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Alliance Trust PLC - Result of AGM

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Alliance Trust PLC

Annual General Meeting

Alliance Trust PLC announces the results of voting on the resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting, held earlier today in Dundee. Due to the restrictions on travel and attendance at meetings the Annual General Meeting was not open to shareholders other than those required to form the quorum and all votes were on a poll.

A summary of the votes cast in respect of the resolutions is set out below. Each of the resolutions was passed with the required majority.

Resolution

Votes for

%

Votes against

%

Percentage of
issued share
capital voted

Votes withheld

1

Report & Accounts

87,580,483

100.00

3,758

0.00

27.65%

47,722

2

Directors’ remuneration report (excluding Remuneration Policy)

87,176,569

99.75

215,113

0.25

27.59%

240,281

3

To approve the Dividend Policy

87,545,046

99.96

37,603

0.04

27.65%

49,314

4

Re-election of Mr Gregor Stewart

86,349,717

98.66

1,170,657

1.34

27.63%

111,589

5

Re-election of Mr Anthony Brooke

87,388,910

99.88

108,583

0.12

27.62%

134,470

6

Re-election of Ms Jo Dixon

87,051,988

99.46

470,298

0.54

27.63%

109,677

7

Re-election of Mrs Clare Dobie

87,336,517

99.79

186,357

0.21

27.63%

109,089

8

Re-election of Mr Chris Samuel

87,202,827

99.64

318,265

0.36

27.63%

110,871

9

Re-election of Mr Karl Sternberg

87,128,146

99.57

373,397

0.43

27.62%

130,420

10

Election of Ms Sarah Bates

87,016,609

99.49

444,951

0.51

27.61%

170,403

11

Election of Mr Dean Buckley

87,397,729

99.89

92,263

0.11

27.62%

141,971

12

Appointment of BDO as Auditor

87,423,997

99.85

130,225

0.15

27.64%

77,741

13

Remuneration of the Auditor

87,461,917

99.89

92,607

0.11

27.64%

77,439

14

To approve the conversion of the Merger Reserve

87,189,576

99.77

200,855

0.23

27.59%

238,536

15

To approve Articles of Association

82,140,393

93.87

5,360,598

6.13

27.62%

130,972

16

Authority to purchase Company shares

87,342,817

99.73

238,361

0.27

27.65%

50,785

17

Authority to disapply pre-emption rights

87,194,430

99.63

319,775

0.37

27.63%

117,758

18

Authority to hold meetings at 14 days’ notice

86,501,360

98.81

1,040,176

1.19

27.63%

90,427

The number of shares in issue as at the date of the meeting was 316,787,681

NOTES
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, the full text of resolutions 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 which were special resolutions, passed by the Company at its Annual General Meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

Alliance Trust PLC
Telephone: 01382 938320