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OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC - Result of AGM

11 September 2019

Oxford Instruments plc

Annual General Meeting – Proxy Votes

At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 10 September 2019, all resolutions were passed on a show of hands.  The following proxy votes were recorded for each resolution.  Each resolution was duly passed.

Resolution                                                (No. as noted on proxy form) In Favour Against Abstentions/Withheld
Votes % Votes % Votes
1 To receive and adopt the Reports and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2019 49,083,237 99.99% 3,075 0.01% 11,388
2 To declare the final dividend 49,097,245 100.00% 0 0.00% 456
3 To elect Neil Carson 47,365,414 96.50% 1,718,636 3.50% 13,650
4 To re-elect Ian Barkshire 49,084,359 99.99% 420 0.01% 12,922
5 To re-elect Gavin Hill 49,079,855 99.99% 4,924 0.01% 12,922
6 To re-elect Stephen Blair 49,081,133 99.99% 3,645 0.01% 12,922
7 To re-elect Mary Waldner 49,066,373 99.96% 18,298 0.04% 13,029
8 To re-elect Thomas Geitner 49,077,984 99.99% 6,687 0.01% 13,029
9 To re-elect Richard Friend 49,081,026 99.97% 14,848 0.03% 1,826
10 To re-appoint KPMG LLP as Auditor 44,516,556 90.70% 4,566,544 9.30% 14,600
11 To authorise the Directors to set the remuneration of the Auditor 47,591,739 96.94% 1,502,591 3.06% 3,370
12 To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration 48,664,847 99.13% 429,389 0.87% 3,464
13 To authorise the allotment of shares 46,128,112 93.95% 2,967,870 6.05% 1,719
14 To disapply pre-emption rights 49,075,812 99.99% 5,967 0.01% 15,922
15 To authorise additional disapplication of pre-emption rights 45,413,650 92.53% 3,667,203 7.47% 16,847
16 To authorise the purchase of own shares 48,748,118 99.31% 337,784 0.69% 11,798
17 To authorise the calling of general meetings on 14 days' notice 48,776,848 99.35% 320,197 0.65% 656
18 To adopt new Articles of Association 49,073,407 99.97% 15,011 0.03% 9,283

Notes:

  1. Votes were tendered in respect of 49,097,701 shares representing 85.6% of the issued capital.

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

  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.

    The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on our website at www.oxinst.com/investors

ENDS

For further information please contact:

Oxford Instruments plc

Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary                                                             01865 393324