April 27, 2023

Result of AGM

All resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 27 April 2023 were passed by shareholders. Resolutions 1 – 21 were passed as Ordinary Resolutions and Resolutions 22 – 26 as Special Resolutions.

London Stock Exchange Group plc Annual General Meeting Poll Results

 

RESOLUTION VOTES
FOR
% VOTES
AGAINST
% VOTES
TOTAL

% OF TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS

 

VOTES
WITHHELD
1.       To receive the annual report and accounts

435,216,543

100.00

1,195

0.00

435,217,738

85.87%

248,498

2.      

To declare and pay a dividend

435,418,959

99.99

25,355

0.01

435,444,314

85.91%

21,922

3.      

To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration and the annual statement of the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

426,935,909

98.60

6,068,811

1.40

433,004,720

85.43%

2,461,514

4.      

To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy

422,134,892

97.49

10,868,858

2.51

433,003,750

85.43%

2,462,484

5.      

To re-elect Dominic Blakemore as a Director

428,152,091

98.33

7,261,588

1.67

435,413,679

85.91%

52,556

6.      

To re-elect Martin Brand as a Director

425,312,553

97.68

10,101,978

2.32

435,414,531

85.91%

51,704

7.      

To re-elect Professor Kathleen DeRose as a Director

431,641,585

99.13

3,774,041

0.87

435,415,626

85.91%

50,610

8.      

To re-elect Tsega Gebreyes as a Director

432,507,127

99.33

2,908,080

0.67

435,415,207

85.91%

51,029

9.      

To re-elect Cressida Hogg CBE  as a Director

428,675,963

98.98

4,419,975

1.02

433,095,938

85.45%

2,370,298

10.    

To re-elect Anna Manz as a Director

433,170,671

99.48

2,250,012

0.52

435,420,683

85.91%

45,553

11.    

To re-elect Dr Val Rahmani as a Director

423,157,193

97.18

12,257,183

2.82

435,414,376

85.91%

51,860

12.    

To re-elect Don Robert as a Director

421,911,067

98.21

7,701,495

1.79

429,612,562

84.76%

5,853,674

13.    

To re-elect David Schwimmer  as a Director

433,769,290

99.62

1,667,739

0.38

435,437,029

85.91%

29,207

14.    

To re-elect Douglas Steenland  as a Director

425,473,739

97.72

9,940,965

2.28

435,414,704

85.91%

51,531

15.    

To re-elect Ashok Vaswani as a Director

432,087,763

99.24

3,327,371

0.76

435,415,134

85.91%

51,102

16.    

To elect Scott Guthrie as a Director

428,043,726

98.31

7,370,441

1.69

435,414,167

85.91%

52,068

17.    

To elect William Vereker as a Director

435,291,055

99.97

123,218

0.03

435,414,273

85.91%

51,963

18.    

To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors

434,258,491

99.73

1,171,852

0.27

435,430,343

85.91%

35,893

19.    

To authorise the Directors to approve the auditor's remuneration

435,378,350

99.99

50,379

0.01

435,428,729

85.91%

37,507

20.    

To renew the Directors' authority to allot shares

424,082,483

97.39

11,344,091

2.61

435,426,574

85.91%

39,661

21.    

To authorise the Company to make political donations and incur political expenditure

431,251,890

99.06

4,096,904

0.94

435,348,794

85.89%

117,441

22.    

To disapply pre-emption rights in respect of an allotment of equity securities for cash

402,216,353

92.40

33,060,338

7.60

435,276,691

85.88%

189,544

23.    

To disapply pre-emption rights in respect of a further allotment of equity securities for cash, for the purposes of financing a transaction

399,374,415

91.82

35,572,621

8.18

434,947,036

85.82%

519,199

24.    

To grant the Directors authority to purchase the Company's own shares

433,401,876

99.56

1,914,711

0.44

435,316,587

85.89%

143,948

25.    

To authorise the Company to make off-market purchases of shares from the Consortium Shareholders

343,928,217

99.76

823,142

0.24

344,751,359

68.02%

183,821

26.    

That a general meeting other than an annual general meeting may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

424,047,776

97.39

11,361,833

2.61

435,409,609

85.91%

50,926

Notes

1. Please note a 'vote withheld' is not a vote under English law and is not counted in the calculation of votes 'for' and 'against' a resolution.

2. As at 6.30pm on 25 April 2023, the issued share capital of the Company consisted of a total of 552,851,953 ordinary shares made up of: (i) 501,727,576 voting ordinary shares of 6 79/86 pence each (excluding treasury shares), which carry one vote each; and (ii) 51,124,377 limited-voting ordinary shares of 6 79/86 pence each, which carry one-tenth of a vote each. The Company also holds 5,392,071 of its voting ordinary shares of 6 79/86 pence each in treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in LSEG as at that time were 506,840,013.

3. Ordinary shareholders are entitled to one vote per share. Limited-voting ordinary shareholders are entitled one-tenth of a vote per share.

4. Under the Companies Act 2006, the Consortium Shareholders were not permitted to vote the ordinary shares to which Resolution 25 relates.

5. The percentages above are rounded to two decimal places.

6. Results of the poll will also be available shortly on the Company’s website: https://www.lseg.com/investor-relations/shareholder-services/agm-information
 

Further information is available from:
London Stock Exchange Group plc

Lucie Holloway, Rhiannon Davies (Media) 
+44 (0)20 7797 1222  

Peregrine Riviere (Investors)
ir@lseg.com 

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