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Distil PLC
15 July 2021
 

Distil PLC

("Distil" or the "Company")

Result of Annual General Meeting

Distil plc (AIM:DIS), owner of premium drinks brands RedLeg Spiced Rum, Blackwoods Gin and Vodka, TRØVE Botanical Vodka, Blavod Black Vodka, Jago's Cream Liqueur and Diva Vodka, is pleased to announce that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 10.00 am today, all 7 resolutions put to members were passed on a poll.

Resolutions 1 to 6 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolution 7 was passed as a special resolution.

The proxy votes cast by or on behalf of shareholders on each resolution are set out below.

Resolution

FOR

%

AGAINST

%

WITHHELD

Resolution 1 (Ordinary)

That the annual report and the financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2021, together with the report of the auditors thereon, be received

 

181,423,419

 

 

99.72

 

510,204

 

0.28

 

34,000

Resolution 2 (Ordinary)

That BDO LLP be appointed as auditor of the Company to hold office until the conclusion of the next annual general meeting at which accounts are laid before the Company and their remuneration be determined by the directors.

 

181,933,623

 

 

99.98

 

34,000

 

0.02

 

0

Resolution 3 (Ordinary)

That Shaun Claydon be re-elected as a Director of the Company.

181,423,419

 

99.98

34,000

0.02

510,204

Resolution 4 (Ordinary)

That Kate O'Connell be elected as a Director of the Company.

181,933,623

 

99.98

34,000

0.02

0

Resolution 5 (Ordinary)

That Roland Grain be elected as a Director of the Company.

181,363,419

 

99.67

604,204

0.33

0

Resolution 6 (Ordinary)

To empower the directors to allot relevant securities pursuant to Section 551 of the Act

181,354,131

 

 

99.70

552,192

0.30

61,300

 

Resolution 7 (Special)

To disapply the pre-emptive rights contained in Section 561 of the Act

 

181,203,199

 

 

99.59

 

753,492

 

0.41

 

10,932

 

As at 15 July 2021, there were 501,982,913 ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share. Votes withheld are not votes in law and so have not been included in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution.

 

For further information:

Distil PLC

 

Don Goulding, Executive Chairman

 

Shaun Claydon, Finance Director

Tel: +44 207 352 2096

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited

(NOMAD)

 

Neil Baldwin

 

Mark Brady

Tel: +44 203 368 3550

Turner Pope Investments (TPI) Ltd

(Broker)

 

Andy Thacker

 

James Pope

Tel: +44 203 657 0050

 

About Distil

Distil Plc is quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. It owns drinks brands in a number of sectors of the alcoholic drinks market. These include premium spiced rum, vodka, gin, vodka vanilla cream liqueur and are called RedLeg Spiced Rum, Blackwoods Vintage Gin, Blackwoods Vodka, Blavod Original Black Vodka, Diva Vodka and Jago's Vanilla Cream Liqueur.

 

 

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