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Result of Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Posted:
20/9/2018

RNS: 4406B
IG Group Holdings plc
20 September 2018

The Board of IG Group Holdings plc (the "Company"), a global leader in online trading, 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. A poll was conducted on each resolution proposed at the Meeting. The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions and the number of votes withheld were as follows:

RESOLUTIONS

 

VOTES FOR
 

%
 

VOTES AGAINST
 

%
 

VOTES TOTAL
 

% of Issued Share Capital Voted
 

VOTES WITHHELD*
1. To receive the accounts for the year ended 31 May 2018 and accompanying reports 295,673,973 99.88 362,305 0.12 296,036,278 80.26% 263,807
2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report 282,359,113 95.30 13,935,001 4.70 296,294,114 80.33% 5,971
3. To declare a final dividend of 33.51 pence per share 295,929,226 99.87 370,860 0.13 296,300,086 80.33% 0
4. To re-elect Andy Green as a Director 293,919,061 99.20 2,378,556 0.80 296,297,617 80.33% 2,468
5. To re-elect Peter Hetherington as a Director 294,297,518 99.32 2,000,100 0.68 296,297,618 80.33% 2,468
6. To re-elect Paul Mainwaring as a Director 292,578,054 98.74 3,719,564 1.26 296,297,618 80.33% 2,468
7. To re-elect Malcolm Le May as a Director 290,053,095 97.89 6,241,013 2.11 296,294,108 80.33% 5,977
8. To re-elect June Felix as a Director 294,834,687 99.51 1,458,460 0.49 296,293,147 80.33% 6,939
9. To re-elect Stephen Hill as a Director 294,495,628 99.39 1,797,519 0.61 296,293,147 80.33% 6,939
10. To re-elect Jim Newman as a Director 294,264,196 99.32 2,028,951 0.68 296,293,147 80.33% 6,939
11. To re-elect Sam Tymms as a Director 293,392,139 99.02 2,901,007 0.98 296,293,146 80.33% 6,939
12. To elect Bridget Messer as a Director 293,697,240 99.12 2,600,378 0.88 296,297,618 80.33% 2,468
13. To elect Jon Noble as a Director 293,553,571 99.07 2,744,047 0.93 296,297,618 80.33% 2,468
14. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company 293,908,084 99.19 2,388,248 0.81 296,296,332 80.33% 3,753
15. To authorise the Audit Committee of the Board to determine the auditors’ remuneration 294,429,734 99.37 1,869,399 0.63 296,299,133 80.33% 953
16. To authorise the Directors to allot shares 280,577,964 94.70 15,716,227 5.30 296,294,191 80.33% 5,895
17. To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares 295,169,626 99.99 17,389 0.01 295,187,015 80.03% 1,113,071
18. To disapply the statutory pre-emption rights attaching to shares for the purposes of acquisitions or other capital investments 266,608,552 90.32 28,578,702 9.68 295,187,254 80.03% 1,112,831
19. To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares 294,253,373 99.39 1,806,760 0.61 296,060,133 80.27% 239,952
20. That a general meeting (other than an AGM) may be called on not less than 14 clear days’ notice 272,896,889 92.10 23,398,412 7.90 296,295,301 80.33% 4,785

*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. As at 6.00pm on Tuesday 18 September 2018, 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 368,844,455 ordinary shares in issue. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share. 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.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

For further information, please contact:

IG Group

Liz Scorer: 020 7573 0026020 7573 0727

investors@iggroup.com

FTI Consulting

Neil Doyle / Ed Berry: 020 3727 1141020 3727 1046

 

About IG

IG empowers informed, decisive, adventurous people to access opportunities in over 15,000 financial markets. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, the company puts client needs at the heart of everything it does.

IG’s vision is to be a global leader in retail trading and investments. Established in 1974 as the world’s first financial derivatives firm, it continued leading the way by launching the world’s first online and iPhone trading services.

IG is an award-winning, multi-platform trading company, the world’s No.1 provider of CFDs* and a global leader in forex. It provides leveraged services with the option of limited-risk guarantees, and offers an execution-only share dealing service in the UK, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Austria and the Netherlands. IG has a range of affordable, fully managed investment portfolios, to provide a comprehensive offering to investors and active traders.

It is a member of the FTSE 250, with offices across Europe, including a Swiss bank, Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the US, where it offers on-exchange limited risk derivatives via the Nadex brand.

 

*Based on revenue excluding FX (from published financial statements, February 2018).