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Sector
Industrials
Size
Mid Cap
Market Cap £970.9m
Enterprise Value £1.33bn
Revenue £1.79bn
Position in Universe 414th / 1854

Result of AGM

Thu 12th May, 2011 12:51pm
RNS Number : 4936G
Cookson Group PLC
12 May 2011
 



 12 May 2011

Cookson Group plc - Result of Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Cookson Group plc ("the Company") confirms that at its AGM today, each of the resolutions set out in the Notice of Meeting to Shareholders dated 31 March 2011, was passed by Shareholders.  A poll was conducted on each resolution at the meeting and the results, certified by the scrutineer, Equiniti Limited, were as follows:


RESOLUTIONS

FOR

AGAINST

TOTAL




No. of votes cast1

% of votes cast

No. of votes cast

% of votes cast

No. of votes cast

% of Issued Share Capital2

Votes withheld3

1

Receipt of Annual Report and Accounts

207,491,489

99.89

230,757

0.11

207,722,246

75.14

179,626

2

Declaration of Final Dividend

207,199,841

100

292

0.00

207,200,133

74.95

701,739

3

Approval of Directors' Remuneration Report

198,101,434

95.51

9,308,635

4.49

207,410,069

75.03

491,803

4

Re-election of  M G Butterworth

207,056,796

99.69

636,515

0.31

207,693,311

75.13

208,561

5

Re-election of  J F Harris

207,060,468

99.70

632,880

0.30

207,693,348

75.13

208,524

6

Re-election of  J L Hewitt

206,829,359

99.59

849,457

0.41

207,678,816

75.13

223,056

7

Re-election of  P J Hill

206,847,465

99.60

831,616

0.40

207,679,081

75.13

222,791

8

Re-election of  J P Oosterveld

204,574,987

98.51

3,104,333

1.49

207,679,320

75.13

222,552

9

Re-election of  N R Salmon

202,530,933

97.51

5,162,293

2.49

207,693,226

75.13

208,646

10

Re-election of  J G Sussens

206,915,421

99.63

777,794

0.37

207,693,215

75.13

208,657

11

Re-election of  F C Wanecq

207,057,512

99.68

660,779

0.32

207,718,291

75.14

183,581

12

Re-appointment of  Auditor

201,801,552

99.83

350,926

0.17

202,152,478

73.13

5,749,394

13

Remuneration of Auditor

207,051,957

99.93

147,365

0.07

207,199,322

74.95

702,550

14

Authority to Allot Shares

203,409,728

98.31

3,498,124

1.69

206,907,852

74.85

994,020

15

Special Resolution:

Authority to Disapply Pre-emption Rights

207,677,085

99.99

18,197

0.01

207,695,282

75.13

206,590

16

Special Resolution:

Authority to Purchase Own Shares

199,760,792

99.65

696,303

0.35

200,457,095

72.51

7,444,777

17

Authority to Incur Political Expenditure

204,589,935

98.80

2,489,495

1.20

207,079,430

74.91

822,442

18

Special Resolution:

Authority to Call a General Meeting on 14 clear days' notice

192,071,319

92.47

15,649,217

7.53

207,720,536

75.14

181,336

Notes:

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

2.   The total number of shares in issue is 276,438,067

3.   A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "for" and "against" a resolution.

4.   All percentages are shown to two decimal places.

This information will also shortly be available to view on the Company's website at: www.cooksongroup.co.uk.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2 a copy of Resolution 18 (Authority for the Company to call a general meeting on 14 clear days' notice) which was passed as special business at the AGM has been submitted to the Financial Services Authority National Storage Mechanism and will be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do. A copy of this resolution is also available from the Group Secretary, Cookson Group plc, 165 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2AE, England. In addition, copies of resolutions 14 to 16 and 18 will be filed with Companies House.

Cookson Group plc

165 Fleet Street

London EC4A 2AE

Tel:      +44 (0) 20 7822 0000

Fax:     +44 (0) 20 7822 0100

Web:   www.cooksongroup.co.uk


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