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Dunelm Group plc
11 November 2014
 



 

 

 

Dunelm Group plc

 

(the 'Company')

 

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

11 November 2014

 

 

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 9.30am on 11 November 2014 at the offices of MHP Communications, 60 Great Portland Street, London W1W 7RT, the resolutions set out in Part 5 of the Notice of Annual General Meeting ("AGM Notice") published by the Company on 3 October 2014 were duly passed.

 

Voting on all resolutions was by way of a show of hands, apart from resolution 24, where the voting was by poll as required by the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. 

 

Voting on resolutions 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 was by Independent Shareholders (as defined in the AGM Notice) only.

 

A copy of this announcement will shortly be available on the Company's website at www.dunelm.com.

 

Prior to the meeting proxy votes had been received as follows:

 

 

Resolution

Votes for

% of votes

cast

Votes against

% of votes cast

Votes withheld

%

withheld

1 - Approve Accounts

 

 

185,434,963

99.7

436,306

0.3

28,480

0.02

2 - Approve dividend

 

 

185,956,060

100

143

0

0

0

3 - Re-elect

Will Adderley

 

 

184,920,496

99.4

1,035,220

0.6

0

0

4 - Re-elect

David Stead

 

 

185,108,194

99.9

95,872

0.1

751,650

0.4

5 - Re-elect Geoff Cooper

 

 

181,345,624

97.9

3,780,752

2.1

776,650

0.4

6 - Re-elect Geoff Cooper*

 

 

70,044,221

94.7

3,781,469

5.3

777,750

0.4

7 - Re-elect Marion Sears

 

 

182,195,637

98.5

2,676,580

1.5

1,030,809

0.6

8 -Re-elect Marion Sears*

 

 

70,897,414

96.2

2,674,117

3.8

1,031,909

0.6

9 - Re-elect Simon Emeny

 

 

185,805,661

99.9

96,490

0.1

875

0

10- Re-elect Simon Emeny*

 

74,503,722

99.7

97,207

0.1

1900

0

11 - Re-elect Matt  Davies

 

 

185,545,427

99.8

357,299

0.2

800

0

12 - Re-elect Matt Davies*

 

 

74,243,413

99.4

358,016

0.6

1900

0

13 - Re-elect Liz Doherty

 

 

185,544,927

99.8

357,299

0.2

800

0

14 - Re-elect Liz Doherty*

 

 

74,243,630

99.4

357,299

0.6

1900

0

15 - Elect Andy Harrison

 

 

185,899,673

99.9

1,935

0.1

1,418

0

16 - Elect Andy Harrison*

 

74,598,451

99.9

935

0.1

3,443

0

17 - Approve Remuneration Policy

 

183,420,359

98.6

2,463,626

1.4

19,758

0.01

18 - Approve Annual Remuneration Report

 

178,587,993

99.2

1,417,179

0.8

5,898,571

3.2

19 - Appoint auditors

 

 

 

185,651,617

99.8

250,618

0.2

573

0

20 - Auditors' remuneration

 

 

185,900,665

99.9

2,143

0.1

0

0

21 - Authority to allot shares

 

 

185,891,922

99.9

9,473

0.1

1,900

0

22 - Dis-apply pre-emption rights

 

185,876,586

99.9

10,793

0.1

14,650

0

23- Approve own share  purchases

 

185,608,991

99.8

281,367

0.2

12,750

0.01

24 - Rule 9 waiver - purchase own shares**

 

58,743,127

79.0

15,489,799

20.1

368,662

0.2

25 -  Approve Long Term Incentive Plan

 

183,338,514

98.6

2,557,628

1.4

6,666

0

26 - Approve Sharesave Plan

 

185,690,202

99.9

260,189

0.1

5,325

0

27 - Approve Articles of Association

 

183,765,860

98.8

2,130,648

1.2

6,300

0

28 - General Meeting notice period 14 days

 

184,299,679

99.1

1,602,729

0.9

400

0

 

 

 

* Non-Independent Shareholders (as defined in the AGM Notice) were not eligible to vote on resolutions 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16.

 

** Controlling Shareholders (as defined in the AGM Notice) were not eligible to vote on resolution 24.

 

The Non-Independent Shareholders and the Controlling Shareholders were the same parties at the date of the AGM; they hold 111,300,303 Ordinary Shares, 55.1% of the issued ordinary share capital (excluding treasury shares) with voting rights.

 

The Company has 201,975,254 ordinary shares in issue with voting rights, and 858,677 ordinary shares in treasury.

 

Votes withheld do not count in the number of votes counted for or against a resolution.

 

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, the full text of the resolutions passed has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

The annual report and accounts and the AGM Notice are available in the investor section of the Company's website at www.dunelm.com.

 

Name of authorised Company official responsible for making this notification:

 

Dawn Durrant, Company Secretary

                                                                             

0116 2644439


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