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Aptitude Software Group PLC

27 April 2021

27 April 2021

APTITUDE SOFTWARE GROUP plc ('Company')

Result of AGM

The Board of Directors of Aptitude Software Group plc (the "Company") announces that, at the Company's 2021 Annual General Meeting held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed on a show of hands.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2(R), a copy of the resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

As at 23 April 2021, being the proxy voting deadline, there were 56,437,016 ordinary shares with voting rights in issue. The proxies received by the Company from shareholders prior to the meeting are shown below.

The Board notes the votes against resolution 6 and is already engaging with the Group's shareholders to understand the reasons for these votes.

 
 
            RESOLUTION                         FOR                     AGAINST           WITHHELD 
 
                                       VOTES      % OF VOTES     VOTES      % OF VOTES    VOTES 
                                                     CAST*                     CAST* 
                                    -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Receive and adopt 
       the Company's Annual 
       Report & Accounts 
       for the year ended 
       31 December 2020 together 
       with the reports of 
       the Directors and 
 1     auditors.                     40,645,441      100.00%            0        0.00%          0 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Approve Part B of 
       the Directors' Remuneration 
       Report for the year 
       ended 31 December 
 2     2020.                         37,892,558       94.10%    2,377,505        5.90%    375,378 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Declare a final dividend 
       of 3.6 pence per ordinary 
 3     share.                        40,645,241      100.00%            0        0.00%        200 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Re-elect Ivan Martin 
       a Director of the 
 4     Company                       39,895,317       98.15%      750,124        1.85%          0 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Re-elect Barbara Moorhouse 
       a Director of the 
 5     Company                       40,642,363       99.99%        3,078        0.01%          0 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Re-elect Peter Whiting 
       a Director of the 
 6     Company                       28,859,272       71.00%   11,786,169       29.00%          0 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Re-elect Philip Wood 
       a Director of the 
 7     Company                       40,612,656       99.92%       32,785        0.08%          0 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Re-elect Jeremy Suddards 
       as a Director of the 
 8     Company                       40,644,722       99.99%          719        0.01%          0 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Re-appoint Grant Thornton 
       LLP as auditors of 
 9     the Company.                  40,625,090      100.00%            0        0.00%     20,351 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Authorise the Audit 
       Committee to agree 
 10    the auditors' remuneration.   40,644,928      100.00%            0        0.00%        513 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Authorise the Directors 
       to allot securities 
       pursuant to section 
       551 of the Companies 
 11    Act 2006 (the "Act").         40,527,454       99.71%      117,648        0.29%        339 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Special Resolution: 
       Disapply pre-emption 
       rights under section 
       561 of the Act within 
 12    the stated limits.            40,590,463       99.87%       54,639        0.13%        339 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Special Resolution: 
       Disapply pre-emption 
       rights under section 
       561 of the Act in 
       additional limited 
 13    circumstances.                40,446,925       99.51%      197,977        0.49%        539 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Special Resolution: 
       Authorise the Company 
       to make purchases 
       of its own shares 
       pursuant to section 
 14    701 of the Act.               40,644,558       99.99%          544        0.01%        339 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
      Special Resolution: 
       Authorise the holding 
       of a general meeting 
       (other than an AGM) 
       on not less than 14 
 15    clear days' notice.           40,545,774       99.76%       99,328        0.24%        339 
     -----------------------------  -----------  -----------  -----------  -----------  --------- 
 

*Excludes votes withheld

Contact:

 
Georgina Sharley, Company Secretary   07912 894439 
 

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