Northern Venture Trust PLC.
Result of AGM
16 DECEMBER 2016
NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC
RESULT OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Northern Venture Trust PLC ("the Company") announces that at the annual general meeting held on 15 December 2016 all of the resolutions set out in the notice of meeting were duly passed by shareholders.
The resolutions included the re-election as a director of Mr Tim Levett and the approval of a revised statement of the Company's investment policy.
In accordance with the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules, a copy of the resolutions proposed and passed has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM and is also available on the NVM Private Equity website at: www.nvm.co.uk/nvtagm2016.
Details of proxy voting on the resolutions put to shareholders at the annual general meeting are as follows:
|1||To receive and approve the annual accounts and financial statements for the year ended 30 September 2016 together with the directors' and independent auditor's reports thereon||10,740,009||117,934||0||5,168|
|2||To declare and approve a final dividend of 3.0p per share in respect of the year ended 30 September 2016||10,723,702||98,410||22,970||18,029|
|3||To approve the Directors' remuneration report in respect of the year ended 30 September 2016 other than the part of such report containing the directors remuneration policy||10,241,580||153,251||131,264||337,016|
|4||To approve the Directors' remuneration policy contained in the Directors' remuneration report for the year ended 30 September 2016||10,025,641||169,308||138,543||529,619|
|5||To re-elect as a director Mr T R Levett||10,247,891||117,118||345,933||152,169|
|6||To appoint KPMG LLP as independent auditor of the Company||10,512,307||134,810||96,823||119,171|
|7||To authorise the audit committee to fix the remuneration of the independent auditor||10,626,936||120,468||30,648||85,059|
|8||To authorise the Directors to allot shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006||10,636,362||119,810||90,233||16,706|
|9||To disapply Section 561 of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to certain allotments of equity securities and the sale of treasury shares||10,509,692||114,810||163,838||74,771|
|10||To authorise the Company to make market purchases of shares in accordance with Section 701 of the Companies Act 2006||10,519,551||134,334||178,948||30,278|
|11||To approve the revised statement of the Company's investment policy||10,612,753||134,380||28,392||87,586|
Christopher Mellor, NVM Private Equity LLP - 0191 244 6000
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Source: Northern Venture Trust PLC via Globenewswire