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Card Factory PLC - Result of AGM

Thu 30th July, 2020 11:05am
RNS Number : 6264U
Card Factory PLC
30 July 2020
 

30 July 2020

Card Factory plc

(the "Company" or "Card Factory")

Result of Annual General Meeting ("AGM")

Card Factory, the UK's leading specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts, announces that all of the resolutions (save for resolution 3, which was withdrawn, as announced on 28 July 2020) set out in Part II of the Notice of AGM ("AGM Notice") published by the Company on 19 June 2020 were passed by way of a show of hands at its AGM held earlier today.

Details of the proxy voting instructions, lodged prior to the meeting, are set out below:


 

Resolution

 

Votes for

 

% of

votes

cast

 

 

Votes against

 

% of

votes cast

 

Votes withheld

1.

Approve

Annual Report

 

232,745,699

100.00%

32,135 

           

0.01%

935,291

2.

Re-elect

Paul Moody

 

232,214,251

99.67%

808,253

0.33%

820,363

3.

Re-elect Karen Hubbard

 

 

Resolution Withdrawn

4.

Re-elect

Kristian Lee

 

233,721,576

99.98%

43,534

0.02%

32,836

5.

Re-elect

Octavia Morley

 

233,614,441

99.93%

229,484

0.09%

26,892

6.

Re-elect

David Stead

 

233,549,755

99.91%

215,142

0.09%

33,049

7.

Re-elect

Paul McCrudden

233,603,580

99.93%

159,185

0.07%

35,181

8.

Re-elect

Roger Whiteside

233,604,571

99.93%

158,326

0.06%

35,049

9.

Elect Nathan Lane

 

202,031,107

99.98%

38,722

0.02%

31,728,117

10.

Approve

Remuneration Report

229,041,318

98.63%

3,285,212

1.36%

3,140,846

11.

Re-appoint auditor

 

232,898,943

99.96%

86,019

0.04%

812,984

12.

Remuneration of auditor

 

233,685,127

99.96%

84,504

0.03%

28,315

13.

Authority to allot shares

 

233,671,275

99.96%

86,394

0.04%

40,277

14.

Authority to disapply pre-emption rights

230,622,010

98.66%

3,133,084

1.28%

42,965

15.

Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights

232,934,701

99.65%

848,901

0.35%

42,965

16.

Authority to purchase own shares

232,959,952

99.65%

838,114

0.34%

28,501

17.

Authority to call general meetings on 14 days' notice

231,492,240

99.03%

2,272,309

0.93%

31,631

 

Notes:

1.   Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "Votes for" total.

 

2.   "Votes withheld" are not votes in law and do not count in the number of votes counted for or against a resolution.

 

3.   Valid proxy appointments were made in respect of 244,684,075 shares representing 71.62% of the issued share capital

 

4.   In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, the full text of the special business resolutions passed will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

5.   A copy of this announcement will shortly be available on the Company's investor relations website at www.cardfactoryinvestors.com

 

6.   As at 28 July 2020, the Company had 341,626,396 ordinary shares of £0.01 each in issue with voting rights. No shares are held in treasury.

 

7.   Resolutions 1, 2 and 4 to 13 (inclusive) were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 14 to 17 (inclusive) were passed as special resolutions.

 

8.   As detailed in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, shareholders were invited to submit to the Company any questions they would otherwise have asked at the AGM. Subject to any regulatory restrictions, the Board will publish a summary of responses to relevant questions received on the Card Factory investor website at www.cardfactoryinvestors.com shortly.  

 

Name of authorised Company official responsible for making this notification:

Ciaran Stone, Company Secretary

01924 839150

Enquiries:

Card Factory Plc

Tel: 01924 839150

Paul Moody, Executive Chairman

Kristian Lee, Chief Financial Officer

Tulchan Communications                                               

James Macey White / Elizabeth Snow / Amber Ahluwalia

 

Tel: +44 (0) 207 353 4200


 

 

 

 


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