SOURCE: Land Securities Group PLC

July 21, 2016 09:53 ET

Land Securities Group PLC (the "Company") - Voting Results of Annual General Meeting

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2016) - Land Securities Group PLC (LSE: LAND) (OTC PINK: LSGOF)

The Company announces the voting results of its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held earlier today at the Park Plaza Victoria London, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EQ. All resolutions, as set out in the Notice of Meeting dated 16 June 2016, were passed with the requisite majority by means of a poll.

Resolutions 1 to 16 were passed as Ordinary Resolutions and resolutions 17 to 19 were passed as Special Resolutions.

  RESOLUTION   VOTES
FOR*
  %
FOR
  VOTES
AGAINST
  TOTAL VOTES FOR / AGAINST   VOTES
WITHHELD**
1. To receive the accounts of the Company for the year ended 31 March 2016 and the Directors' and Auditors' Reports thereon   596,883,091   99.94   365,663   597,248,754   1,373,198
2. To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration   594,708,367   99.37   3,779,868   598,488,235   133,717
3. To declare a final dividend of 10.55 pence per Ordinary share   597,875,316   100.00   5,834   597,881,150   740,802
4. To re-elect Dame Alison Carnwath as a Director   588,197,399   98.28   10,277,428   598,474,827   147,125
5. To re-elect Robert Noel as a Director   598,417,437   99.99   86,826   598,504,263   117,689
6. To re-elect Martin Greenslade as a Director   598,413,778   99.98   90,083   598,503,861   118,091
7. To re-elect Kevin O'Byrne as a Director   598,379,832   99.98   117,927   598,497,759   124,193
8. To re-elect Simon Palley as a Director   597,881,126   99.90   624,609   598,505,735   116,217
9. To re-elect Christopher Bartram as a Director   598,390,890   99.98   115,437   598,506,327   115,625
10. To re-elect Stacey Rauch as a Director   598,402,562   99.98   98,476   598,501,038   120,914
11. To elect Cressida Hogg CBE as a Director   598,390,701   99.98   115,224   598,505,925   116,027
12. To elect Edward Bonham Carter as a Director   597,635,739   99.84   935,064   598,570,803   51,149
13. To re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditor   597,803,963   99.87   782,712   598,586,675   35,277
14. To determine the remuneration of the auditor   597,101,478   99.76   1,431,483   598,532,961   88,991
15. To make political donations   589,794,943   99.16   5,004,611   594,799,554   3,822,398
16. To allot securities   545,155,862   91.08   53,390,273   598,546,135   75,817
17. To disapply pre-emption rights   594,471,198   99.88   706,961   595,178,159   3,443,793
18. To disapply pre-emption rights for purposes of acquisitions or capital investments   567,663,332   95.37   27,549,803   595,213,135   3,408,817
19. To purchase own shares   590,769,750   99.31   4,126,718   594,896,468   3,725,484

* Includes discretionary votes
**A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is therefore not included in the calculation of total votes For/Against

  • Total voting rights at 20 July 2016: 790,675,593 Ordinary shares of 10p each
  • Number of votes per share: One
  • Total number of votes cast: 598,621,952 Ordinary shares (i.e.75.70 % turnout)

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions passed as special business will shortly be available for inspection on the National Storage Mechanism at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

A copy of the voting results shown above is also available on the Company's website at www.landsecurities.com/investors/shareholder-investor-information/agm-annual-general-meeting.

Contact Information

  • Company contact:

    Louise Miller
    Senior Assistant Company Secretary
    +44 (0)207 024 5257