Result of AGM / Final DividendSource: RNS
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited (the 'Fund')
Legal Entity Identifier: 213800HWWQPUJ4K1GS84
Result of Annual General Meeting / Final Dividend / Retirement of Saffet Karpat
Following the Annual General Meeting ('AGM') of the Fund, which was held earlier today, the Board is pleased to announce that all ordinary and special resolutions set out in the Notice of the Meeting were duly passed.
Resolution 5 proposed the payment of a final dividend of 17.0 US cents per Participating Preference Share in respect of the financial year ended 30 June 2020. The dividend will be paid on 11 December 2020 to those shareholders on the register at close of business on 13 November 2020. The XD date is 12 November 2020.
While declared in US dollars, the dividend will be paid in sterling; a further announcement in respect of the sterling equivalent of the declared dividend rate will be made in due course.
Details of the number of proxy votes cast for, against and withheld on the resolutions will be published on the Fund's website at www.genesisemf.com
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the special resolution passed at the AGM has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at:
For the avoidance of doubt, it should be noted that the power to purchase shares in the market as proposed in Resolution 12 will last until the AGM in 2021.
The Board is pleased to note that shareholders have formally approved the appointment of Mr Torsten Koster as a non-executive director of the Fund. Shareholders will have noted that his predecessor, Mr Saffet Karpat retired at the conclusion of the AGM, the Board wish to thank Saffet for his valuable contribution during his term in office.
For further information, please contact:
J.P. Morgan Administration Services (Guernsey) Limited
01481 758 620
2 November 2020