poundland Group plc ("Poundland") announces that its annual general meeting (the "AGM"), held today at Wellmans Road, Willenhall, West Midlands WV13 2QT, was successfully concluded. Resolutions 1 to 14 and 17 to 18 (inclusive) were approved by Poundland shareholders and resolutions 15 and 16 were not approved.

The total number of ordinary shares in the capital in Poundland in issue at the record time for the AGM was 268,701,797. Consequently, the total voting rights in Poundland at the record time for the AGM were 268,701,797.

The table below sets out the results of the poll at the AGM. Each holder of Poundland shares, present in person or by proxy, was entitled to one vote per Poundland share held at the record time for the AGM.

Resolutions 15 to 18 were proposed as special resolutions. Full details of the resolutions are set out in the notice of the AGM published on 3 August 2016 which is available on Poundland's website at www.poundlandcorporate.com. 

 

Resolution

FOR*

AGAINST

TOTAL

WITHHELD**

No. of Votes

% Votes

No. of Votes

% Votes

No. of Votes

% of ISC voted

No. of Votes

1. 

Annual Report and Accounts

222,858,144

 

100.00

 

11,103

 

0.00

222,869,247

 

82.94%

2,821

2. 

Directors Remuneration Report

217,647,557

97.68

5,171,825

2.32

222,819,382

82.92%

52,685

3. 

Final Dividend

222,831,188

99.98

40,870

0.02

222,872,058

82.94%

10

4. 

Re-appoint KPMG as auditors

222,190,034

99.70

678,024

0.30

222,868,058

82.94

4,010

5. 

Remuneration of auditor

222,385,063

99.78

485,995

0.22

222,871,058

82.94%

1,010

6. 

Elect Kevin O'Byrne

128,172,008

81.88

28,364,270

18.12

156,536,278

58.26%

66,335,790

7. 

Re-elect Nicholas Hateley

128,001,480

81.77

28,534,798

18.23

156,536,278

58.26%

66,335,790

8. 

Re-elect Darren Shapland

127,282,103

81.31

29,254,175

18.69

156,536,278

58.26%

66,335,790

9. 

Re-elect Teresa Colaianni

128,010,608

81.78

28,525,670

18.22

156,536,278

58.26%

66,335,790

10.  

Re-elect Grant Hearn

128,009,502

81.78

28,526,776

18.22

156,536,278

58.26%

66,335,790

11.

Re-elect Miles Roberts

126,389,107

81.58

28,543,229

18.42

154,932,336

57.66%

66,451,216

12.  

Re-elect Timothy Jones

127,842,110

81.73

28,578,742

18.27

156,420,852

58.21%

66,451,216

13.  

Re-elect Mary Barnard

128,034,118

81.79

28,502,160

18.21

156,536,278

58.26%

66,335,790

14.  

Authority to allot shares

156,297,963

70.13

66,572,895

29.87

222,870,858

82.94%

1,210

15.  

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

156,501,557

70.22

66,370,501

29.78

222,872,058

82.94%

10

16.  

Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights in line with the recommendations of the Pre-Emption Group

156,253,380

70.11

66,617,428

29.89

222,870,808

82.94%

1,260

17.  

Authority to make market purchases

222,606,655

99.88

264,203

0.12

222,870,858

82.94%

1,210

18.  

Notice of general meetings

219,551,607

98.51

3,316,200

1.49

222,867,807

82.94%

4,260

 

* Includes discretionary votes

** A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' the relevant resolution.

Enquiries:


Jinder Jhuti

Company Secretary & General Counsel

0121 568 7000

 


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