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Playtech PLC
24 May 2023
 

Playtech plc 

('Playtech' or the 'Company')

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

Playtech plc (LSE: PTEC) announces that at its Annual General Meeting (AGM), held today, 24 May 2023, ordinary resolutions numbers 1 to 7 and 9 to 12 set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 26 April 2023, were duly passed by shareholders by means of a poll vote. Ordinary resolution number 13 did not meet the required 50% threshold and therefore was not approved. Special resolutions numbers 14, 15 and 16 did not meet the required 75% threshold and therefore were not approved.

For information, the votes cast were as follows:

Resolutions*

For

%
Votes cast

Against

% Votes cast

Total Votes Cast (excl. Votes Withheld)

Votes Withheld

1.  Accounts and Reports

252,060,692

100.00%

1,724

0.00%

252,062,416

17,914,445

2.  Remuneration Report

206,807,047

81.65%

46,468,278

18.35%

253,275,325

16,701,536

3.  Re-Appoint the Auditors

253,022,458

99.90%

252,909

0.10%

253,275,367

16,701,494

4.  Auditors' Remuneration

253,127,057

99.94%

148,438

0.06%

253,275,495

16,701,366

5.  Re-Elect Brian Mattingley

213,659,385

84.36%

39,614,333

15.64%

253,273,718

16,703,143

6.  Re-Elect Ian Penrose

205,776,766

81.25%

47,497,151

18.75%

253,273,917

16,702,944

7.  Re-Elect Anna Massion

231,103,575

91.25%

22,170,343

8.75%

253,273,918

16,702,943

9.  Re-Elect Linda Marston-Weston

246,978,490

97.51%

6,295,228

2.49%

253,273,718

16,703,143

10. Elect Samy Reeb

269,961,673

100.00%

5,015

0.00%

269,966,688

10,173

11. Elect Chris McGinnis

245,167,676

96.80%

8,107,242

3.20%

253,274,918

16,701,943

12. Re-Elect Mor Weizer

245,480,018

96.92%

7,794,900

3.08%

253,274,918

16,701,943

13. Directors' Power to Allot Shares

119,554,931

44.28%

150,413,207

55.72%

269,968,138

8,723

14. Disapplication of Pre-Emption Rights

118,187,568

43.93%

150,862,031

56.07%

269,049,599

927,262

15. Further Disapplication of Pre-Emption Rights

118,612,032

43.94%

151,353,936

56.06%

269,965,968

10,893

16. Make Market Purchases of Own Shares

135,625,931

50.30%

134,015,451

49.70%

269,641,382

335,479

 

* As previously announced, ordinary resolution number 8 was withdrawn.

Resolution numbers 13, 14, 15 and 16

Playtech will consult with those shareholders who voted against resolution numbers 13, 14, 15 and 16, to understand their specific concerns. In accordance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, the Company will publish a further statement detailing the outcome of its shareholder engagement in relation to these resolutions, including any actions taken as a result, within six months of the 2023 AGM.

At 24 May 2023, the issued share capital of the Company was 309,294,243 ordinary shares of no par value.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions (other than those concerning ordinary business) will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for viewing at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

The proxy figures for the resolutions will also be displayed on the Company's corporate website - www.playtech.com.  

 

- ENDS -

 

For further information please contact:

 

Playtech plc

+44 (0) 20 3805 4822

Sandeep Gandhi, Head of Investor Relations


Headland (PR adviser to Playtech)

+44 (0) 20 3805 4822

Lucy Legh, Jack Gault


 

About Playtech 

 

Founded in 1999 and premium listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech is a technology leader in the gambling industry with over 7,000 employees across 20 countries.

 

Playtech is the gambling industry's leading technology company delivering business intelligence driven gambling software, services, content and platform technology across the industry's most popular product verticals, including, casino, live casino, sports betting, virtual sports, bingo and poker. It is the pioneer of omni-channel gambling technology through its integrated platform technology, Playtech ONE. Playtech ONE delivers data driven marketing expertise, single wallet functionality, CRM and responsible gambling solutions across one single platform across product verticals and across retail and online.

 

Playtech partners with and invests in the leading brands in regulated and newly regulated markets to deliver its data driven gambling technology across the retail and online value chain. Playtech provides its technology on a B2B basis to the industry's leading retail and online operators, land-based casino groups and government sponsored entities such as lotteries. Playtech directly owns and operates Snaitech, the leading sports betting and gaming company in online and retail in Italy.

 

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