RNS Number : 7735X
London Stock Exchange Group PLC
01 May 2019
 

LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP PLC (the "Company")

 

1 May 2019

 

RESULT OF AGM

 

All resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 1 May 2019 were passed by shareholders.  Resolutions 1 - 20 were passed as Ordinary Resolutions and resolutions 21 - 24 as Special Resolutions.  

 

London Stock Exchange Group plc Annual General Meeting Poll Results

 


RESOLUTION

VOTES
FOR

%

VOTES
AGAINST

%

VOTES
TOTAL

% OF RELEVANT SHARES IN ISSUE

VOTES
WITHHELD

1

To receive the annual report and accounts

287,275,267

100.00

4,002

0.00

287,279,269

82.18%

154,330

2

To declare a dividend

287,423,146

100.00

1,385

0.00

287,424,531

82.22%

9,068

3

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

Remuneration Committee

277,931,612

96.70

9,475,798

3.30

287,407,410

82.22%

26,188

4

To re-elect Jacques Aigrain as a Director

284,367,847

98.94

3,050,223

1.06

287,418,070

82.22%

15,529

5

To re-elect Paul Heiden as a Director

285,941,428

99.49

1,477,238

0.51

287,418,666

82.22%

14,932

6

To re-elect Raffaele Jerusalmi as a Director

284,606,800

99.02

2,813,215

0.98

287,420,015

82.22%

13,584

7

To re-elect Stephen O'Connor as a Director

287,100,590

99.89

317,264

0.11

287,417,854

82.22%

15,745

8

To re-elect Val Rahmani as a Director

287,101,729

99.89

319,696

0.11

287,421,425

82.22%

12,174

9

To re-elect Andrea Sironi as a Director

285,575,123

99.36

1,845,488

0.64

287,420,611

82.22%

12,987

10

To re-elect David Warren as a Director

285,472,522

99.32

1,945,508

0.68

287,418,030

82.22%

15,569

11

To elect Marshall Bailey OBE as a Director

284,050,152

98.83

3,367,192

1.17

287,417,344

82.22%

16,255

12

To elect Professor Kathleen DeRose as a Director

287,411,353

100.00

9,647

0.00

287,421,000

82.22%

12,599

13

To elect Cressida Hogg CBE as a Director

287,269,913

100.00

8,712

0.00

287,278,625

82.18%

154,974

14

To elect Don Robert as a Director

284,619,241

99.03

2,799,176

0.97

287,418,417

82.22%

15,181

15

To elect David Schwimmer as a Director

286,496,749

99.68

923,655

0.32

287,420,404

82.22%

13,195

16

To elect Ruth Wandhöfer as a Director

287,411,838

100.00

8,349

0.00

287,420,187

82.22%

13,412

17

To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors

287,407,466

100.00

13,382

0.00

287,420,848

82.22%

12,751

18

To authorise the Directors to approve the auditors' remuneration

287,414,466

100.00

7,107

0.00

287,421,573

82.22%

12,026

19

To renew the Directors' authority to allot shares

254,577,571

88.57

32,842,728

11.43

287,420,299

82.22%

13,300

20

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

250,657,369

99.62

963,880

0.38

251,621,249

71.98%

35,812,350

21

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

286,910,117

99.82

510,650

0.18

287,420,767

82.22%

12,832

22

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

279,988,503

97.41

7,432,128

2.59

287,420,631

82.22%

12,967

23

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

285,153,562

99.29

2,042,970

0.71

287,196,532

82.16%

237,066

24

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

275,522,790

95.86

11,900,066

4.14

287,422,856

82.22%

11,423

 

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 29 April 2019, the issued share capital of the Company consisted of 350,604,102 ordinary shares. At that time, the register of members of the Company recorded that 1,034,685 of those ordinary shares were held as treasury shares. Therefore, the total voting rights as at that time were 349,569,417.

 

3.      Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Further information is available from:

 

London Stock Exchange Group plc

 

Gavin Sullivan / Lucie Holloway

Media

 

+44 (0)20 7797 1222

 

Paul Froud

Investor Relations

+44 (0)20 7797 3322

 

 

 


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