Announcements

Northern Investors Company PLC.

NORTHERN INVESTORS COMPANY PLC ("the Company")

 

RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

The Company announces that at the annual general meeting held on 21 July 2011 all of the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed by shareholders.

 

The resolutions included those to re-elect as directors Mr Frank Neale and Mr Peter Haigh. 

 

Further to the announcement on 18 May 2011, Mr Michael Denny and Mrs Sarah Stewart retired from the board at the conclusion of the annual general meeting.

 

Resolutions 1 to 3 and 6 to 10 were duly passed on a show of hands and details of proxy voting on the resolutions put to shareholders at the annual general meeting are as follows:

 

NoResolutionForDiscret-
ionary
AgainstVote
withheld
1 To receive the
financial
statements for
the year ended
31 March 2011
14,627,050 24,001 0 14,475
2 To declare a
final dividend of
5.8p per share in
respect of the
year ended
31 March 2011
14,631,171 24,001 787 9,567
3 To approve the
directors'
remuneration
report in respect
of the year ended
31 March 2011
14,509,235 24,001 115,453 16,837
6 To reappoint
KPMG Audit Plc
as independent
auditors
14,620,516 24,001 7,162 13,847
7 To authorise the
directors to fix
the remuneration
of the
independent
auditors
14,625,060 24,001 5,373 11,092
8 To authorise the
directors to
allot shares
pursuant to
Section 551 of the
Companies Act
2006
13,917,673 24,001 707,884 15,968
9 To disapply
Section 561 of the
Companies Act
2006 in relation
to certain
allotments of
equity securities
13,902,058 24,001 713,033 26,434
10 To authorise the
Company to make
market purchases
of ordinary
shares in
accordance with
Section 701 of
the Companies Act
2006
14,629,429 24,001 2,705 9,391

 

Resolutions 4 and 5 were duly passed on a poll vote and the results are as follows:

 

 

NoResolutionForAgainstVoted total% of issued share capitalVote
withheld
4 To re-elect
Mr F L G Neale
as a director
8,091,080 7,972,800 16,063,880 82.82% 16,849
5 To re-elect Mr P J Haigh as a director 8,741,571 7,323,062 16,064,633 82.83% 16,490

 

Enquiries:

 

Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity Limited - 0191 244 6000
Website:  www.nvm.co.uk

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