RNS Number : 5875S
Hargreaves Services PLC
03 October 2017
 

 

 

 

Hargreaves Services plc

("Hargreaves", the "Company" or the "Group")

 

Result of AGM

 

 

Hargreaves Services plc (AIM: HSP), a diversified group delivering key projects and services in the infrastructure, energy and property sectors, announces that, at its AGM held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed on a show of hands.

For information, the proxy votes received in respect of the resolutions proposed at the AGM were as follows:

No.

Resolution

No. of Proxy Votes

FOR

AGAINST

WITHHELD*

1.

To adopt and receive the Directors' Report, the Strategic Report, the Directors' Corporate Governance and Remuneration Reports, the Auditor's Report and the Financial Statements for the year ended 31 May 2017.

17,495,320

0

22,469

2.

To approve the Directors' Corporate Governance and Remuneration Reports for the year ended 31 May 2017.

14,112,848

3,264,499

147,683

3.

To declare a final dividend for the year ended 31 May 2017 of 4.5 pence per ordinary share to bring the divided for the year ended 31 May 2017 to a total of 6.6 pence per ordinary share.

17,518,363

0

0

4.

To re-appoint David Morgan as a Director of the Company.

17,461,594

56,269

500

5.

To re-appoint Nigel Halkes as a Director of the Company.

17,511,241

6,622

500

6.

To re-appoint KPMG as auditor of the Company until the conclusion of the next general meeting at which accounts are laid before the Company.

17,356,995

161,368

0

7.

To authorise the Directors to agree the remuneration of the auditor.

17,492,581

25,208

0

8.

To grant additional authority to the Directors to allot shares up to an aggregate nominal value of £1,063,689 and, in addition, to grant additional authority to the Directors, in line with guidance issued by the Association of British Insurers, to allot shares up to an additional nominal value of £2,127,379.

17,510,558

7,805

0

9.

To authorise the Directors to allot shares equivalent to 10 per cent of the issued ordinary share capital for cash without first offering them to existing shareholders in proportion to their existing shareholdings. The resolution also allows the Board to make pre-emptive offers (such as rights issues) to shareholders without following certain detailed procedures in company law.

17,361,805

162,812

0

10.

To authorise the Company to make purchases of up to 4,786,603 ordinary shares (being approximately 15 per cent of the Company's current ordinary share capital).

17,373,344

148,700

2,573

* A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentages of votes cast for and against a resolution.

For further details: 

Hargreaves Services

Gordon Banham, Chief Executive Officer

Iain Cockburn, Finance Director

 

0191 373 4485

Buchanan

Mark Court/Sophie Cowles

 

020 7466 5000

N+1 Singer (Nomad and Joint Corporate Broker)

Sandy Fraser/Nick Owen

 

020 7496 3000

Investec (Joint Corporate Broker)

Sara Hale/Rob Baker

020 7597 4000

 

 


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