ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SVM UK EMERGING FUND PLC
The Company announces that, at the Annual General Meeting held today, all 10 resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed including special resolutions 9 and 10.
The level of proxies received for each of these Resolutions is indicated below.
A total of 8 proxy forms representing over 1.3 million shares were lodged with the Registrars. These shares represent approximately 22% of the issued share capital of the Company and the votes were cast as follows:-
|Resolution||Votes for||Votes Against||Discretionary Votes||Total Votes Cast (Excluding Votes Withheld)||Votes Withheld|
|1||Receive the report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|2||Approval of directors’ remuneration policy||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|3||Approval of directors’ remuneration report||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|4||Re-appoint Mr P Dicks||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|5||Re-appoint Mr R Bernstein||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|6||Re-appoint Mr A Puckridge||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|7||Appointment of auditors||1,318,635||51||0||1,318,686||3,200|
|8||Directors’ authority to allot shares||1,318,635||3,251||0||1,321,886||0|
|9||Dis-apply pre-emption rights||1,318,635||51||3,200||1,321,886||0|
|10||Authority to purchase own shares||1,318,635||3,251||0||1,321,886||0|
The total number of shares in issue on 9 September 2016 was 6,005,000.
*A vote 'Withheld' is not a vote in law and therefore is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'For' and 'Against' a resolution
In accordance with the UK Listing Authority’s Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm
Diane Miller 0131 718 5618
SVM Asset Management Limited
9 September 2016