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Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Flutter Entertainmnt

Results of Extraordinary General Meeting

RNS Number : 2076M
Flutter Entertainment PLC
19 January 2021
 

19 January 2021

Flutter Entertainment plc (the "Company")

Results of Extraordinary General Meeting

 

The Company announces that the following resolutions were approved at its Extraordinary General Meeting held today, Tuesday, 19 January 2021.  The Extraordinary General Meeting was held in connection with the migration of the Company's ordinary shares from the CREST system to the settlement system operated by Euroclear Bank SA/NV to facilitate the continued electronic settlement of trading in the Company's ordinary shares.   R esolutions 1, 2, 3(a) and 4, as set out in the Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting ("Notice of EGM") were duly passed on a poll as special resolutions. The number of votes for and against each resolution and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

 

Resolution

Votes For1

%

Votes

Against

%

Total Votes Cast

Votes

Withheld2

1.  To approve the Company giving its consent to the migration of its shares under the Migration Act

124,885,962

99.99

330

0.01

124,912,967

26,675

2.  To approve amendments to the Articles of Association of the Company to implement routine governance and procedural updates

124,825,909

99.94

76,897

0.06

124,912,967

10,161

3(a).  To approve and adopt the Articles of Association in relation to amendments consequent upon the Migration

124,893,695

99.99

8,863

0.01

124,912,967

10,409

4.  To authorise and instruct the Company to take all necessary steps to give effect to the Migration

124,904,101

99.99

332

0.01

124,912,967

8,534

 

Notes:

1 Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received. The "For" votes include those giving the Chairman discretion.

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

3 The total number of ordinary shares in issue, excluding Treasury Shares, on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 is 175,084,447.

4 The total number of votes cast (i.e. For, Against and Withheld) was 124,912,967 ordinary shares representing a 71.34% turnout.

 

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of EGM, which was included in the Circular sent to Shareholders on 21 December 2020 (the "Circular"). This is available for inspection at the UK's National Storage Mechanism https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism , at Euronext Dublin, 28 Anglesea Street, Dublin 2, Ireland and on the Company's website at www.flutter.com/investors .

 

A copy of the resolutions passed under special business (as defined by the listing rules of the UK Listing Authority) will shortly be submitted to the UK's National Storage Mechanism for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and forwarded to Euronext Dublin.

 

Unless otherwise defined, all capitalised terms in this Announcement have the same meaning as those contained in the Circular. All references in this Announcement to times are to times in Dublin (unless otherwise stated).

 

Edward Traynor

Company Secretary

Flutter Entertainment plc

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