14 September 2016
Oxford Instruments plc
Annual General Meeting – Proxy Votes
At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 13 September 2016, all resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The following proxy votes were recorded for each resolution. Each resolution was duly passed.
|Resolution (No. as noted on proxy form)||In Favour||Against||Abstentions/Withheld|
|1||To receive and adopt the Reports and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2016||45,982,240||98.7%||593,253||1.3%||1,496|
|2||To declare the final dividend||45,983,696||98.7%||593,253||1.3%||40|
|3||To elect Alan Thomson||45,372,589||97.4%||1,200,572||2.6%||3,828|
|4||To elect Ian Barkshire||46,167,405||99.1%||407,626||0.9%||1,958|
|5||To elect Gavin Hill||46,169,441||99.1%||405,534||0.9%||2,014|
|6||To elect Mary Waldner||45,938,246||98.6%||636,691||1.4%||2,052|
|7||To re-elect Thomas Geitner||46,196,984||99.2%||377,641||0.8%||2,364|
|8||To re-elect Richard Friend||46,197,816||99.2%||377,121||0.8%||2,052|
|9||To re-appoint KPMG LLP as Auditor||45,661,765||98.6%||659,085||1.4%||256,139|
|10||To authorise the Directors to set the remuneration of the Auditor||46,568,717||99.99%||6,032||0.01%||2,240|
|11||To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration||46,401,715||99.6%||169,505||0.4%||5,769|
|12||To authorise the allotment of shares||42,482,248||91.2%||4,090,619||8.8%||4,122|
|13||To disapply pre-emption rights||46,564,768||99.98%||9,099||0.02%||3,122|
|14||To disapply pre-emption rights for an acquisition or specified capital investment||42,197,094||90.6%||4,377,311||9.4%||2,584|
|15||To authorise the purchase of shares||46,091,792||99.0%||482,387||1.0%||2,810|
|16||To authorise the calling of general meetings on 14 days' notice||44,763,355||96.4%||1,812,393||3.9%||1,240|
Votes were tendered in respect of 46,576,949 shares representing 81.3% of the issued capital.
Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "For" total.
A "Vote Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "For" and "Against" a resolution.
The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on our website at www.oxford-instruments.com/investors
For further information please contact:
Oxford Instruments plc
Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary 01865 393324