Aptitude Software

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 7409W
Aptitude Software Group PLC
27 April 2021
 

 

  27 April 2021

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 2021 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 23 April 2021, being the proxy voting deadline, there were 56,437,016 ordinary shares with voting rights in issue. The proxies received by the Company from shareholders prior to the meeting are shown below.

 

The Board notes the votes against resolution 6 and is already engaging with the Group's shareholders to understand the reasons for these votes.

 

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 2020 together with the reports of the Directors and auditors.

40,645,441

100.00%

0

0.00%

0

2

Approve Part B of the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2020.

37,892,558

94.10%

2,377,505

5.90%

375,378

3

Declare a final dividend of 3.6 pence per ordinary share.

40,645,241

100.00%

0

0.00%

200

4

Re-elect Ivan Martin a Director of the Company

39,895,317

98.15%

750,124

1.85%

0

5

Re-elect Barbara Moorhouse a Director of the Company

40,642,363

99.99%

3,078

0.01%

0

6

Re-elect Peter Whiting a Director of the Company

28,859,272

71.00%

11,786,169

29.00%

0

7

Re-elect Philip Wood a Director of the Company

40,612,656

99.92%

32,785

0.08%

0

8

Re-elect Jeremy Suddards as a Director of the Company

40,644,722

99.99%

719

0.01%

0

9

Re-appoint Grant Thornton LLP as auditors of the Company.

40,625,090

100.00%

0

0.00%

20,351

10

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditors' remuneration.

40,644,928

100.00%

0

0.00%

513

11

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

40,527,454

99.71%

117,648

0.29%

339

12

Special Resolution:

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

40,590,463

99.87%

54,639

0.13%

339

13

Special Resolution:

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

40,446,925

99.51%

197,977

0.49%

539

14

Special Resolution:

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

40,644,558

99.99%

544

0.01%

339

15

Special Resolution:

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

40,545,774

99.76%

99,328

0.24%

339

*Excludes votes withheld

 

Contact:

Georgina Sharley, Company Secretary

07912 894439

 

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