G4S plc UK DK : Poll Results of 2018 Annual General Meeting
16 May 2018
AGM 2018 POLL RESULTS
G4S plc, the parent company of the G4S global security group, announces that, at its AGM held on 15 May 2018, all the resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed.
This included resolutions: to allow the payment of political donations; to amend the company's articles of association; to allow general meetings other than AGMs to be called on 14 days' notice; and a general authority to make market purchases for up to 10% of its own shares.
The board has no present intention of utilising the authority to buy back shares, which has been renewed in accordance with common business practice.
The results of the poll on the resolutions put before the AGM are:
| 1.To adopt |
directors and auditor
| 2.To approve |
the Directors' Remuneration
| 3.To confirm |
| 4.Election of |
as a director
| 5.Re-election |
| 6.Re-election |
of John Connolly
as a director
| 7.Re-election |
of John Daly as a director
| 8.Re-election |
of Winnie Kin
Wah Fok as a
| 9. Re-election |
| 10.Re-election |
of Paul Spence as a director
| 1,261,396,689 ||99.99|| 17,615 ||0.01|| 85,349 || 1,261,414,304 |
| 11.Re-election |
Thoralfsson as a director
|12.Re-election of Tim Weller as a director||1,251,604,531||99.22||9,809,367||0.78||85,755||1,261,413,898|
| 13.To re-appoint Pricewaterhouse- |
Coopers LLP as auditor
| 14.To authorise |
the audit committee
of the board to
determine the auditor's remuneration
|15. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure|| 1,253,986,328 || 99.82 || 2,254,943 || 0.18 || 5,268,382 || 1,256,241,271 |
|16.To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified amount||1,224,202,821||97.06||37,125,008||2.94||181,402||1,261,327,829|
|17.Special resolution to give authority to directors to disapply statutory pre-emption rights emption rights||1,261,246,029||99.99||75,997||0.01||177,627||1,261,322,026|
|18.Special resolution to give additional authority to directors to disapply statutory pre-emption rights|| 1,207,816,940 || 95.76 || 53,504,586 || 4.24 || 178,127 || 1,261,321,526 |
|19.Special resolution to give limited authority for the purchase of its own shares by the company||1,245,107,135||98.79||15,203,803||1.21||1,198,715||1,260,310,938|
|20. Special Resolution to approve amendments to the company's Articles of Association|| 1,240,344,382 || 98.74 || 15,889,074 || 1.26 || 5,265,906 || 1,256,233,456 |
|21.Special resolution to authorise the calling of general meetings (excluding Annual General Meetings) on 14 days' notice||1,184,069,898||94.25||72,263,651||5.75||5,166,235||1,256,333,549|
Clare Spottiswoode retired from the board at the conclusion of the meeting and so there was no resolution relating to her re-election.
In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of resolutions 15 to 21 will be forwarded to the FCA for publication through its document viewing facility where they will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.
The percentage of issued share capital which was voted was 81.3%**.
* Votes withheld are not votes in law and are not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against a resolution.
**Total voting rights of the shares in issue: 1,551,594,436. Every shareholder has one vote for every ordinary share held.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Helen Parris Director of Investor Relations +44 (0)208 7222125
Sophie McMillan Head of Media +44 (0) 759 5523483
Press office +44 (0) 207 9633333
Notes to Editors:
G4S is the leading global, integrated security company, specialising in the provision of security services and solutions to customers. Our mission is to create material, sustainable value for our customers and shareholders by being the supply partner of choice in all our markets.
G4S is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S is active in around 90 countries and has around 570,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.