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Henderson High Income Trust PLC
20 June 2017
 

HENDERSON INVESTMENT FUNDS LIMITED

HENDERSON HIGH INCOME TRUST PLC

LEGAL ENTITY IDENTIFIER 213800OEXAGFSF7Y6G11

20 June 2017

  

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Henderson High Income Trust plc (the "Company" or "HHI")

Result of General Meeting held on 20 June 2017

General Meeting

At a general meeting of the Company's shareholders held today, the resolutions approving the recommended proposals in respect of the issue of new shares in HHI pursuant to (i) the proposed scheme of reconstruction and voluntary winding up of Threadneedle UK Select Trust Limited ("UKT") and (ii) a 12 month share issuance programme, commencing with an initial placing and offer, were passed.

It should be noted that the scheme for the reconstruction and winding up of UKT under the laws of the island of Guernsey (the "Scheme") remains conditional on amongst other conditions, the passing of the relevant special resolution to be proposed at the EGM of UKT's shareholders convened for 28 June 2017. The Scheme will not become effective unless this resolution is passed.

The full text of all the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Meeting, copies of which are available for viewing at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm. It is also available for download from the Company's website: www.hendersonhighincome.com

The proxy votes cast on the resolutions were as follows:

Resolution 1

Votes "For*":                 16,984,144

Votes "Against":            165,763

Votes "Withheld":          410,460

 

Resolution 2

Votes "For*":                 16,914,363

Votes "Against":            233,373

Votes "Withheld":          412,631

 

Resolution 3

Votes "For*":                 16,576,087

Votes "Against":            533,471

Votes "Withheld":          450,808

*           the votes "For" include those votes giving the Chairman discretion.

Enquiries

For further information please contact:

 

David Smith

Fund Manager

Henderson High Income Trust plc

Tel: 020 7818 4443

 

James de Sausmarez

Director and Head of Investment Trusts

Janus Henderson Investors

Tel:   020 7818 3349

 

 

Sarah Gibbons-Cook

Investor Relations and PR Manager

Janus Henderson Investors

Tel:   020 7818 3198

 

 

Notes

This announcement is for information purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete and any decision regarding the Proposals should be made only on the basis of the Circular.

 


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