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Dunelm Group plc
16 November 2012
 



NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE  UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, JAPAN OR THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA.

 

 

Dunelm Group plc

 

(the 'Company')

 

 

Results of Annual General Meeting

 

16 November 2012

 

 

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held at 9.30am on 16 November 2012 at The Holiday Inn Express, Rockingham Road, Kettering, NN14 1UD, the resolutions set out in Part 12 of the circular published by the Company on 15 October 2012 (the 'Circular') were duly passed.

 

Voting on all resolutions was by way of a show of hands, apart from resolution 16, where the voting was by poll as required by the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.  The results of the Annual General Meeting will shortly be available on the Company's website at www.dunelm-mill.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

1 - Approve Accounts

 

 

190,278,412

99.99%

0

0.00%

611

2 - Approve dividend

 

 

190,279,912

99.99%

0

0.00%

611

3 - Elect

M Davies

 

 

190,141,496

99.92%

135,206

0.07%

611

4 - Re-elect

G Cooper

 

 

190,197,275

99.95%

79,427

0.04%

611

5 - Re-elect

W L Adderley

 

 

187,495,537

98.56%

2,716,132

1.43%

65,644

6 - Re-elect N Wharton

 

 

190,155,611

99.93%

121,091

0.06%

611

7 - Re-elect D Stead

 

 

190,155,611

99.93%

121,091

0.06%

611

8 - Re-elect M Sears

 

 

190,038,983

99.92%

135,206

0.07%

103,124

9 - Re-elect S Emeny

 

 

190,031,463

99.90%

180,206

0.09%

65,644

10 - Approve Remuneration report

 

189,816,656

99.98%

23,511

0.01%

437,546

11 - Appoint auditors

 

 

189,899,043

99.79%

377,659

0.20%

611

12 - Auditors' remuneration

 

 

189,862,101

99.77%

417,311

0.22%

1,111

13 - Authority to allot shares

 

 

190,107,519

99.90%

166,815

0.09%

611

14 - Dis-apply pre-emption rights

 

190,110,465

99.90%

163,869

0.09%

611

15 - Approve own share  purchases

 

190,140,961

99.96%

72,050

0.04%

65,644

16 - Rule 9 waiver - purchase own shares*

 

52,251,569

69.08%

23,372,106

30.90%

3,538,373

17 - General Meeting notice period 14 days

 

189,117,854

99.38%

1,157,948

0.61%

1,011

 

 

 

* Note that members of the Concert Party (as defined in the Circular) were not eligible to vote on resolution 16. The number of ordinary shares held by the Concert Party is 111,237,347, 54.9% of the issued ordinary share capital.

 

The Company has 202,592,640 ordinary shares in issue with voting rights.

 

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 Circular (containing the notice of Annual General Meeting) are available in the investor section of the Company's website at www.dunelm-mill.com.

 

Name of authorised Company official responsible for making this notification:

 

Dawn Durrant, Company Secretary

                                                                             

0116 2644356


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