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05 May 2022 15:15

Results of Annual General Meeting

1. Results of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Melrose Industries PLC was held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

The table below sets out the results of the poll on all 20 resolutions that were put to a shareholder vote, with each shareholder present in person or by proxy being entitled to one vote per share held.

Ordinary Resolutions

Resolutions

Votes ‘For’*

% of Votes Cast ‘For’

Votes ‘Against’

% of Votes Cast ‘Against’

Total Issued Share Capital Voted

Total % of Issued Share Capital Voted

Votes Withheld**

1.       To receive the financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2021

3,578,289,842

99.93

2,508,605

0.07

3,580,798,447

81.89%

89,752,485

2.       To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2021

3,549,339,509

97.34

96,831,990

2.66

3,646,171,499

83.39%

24,379,433

3.       To declare a final dividend of 1 pence per ordinary share for the year ended 31 December 2021

3,668,726,493

100.00

110,239

0.00

3,668,836,732

83.91%

1,714,200

4.       To re-elect Christopher Miller as a Director of the Company

3,659,529,350

99.75

9,138,409

0.25

3,668,667,759

83.90%

1,883,173

5.       To re-elect Simon Peckham as a Director of the Company

3,659,940,343

99.76

8,719,855

0.24

3,668,660,198

83.90%

1,890,734


6.       To re-elect Geoffrey Martin as a Director of the Company

3,637,713,069

99.16

30,946,066

0.84

3,668,659,135

83.90%

1,891,797

7.       To re-elect Peter Dilnot as a Director of the Company

3,659,700,657

99.76

8,957,541

0.24

3,668,658,198

83.90%

1,892,734

8.       To re-elect Justin Dowley as a Director of the Company

3,427,864,655

93.44

240,789,260

6.56

3,668,653,915

83.90%

1,897,017

9.       To re-elect David Lis as a Director of the Company

3,624,470,089

98.80

44,185,130

1.20

3,668,655,219

83.90%

1,895,713

10.   To re-elect Charlotte Twyning as a Director of the Company

3,630,175,149

98.95

38,466,525

1.05

3,668,641,674

83.90%

1,909,258

11.   To re-elect Funmi Adegoke as a Director of the Company

3,634,518,731

99.07

34,095,835

0.93

3,668,614,566

83.90%

1,936,366

12.   To elect Heather Lawrence as a Director of the Company

3,663,054,766

99.85

5,576,479

0.15

3,668,631,245

83.90%

1,919,687

13.   To elect Victoria Jarman as a Director of the Company

3,663,098,826

99.85

5,545,608

0.15

3,668,644,434

83.90%

1,906,498

14.   To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company

3,536,337,246

96.40

132,248,019

3.60

3,668,585,265

83.90%

1,965,667

15.   To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the auditor’s remuneration

3,633,734,492

99.05

34,916,431

0.95

3,668,650,923

83.90%

1,899,832

16.   To renew the authority given to Directors to allot shares

3,611,242,553

98.43

57,520,604

1.57

3,668,763,157

83.91%

1,787,775

 

Special Resolutions

Resolutions

Votes ‘For’*

% of Votes Cast ‘For’

Votes ‘Against’

% of Votes Cast ‘Against’

Total Issued Share Capital Voted

Total % of Issued Share Capital Voted

 

Votes Withheld**

17.   To give the Directors authority to allot equity securities without application of pre-emption rights

3,650,766,843

99.51

17,949,462

0.49

3,668,716,305

83.91%

1,834,627

18.   To give the Directors authority to allot equity securities used only for the purpose of financing a transaction which the Directors determine to be an acquisition or other capital investment

3,529,202,957

96.20

139,430,478

3.80

3,668,633,435

83.90%

1,917,497

19.   To authorise market purchase of shares

3,590,006,908

97.86

78,423,097

2.14

3,668,430,005

83.90%

2,120,927

20.   To approve the calling of a general meeting other than an Annual General Meeting on no less than 14 days’ notice

3,572,388,912

97.37

96,375,145

2.63

3,668,764,057

83.91%

1,786,875


There are currently 4,372,429,473 Ordinary Shares of 160/21 pence in Melrose Industries PLC in issue.

*           Includes discretionary votes

**          A vote ‘Withheld’ is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes ‘For’ or ‘Against’ a resolution

2. Resolutions submitted to National Storage Mechanism

Melrose Industries PLC will be submitting to the National Storage Mechanism copies of resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday 5 May 2022 concerning items other than ordinary business. These documents will shortly be available for inspection at:

Melrose Industries PLC
11th Floor
The Colmore Building
20 Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 6AT

 

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