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IG Group Holdings plc
21 September 2016
 

IG Group Holdings plc
21 September 2016

 

Result of Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

The Board of IG Group Holdings plc (the "Company"), a global leader in online trading, is pleased to announce that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held earlier today, all the resolutions proposed in the Notice of the Meeting were duly passed. A poll was conducted on each resolution proposed at the Meeting.  The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

 

 RESOLUTIONS

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

Votes cast as % of Issued Share Capital

VOTES
WITHHELD*

1.

To receive the accounts for the year ended 31 May 2016 and accompanying reports

300,892,545

99.94

180,969

0.06

301,073,514

82.04%

23,825

2.

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

278,197,945

97.20

8,001,015

2.80

286,198,960

77.99%

14,898,379

3.

To declare a final dividend of 22.95 pence per share

301,097,339

100.00

0

0.00

301,097,339

82.05%

0

4.

To re-elect Andy Green as a Director

299,470,888

99.77

700,792

0.23

300,171,680

81.79%

925,659

5.

To re-elect Peter Hetherington as a Director

300,891,867

99.93

201,047

0.07

301,092,914

82.05%

4,425

6.

To re-elect June Felix as a Director

300,918,760

99.94

173,534

0.06

301,092,294

82.05%

5,045

7.

To re-elect Stephen Hill as a Director

300,795,606

99.90

296,704

0.10

301,092,310

82.05%

5,029

8.

To re-elect Malcolm Le May as a Director

300,601,177

99.84

491,117

0.16

301,092,294

82.05%

5,045

9.

To re-elect Jim Newman as a Director

300,532,548

99.82

547,975

0.18

301,080,523

82.04%

16,816

10.

To re-elect Sam Tymms as a Director

300,446,943

99.78

649,776

0.22

301,096,719

82.05%

620

11.

To elect Paul Mainwaring as a Director

300,548,211

99.82

548,508

0.18

301,096,719

82.05%

620

12.

To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company

296,181,749

98.37

4,910,716

1.63

301,092,465

82.05%

4,874

13.

To authorise the Audit Committee of the Board to determine the auditors' remuneration

298,659,997

99.19

2,437,142

0.81

301,097,139

82.05%

200

14.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares

284,853,974

94.61

16,243,364

5.39

301,097,338

82.05%

0

15.

To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares

293,120,619

99.96

108,048

0.04

293,228,667

79.90%

7,868,672

16.

To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares for the purposes of acquisitions or other capital investments

275,623,218

94.00

17,605,449

6.00

293,228,667

79.90%

7,868,672

17.

To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares

298,194,663

99.04

2,900,288

0.96

301,094,951

82.05%

2,388

18.

That a general meeting (other than an AGM) may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

280,568,349

93.18

20,527,290

6.82

301,095,639

82.05%

1,700

19.

To adopt new Articles of Association

 

297,846,875

99.95

162,840

0.05

298,009,715

81.21%

3,087,624

 

 

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

 

As at 6.00pm on Monday 19 September 2016, the time by which shareholders who wanted to attend, speak and vote at the AGM must have been entered on the Company's register of members, there were 366,981,583 ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share. 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions that do not constitute ordinary business at an annual general meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Kieran McKinney

Head of Investor Relations   020 7573 0026

FTI Consulting

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry  020 3727 1141 / 1046

 

IG is a global leader in online trading, providing fast and flexible access to over 10,000 financial markets - including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries.

 

Established in 1974 as the world's first financial spread betting firm, IG's aim is to become the default choice for active traders globally. It is an award-winning multi-platform trading company, the world's No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex, and it now offers an execution-only stockbroking service in the UK, Australia, Ireland, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

 

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers limited risk derivatives contracts via the Nadex brand.

 

*Based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, September 2015.

 

 


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