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18 July 2017

Scapa Group plc - Annual General Meeting

The fifty-third Annual General Meeting of Scapa Group plc was held at the Village Hotel, Pamir Drive, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, Manchester OL7 0PG on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Proxy votes were received from ordinary shareholders in respect of approximately 60% of the issued share capital prior to the meeting, as detailed below (percentage of votes cast excludes withheld votes).  Total number of ordinary shares in issue: 152,361,588.  All resolutions put to the meeting were passed on a show of hands. 

Resolution

For

Against

Withheld

1   To receive the Report and Accounts for the year to 31 March 2017

93,525,005
99.99%*

921
0.01%*

0

2   To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

88,100,610
94.23%*

5,391,536
5.77%*

33,780

3   To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy

88,069,180
94.20%*

5,422,745
5.80%*

34,001

4   To declare a final dividend

93,525,926
100.00%*

0
0.00%*

0

5   To re-elect Mr H R Chae as a Director

92,697,417
99.98%*

16,163
0.02%*

812,346

6   To re-elect Mr R J Perry as a Director

84,712,715
91.37%*

8,000,865
8.63%*

812,346

7   To re-elect Mr M T Sawkins as a Director

92,458,733
99.73%*

254,847
0.27%*

812,346

8   To re-elect Mr G S Hardcastle as a Director

92,695,517
99.98%*

18,063
0.02%*

812,346

9   To re-elect Mr D C Blackwood as a Director

89,828,627
96.89%*

2,884,953
3.11%*

812,346

10  To elect Mr L C Pentz as a Director

92,400,665
99.66%*

312,915
0.34%*

812,346

11  To re-appoint Deloitte LLP as auditor of the Company

90,491,614
96.77%*

3,023,666
3.23%*

10,646

12  To authorise the Directors to fix the remuneration of the auditor

90,915,453
97.21%*

2,609,906
2.79%*

567

13  To authorise the Directors to allot shares

79,582,885
85.09%*

13,941,995
14.91%*

1,046

14 To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights (customary 5%)

92,441,195
99.76%*

222,168
0.24%*

862,563

15 To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights to a further 5% (acquisitions and specified capital investments)

90,188,651
96.48%*

3,289,712
3.52%*

47,563

16  To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares

76,773,372
98.81%*

926,433
1.19%*

15,826,121

17  To authorise the Company to make political donations

77,458,899
98.69%*

1,030,009
1.31%*

15,037,018

* as a percentage of votes cast

Resolutions 1 to 13 and 17 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 14, 15 and 16 were passed as special resolutions.  The full text of the resolutions is set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting, a copy of which is on the Company's website (investor section).

 

Graham Hardcastle
Finance Director and Company Secretary