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Mediclinic Intnl plc - Result of AGM

20/07/2016
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Mediclinic International PLC
20 July 2016
 

Mediclinic International plc
(Incorporated in England and Wales)
Company Number: 08338604
LSE Share Code: MDC

JSE Share Code: MEI
NSX Share Code: MEP

ISIN: GB00B8HX8Z88

(the "Company")

 

20 July 2016

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Mediclinic International plcannounces that at its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held today, 20 July 2016, all resolutions set out in the notice of the AGM were passed by the requisite majority of votes by shareholders by way of poll. The results of the poll for each resolution were as follows:

 

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES WITHHELD

TOTAL SHARES VOTED

% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL VOTED

ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS

1. To receive the financial statements and the reports of the Directors and the auditor for the year ended 31 March 2016

 

622,578,350

99.98%

118,999

0.02%

449,397

622,697,349

84.46%

2. To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report (excluding  the Directors' Remuneration Policy) for the year ended 31 March 2016

 

529,410,739

85.02%

93,301,901

14.98%

434,105

622,712,640

84.46%

3. To declare a final cash dividend for the year ended 31 March 2016 of 5.24 pence per ordinary share

 

622,181,842

99.91%

530,799

0.09%

434,105

622,712,641

84.46%

4. To re-elect Seamus Keating as a director

 

621,545,846

99.83%

1,080,481

0.17%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

5. To re-elect Ian Tyler as a director

 

620,766,418

99.70%

1,859,909

0.30%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

6. To elect Danie Meintjes as a director

 

622,506,327

99.98%

120,000

0.02%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

7. To elect Dr Edwin Hertzog as a director

 

606,743,026

97.47%

15,763,826

2.53%

639,894

622,506,852

84.44%

8. To elect Jannie Durand as a director

 

598,046,117

96.05%

24,580,210

3.95%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

9. To elect Alan Grieve as a director

 

622,329,442

99.95%

296,885

0.05%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

10. To elect Prof Dr Robert Leu as a director

 

622,362,567

99.96%

263,760

0.04%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

11. To elect Nandi Mandela as a director

 

622,388,141

99.96%

238,186

0.04%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

12. To elect Trevor Petersen as a director

 

622,362,567

99.96%

263,760

0.04%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

13. To elect Desmond Smith as a director

 

622,337,759

99.95%

288,568

0.05%

520,419

622,626,327

84.45%

14. To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor of the Company

 

574,655,724

92.36%

47,546,434

7.64%

944,588

622,202,158

84.40%

15. To authorise the Audit and Risk Committee to determine the auditor's remuneration

 

621,802,562

99.85%

910,079

0.15%

434,105

622,712,641

84.46%

16. To authorise the Directors to make political donations

 

544,268,640

87.70%

76,313,109

12.30%

2,564,997

620,581,749

84.18%

17. To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006

 

548,493,075

88.24%

73,119,381

11.76%

1,534,290

621,612,456

84.32%

SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS

18. To authorise the Directors to dis-apply the statutory pre-emption rights pursuant to Sections 570 and 573 of the Companies Act 2006

 

577,260,101

92.86%

44,352,355

7.14%

1,534,290

621,612,456

84.32%

19. To authorise the Directors to dis-apply statutory pre-emption rights for the purposes of acquisitions or capital investments pursuant to Sections 570 and 573 of the Companies Act 2006

 

595,435,231

95.79%

26,177,225

4.21%

1,534,290

621,612,456

84.32%

20. To authorise the Company to purchase the Company's own subscriber shares at a price of 10 pence per share

 

620,952,073

99.99%

40,684

0.01%

2,153,989

620,992,757

84.23%

21. To approve the amendment of the Articles of Association of the Company regarding Dividend Access Trusts

 

620,989,723

100.00%

3,034

0.00%

2,153,989

620,992,757

84.23%

22. To approve the calling of a general meeting other than an annual general meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice

 

593,537,738

95.58%

27,455,019

4.42%

2,153,989

620,992,757

84.23%

 

 

 

 

VOTES OF SHAREHOLDERS EXCLUDING CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDER ON ELECTION OR RE-ELECTION OF INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

 

ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS

VOTES FOR

%

VOTES AGAINST

%

VOTES WITHHELD

TOTAL SHARES VOTED

% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL VOTED

4. To re-elect Seamus Keating as a director

 

292,953,028

99.63%

1,080,481

0.37%

520,419

294,033,509

39.88%

5. To re-elect Ian Tyler as a director

 

292,173,600

99.37%

1,859,909

0.63%

520,419

294,033,509

39.88%

9. To elect Alan Grieve as a director

 

293,736,624

99.90%

296,885

0.10%

520,419

294,033,509

84.45%

10. To elect Prof Dr Robert Leu as a director

 

293,769,749

99.91%

263,760

0.09%

520,419

294,033,509

39.88%

11. To elect Nandi Mandela as a director

 

293,795,323

99.92%

238,186

0.08%

520,419

294,033,509

39.88%

12. To elect Trevor Petersen as a director

 

293,769,749

99.91%

263,760

0.09%

520,419

294,033,509

39.88%

13. To elect Desmond Smith as a director

 

293,744,941

99.90%

288,568

0.10%

520,419

294,033,509

39.88%

 

Notes:

 

Any proxy appointments giving discretion to the Chairman of the Meeting have been included in the "For" total.

 

A vote "Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

 

The Company's total ordinary shares in issue (total voting rights) as at 20 July 2016 was 737,243,810 ordinary shares of 10 pence each. Ordinary shareholders are entitled to one vote per ordinary share held.

 

Remgro Limited is regarded as a controlling shareholder of the Company for the purposes of the LSE Listing Rules, and each resolution to elect or re-elect an independent non-executive director (resolutions 4, 5 and 9 to 13) have under LSE Listing Rule 9.2.2E been approved by a majority of the votes cast by:

(i) the shareholders of the Company as a whole; and

(ii) the independent shareholders of the Company, that is, all the shareholders entitled to vote on each resolution excluding the controlling shareholder.

 

In accordance with paragraph 9.6.2 of the LSE Listing Rules, a copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

The complete poll results (inclusive of proxy votes lodged before the AGM) will be available shortly on the Company's website at: www.mediclinic.com.

 

Registered address: 1st Floor, 40 Dukes Place, London, EC3A 7NH, United Kingdom

Website: www.mediclinic.com

JSE sponsor: Rand Merchant Bank (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

NSX sponsor: Simonis Storm Securities (Pty) Ltd

 

Enquiries:

Victoria Dalby (Company Secretary), Capita Company Secretarial Services Limited                               

+44 (0) 20 7954 9600

victoria.dalby@capita.co.uk

 

Aarti Iyer, Bell Pottinger

+44 (0)20 3772 2468

aiyer@bellpottinger.com

 

 


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