RIGHTMOVE PLC - Result of AGM

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5 May 2023

RIGHTMOVE PLC

(‘Rightmove’)

RESULTS OF THE 2023 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Annual General Meeting (‘AGM’) of Rightmove shareholders was held today at 5 Broadgate, London EC2M 2QS.

The full text of each resolution was included in the Notice of Meeting circulated to shareholders on 24 March 2023. The Company advises that all of the resolutions were proposed and voted upon by poll(1), including shareholder votes submitted electronically or by post before the meeting. The results of the poll are set out below.

Resolution

Votes
FOR (including discretion)

%

Votes AGAINST

%

Withheld(2)

Votes cast as a % of capital(3)

1.

Receive the Report and Accounts

596,326,701

100

10

0.00

1,809,551

72.75

2.

Approve the Remuneration Report

575,159,506

96.17

22,894,383

3.83

82,373

72.96

3.

Approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy

548,568,121

91.73

49,465,976

8.27

102,165

72.96

4.

Declare final dividend

595,202,531

99.52

2,856,266

0.48

77,465

72.96

5.

Re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors

591,245,828

98.86

6,810,294

1.14

80,140

72.96

6.

Authorise directors to agree auditors’ remuneration

597,971,542

99.99

87,123

0.01

77,597

72.96

7.

To elect Johan Svanstrom

598,025,421

100

2,607

0.00

108,234

72.95

8.

To re- elect Andrew Fisher

590,984,893

98.82

7,043,048

1.18

108,321

72.95

9.

To re-elect Alison Dolan

597,280,354

99.87

747,894

0.13

108,014

72.95

10.

To re-elect Jacqueline de Rojas

596,571,795

99.76

1,456,453

0.24

108,014

72.95

11.

To re-elect Andrew Findlay

596,304,097

99.71

1,723,844

0.29

108,321

72.95

12.

To re-elect Amit Tiwari

596,277,993

99.71

1,749,948

0.29

108,321

72.95

13.

To re-elect Lorna Tilbian

592,651,081

99.10

5,377,167

0.90

108,014

72.95

14.

To renew authority to allot shares

592,965,805

99.14

5,168,701

0.86

1,756

72.97

15.

Disapply pre-emption rights*

597,306,817

99.86

827,689

0.14

1,756

72.97

16.

Disapply pre-emption rights for capital investments*

589,859,209

98.62

8,275,297

1.38

1,756

72.97

17.

Renew authority to purchase own shares*

590,660,627

98.86

6,808,254

1.14

667,381

72.89

18.

Authorise political donations

584,811,474

97.81

13,072,685

2.19

252,103

72.94

19.

Approve 14 days’ notice for general meetings*

581,673,426

97.26

16,385,239

2.74

77,597

72.96

* Indicates a Special Resolution requiring a 75% majority

  1. In accordance with the Company's Articles of Association, on a poll every member present in person or by proxy has one vote for every share held.

  2. A vote “withheld” is not a vote in law and has not been counted as a vote “for” or “against” a resolution.

  3. The votes validly cast by proxy are expressed in the table above as a percentage of Rightmove’s issued share capital of 819,725,914 ordinary shares of 0.1p each, excluding treasury shares of 12,051,234 as at 4 May 2023.

In accordance with LR 9.6.2, a copy of the resolutions passed, other than resolutions concerning ordinary business, at today’s AGM will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

No other resolutions were put to the meeting.

The Board appreciates the support it has received from our shareholders for the AGM resolutions.

Name and contact for queries and authorised official responsible for making this notification:

Carolyn Pollard

Company Secretary

CompanySecretary@rightmove.co.uk