TIDMBRK

RNS Number : 3661D

Brooks Macdonald Group PLC

27 October 2020

BROOKS MACDONALD GROUP PLC

(the "Company")

Result of Annual General Meeting ('AGM')

The Company's 2020 AGM was held today as a closed meeting at 21 Lombard Street, London. The Board is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed at the meeting were passed on a poll. The table below shows the total votes validly cast, being those votes for or against each resolution. Total votes cast, including votes withheld, were over 13,603,392 Ordinary Shares, representing 84.32% of the O rdinary Shares in issue on 23 October 2020.

 
                                      For                Against            Votes withheld 
                                    (see note            (see note             (see note 
                                       1)                   1)                    2) 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
                                     Votes        %       Votes       %         Votes 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Receipt of the Annual 
 1     Report and Accounts         13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Declaration of a final 
 2     dividend                    13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Approval of the Directors' 
 3     remuneration report         12,525,574   92.81    970,845     7.19      106,973 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Re-election of Alan 
 4     Carruthers as a Director    13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Re-election of Caroline 
 5     Connellan as a Director     13,530,814    100        0        0.00       72,578 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Re-election of Ben 
 6     Thorpe as a Director        13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Re-election of Richard 
 7     Price as a Director         13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Re-election of John 
 8     Linwood as a Director       13,191,133   97.49    339,869     2.51       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Election of Dagmar 
 9     Kershaw as a Director       13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Election of Robert 
 10    Burgess as a Director       13,531,002    100        0        0.00       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Re-appointment and 
       remuneration of the 
 11    Auditor                     13,530,882   99.99      120       0.01       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
 12   Political donations          10,784,890   93.22    783,967     6.78     2,034,535 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Authority to allot 
 13    new shares                  13,085,883   96.71    445,119     3.29       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Authority to disapply 
 14    pre-emption rights          12,915,332   95.45    615,670     4.55       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Additional authority 
       to disapply pre-emption 
 15    rights                      12,761,663   94.31    769,339     5.69       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Authority to purchase 
 16    own shares                  11,568,490   99.99      367       0.01     2,034,535 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
      Notice periods for 
       general meetings (other 
 17    than AGM)                   13,530,882   99.99      120       0.01       72,390 
---  ---------------------------  -----------  ------  -----------  -----  --------------- 
 

Notes

1. Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received. Any proxy appointments which gave the Chairman discretion have been included in the "For" total.

2. A "Vote Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

3. Resolutions 1 to 13 were ordinary resolutions and resolutions 14 to 17 were special resolutions.

   4.     The number of ordinary shares in issue as at 23 October 2020 was 16,132,936. 

Enquiries to:

 
 Brooks Macdonald Group PLC 
 Caroline Connellan, CEO                +44 (0)20 7659 3492 
 Ben Thorpe, Group Finance Director     +44 (0)20 7659 3492 
 
 Peel Hunt LLP 
 Adrian Trimmings / Rishi Shah 
  / John Welch                          +44 (0)20 7418 8900 
 
 MHP Communications 
 Reg Hoare / Simon Hockridge 
  / Charlie Barker                     +44 (0) 20 3128 8540 
 

Notes to editors

Brooks Macdonald Group plc, through its various subsidiaries, provides leading investment management services in the UK and internationally. The Group, which was founded in 1991 and began trading on AIM in 2005, had discretionary Funds under Management of GBP13.7 billion as at 30 September 2020.

Brooks Macdonald offers a range of investment management services to private high net worth individuals, pension funds, institutions, charities and trusts. The Group also provides financial planning as well as offshore investment management and acts as fund manager to two regulated OEICs (the IFSL Brooks Macdonald Fund and the SVS Cornelian Investment Funds) providing a range of risk-managed multi-asset funds and a specialised absolute return fund.

The Group has twelve offices across the UK and the Channel Islands including London, East Anglia, Hampshire, Leamington Spa, Leeds, Manchester, Taunton, Tunbridge Wells, Scotland, Wales, Jersey and Guernsey.

LEI: 213800WRDF8LB8MIEX37

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

RNS may use your IP address to confirm compliance with the terms and conditions, to analyse how you engage with the information contained in this communication, and to share such analysis on an anonymised basis with others as part of our commercial services. For further information about how RNS and the London Stock Exchange use the personal data you provide us, please see our Privacy Policy.

END

RAGFEDFEWESSEFS

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

October 27, 2020 08:15 ET (12:15 GMT)