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DFS Furniture PLC - Results of Annual General Meeting

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DFS Furniture PLC
13 November 2020
 

 

 

 

13 November 2020                                                                                                              For immediate release

 

 

DFS Furniture PLC

 

RESULTS OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

 

DFS Furniture PLC (the "Company") announces that all of the resolutions set out in the notice of Annual General Meeting dated 13 November 2020 were duly passed at today's Annual General Meeting.

Details of the votes cast were as follows:

 

Resolution

For (including

discretionary)

%

Against

%

Total

% of ISC voted

Withheld*

1.

Receive and adopt the 2020 Annual Report and Accounts

230,798,494

99.99%

29,979

0.01%

230,828,473

90.39

1,944

2.

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

183,560,974

81.48%

41,719,859

18.52%

225,280,833

88.22

5,549,584

3.

Re-Elect Tim Stacey

230,825,818

100%

2,656

0.00%

230,828,474

90.39

1,944

4.

Re-Elect Mike Schmidt

230,809,787

99.99%

18,531

0.01%

230,828,318

90.39

3,900

5.

Re-Elect Ian Durant

230,823,862

100%

2,656

0.00%

230,826,518

90.39

3,900

6.

Re-Elect Alison Hutchinson

227,530,201

98.57%

3,296,317

1.43%

230,826,518

90.39

3,900

7.

Re-Elect Jo Boydell

227,530,201

98.57%

3,296,317

1.43%

230,826,518

90.39

3,900

8.

Re-Elect Steve Johnson

220,371,029

95.47%

10,455,488

4.53%

230,826,517

90.39

3,900

9.

Elect Jane Bednall

230,822,805

100%

3,713

0.00%

230,826,518

90.39

3,900

10.

Re- appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

230,748,634

99.97%

79,443

0.03%

230,828,077

90.39

2,340

11.

Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditor's remuneration

230,822,805

100%

3,713

0.00%

230,826,518

90.39

3,900

12.

Directors' authority to sub-divide the ordinary shares

230,821,717

100%

5,700

0.00%

230,827,417

90.39

3,001

13.

Approve the terms of the Deferred shares

230,822,010

100%

6,068

0.00%

230,828,078

90.39

2,340

14.

Directors' authority to allot shares

225,332,322

97.62%

5,496,151

2.38%

230,828,473

90.39

1,944

15.

General authority to dis-apply pre-emption right **

225,668,318

97.76%

5,160,155

2.24%

230,828,473

90.39

1,944

16.

Additional authority to dis-apply pre-emption rights for the purpose of acquisitions or capital investments **

225,640,679

97.75%

5,187,479

2.25%

230,828,158

90.39

2,259

17.

Authorise the Company to purchase its ordinary shares **

230,794,976

99.99%

30,484

0.01%

230,825,460

90.39

4,957

18.

Authorise the Company to purchase its deferred shares **

230,794,686

99.99%

31,831

0.01%

230,826,517

90.39

3,900

19.

Authorise calling general meetings on not less than 14 clear days' notice **

230,337,729

99.79%

488,474

0.21%

230,826,203

90.39

4,215

 

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.


** Indicates special resolutions requiring a 75% majority.

 

In accordance with 9.6.2 (R) of the Listing Rules, Copies of the resolutions passed at the AGM, other than those concerning ordinary business, will be submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will in due course be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 

A copy of the Annual General Meeting results will be available on the DFS corporate website https://www.dfscorporate.co.uk/

 

 

Enquiries:

DFS: (enquiries via Tulchan)

TULCHAN

Liz McDonald (Group Company Secretary)

 

James Macey-White

 

Jessica Reid

 

               Amber Ahluwalia

 

 

 

investor.relations@dfs.co.uk

dfs@tulchangroup.com

 

About DFS Furniture plc

DFS is the clear market leading retailer of living room furniture in the United Kingdom.  We design, manufacture, sell and deliver to our customers an extensive range of furniture products.  The business operates a retail network of living room furniture stores in the United Kingdom and Europe, together with an online channel.  These have been established and developed gradually over 50 years of operating history.  We attract customers to our stores and website through our substantial and continued investment in nationwide marketing activities and our reputation for high quality products and service, breadth of product ranges and price points, and favourable consumer financing options. 

 

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