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Result of the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”)

Posted:
15/10/2015

RNS Number: 4526C
IG Group Holdings plc
15 October 2015

The Board of IG Group Holdings plc (the "Company") is pleased to announce that at the Annual General Meeting of the Company held earlier today, all the resolutions proposed in the Notice of the Meeting were duly passed by shareholders by show of hands.

Full details of the  votes lodged in advance of the meeting appointing the Chairman as proxy are given below.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions that do not constitute ordinary business at an annual general meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

RESOLUTIONS

VOTES FOR

CHAIRMAN’S

 DISCRETION

VOTES

AGAINST

VOTES

WITHHELD*

 

No. of

Votes

% of Votes Received

No. of

Votes

% of Votes Received

No. of

Votes

% of Votes Received

No. of

Votes

1.

To receive the Report and Accounts

306,203,861

99.63

271,747

0.09

852,153

 

0.28

424,034

2.

To approve the Remuneration Report

291,724,694

98.92

273,244

0.09

2,921,312

0.99

12,832,545

3.

To declare a Final Dividend

307,072,517

99.91

271,747

0.09

0

0.00

407,531

4.

To re-elect Andy Green

305,643,158

99.45

273,244

0.09

1,411,431

0.46

423,962

5.

To re-elect Peter Hetherington

306,686,480

99.79

273,244

0.09

382,420

0.12

409,651

6.

To re-elect Christopher Hill

306,630,245

99.77

281,577

0.09

429,162

0.14

410,811

7.

To re-elect Stephen Hill

306,652,025

99.78

273,244

0.08

414,986

0.14

411,540

8.

To re-elect Jim Newman

304,161,827

98.97

273,244

0.09

2,890,063

0.94

426,661

9.

To re-elect Samantha Tymms

306,241,042

99.64

      273,244

0.09

825,969

0.27

411,540

10.

To elect June Felix

307,066,873

99.91

273,244

0.09

177

0.00

411,501

11.

To elect Malcolm Le May

307,067,011

99.91

273,244

0.09

39

0.00

411,501

12.

To re-appoint the auditors

303,185,949

98.65

273,244

0.09

3,882,353

1.26

410,249

13.

To authorise the Audit Committee to set the remuneration of the auditors

298,845,744

99.44

273,244

0.09

1,418,202

0.47

7,214,605

14.

To give authority to allot shares

291,490,325

94.84

273,244

0.09

15,577,544

5.07

410,682

15.

To disapply pre-emption rights

277,483,297

96.24

277,044

0.09

10,575,124

3.67

19,416,330

16.

To authorise the purchase of its own shares by the Company

307,003,017

99.89

271,747

0.09

68,539

0.02

408,492

17.

To authorise the Company to call a general meeting of Shareholders on not less than 14 clear days' notice

286,104,978

93.09

273,036

0.09

20,965,550

6.82

408,231

 

Tim Howkins and Roger Yates retired at the 2015 Annual General Meeting and did not seek re-election. Tim Howkins and Roger Yates therefore resigned from the Board of the Company at the conclusion of the meeting.

As previously announced in RNS Number 5768T published on 21 July 2015, following Tim Howkins retirement, Peter Hetherington has now assumed the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer.

As at 6.00pm on Tuesday 13 October 2015, the time by which shareholders who wanted to attend, speak and vote at the AGM must have been entered on the Company's register of members, there were 366,649,075 ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share. 

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes cast "For" or "Against" a resolution.

 

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Kieran McKinney

Head of Investor Relations          020 7573 0026

FTI Consulting

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry      020 3727 1141 / 1046

 

IG is a global leader in online trading, providing fast and flexible access to over 10,000 financial markets – including shares, indices, forex, commodities and binaries.

Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial spread betting firm, IG’s aim is to become the default choice for active traders globally. It is already an award-winning multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex, and it launched an execution-only stockbroking service in the UK and Ireland in September 2014.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the US, where it offers limited risk derivatives contracts via the Nadex brand.

*Based on revenue excluding FX, published financial statements, July 2014.