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OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC - Notice of Results

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28 July 2022

Oxford Instruments plc

Annual General Meeting 2022 results

The Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") of Oxford Instruments plc (the "Company") was held at Tubney Woods, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5QX, on 28 July 2022 at 11am.

All resolutions were decided on a show of hands and the resolutions proposed at the AGM were all passed by shareholders with the necessary majorities. The full text of each resolution is contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, which is available on the Company's website (oxinst.com).

The number of proxy votes for and against each of the resolutions put before the AGM and the number of votes withheld were as set out in the table below.

Resolution

Votes for

%

Votes against

%

Total votes cast (excluding withheld)

% of issued share capital voted*

Votes withheld**

1. To receive the 2022 Annual Report and Financial Statements

45,545,789

99.78

98,583

0.22

45,644,372

79.13

172,519

2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report

45,101,685

98.45

712,185

1.55

45,813,870

79.43

3,021

3. To declare a final dividend

45,816,764

99.99

25

0.01

45,816,789

79.43

102

4. To re-elect Neil Carson as a director of the Company

43,035,926

94.16

2,669,208

5.84

45,705,134

79.24

111,757

5. To re-elect Ian Barkshire as a director of the Company

45,816,168

99.99

621

0.01

45,816,789

79.43

102

6. To re-elect Gavin Hill as a director of the Company

45,816,168

99.99

621

0.01

45,816,789

79.43

102

7. To re-elect Richard Friend as a director of the Company

45,655,382

99.65

161,407

0.35

45,816,789

79.43

102

8. To elect Nigel Sheinwald as a director of the Company

45,544,564

99.99

1,390

0.01

45,545,954

78.96

270,937

9. To re-elect Mary Waldner as a director of the Company

45,653,791

99.64

162,998

0.36

45,816,789

79.43

102

10. To re-elect Alison Wood as a director of the Company

44,505,258

97.14

1,311,530

2.86

45,816,788

79.43

103

11. To re-appoint BDO LLP as auditor of the Company

45,813,202

99.99

3,587

0.01

45,816,789

79.43

102

12. To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to agree the auditor’s remuneration

45,816,242

99.99

547

0.01

45,816,789

79.43

102

13. To authorise political donations and expenditure

45,393,097

99.08

423,692

0.92

45,816,789

79.43

102

14. To authorise the Board to allot shares

45,759,174

99.88

56,965

0.12

45,816,139

79.43

752

15. To authorise the disapplication of pre-emption rights ***

45,809,787

99.98

6,902

0.02

45,816,689

79.43

202

16. To authorise the additional disapplication of pre-emption rights ***

45,492,280

99.29

324,509

0.71

45,816,789

79.43

102

17. To authorise the purchase of own shares ***

45,536,329

99.40

274,300

0.60

45,810,629

79.42

6,262

18. To authorise the calling of a general meeting of the Company on not less than 14 days' notice ***

45,668,641

99.68

148,148

0.32

45,816,789

79.43

102

* For all resolutions, as at close of business on 26 July 2022, being the time at which shareholders who wanted to attend, speak and vote at the meeting were required to have their details entered in the register of members, the issued share capital of the Company with voting rights consisted of 57,681,478 ordinary shares of 5 pence each. The Company did not hold any shares in treasury. Ordinary shareholders have one vote for each ordinary share held.

** Please note a “vote withheld” is not a vote under English law and is not counted in the calculation of votes “for” or “against” a resolution. Votes "for" and "against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received. Votes "for" include those at the Chairman's discretion.

*** Indicates a special resolution.

In accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.2R, a copy of all the resolutions passed have been submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and in due course will be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism. This notification is made in accordance with UK Listing Rule 9.6.3R.

LEI number of Oxford Instruments plc: 213800J364EZD6UCE231

Enquiries:

Sarah Harvey

Company Secretary

+44 (0) 1865 393448

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