AGM 2018 POLL RESULTS

AGM 2018 POLL RESULTS

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G4S plc, the parent company of the G4S global security group, announces that, at its AGM held on 15 May 2018, all the resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed.

This included resolutions: to allow the payment of political donations; to amend the company’s articles of association; 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

%

Withheld*

Total votes

1.To adopt the financial statements and reports of directors and auditor

1246619196

99.99

14297

0.01

14867366

1246633493

2.To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report

1227594682

97.36

33302949

2.64

603228

1260897631

3.To confirm and declare the dividend

1261421603

99.99

1018

0.01

74432

1261422621

4.Election of John Ramsay as a director

1261396783

99.99

16874

0.01

85996

1261413657

5.Re-election of Ashley Almanza

1,261,355,173

99.99

19,778

0.01

124,702

1,261,374,951

6.Re-election of John Connolly as a director

1,209,946,320

96.52

43,662,653

3.48

7,890,680

1,253,608,973

7.Re-election of John Daly as a director

1,258,987,506

99.81

2,426,392

0.19

85,755

1,261,413,898

8.Re-election of Winnie Kin Wah Fok as a director

1,261,333,630


99.99

80,268


0.01

85,333


1,261,413,898


9. Re-election of Steve Mogford as a director

1,254,304,257


99.45

6,955,940


0.55

239,034


1,261,260,197


10.Re-election of Paul Spence as a director

1,261,396,689


99.99

17,615


0.01

85,349


1,261,414,304


11.Re-election of Barbara Thoralfssonas a director

1,252,925,021


99.34


8,335,176


0.66


239,456


1,261,260,197


12.Re-election of Tim Weller as a director

1,251,604,531


99.22


9,809,367


0.78


85,755


1,261,413,898


13.To re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditor

1,260,628,990


99.94


738,606


0.06


133,263


1,261,367,596


14.To authorise the audit committee of the board to determine the auditor’s remuneration

1,261,318,094


99.99


91,312


0.01


90,247


1,261,409,406


15. Authority to make political donations and incur political expenditure

1,253,986,328


99.82


2,254,943


0.18


5,268,382


1,256,241,271


16.To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified amount

1,224,202,821


97.06


37,125,008


2.94


181,402


1,261,327,829


17.Special resolution to give authority to directors to disapply statutory pre-emption rights emption rights

1,261,246,029


99.99


75,997


0.01


177,627


1,261,322,026


18.Special resolution to give additional authority to directors to disapply statutory pre-emption rights

1,207,816,940


95.76


53,504,586


4.24


178,127


1,261,321,526


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

1,245,107,135


98.79


15,203,803


1.21


1,198,715


1,260,310,938


20. Special Resolution to approve amendments to the company’s Articles of Association

1,240,344,382


98.74


15,889,074


1.26


5,265,906


1,256,233,456


21.Special resolution to authorise the calling of general meetings (excluding Annual General Meetings) on 14 days’ notice

1,184,069,898


94.25


72,263,651


5.75


5,166,235


1,256,333,549



Clare Spottiswoode retired from the board at the conclusion of the meeting and so there was no resolution relating to her re-election.

In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, copies of resolutions 15 to 21 will be forwarded to the FCA for publication through its document viewing facility where they will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

The percentage of issued share capital which was voted was 81.3%**.

* 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: 1,551,594,436. Every shareholder has one vote for every ordinary share held.

 

Helen Parris Director of Investor Relations +44 (0)208 7222125

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