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Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC
09 September 2016
 

Polar Capital Technology Trust plc ("the Company")

 

Results of the 20th Annual General Meeting held at 14.30 on 9 September 2016

 

AGM Presentation

 

A presentation on the investment performance of the Company was given by Mr. Ben Rogoff, covering the portfolio and markets and including information on the portfolio. A copy of this presentation will be available shortly from the Company's website: www.polarcapitaltechnologytrust.co.uk along with a video of Mr Rogoff's talk.

 

AGM Results

 

Polar Capital Technology Trust plc (the "Company") announces that at the Annual General Meeting held earlier today that all the resolutions were passed on a show of hands.  Mr. Rupert Montagu retired as a director not having sought re-election.  Mr. Peter Hames became the Senior Independent Director from the conclusion of the meeting and Ms. Charlotta Ginman was appointed to the Remuneration Committee.

 

The following table indicates the number of proxy votes lodged in advance of the meeting for each of the resolutions.  It should be noted that votes withheld do not constitute votes in law.  

 

The number of ordinary shares in issue at the date of the AGM was 132,336,159.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of resolutions 11 and 12, having been passed as special resolutions will be submitted to Companies House, as well as the National Storage Mechanism, and will shortly be available for inspection at www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do  

All of the resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting are set out in the AGM Notice of Meeting which is available on the Company's website at: www.polarcapitaltechnologytrust.co.uk          

       

Resolution

In favour

Discretionary

Against

Withheld

No

 

Number of

shares

Number of shares

Number of shares

Number of shares

1

To receive and consider the Annual Report and the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended 30 April 2016

37,512,377

90,040

4,270

24,719

2

To receive and approve the Directors' Remuneration Implementation  report for the year ended 30 April 2016

36,997,647

87,540

223,589

322,630

3

To re-elect  Mr Moule as a  Director

37,403,919

91,026

104,740

31,721

4

To re-elect  Mr Ashford-Russell as a  Director

37,339,055

91,026

172,791

28,534

5

To re-elect Mrs Bates as a Director

37,394,953

93,112

102,384

40,957

6

To re-elect  Mr Hames as a Director

37,340,506

91,026

146,469

53,405

  7

To re-elect Ms Ginman as a Director

37,344,106

91,026

157,327

38,947

8

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers  LLP as auditors to the Company

37,287,477

88,526

224,924

30,479

9

To authorise the Directors to determine the auditors' remuneration

37,346,502

86,126

68,688

130,090

10

To authorise the allotment of unissued shares

37,430,439

91,785

89,349

19,833

11

To authorise the allotment of shares on a non pre-emptive basis

37,150,049

90,251

250,681

140,425

12

To grant the company authority to make market purchases of its own ordinary shares

37,376,830

88,526

60,914

105,136

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

 

Enquiries:

N P Taylor

Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC

020 7227 2700

 

9 September 2016

 

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Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.

 


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