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Thursday 12 August, 2021

Lookers PLC

Results of 2021 General Meeting

RNS Number : 4918I
Lookers PLC
12 August 2021
 

12 August 2021

Lookers plc

(the "Company")

Results of 2021 General Meeting

The Company announces that at a General Meeting held at 10:00am on 12 August 2021 (the "GM") all of the resolutions set out in the Notice of General Meeting (the "Notice") dated 19 July 2021 were passed by the requisite majority by means of a poll vote. Resolutions 1 to 4 were passed as ordinary resolutions (requiring a simple majority of votes in favour of the resolution) and resolution 5 was passed as a special resolution (requiring a 75% majority of votes in favour). The results of the poll for each resolution are set out below:

Resolution

Description

Votes for

%

Votes against

%

Votes withheld*

Votes cast as a % of issued share capital

1

To receive and adopt the accounts for the year ended 31 December 2020, together with the Reports of the Directors and of the Auditors thereon.

276,121,457

99.88

340,040

0.12

35,121

70.6

2

To re-appoint BDO LLP as the auditors to the Company, to hold office until the end of the next general meeting at which accounts are laid before the Company.

276,440,815

99.98

54,303

0.02

1,500

70.6

3

To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee of the Company to determine the remuneration of the auditors of the Company.

276,444,366

99.98

50,752

0.02

1,500

70.6

4

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 December 2020.

276,128,435

99.87

366,683

0.13

1,500

70.6

5

To authorise the Board to enter into Deeds of Release to effect a dividend rectification.

156,172,216

99.96

68,862

0.04

120,255,540

39.9

*As set out in the Notice, certain shareholders were required to abstain from voting on Resolution 5 as they are deemed to be Related Parties. The votes withheld in relation to Resolution 5 include certain of those abstaining from voting as a result.

Notes:

1. In accordance with the Company's Articles of Association, on a poll every member present in person or by proxy has one vote for every share held.

2. A "Vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentage of shares voted "For" or "Against" any resolution nor in the calculation of the proportion of "issued share capital instructed" for any resolution.

3. The issued share capital of the Company as at 12 August 2021 was 391,739,982 ordinary shares of 5 pence each. The total voting rights of the Company on the day on which shareholders had to be on the register in order to be eligible to vote at the AGM was 391,739,982. Each share carries one vote. No shares are held in treasury.

4. Votes "For" and "Against" any resolution are expressed as a percentage of votes validly cast for that resolution.

5. The full text of the resolutions passed at the GM can be found in the Notice of General Meeting which is available on the Company's website at www.lookersplc.com .

6. A copy of the special business resolution passed at the GM will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

7. The complete poll results will be available shortly on the Company's website at www.lookersplc.com

 

Enquiries:

Debbie Fish

Deputy Company Secretary

0161 291 0043

The Company is registered in England at Lookers House, 3 Etchells Road, West Timperley, Altrincham WA14 5XS. Company registration number 00111876. LEI number 213800TSB8PJEACDAV33

 

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