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AGM statement July 2019

GB GROUP PLC

("GBG", "Group" or the "Company")

 

Results of AGM

GBG (AIM: GBG), the global identity data intelligence specialist, announces that at its Annual General Meeting held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed.

The number of proxies received in respect of each resolution were as follows:

Resolution

Votes in favour

% in favour

Votes against

% against

Votes withheld*

Total votes cast as % of Issued Share Register

1. Receive the annual report and accounts

130,248,425

100.00%

0

0.00%

110,132

67.41

2. Declare final dividend

130,358,157

100.00%

0

0.00%

400

67.41

3. Re-appoint Nicholas Brown

130,190,087

99.88%

162,070

0.12%

6,400

67.41

4. Re-appoint Charmaine Carmichael

119,444,022

97.36%

3,241,950

2.64%

7,672,585

67.41

5. Receive and approve the Report on Directors' Remuneration

120,586,849

98.28%

2,105,585

1.72%

7,666,123

67.41

6. Re-appoint Ernst & Young LLP as auditors

107,353,150

82.35%

23,002,718

17.65%

2,689

67.41

7. Authorise directors to  determine auditor remuneration

129,266,784

99.17%

1,087,784

0.83%

3,989

 

67.41

8. Authorise directors to allot shares

128,219,251

99.47%

687,756

0.53%

1,451,550

67.41

9. Authorise directors to disapply pre-emption up to 5%

130,317,957

100.00%

5,853

0.00%

34,747

67.41

10. Authorise directors to dis-apply pre-emption up to a further 5% in connection with acquisition or specified capital investment

125,398,466

96.22%

4,928,541

3.78%

31,550

67.41

11. Authorise directors to purchase shares

112,866,483

98.60%

1,600,305

1.40%

15,891,769

67.41

 * A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the portion of votes in favour or against a resolution

 

-ENDS -

To find out more, please contact:

GBG

Chris Clark, CEO

Dave Wilson, CFO & COO

 

01244 657333

Peel Hunt LLP (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Edward Knight

Peter Stewart

Nick Prowting

 

020 7418 8900

Tulchan Communications LLP

James Macey White

Matt Low

Deborah Roney

 

Website

020 7353 4200

GBG@tulchangroup.com

 

 

 

www.gbgplc.com/investors

 

About GBG

GBG offers a series of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers.

Our innovative technology leads the world in location intelligence and fraud detection. Our products are built on an unparalleled breadth of data obtained from over 200 global partners which helps us to verify the identity of 4.4 billion people globally.

Our headquarters are in the UK and we have nearly 1,000 team members across 16 countries. We work with clients in 72 countries including some of the best-known businesses around the world, ranging from US e-commerce giants to Asia's biggest banks and European household brands.

To find out more about how we help our clients establish trust with their customers, visit www.gbgplc.com, follow us on Twitter @gbgplc, or read more in our newsroom: www.gbgplc.com/newsroom 


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