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Thursday 14 November, 2019

DFS Furniture PLC

AGM Statement

RNS Number : 4783T
DFS Furniture PLC
14 November 2019
 

14 November 2019                                                                                                                   For immediate release

 

 

DFS Furniture plc

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

DFS Furniture PLC (the "Company") announces that all of the resolutions set out in the notice of Annual General Meeting dated 14 October 2019 were duly passed at today's Annual General Meeting.

Details of the votes cast were as follows:

 

Resolution

For (including

discretionary)

%

Against

%

Total

% of ISC voted

Withheld*

1.

Receive and adopt 2019 Annual Report and Accounts

180,508,691

99.99

20,722

0.01

180,529,413

85.08%

137,269

2.

Declare final dividend of 7.5 pence per ordinary share

178,213,046

98.64

2,453,637

1.36

180,666,683

85.14%

0

3.

Approve 2019 Annual Remuneration Report

175,603,649

97.23

5,012,061

2.77

180,615,710

85.12%

50,972

4.

Re-Elect Tim Stacey

180,452,081

99.88

213,621

0.12

180,665,702

85.14%

981

5.

Elect Mike Schmidt

180,408,335

99.86

257,367

0.14

180,665,702

85.14%

981

6.

Re-Elect Ian Durant

180,212,071

99.75

453,631

0.25

180,665,702

85.14%

981

7.

Re-Elect Alison Hutchinson

176,138,456

97.49

4,527,245

2.51

180,665,701

85.14%

981

8.

Elect Jo Boydell

180,452,081

99.88

213,621

0.12

180,665,702

85.14%

981

9.

Elect Steve Johnson

180,452,081

99.88

213,621

0.12

180,665,702

85.14%

981

10.

Re- appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

180,637,521

99.98

28,765

0.02

180,666,286

85.14%

396

11.

Authorise the Board to set the auditor's remuneration

180,666,409

100.00

274

0.00

180,666,683

85.14%

0

12.

Directors authority to allot shares

178,599,387

98.86

2,067,296

1.14

180,666,683

85.14%

0

13.

General authority to dis-apply pre-emption right. **

180,664,425

100.00

2,258

0.00

180,666,683

85.14%

0

14.

Limited authority to dis-apply pre-emption rights for the purpose of acquisitions or capital investments **

175,655,549

97.23

5,010,152

2.77

180,665,701

85.14%

981

15.

Authorise the Company to purchase its ordinary shares**

180,605,404

99.98

27,236

0.02

180,632,640

85.13%

34,042

16.

Authorise calling general meetings on 14 clear days' notice**

178,810,454

98.97

1,856,229

1.03

180,666,683

85.14%

0

 

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.


** Indicates special resolutions requiring a 75% majority.

Copies of the resolutions passed at the AGM, other than those concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will in due course be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

Enquiries:

DFS: (enquiries via Tulchan)

TULCHAN

Tim Stacey (CEO)

James Macey-White

Mike Schmidt (CFO)

Jessica Reid

Phil Hutchinson (Investor Relations)

               Amber Ahluwalia

 

Liz McDonald (Group Company Secretary)

 

[email protected]

 

 

 

[email protected]

 

About DFS Furniture plc

DFS is the clear market leading retailer of living room furniture in the United Kingdom.  We design, manufacture, sell and deliver to our customers an extensive range of furniture products.  The business operates a retail network of living room furniture stores in the United Kingdom and Europe, together with an online channel.  These have been established and developed gradually over 50 years of operating history.  We attract customers to our stores and website through our substantial and continued investment in nationwide marketing activities and our reputation for high quality products and service, breadth of product ranges and price points and favourable consumer financing options. 

 


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