Smithson Inv.Trust - Result of AGM

by Smithson | 28 April, 2021 18:19:00

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Smithson Investment Trust PLC
28 April 2021
 

Smithson Investment Trust plc

 

Legal Entity Identified: 52990070BDK2OKX5TH79

 

Results of AGM - 28 April 2021

 

Smithson Investment Trust plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions put forward at its Annual General Meeting held earlier today were passed. 

 

The text of all the resolutions is contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting published on the Company's website (www.smithson.co.uk).

 

The proxy votes received were as follows:-

 

Resolution

In Favour / Discretionary

      Total votes      Percentage

Against

Total votes     Percentage

Withheld

 

1. To receive and accept the Annual Report.

44,738,354

99.98

8,211

0.02

19,171

2. To approve the Directors Remuneration Report included in the Annual Report.

44,705,153

99.93

33,180

0.07

27,403

3. To re-elect Mark Pacitti as a Director of the Company.

44,115,212

98.68

588,803

1.32

61,721

4. To re-elect Diana Dyer Bartlett as a Director of the Company.

44,732,953

99.97

12,809

0.03

19,974

5. To re-elect Lord St John of Bletso as a Director of the Company.

44,723,382

99.95

20,755

0.05

21,599

6. To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor to the Company.

44,716,378

99.93

29,153

0.07

20,205

7. To authorise the Directors to fix the remuneration of the auditor until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting of the Company.

44,736,192

99.97

11,370

0.03

18,174

8. To authorise the Directors to allot securities in the Company up to an amount representing 10% of the issued share capital.

44,734,919

99.96

17,599

0.04

13,218

9. To authorise the Directors to allot securities in the Company up to an additional amount representing 10% of the issued share capital.

44,730,386

99.95

20,681

0.05

14,669

10. To disapply the pre-emption rights in relation to the allotment of shares up to an amount representing 10% of the issued share capital. *

44,706,800

99.90

43,267

0.10

15,669

11. To disapply the pre-emption rights in relation to the allotment of shares up to an additional amount representing 10% of the issued share capital. *

41,340,145

92.38

3,409,922

7.62

15,669

12. To authorise the Company to make market purchases of ordinary shares in the  Company. *

44,720,351

99.93

30,973

0.07

14,412

13. That the Directors be authorised to call general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on not less than 14 clear days' notice. *

44,471,885

99.38

278,005

0.62

15,846

14. That the amended articles of association giving authority to the Directors to convene a general meeting as a hybrid meeting be approved and adopted. *

44,730,043

99.97

14,850

0.03

20,843

 

*Special resolution

 

On the record date for voting at the meeting, the Company's issued ordinary share capital comprised 155,817,958 ordinary shares and this was the total number of ordinary shares with voting rights in the Company.

 

Copies of all the resolutions passed, other than ordinary business, will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

 

 

 

 

28 April 2021

 

Enquiries

 

 

PraxisIFM Fund Services (UK) Limited

Company Secretary

 

Contact David Rice

020 4513 9260

 

 

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