AGM 2012 poll results

The 2012 Annual General Meeting of G4S plc was held on 7 June 2012 in London.
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All the resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed.

This included resolutions: to allow the payment of political donations; to allow general meetings other than AGMs to be called on 14 days’ notice; and a general authority to make market purchases for up to 10% of its own shares.

The board has no present intention of utilising the authority to buy back shares, which has been renewed in accordance with common business practice.

The results of the poll on the Resolutions put before the AGM are:

Resolution For % Against % Witheld* Total votes
1.To receive the financial statements and reports of directors and auditor 889,822,649 99.99 87,139 0.01 5,907,358 895,817,146
2.To approve the remuneration report 869,970,618 98.86 10,028,979 1.14 15,817,547 895,817,144
3. To confirm and declare the dividend 895,469,694 99.99 28,324 <0.01 319,127 895,817,145
4. To re-elect Nick Buckles as a director 887,498,069 99.12 7,881,627 0.88 437,449 895,817,145
5. To re-elect Lord Condon as a director 887,374,001 99.11 8,004,674 0.89 438,468 895,817,143
6. To re-elect Trevor Dighton as a director 887,502,139 99.12 7,848,399 0.88 466,606 895,817,144
7. To re-elect Alf Duch-Pedersen as a director 844,759,383 94.34 50,637,424 5.66 420,337 895,817,144
8. To re-elect Mark Elliott as a director 887,463,138 99.12 7,887,293 0.88 466,713 895,817,144
9. To re-elect Winnie Fok as a director 880,588,862 98.90 9,783,790 1.10 5,444,492 895,817,144
10.To re-elect Grahame Gibson as a director 887,573,292 99.12 7,835,985 0.88 407,868 895,817,145
11. To re-elect Bo Lerenius as a director 887,957,981 99.17 7,433,961 0.83 419,303 895,811,245
12. To re-elect Mark Seligman as a director 887,838,895 99.16 7,507,321 0.84 470,929 895,817,145
13. To re-elect Clare Spottiswoode as a director 791,239,149 89.08 97,001,780 10.92 7,576,215 895,817,144
14. To re-appoint KMPG as auditor 894,850,275 99.93 599,807 0.07 367,063 895,817,145
15. To authorise the directors to determine the auditor’s remuneration 895,036,700 99.96 382,218 0.04 398,226 895,817,144
16. To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified amount 824,996,097 93.16 60,590,817 6.84 10,230,232 895,817,146
17. Special resolution to give authority to directors to disapply statutory pre-emption rights 849,516,459 95.11 43,708,282 4.89 2,592,404 895,817,145

18. Special resolution to give limited authority for the purchase of its own shares by the company

895,028,386 99.96 318,375 0.04 470,385

895,817,146

19. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure 835,173,310 93.85 54,766,577 6.15 5,877,258 895,817,145
20. Special resolution to authorise the calling of general meetings (excluding Annual General Meetings) on 14 days’ notice 779,750,936 87.10 115,519,081 12.90 547,129 895,817,146

 

The percentage of issued share capital which was voted was 63.5%** 

* Votes withheld are not votes in law and are not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against a resolution.

**Total voting rights of the shares in issue: 1,410,668,639. Every shareholder has one vote for every ordinary share held.

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