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Dunelm Group plc
17 November 2011
 



 

DUNELM GROUP plc

 

 

Results of AGM

 

17 November 2011

 

 

Dunelm Group plc is pleased to announce that all resolutions were passed at its Annual General Meeting held today at 10.30 am.

 

 

 

All resolutions were passed on a show of hands, apart from resolutions 15 and 16, where the voting was by poll as required by the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

 

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

 

Resolution

For / discretionary

 

Against

 

Withheld

 

1 -  Approve Accounts

 

188,375,349

99.9%

 

0

 

28,116

2 -  Approve dividend

 

188,403,465

99.9%

 

0

0

3  - Re-elect G Cooper

 

188,260,765

99.9%

 

114,584

0.1%

28,116

4  - Re-elect W L Adderley

 

187,627,216

99.7%

533,083

0.3%

243,166

5 - Re-elect N Wharton

 

188,334,826

99.9%

68,044

0.1%

595

6 - Re-elect D Stead

 

 

188,335,786

99.9%

67,554

0.1%

135

7 - Re-elect M Sears

 

 

188,264,331

99.9%

138,999

0.1%

135

8 - Re-elect S Emeny

 

 

188,289,078

99.9%

114,252

0.1%

135

9  - Approve Remuneration report

 

186,132,150

98.8%

 

 

2,259,599

1.2%

2,116

 

10  - Appoint auditors

 

 

188,213,149

99.9%

164,169

0.1%

17,147

11 - Auditors' remuneration

 

 

188,198,879

99.9%

194,586

0.1%

0

 12 - Authority to allot shares

 

188,324,571

99.9%

76,012

0.1%

2,882

 

13- Dis-apply pre-emption rights

 

188,356,613

99.9%

39,917

0.1%

6,635

 

14 - Approve own share  purchases

 

 

188,241,825

99.9%

80,297

0.1%

81,343

15 - Rule 9 waiver - purchase own shares*

 

 

55,398,428

79.7%

14,101,991

20.3%

240,225

16- Rule 9 waiver - grant and exercise of LTIP awards*

 

 

53,746,686

77.3%

15,753,733

22.7%

240,225

17 - Amend LTIP rules

 

 

188,178,161

99.9%

220,069

0.1%

5,235

18 - Adopt new Articles of Association

 

 

188,342,846

99.9%

 

 

60,484

0.1%

135

 

19- General Meeting notice period 14 days

 

 

187,344,983

99.4%

 

1,053,182

0.6%

 

5,300

 

 

* Note that members of the Concert Party (as defined in the Notice of Annual General Meeting) were not eligible to vote on resolutions 15 and 16. The number of ordinary shares held by the Concert Party is 118,693,318, 58.8% of the issued share capital.

 

The Company has 201,974,827 ordinary shares in issue with voting rights.

 

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

 

The full text of the resolutions passed as special business has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available at www.hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

The annual report and accounts and notice of agm are available in the investor section of the Company's website at www.dunelm-mill.com

 

For further information:               

 

Dawn Durrant

0116 2644400


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