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Rathbone Brothers PLC
06 May 2021
 

RATHBONE BROTHERS PLC ('Rathbones')

 

RESULTS OF THE 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LISTING RULE 9.6.18

 

At the fiftieth Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 8 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7AZ on Thursday 6 May 2021, all the resolutions proposed (which were contained in the Notice of Meeting dated 6 April 2021) were passed on a poll.

 

Resolutions 1 to 16 were ordinary resolutions and resolutions 17 to 20 were special resolutions.

 

The full text of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, a copy of which is on the Company's website at www.rathbones.com/investor-relations/corporate-governance/general-meetings  A copy has also been made available for inspection through the Financial Conduct Authority via the National Storage Mechanism which can be found at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

The results of the poll were as follows:

 


Resolution

For

%

Against

%

Votes cast

Votes cast as a % of the voting capital

Withheld

1

To adopt the report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2020

44,536,870

100.00

83

0.00

44,536,953

76.21%

117,843

2

To approve the directors' remuneration report for the year ended 31 December 2020

44,313,656

99.96

17,439

0.04

44,331,095

75.86%

323,701

3

To approve the directors' remuneration policy

39,752,472

89.68

4,576,369

10.32

44,328,841

75.86%

325,955

4

To approve the Rathbone Brothers Plc Executive Share Performance Plan ('ESPP')

40,308,825

90.93

4,020,316

9.07

44,329,141

75.86%

325,655

5

To declare a final dividend of 47p per share for the year ended 31 December 2020

44,635,079

99.98

7,417

0.02

44,642,496

76.39%

12,300

6

To elect Clive Bannister as a director

44,633,607

99.99

3,392

0.01

44,636,999

76.38%

17,797

7

To re-elect Paul Stockton as a director

44,638,380

99.99

3,643

0.01

44,642,023

76.39%

12,773

8

To re-elect Jennifer Mathias as a director

44,615,050

99.95

22,538

0.05

44,637,588

76.38%

17,208

9

To re-elect Colin Clark as a director

41,333,009

92.62

3,292,237

7.38

44,625,246

76.36%

29,550

10

To re-elect James Dean as a director

44,489,668

99.81

83,923

0.19

44,573,591

76.28%

81,205

11

To re-elect Terri Duhon as a director

41,331,154

92.62

3,292,154

7.38

44,623,308

76.36%

31,488

12

To re-elect Sarah Gentleman as a director

40,663,645

91.13

3,959,663

8.87

44,623,308

76.36%

31,488

13

To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors of the company

44,326,688

99.30

311,447

0.70

44,638,135

76.39%

16,661

14

To authorise the audit committee to agree the remuneration of the auditors

44,314,504

99.27

323,630

0.73

44,638,134

76.39%

16,662

15

To approve an authority to make political donations and to incur political expenditure

43,783,614

98.11

842,747

1.89

44,626,361

76.37%

28,435

16

To approve a general authority to allot ordinary shares

41,241,323

92.39

3,398,945

7.61

44,640,268

76.39%

14,528

17

To authorise the disapplication of pre-emption rights

44,512,211

99.74

114,969

0.26

44,627,180

76.37%

27,616

18

To further authorise the disapplication of pre-emption rights regarding shares issued in connection with an acquisition or capital investment

40,205,521

90.10

4,420,145

9.90

44,625,666

76.36%

29,130

19

To authorise market purchases of ordinary shares

44,291,600

99.25

333,996

0.75

44,625,596

76.36%

29,200

20

To authorise the convening of a general meeting (other than the AGM) of not less than 14 days' notice

40,581,268

90.91

4,059,415

9.09

44,640,683

76.39%

14,113

 

 

For the purposes of section 341 of the Companies Act 2006, the votes cast are expressed as a percentage of 58,437,697 ordinary shares.  A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and has not been counted as a vote "for" or "against" a resolution.  In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed at today's AGM will be submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority via the National Storage Mechanism.

 

 

Ali Johnson

Company Secretary

Email: CompanySecretariat@rathbones.com

Tel: 07901 118456

 

 

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