FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC - Result of AGM

FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC - Result of AGM

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FINSBURY GROWTH & INCOME TRUST PLC (the “Company”)

Results of the Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC held on Thursday, 26 January 2017, all resolutions were duly passed.  Details of the proxy votes received can be found on the Company’s website www.finsburygt.com

A copy of the full text of the special resolutions passed at the Annual General Meeting has been lodged with the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for viewing at www.morningstar.com/nsm.  The special business resolutions will additionally be filed with Companies House.

The special business resolutions passed were as follows:

  1. To authorise the Directors to allot equity securities up to a nominal amount of £3,740,268

  2. *To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights on the sale of equity securities up to a nominal amount of £3,740,268

  3. *To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights on the sale of Treasury shares up to a nominal amount of £3,740,268 and to sell Treasury shares at a discount to the net asset value per share providing that such discount is narrower than that at which they were bought.

  4. *To authorise the Company to buy back shares up to a maximum of 22,426,645 shares; and

  5. *To authorise the Directors to convene any general meeting of the Company (other than annual general meetings) by notice of at least 14 clear days’ notice

    *Special Resolution

    26 January 2017

    For further information please contact

    Victoria Hale
    Frostrow Capital LLP
    Company Secretary

    Telephone 020 3170 8732

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