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Coats Group PLC
23 May 2019
 

23 May 2019

Coats Group plc

('Coats' or the 'Company')

 

Results of the Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

 

Coats announces that at its AGM, held in London, United Kingdom on 23 May 2019, all the resolutions put to the meeting were duly passed.

 

The results of the poll held at the AGM are as follows:

 

Resolution

Total Votes

For

Total Votes

Against

Total Votes cast as % of Issued Share Capital

Votes Withheld




%*


%*

%*


1

Receipt of Annual Report 2018

1,151,671,757

99.999

7,615

0.001

79.857

1,015,207

2

Approval of Remuneration Report

1,144,133,854

99.262

8,503,589

0.738

79.923

57,136

3

Approval of Dividend

1,152,693,108

100.000

945

0.000

79.927

526

4

Re-election of Simon Boddie

1,152,474,097

99.981

215,666

0.019

79.927

4,816

5

Re-election of Nicholas Bull

1,152,673,587

99.999

15,503

0.001

79.927

5,489

6

Re-election of Mike Clasper

1,100,943,888

99.546

5,022,415

0.454

76.687

46,728,276

7

Re-election of Anne Fahy

1,103,101,435

95.698

49,590,695

4.302

79.927

1,504

8

Re-election of David Gosnell

1,152,258,522

99.963

431,672

0.037

79.927

4,294

9

Re-election of Hongyan Echo Lu

1,152,645,316

99.998

20,258

0.002

79.925

28,914

10

Re-election of Fran Philip

1,152,651,109

99.997

36,994

0.003

79.926

6,476

11

Re-election of Alan Rosling

1,152,654,446

99.998

22,619

0.002

79.926

17,514

12

Re-election of Rajiv Sharma

1,125,022,896

97.600

27,666,349

2.400

79.927

5,334

13

Reappointment of Auditor

1,044,614,852

98.536

15,517,830

1.464

73.509

92,561,897

14

Approval of Auditor remuneration

1,137,880,259

98.715

14,811,264

1.285

79.927

3,056

15

Authority to allot relevant securities

1,152,240,101

99.961

444,669

0.039

79.926

9,809

16

Authority to disapply pre-emption rights

1,152,030,745

99.948

603,170

0.052

79.923

60,664

17

Authority to disapply pre-emption rights in connection with acquisitions and specified capital investments

1,102,661,083

95.665

49,970,158

4.335

79.923

63,338

18

Authority to purchase own Shares

1,152,545,892

99.994

68,087

0.006

79.921

80,600

19

Authority to call general meetings on clear 14 days' notice

1,126,901,247

97.762

25,792,922

2.238

79.927

410

 

Notes:

 

·      *All percentages are rounded to three decimal places.

·      Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "for" column.

·      A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the "votes for" or "against" the resolution.

·      The issued share capital used to calculate the total votes cast as a percentage of issued share capital voted is 1,442,185,334.

·      A copy of the resolutions other than those resolutions comprising ordinary business passed at the AGM has been uploaded to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

Total Voting Rights

 

The total number of the Company's ordinary shares in issue and therefore the total number of voting rights as at the close of business on 23 May 2019 was 1,442,185,334.

 

 

Stuart Morgan

Company Secretary

23 May 2019

 

                                                                                                                                               

 

Enquiry details

 

Coats Group plc Investor Relations

Rob Mann

+44 (0) 20 8210 5175

 

                                                                                                                                               


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