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Thursday 23 May, 2019

Soco International

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

RNS Number : 0464A
Soco International PLC
23 May 2019
 

 

 

 

23 May 2019

 

SOCO International plc

('SOCO' or 'the Company')

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

The Company announces that at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held today at the offices of Clifford Chance LLP, 10 Upper Bank Street, London E14 5JJ, all resolutions put before the meeting were duly passed.

 

In accordance with LR 9.6.2, copies of resolutions concerning items other than ordinary business are being submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

On the date of the meeting, SOCO's issued share capital consisted of 406,637,952 ordinary shares of £0.05 each with voting rights; 9,122,268 shares were in Treasury and therefore, the total number of voting rights was 397,515,684.

 

Voting was conducted on a poll, the results of which are shown in the table below and will shortly be available on the Company's website, www.socointernational.com.

 

Resolution

Votes in Favour

(Including Discretionary)

 

%

 

Votes Against

 

%

Total Votes

(excluding

votes withheld)

 

Votes Withheld

1.     To receive and adopt the Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

186,140,132

99.99%

5,000

0.001%

186,145,132

133,490

2.     To declare a final dividend of 5.5p per share.

186,278,622

100.00%

0

0.00%

186,278,622

0

3.     To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report included in the Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2018.

152,698,218

82.01%

33,496,869

17.99%

186,195,087

83,535

4.     To reappoint Rui C de Sousa, who is Chair of the Nominations Committee, as a Director.

178,508,655

95.86%

7,703,603

4.14%

186,212,258

66,364

5.     To reappoint Edward T Story, who is a member of the Nominations Committee, as a Director.

185,067,352

99.39%

1,140,106

0.61%

186,207,458

71,164

6.     To reappoint Janice M Brown as a Director.

184,964,666

99.33%

1,242,792

0.67%

186,207,458

71,164

7.     To reappoint Dr Michael J Watts as a Director.

185,311,433

99.53%

884,046

0.47%

186,195,479

83,143

8.     To reappoint Robert G Gray, who is a member of the Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nominations Committees, as a Director. 

171,702,144

92.20%

14,533,280

7.80%

186,235,424

43,198

9.     To reappoint Ettore P M Contini as a Director.

181,370,899

97.40%

4,841,359

2.60%

186,212,258

66,364

10.  To reappoint John Martin, who is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees, as a Director.

181,013,098

97.20%

5,218,326

2.80%

186,231,424

47,198

11.  To reappoint Marianne Daryabegui, who is a member of the Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nominations Committees, as a Director.

176,987,399

95.04%

9,243,225

4.96%

186,230,624

47,998

12.  To reappoint Deloitte LLP as Auditors to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting at which accounts are laid before the Company.

179,896,931

97.31%

4,965,503

2.69%

184,862,434

1,416,188

13.  To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee, for and on behalf of the Directors, to agree the Auditors' remuneration.

157,596,114

84.61%

28,666,029

15.39%

186,262,143

16,479

14.  To authorise the Directors to allot securities (s.551 of the Companies Act 2006).

185,739,389

99.72%

514,567

0.28%

186,253,956

24,666

15.  To disapply pre-emption rights (s.570 and s.573 of the Companies Act 2006)

182,779,101

98.15%

3,450,603

1.85%

186,229,704

48,918

16.  To disapply pre-emption rights (s.570 and s.573 of the Companies Act 2006) up to a further 5% for acquisitions or specified capital investments.

185,897,724

99.82%

331,480

0.18%

186,229,204

49,418

17.  To authorise the Company to repurchase its own Shares (s.701 of the Companies Act 2006).

186,139,436

99.95%

97,945

0.05%

186,237,381

41,241

18.  To authorise the Directors to call general meetings of the Company (other than an annual general meeting) on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

183,924,791

98.75%

2,330,665

1.25%

186,255,456

23,166

 


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