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Thursday 13 June, 2019

Sirius Minerals plc

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 1738C
Sirius Minerals plc
13 June 2019
 

 

 

13 June 2019

 

Sirius Minerals Plc

Results of AGM

Sirius Minerals Plc ("Sirius" or the "Company") announces that all resolutions were passed by way of a poll at the Company's Annual General Meeting held earlier today.

In accordance with the Listing Rule 9.6.2 R, copies of the resolutions concerning special items of business (being resolutions 15 to 18) will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

The results of the poll on each resolution are set out below.


Resolution

Total Votes For1

% of votes cast2

Votes Against

% of votes cast2

Total Votes Cast3

Votes Withheld4

1

To receive the Annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2018

2,394,647,969

99.85

3,567,661

0.15

2,398,215,630

5,044,775

2

To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report (excluding the Directors' Remuneration Policy) in the form set out in the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2018.

1,991,136,617

83.76

386,147,045

16.24

2,377,283,662

25,970,572

3

To re-elect Russell Scrimshaw as a Director

2,298,787,700

97.61

56,235,950

2.39

2,355,023,650

48,236,754

4

To re-elect Chris Fraser as a Director

2,399,767,258

99.95

1,276,648

0.05

2,401,043,906

2,216,499

5

To re-elect Thomas Staley as a Director

2,398,903,993

99.92

1,898,498

0.08

2,400,802,491

2,451,499

6

To re-elect Noel Harwerth as a Director

2,400,117,130

99.97

629,070

0.03

2,400,746,200

2,514,204

7

To re-elect Keith Clarke as a Director

2,171,868,068

91.18

210,096,032

8.82

2,381,964,100

21,296,304

8

To re-elect Louise Hardy as a Director

2,344,523,513

97.66

56,187,591

2.34

2,400,711,104

2,549,300

9

To re-elect Lord Hutton as a Director

2,134,698,307

88.92

265,937,568

11.08

2,400,635,875

2,624,529

10

To re-elect Jane Lodge as a Director

2,330,703,151

97.08

70,082,520

2.92

2,400,785,671

2,474,733

11

To re-appoint PWC as auditors

2,395,266,785

99.78

5,318,279

0.22

2,400,585,064

2,675,340

12

Audit Committee to determine remuneration of auditors

2,399,460,156

99.95

1,231,046

0.05

2,400,691,202

2,569,201

13

Political donations

2,051,067,335

95.55

95,467,588

4.45

2,146,534,923

256,725,481

14

Authority to allot shares

2,396,819,237

99.84

3,880,048

0.16

2,400,699,285

2,561,119

15

Authority to disapply pre-emption rights5

2,395,494,932

99.81

4,457,285

0.19

2,399,952,217

3,308,187

16

Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights5

2,389,503,267

99.56

10,520,010

0.44

2,400,023,277

3,237,127

17

Authority to purchase own shares5

2,398,901,078

99.92

2,017,450

0.08

2,400,918,528

2,341,876

18

Authority to call general meetings on 14 days' notice5

2,380,238,226

99.13

20,960,263

0.87

2,401,198,489

2,061,915

 

Notes:

1.             Any proxy votes that were at the discretion of the Chairman are included in the "Total Votes For" each resolution.

2.             Percentage of votes cast excludes Votes Withheld

3.             Total Votes Cast does not include withheld votes

4.             Votes Withheld are not votes in law and do not count in the number of votes counted for or against a resolution.

5.             Special resolutions

6.             As at the date of the AGM, the Company's issued share capital consisted of 6,994,729,804 Ordinary Shares of 0.25 pence each, carrying one vote each. Therefore, the total number of voting rights as at the date of the AGM was 6,994,729,804.

 

For further information, please contact:

Sirius Minerals Plc

Investor Relations

Jennifer Wyllie, Tristan Pottas

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 845 524 0247

Media enquiries

Edelman

Alex Simmons, Ed Brown

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +44 7970 174 353

Tel: +44 7540 412 298

 

About Sirius Minerals Plc

Sirius Minerals Plc is focused on bringing large scale volumes of POLY4 to the global agriculture industry.  POLY4 is the Company's trademarked name for its unique multi-nutrient fertilizer to be produced from the world's largest and highest grade polyhalite deposit located in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, which can be used to increase balanced fertilization around the world.  Sirius Minerals' shares are traded on the Premium List of the London Stock Exchange.  Its shares are also traded in the United States on the OTCQX through a sponsored ADR facility.  Further information on the Company can be found at: www.siriusminerals.com.


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