GlobalData PLC

Results of AGM

RNS Number : 0349W
GlobalData PLC
20 April 2021
 

GlobalData Plc

("GlobalData" or the "Company")

 

Results of AGM

 

The Company is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions put to Shareholders at the Annual General Meeting which took place earlier today were duly passed.

 

A summary of the votes lodged by proxy at the Annual General Meeting is set out below:

 

 

Resolution

In Favour

Against

Number of votes withheld

Total votes cast

Number of votes

%

Number of votes

%

 

1

To receive the directors' report and accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2020 and the auditors' report on the accounts.

72,808,386 

80.77 

17,336,121 

19.23 

1,822,215

91,966,722

 

 

 

 

2

To declare a final dividend of 11.6 pence per ordinary share in respect of the year ended 31 December 2020, payable on 23 April 2021 to ordinary shareholders whose names appear in the register of members at close of business on 26 March 2021.

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

3

To re-appoint Michael Danson as a director of

the Company

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

4

To re-appoint Graham

Lilley as a director of the

Company

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

5

To re-appoint Annette Barnes as a director of

the Company

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

6

To re-appoint Andrew Day as a director of the Company

91,806,885 

99.83

159,837 

0.17

0

91,966,722

 

7

To re-appoint Peter Harkness as a director of the Company

78,978,348 

87.61

11,166,159 

12.39

1,822,215

91,966,722

 

8

To re-appoint Murray Legg as a director of the Company

91,806,885 

99.83

159,837

0.17

0

91,966,722

 

9

To appoint Catherine Birkett as a director of the Company

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

10

To appoint Elizabeth Pritchard as a director of the Company

91,806,885 

99.83

159,837 

0.17

0

91,966,722

 

11

To appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors of the Company

91,806,885

99.83

159,837 

0.17

0

91,966,722

 

12

To authorise the Audit Committee to determine the remuneration of the auditors

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

 

13

To authorise the directors pursuant to section 551 of the Companies Act 2006 (the "Act") to allot shares in the Company

91,806,885

99.83

159,837 

0.17

0

91,966,722

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Subject to the passing of Resolution 13, to generally  and unconditionally authorise the directors pursuant to section 570 of the Act to allot equity securities (within the meaning of section 560 of the Act) for cash pursuant to the authority granted by resolution 12 above as if section 561 of the Act did not apply to any such allotment.

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

 

 

15

To unconditionally and generally authorise the directors for the purposes of section 701 of the Act to make market purchases

(within the meaning of section 693(4) of the Act) of its ordinary shares

91,806,885

99.83

159,837 

0.17

0

91,966,722

16

To provide directors of the Company with the requisite authority to allot deferred shares in the Company by way of a capitalisation issue

91,966,722

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

17

Subject to the passing of Resolution 16, to provide directors of the Company with the requisite authority to reduce the share capital of the Company by the cancellation of the deferred shares

91,966,553 

99.99

169

0.01

0

91,966,722

18

To release the directors, shareholders and GlobalData EBT Trustees Limited from claims by the Company in respect of the distributions made by the Company

91,966,722 

100

0

0.00

0

91,966,722

 

 

ENQUIRIES:

 

GlobalData Plc

Mike Danson, Chief Executive Officer                                                                                0207 936 6400

Graham Lilley, Chief Financial Officer

 

Brokers

Bill Hutchings/ Mose Adigun - J.P. Morgan Cazenove (Nomad and Joint Broker)   0207 742 4000

Sam Barnett - HSBC (Joint broker)                                                                                    0207 991 8888

Erik Anderson/ Alina Vaskina - Panmure Gordon (Joint Broker)                                        020 7886 2500

 

Hudson Sandler

Nick Lyon                                                                                                                            0207 796 4133

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