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International Public Partnerships
31 May 2023
 

31 May 2023

 

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INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PARTNERSHIPS LIMITED

("INPP" or the "Company")

 

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ("AGM")

 

31 May 2023

 

International Public Partnerships Limited ("INPP" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, at the AGM held at 10.00 am this morning, each of the Resolutions were duly passed without amendment. 

 

The votes received by the Company were as follows:

 

Resolution

Votes For

(including discretionary)

Votes Against

Votes Withheld*

1

Ordinary

1,399,070,445


904,618


8,519

2

Ordinary

1,360,569,333


39,388,293


25,956

3

Ordinary

1,375,289,778


24,660,442


33,362

4

Ordinary

1,252,254,880


101,693,667


46,035,035

5

Ordinary

1,375,263,895


24,701,205


18,482

6

Ordinary

1,395,871,169


4,089,411


23,002

7

Ordinary

1,375,282,171


24,682,929


18,482

8

Ordinary

1,375,283,895


24,681,205


18,482

9

Ordinary

1,375,276,288


24,688,812


18,482

10

Ordinary

1,398,574,970


1,405,400


3,212

11

Ordinary

1,379,381,911

5,145

20,593,314 


3,212

12

Ordinary

1,399,868,713

5,145

56,540


53,184

13

Ordinary

1,399,896,636

5,145

60,954


20,847

14

Special

1,389,807,112

5,145

10,150,478


20,847

15

Special

1,399,767,814

5,145

185,257


25,366


*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is therefore not counted towards the proportion of votes "for" or "against" the Resolution.

 

In accordance with LR 9.6.18, details of those resolutions passed at the AGM that were not in the ordinary course of business are detailed below.

 

Resolution 13 - Ordinary Resolution

 

THAT, in accordance with Article 108 of the articles of incorporation, the Board may, in respect of dividends declared for any financial period or periods of the Company ending prior to the annual general meeting of the Company to be held in 2023, offer the holders of the ordinary shares in the capital of the Company of par value 0.01 penny each (the "Ordinary Shares") the right to elect to receive further Ordinary Shares, credited as fully paid, in respect of all or any part of such dividend or dividends declared in respect of any such period or periods.

 

Resolution 14 - Special Resolution

 

To approve that the Company generally be and is hereby authorised for the purposes of section 315 of the Companies (Guernsey) Law, 2008 as amended (the "Law") to make market acquisitions (as defined in the Law) of ordinary shares in the capital of the Company of par value 0.01 penny each (the "Ordinary Shares") provided that:

 

a.   the maximum number of Ordinary Shares authorised to be purchased shall be 14.99 per cent. of the Ordinary Shares in issue immediately following this annual general meeting (excluding treasury shares);

b.   the minimum price (exclusive of expenses) which may be paid for such shares is £0.01 per Ordinary Share;

c.   the maximum price (exclusive of expenses) payable by the Company which may be paid for Ordinary Shares shall be the higher of (i) 5 per cent. above the average market value for the five business days before the purchase is made and (ii) the higher of the price of the last independent trade and the highest independent bid at the time of the purchase for any number of Ordinary Shares on the trading venue where the purchase price is carried out;

d.   the authority hereby conferred shall (unless previously renewed or revoked) expire at the end of the annual general meeting of the Company to be held in 2023 or, if earlier, the date falling eighteen months from the passing of these resolutions;

e.   the Company may make a contract to purchase its own Ordinary Shares under the authority hereby conferred prior to the expiry of such authority which will or may be executed wholly or partly after the expiry of such authority, and may make a purchase of its own Ordinary Shares in pursuance of any such contract; and

f.    any Ordinary Share acquired by the Company pursuant to the above authority may, subject to the requirements of the Law, be held as a treasury share in accordance with the Law or be cancelled by the Company.

 

Resolution 15 - Special Resolution

 

THAT the Directors of the Company from time to time (the "Board") be and are hereby generally empowered in accordance with Article 39.4 of the articles of incorporation (in substitution for the existing power and authority granted at the Company's Annual General Meeting held in 2022, but in addition to and without prejudice to any other existing power and authority to allot shares granted to the Board), to allot up to the aggregate number of Ordinary Shares as represent 9.99 per cent. of the number of Ordinary Shares already admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities immediately following the passing of this resolution as if the pre-emption provisions contained in Article 39.1 of the articles of incorporation did not apply to any such allotment, provided that this power shall (unless previously revoked, varied or renewed by the Company) expire on the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of the Company) to be held in 2024, save that the Company may make prior to such expiry any offer or agreement which would or might require shares to be allotted after expiry of such period and the Board may allot Ordinary Shares pursuant to such an offer or agreement notwithstanding the expiry of the authority given by this resolution.

 

This announcement is made in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11R.

 

Enquiries:

 

Erica Sibree

Amber Fund Management Limited

 

+44 (0) 7557 676 499

Hugh Jonathan

Numis Securities

 

+44 (0)20 7260 1263

Ed Berry/Mitch Barltrop

FTI Consulting

 

+44 (0) 7703 330 199/ +44 (0) 7807 296 032

 

About International Public Partnerships (INPP):

 

INPP is a listed infrastructure investment company that invests in global public infrastructure projects and businesses, which meets societal and environmental needs, both now, and into the future.

 

INPP is a responsible, long-term investor in 138 infrastructure projects and businesses. The portfolio consists of utility and transmission, transport, education, health, justice and digital infrastructure projects and businesses, in the UK, Europe, Australia and North America. INPP seeks to provide its shareholders with both a long-term yield and capital growth.

 

Amber Infrastructure Group ('Amber') is the Investment Adviser to INPP and consists of over 170 staff who are responsible for the management of, advice on and origination of infrastructure investments.

 

Visit the INPP website at www.internationalpublicpartnerships.com for more information.

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