Spectris PLC - Notice of AGM
Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Company's notice of annual general meeting (the 'Notice') was posted to shareholders today. The Notice convenes the 2020 Annual General Meeting (the 'AGM'). The AGM will be held at the offices of
A copy of the Notice has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM. The Notice is also available on the Company's website at www.spectris.com.
Defined terms used in this announcement shall, unless otherwise specifically defined herein, have the same meanings as in the Notice.
In order to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the
The Company will continue to monitor the restrictions put in place in response to COVID-19 and, if circumstances change resulting in the lifting of measures preventing the movement of people ahead of the Annual General Meeting, it will consider if it is appropriate to open up the Annual General Meeting for attendance by shareholders. If this is the case, an update will be given on the Company's website Annual General Meeting page at https://www.spectris.com/investors/shareholder-information/general-meetings/meetings-2020 and by way of announcement to the
The Board remains committed to allowing shareholders the opportunity to engage with the Board. If the Company is required to hold a closed meeting, provision will be put in place for shareholders to meet with members of the Board after restrictions have been lifted and details of this meeting will be published on the Company's website in due course. Shareholders may register their interest in attending this meeting at [email protected]. If shareholders have any questions for the Board in advance of the Annual General Meeting, these can be sent by to e-mail [email protected]. The Board will endeavour to answer key themes of these questions on the Company's website as soon as practical.
Shareholders are strongly encouraged to ensure that their votes are counted at the Annual General Meeting by appointing the chairman of the Annual General Meeting as their proxy and submitting their completed Form of Proxy as soon as possible and, in any event, so as to arrive at the offices of the Company's registrars, Equiniti, Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West
Shareholders should, however, be aware that, in relation to the printed Forms of Proxy, Royal Mail has indicated that it is likely that some areas of the country will experience a reduction in service levels due to absences at their local mail centre or delivery office due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, in order to ensure that your vote on the resolutions is registered and counted, the Board recommends that:
· if possible, voting by proxy should be undertaken for eligible shareholders through CREST, in the manner described below; and
· if voting by proxy is undertaken through submission of the printed Forms of Proxy, these Forms of Proxy should be completed and sent to the Company's registrar, Equiniti, as soon as possible.
If you hold your Ordinary Shares in CREST, you may appoint a proxy by completing and transmitting a CREST Proxy Instruction so as to be received by the Company's registrars, Equiniti, not later than 12.00 noon (BST) on Wednesday 20 May 2020.
If you do require a copy of the Form of Proxy, this can be downloaded on the Company website at https://www.spectris.com/investors/shareholder-information/general-meetings/meetings-2020, where you will also find instructions for completion of that Form. Further instructions on voting by proxy are set out in the Notice.
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