Aptitude Software

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1867L
Aptitude Software Group PLC
28 April 2020
 

 

  28 April 2020

APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP plc ('Company')

Result of AGM

The Board of Directors of Aptitude Software Group plc (the "Company") announces that, at the Company's 2020 Annual General Meeting held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed on a show of hands.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2(R), a copy of the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism  

As at 24 April 2020, being the proxy voting deadline, there were 56,349,318 ordinary shares with voting rights in issue (the number of ordinary shares with voting rights in issue as at today's date is 56,377,962). The following proxies were received by the Company from shareholders prior to the meeting:

 

RESOLUTION

FOR

AGAINST

WITHHELD

VOTES

% OF VOTES CAST*

VOTES

% OF VOTES CAST*

VOTES

1

Receive and adopt the Company's Annual Report & Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2019 together with the reports of the Directors and auditors.

39,377,640

99.99

5,463

0.01

1,000

2

Approve Part B of the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2019.

35,921,015

91.22

3,456,006

8.78

7,081

3

Approve and adopt the Directors' Remuneration Policy.

36,118,282

93.98

2,313,377

6.02

952,444

4

Declare a final dividend of 3.60 pence per ordinary share.

39,383,969

99.99

135

0.01

0

5

Re-elect Ivan Martin a Director of the Company

38,100,429

99.14

331,983

0.86

951,691

6

Re-elect Barbara Moorhouse a Director of the Company

39,383,765

99.99

339

0.01

0

7

Re-elect Peter Whiting a Director of the Company

37,350,305

97.18

1,082,107

2.82

951,691

8

Re-elect Philip Wood a Director of the Company

39,350,036

99.92

33,068

0.08

1,000

9

Elect Jeremy Suddards as a Director of the Company

39,384,104

100

0

0

0

10

Appoint Grant Thornton LLP as auditors of the Company.

39,383,969

100

0

0

135

11

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditors' remuneration.

39,383,969

100

0

0

135

12

Authorise the Directors to allot securities pursuant to section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 (the "Act").

39,309,217

99.81

73,269

0.19

1,618

13

Special Resolution:

Disapply pre-emption rights under section 561 of the Act within the stated limits.

39,379,751

99.99

2,735

0.01

1,618

14

Special Resolution:

Disapply pre-emption rights under section 561 of the Act in additional limited circumstances.

39,374,287

99.98

8,198

0.02

1,618

15

Special Resolution:

Authorise the Company to make purchases of its own shares pursuant to section 701 of the Act.

39,376,949

99.99

5,536

0.01

1,618

16

Special Resolution:

Authorise the holding of a general meeting (other than an AGM) on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

39,126,110

99.34

257,994

0.66

0

17

To approve amendments to the Performance Share Plan 2016 and authorise the Directors to give effect to them.

37,948,691

98.75

481,968

1.25

953,444

18

To adopt the Deferred Bonus Plan and authorise the Directors to give effect to this.

37,838,604

96.08

1,542,746

3.92

2,753

 

*Excludes votes withheld

 

Contact:

Georgina Sharley, Company Secretary

07912 894439

 


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