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Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Sports Direct Intl.

Result of AGM

RNS Number : 5843A
Sports Direct International Plc
12 September 2018
 

12 September 2018



SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC

("Sports Direct" or the "Company")

Results of 2018 Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

Sports Direct announces the results of the poll on the resolutions put at its AGM held on Wednesday 12 September 2018 at Academy House, 36 Poland Street, London W1F 7LU.

 


VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% of ISC1 VOTED

VOTES
WITHHELD2

1. To receive the audited accounts and the reports of the Directors and of the auditors for the financial year ended 29 April 2018

444,001,828

98.67

5,973,321

1.33

449,975,149

83.49%

114,101

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 29 April 2018

448,941,190

99.76

1,067,570

0.24

450,008,760

83.49%

80,491

3. To approve the Director's remuneration Policy

Set out within the Directors' Remuneration Report for the year ended 29 April 2018.

442,947,085

98.41

7,134,022

1.59

450,081,107

83.51%

8,143

4.  To re-elect Keith Hellawell as a director of the Company

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

5. To re-elect Mike Ashley as a director of the Company

406,068,127

90.22

44,014,380

9.78

450,082,507

83.51%

6,743

6. To re-elect Simon Bentley as a director of the Company

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

7. To re-elect David Brayshaw as a director of the Company

434,576,904

96.56

15,504,403

3.44

450,081,307

83.51%

7,943

8. To elect Jon Kempster as a director of the Company

448,087,043

99.56

1,994,265

0.44

450,081,308

83.51%

7,943

9. To elect David Daly as a director of the Company

444,028,448

98.66

6,052,859

1.34

450,081,307

83.51%

7,943

10. To re-appoint Grant Thornton UK LLP as the Company's auditors, to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

390,283,561

93.62

26,585,498

6.38

416,869,059

77.35%

33,220,190

11. To authorise the directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors

450,080,314

100.00

1,353

0.00

450,081,667

83.51%

7,584

12. To grant authority for the directors to allot shares

447,992,982

99.54

2,089,432

0.46

450,082,414

83.51%

6,837

13. To grant additional authority for the directors to allot shares in connection with a rights issue

449,525,700

99.88

556,714

0.12

450,082,414

83.51%

6,837

14. To dis-apply pre-emption rights

447,101,011

99.34

2,986,902

0.66

450,087,913

83.51%

1,338

15. To dis-apply pre-emption rights

441,187,141

98.02

8,900,771

1.98

450,087,912

83.51%

1,338

16. To authorise the Company to purchase its own shares

448,556,554

99.67

1,484,564

0.33

450,041,118

83.50%

48,132

17. To reduce the notice period for all general meetings other than the Annual General Meeting

416,750,808

92.59

33,330,299

7.41

450,081,107

83.51%

7,143

18.To authorise the making of political donations

447,073,000

99.33

3,015,514

0.67

450,088,514

83.51%

737

* Independent Resolutions







7*. To re-elect David Brayshaw as a director of the Company

104,576,904

87.09

15,504,403

12.91

120,081,307

57.46%

7,943

9* To elect David Daly as a director of the Company.

114,028,448

94.96

6,052,859

5.04

120,081,307

57.46%

7,943

 

Note 1: Issued Share Capital.

 

Note 2: A 'vote withheld' is not a vote under English law and is not counted in the calculation of votes 'for' or 'against' a resolution.

 

Ends.

 

Sports Direct International plc

Cameron Olsen, Company Secretary

LEI: 213800JEGHHEAXIJDX34

 

 

T. 0344 245 9200

E. [email protected]

KBA PR                                 

Keith Bishop

 

T. 0207 734 9995

E. [email protected]

 

 

 

 


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