RNS Number : 5453G
3i Group PLC
29 June 2012



3i GROUP PLC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friday 29 June 2012

The Annual General Meeting for 2012 of 3i Group plc was held on Friday 29 June 2012 at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE.

A poll was held on each of the resolutions proposed. Resolutions 1 to 20 were passed and Resolutions 20 and 21 were defeated as follows:

Ordinary Resolutions

For

Against

Abstain

1. THAT the Company's Accounts for the year to 31 March 2012 and the Directors' report, the Auditors' report and the auditable part of the Directors' remuneration report be and they are hereby received and considered

648,700,739

15,585,422

771,981

2. THAT the Directors' remuneration report for the year to 31 March 2012 be and it is hereby approved

551,954,395

80,627,787

32,475,960

3. THAT a final dividend of 5.4p per ordinary share be and it is hereby declared, payable to those shareholders whose names appeared on the Register of Members at close of business on 22 June 2012

664,743,929

281,234

32,979

4. THAT Mr J P Asquith be and he is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

642,100,927

6,935,327

16,021,888

5. THAT Mr S A Borrows be and he is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

633,410,505

19,056,757

12,572,749

6. THAT Mr A R Cox be and he is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

630,890,939

5,820,700

28,345,872

7. THAT Mr R H Meddings be and he is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

645,766,334

3,248,888

16,024,789

8. THAT Mr W Mesdag be and he is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

643,672,832

5,362,839

16,021,840

9. THAT Sir Adrian Montague be and he is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

629,230,523

5,617,995

30,208,993

10. THAT Ms M G Verluyten be and she is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

661,486,461

3,298,921

254,629

11. THAT Mrs J S Wilson be and she is hereby reappointed as a Director of the Company

661,524,264

3,288,558

226,317

12. THAT Ernst & Young LLP be and they are hereby reappointed as Auditors of the Company to hold office until the conclusion of the next General Meeting at which Accounts are laid before the Members

618,563,252

8,482,443

38,011,575

13. THAT the Board be and it is hereby authorised to fix the Auditors' remuneration

632,348,588

7,000,143

25,708,202

14. To renew the authority to incur political expenditure

647,640,730

18,146,776

1,003,906

15. To renew the Directors' authority to allot shares

648,324,320

13,118,320

3,596,272

Special Resolutions

16. To authorise amendments to the Company's Articles of Association

662,342,250

2,488,755

197,870

17. To renew the Directors' authority to allot shares for cash

662,219,012

2,541,233

278,667

18. To renew the Company's authority to purchase its own ordinary shares

664,126,070

837,074

75,768

19. To renew the Company's authority to purchase its own B Shares

662,498,488

2,425,963

114,461

20. THAT a General Meeting other than an Annual General Meeting may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice

629,795,818

35,167,409

93,185

Requisitioned Resolutions

21. To change the Company's investment policy while the Company's shares are trading at a discount to net asset value

9,334,660

617,292,441

40,166,060

22. To resolve that the Company brings forward proposals for management incentivisation and reduction of total expense ratio

9,965,818

617,211,170

39,616,153


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