Company Announcements

RNS Number : 6622E
Great Portland Estates PLC
08 July 2021
 

Great Portland Estates plc

Result of AGM

Thursday 8 July 2021

 

Great Portland Estates plc (the "Company") announces the results of voting on the resolutions at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on Thursday 8 July 2021.

 

A poll was held on each of the resolutions. Resolutions 1 to 14 (ordinary resolutions) and resolutions 15 to 19 (special resolutions) were all passed by the required majority. The results of the poll are as follows:

 


Resolution

Votes for

%

Votes Against

%

Total

% of issued share capital

Votes withheld*


Ordinary resolutions








1

To receive the audited financial statements together with the directors' and auditor's reports for the year ended 31 March 2021.

197,378,757

99.99

17,226

0.01

197,395,983

77.76

1,016,351

2

To declare a final dividend for the year ended 31 March 2021.

198,164,632

99.98

40,500

0.02

198,205,132

78.07

207,202

3

To approve the Directors' remuneration report.

197,458,148

99.63

739,734

0.37

198,197,882

78.07

214,452

4

To re-elect Toby Courtauld as a director of the Company.

197,563,754

99.96

73,169

0.04

197,636,923

77.85

775,411

5

To re-elect Nick Sanderson as a director of the Company.

197,341,174

99.57

855,051

0.43

198,196,225

78.07

216,109

6

To re-elect Richard Mully as a director of the Company.

197,958,436

99.88

235,539

0.12

198,193,975

78.07

218,359

7

To re-elect Charles Philipps as a director of the Company.

197,976,029

99.89

220,196

0.11

198,196,225

78.07

216,109

8

To re-elect Wendy Becker as a director of the Company.

197,979,936

99.89

220,196

0.11

198,200,132

78.07

212,202

9

To re-elect Vicky Jarman as a director of the Company.

197,977,686

99.89

220,196

0.11

198,197,882

78.07

214,452

10

To re-elect Nick Hampton as a director of the Company.

195,030,779

99.34

1,287,724

0.66

196,318,503

77.33

2,093,831

11

To re-elect Alison Rose as a director of the Company.

197,979,936

99.89

220,196

0.11

198,200,132

78.07

212,202

12

To reappoint Deloitte LLP as auditor.

193,264,589

97.51

4,935,543

2.49

198,200,132

78.07

212,202

13

To authorise the Audit Committee to agree the remuneration of the auditor.

196,229,751

99.01

1,970,381

0.99

198,200,132

78.07

212,202

14

To renew the directors' authority to allot shares.

189,405,073

95.56

8,794,961

4.44

198,200,034

78.07

212,300


Special resolutions








15

To renew the directors' limited authority to allot shares for cash.

195,931,032

99.97

49,650

0.03

195,980,682

77.20

2,431,652

16

To give the directors additional limited authority to allot shares for cash in connection with an acquisition or specified capital investment, and including development and/or refurbishment expenditure.

185,261,936

95.43

8,871,154

4.57

194,133,090

76.47

4,279,244

17

To renew the authority enabling the Company to buy its own shares.

193,397,641

97.60

4,755,618

2.40

198,153,259

78.05

259,075

18

To authorise the calling of general meetings (other than an annual general meeting) on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

187,776,939

94.74

10,423,095

5.26

198,200,034

78.07

212,300

19

To approve amendments made to the Articles of Association

198,195,130

100

2,448

0.00

198,197,578

78.07

214,756

 

 

Notes:

 

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and therefore cannot be counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against a resolution.

 

As at the date of the AGM, the Company's issued share capital was 253,867,911 shares of 155/19 pence each.

 

In accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority's Listing Rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting will be available via the National Storage Mechanism, which can be accessed at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

 

For further information contact:

Darren Lennark

General Counsel & Company Secretary

Great Portland Estates plc         

020 7647 3000

 

LEI Number: 213800JMEDD2Q4N1MC42

 

 

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