Source - LSE Regulatory
ABERFORTH SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST plc ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 4 MARCH 2009 The Board of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc ('ASCoT') hereby report that all the resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting held on 4 March 2009 were passed by Shareholders on a show of hands. A total of 43,212,971 proxy votes were received, representing 44.6% of the 96,900,000 Ordinary Shares in issue. The table below shows the result of the proxy voting: Resolution Votes in Votes at Votes Votes Total proxy favour Chairman's against withheld votes discretion 1 41,185,610 26,385 119,600 1,881,375 43,212,970 2 43,056,651 26,385 20,689 109,246 43,212,971 3 42,935,247 26,385 142,004 109,335 43,212,971 4 43,054,651 26,385 22,600 109,335 43,212,971 5 43,056,651 26,385 20,600 109,335 43,212,971 6 43,056,651 26,385 20,600 109,335 43,212,971 7 43,056,651 26,385 20,600 109,335 43,212,971 8 43,038,396 28,585 30,386 115,604 43,212,971 9 43,073,666 28,585 1,385 109,335 43,212,971 10 43,064,420 29,135 5,300 114,116 43,212,971 11 43,046,542 28,048 19,065 119,316 43,212,971 Copies of the resolutions passed by Shareholders of the Company have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will be available shortly for inspection at its Document Viewing Facility which is situated at: Financial Services Authority 25 The North Colonnade Canary Wharf London E14 5HS CONTACT: David Holland, Aberforth Partners LLP, 0131 220 0733 Aberforth Partners LLP, Secretaries - 5 March 2009 ANNOUNCEMENT ENDS
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