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Henderson Far East Income Limited
21 January 2021
 

HENDERSON INVESTMENT FUNDS LIMITED

 

HENDERSON FAR EAST INCOME LIMITED

 

Legal Entity Identifier:  213800801QRE00380596

 

21 January 2021

 

Henderson Far East Income Limited

Annual General Meeting held on 21 January 2021

 

Henderson Far East Income Limited ('the Company') announces that at the Annual General Meeting held earlier today all resolutions proposed were duly passed on a poll. This included three special resolutions:

 

-     Resolution 13:  to authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own ordinary shares;

 

-     Resolution 14:  to adopt the new articles of association;

 

-     Resolution 15:  to authorise the directors to allot Equity Securities on a non-pre-emptive basis.  

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the circular to shareholders dated 9 November 2020 which can be viewed on the Company's website at: www.hendersonfareastincome.com

 

The poll results were as follows:

 

 

Resolution

Number of votes FOR

% of votes FOR

Number of votes AGAINST

% of votes AGAINST

Total votes cast

% Issued Share Capital

Withheld

1.   To receive the annual report and the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 August 2020                        

24,992,604

99.99%

1,745

0.01%

24,994,349

17.46%

73,246

2.   To approve the Company's Remuneration Policy

24,554,245

99.15%

211,024

0.85%

24,765,269

17.30%

302,326

3.   To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 August 2020

24,516,127

99.06%

231,981

0.94%

24,748,108

17.29%

320,487

4.   To re-elect Mr John Russell as a director

21,686,440

87.44%

3,113,861

12.56%

24,800,301

17.32%

267,293

5.   To re-elect Mrs Julia Chapman as a director

24,666,221

99.29%

175,654

0.71%

24,841,875

17.35%

225,720

6.   To re-elect Mr Timothy Clissold as a director

24,678,323

99.46%

133,062

0.54%

24,811,385

17.33%

256,210

7.   To re-elect Mr Nicholas George as a director

24,680,058

99.47%

131,327

0.53%

24,811,385

17.33%

256,210

8.   To re-elect Mr David Mashiter as a director

21,605,943

87.08%

3,205,441

12.92%

24,811,384

17.33%

256,210

9.   To re-appoint KPMG Channel Islands Limited as the auditors

24,699,282

99.21%

197,359

0.79%

24,896,641

17.39%

170,954

10.  To authorise the directors to determine the auditors' remuneration

24,835,832

99.82%

44,426

0.18%

24,880,258

17.38%

187,337

11.  To approve the Company's policy to pay four quarterly interim dividends

25,003,877

99.99%

1,523

0.01%

25,005,400

17.47%

62,195

12.  Authority to hold up to 10% of the Company's own shares in treasury

24,934,480

99.83%

43,515

0.17%

24,977,995

17.45%

89,600

13.  Authority to make market purchases of ordinary shares

24,849,802

99.44%

139,547

0.56%

24,989,349

17.45%

79,245

14.  To approve the articles of association

24,778,053

99.86%

33,611

0.14%

24,811,664

17.33%

255,931

15.  Authority to allot Equity Securities

24,680,785

99.13%

217,206

0.87%

24,897,991

17.39%

169,604

 

The votes validly cast are expressed in the table above as a percentage of the Company's total voting rights as at the close of business on 19 January 2021 (143,173,564), being the time at which a shareholder had to be registered in the register of members in order to vote at the annual general meeting.  A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and has not been counted as a vote "for" or "against" a resolution.

 

Each share carries the right to one vote on a poll.  The number of ordinary shares, and voting rights, in issue at the date of this announcement is 143,173,564.

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, copies of which are available for viewing on the Company's website at www.hendersonfareastincome.com or on the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

For further information please contact: 

 

Colleen Sutcliffe

Henderson Secretarial Services Limited

Corporate Secretary

Telephone: 020 7818 5919

 

James de Sausmarez

Director and Head of Investment Trusts

Janus Henderson Investors

Tel:   020 7818 3349

Laura Thomas

Investment Trust PR Manager

Janus Henderson Investors

Tel: 020 7818 2636  

 

 

 

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