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Thursday 03 May, 2018

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

Result of General Meeting

RNS Number : 0991N
GlaxoSmithKline PLC
03 May 2018
 

GlaxoSmithKline plc

 

Result of General Meeting

 

GlaxoSmithKline plc ('GSK') announces that at its General Meeting today, the sole resolution was passed by shareholders. The full text of the resolution is contained in the Circular to Shareholders and Notice of General Meeting which is available on the GSK website at www.gsk.com

 

GSK General Meeting Poll Results

 

The following table shows the total number of votes cast for the resolution:

 

Resolution

Total votes for*

%

Total votes against

%

Total votes cast

Votes withheld**

1

To approve the buyout of Novartis' interest in GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings Limited for the purposes of Chapter 11 of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority

3,886,722,476

99.96

1,682,767

0.04

3,888,405,243

21,712,896

               

 

Notes:

*

Includes discretionary votes.

**

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.

 

The above poll results will shortly be available on the company's website at www.gsk.com.In accordance with Listing  Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolution will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will in due course be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

The following table provides further relevant information:

 

 

 

General Meeting

Issued share capital (excluding Treasury Shares)

4,959,302,644

Total votes cast and votes withheld lodged as a % of GSK's issued share capital (excluding Treasury Shares)

78.84%

Total shareholder population

112,326

Total number of proxies lodged

7,976

% of shareholders who lodged proxies

7.10%

Number of shareholders, corporate representatives and proxies who attended the General Meeting. 

415

 

 

 

V A Whyte

Company Secretary

3 May 2018

 

 


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