Result of AGM

Released : 22/03/2017

RNS Number : 2407A
Safestore Holdings plc
22 March 2017
 

22 March 2017

 

Safestore Holdings plc ("Safestore" or "the Company")

 

Result of Annual General Meeting

 

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Safestore Holdings plc was held this afternoon at the Company's registered office in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.

 

All resolutions proposed to the meeting were duly passed on a show of hands. The total number of proxy votes lodged for each resolution in advance of the meeting is set out below.

 

Resolution

Votes

 For

%

Votes

Against

%

Votes

Total

% of ISC

Voted

Votes Withheld

1

157,080,759

99.94

90,000

0.06

157,170,759

75.09

605,708

2

125,513,987

79.77

31,834,529

20.23

157,348,516

75.18

427,951

3

154,466,803

98.16

2,889,713

1.84

157,356,516

75.18

419,951

4

154,805,543

98.38

2,548,407

1.62

157,353,950

75.18

422,517

5

157,181,364

100.00

-

-

157,181,364

75.10

595,103

6

156,658,495

99.56

698,021

0.44

157,356,516

75.18

419,951

7

156,730,344

99.60

626,172

0.40

157,356,516

75.18

419,951

8

156,344,057

99.36

1,012,459

0.64

157,356,516

75.18

419,951

9

133,959,232

85.76

22,237,768

14.24

156,197,000

74.63

1,579,467

10

135,511,617

86.75

20,693,383

13.25

156,205,000

74.63

1'571,467

11

134,813,507

86.31

21,391,493

13.69

156,205,000

74.63

1,571,467

12

136,695,650

86.87

20,660,866

13.13

157,356,516

75.18

419,951

13

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

14

RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN

15

156,882,770

99.70

464,746

0.30

157,347,516

75.18

428,951

16

148,796,079

94.56

8,558,437

5.44

157,354,516

75.18

421,951

17

157,342,950

99.99

11,000

0.01

157,353,950

75.18

422,517

18

154,589,006

99.06

1,464,089

0.94

156,053,095

74.56

1,723,372

19

146,158,346

92.88

11,196,170

7.12

157,354,516

75.18

421,951

*ISC = Issued Share Capital of the Company

 

The current issued capital of Safestore Holdings plc is 209,301,628 shares.

 

As announced on 21 March 2017, resolutions 13 and 14 had been withdrawn. Resolutions 1 to 12, and resolutions 15 and 16 were passed as ordinary resolutions. Resolutions 17 to 19 were passed as special resolutions.

 

Where shareholders appointed the Chairman as their proxy with discretion as to voting, their votes were cast in favour of the resolutions and their shares have been included in the "votes for column.

 

A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the percentages of votes cast for and against a resolution.

 

Resolution 1 - To receive the Annual Report and Accounts

Resolution 2 - To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

Resolution 3 - To appoint Deloitte LLP as auditors

Resolution 4 - To authorise the Directors to determine the auditors' remuneration

Resolution 5 - To declare a final dividend of 8.05 pence per ordinary share

Resolution 6 - To re-elect Alan Lewis as a Director

Resolution 7 - To re-elect Frederic Vecchioli as a Director

Resolution 8 - To re-elect Andy Jones as a Director

Resolution 9 - To re-elect Ian Krieger as a Director

Resolution 10 - To re-elect Joanne Kenrick as a Director

Resolution 11 - To elect Claire Balmforth as a Director

Resolution 12 - To elect Bill Oliver as a Director

Resolution 15 - To authorise political donations and political expenditure

Resolution 16 - To authorise the directors to allot relevant securities

Resolution 17** - To authorise the dis-application of pre-emption rights

Resolution 18** - To authorise market purchases of ordinary shares

Resolution 19** - To authorise general meetings other than annual general meetings to be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

 

** Special Resolutions requiring a 75% majority

 

In accordance with LR 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions passed as special business have been forwarded to the FCA for publication through the Document Viewing Facility and will be accessible via the National Storage Mechanism website at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

 

END

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Sam Ahmed - Company Secretary

020 8732 1500



 

 

About Safestore:

 

·      Safestore is the UK's largest self-storage group with 134 stores, comprising 109 wholly owned stores in the UK (including 63 in London and the South East with the remainder in key metropolitan areas such as Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Bristol) and 25 wholly owned stores in the Paris region.

 

·      Safestore operates more self-storage sites inside the M25 and in central Paris than any competitor providing more proximity to customers in the wealthiest and densest UK and French markets.

 

·      Safestore was founded in the UK in 1998. It acquired the French business "Une Pièce en Plus" ("UPP") in 2004 which was founded in 1998 by the current Safestore Group CEO Frederic Vecchioli.

 

·      Safestore has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2007. It entered the FTSE 250 index in October 2015.

 

·      The Group provides storage to around 55,000 personal and business customers.

 

·      Safestore has a maximum lettable area ("MLA") of 5.64 million sq ft (excluding pipeline stores) of which 3.87 million sq ft is currently occupied.

 

·      Safestore employs around 600 people in the UK and France.

 

 


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