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MANCHESTER & LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Result of AGM

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MANCHESTER AND LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

(the “Company”)

Results of Annual General Meeting and Auditor Appointment

29 November 2016

Manchester and London Investment plc announces that at the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Company held on 28 November 2016 Resolutions 1-3 and 9-13 contained in the Notice of AGM were duly passed on a show of hands and Resolutions 4-6 contained in the Notice of AGM were duly passed on a poll.

The total number of proxy votes received 48 hours prior to the meeting and of poll votes is set out below.

Resolution  (No. as noted on proxy form) Votes
For
% Votes
Against
% Votes Marked As Withheld / Abstentions
1. To adopt the Annual Report 14,262,493 100% - - -
2. To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Report 14,262,493 100% - - -
3. To approve Dividends 14,262,493 100% - - -
4. To re-elect Mr David Harris as a Director (all shareholders) 14,262,493 100% - - -
4. To re-elect Mr David Harris as a Director (independent shareholders) 555,562 100% - - -
5. To re-elect Mr Brett Miller as a Director (all shareholders) 14,262,493 100% - - -
5. To re-elect Mr Brett Miller as a Director {independent shareholders} 555,562 100% - - -
6. To re-elect Mr Peter Stanley as a Director (all shareholders) 14,262,493 100% - - -
6. To re-elect Mr Peter Stanley as a Director (independent shareholders) 555,562 100% - - -
7. To re-appoint the Auditors – RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN  - - - - -
8. To authorise the Auditor’s Remuneration – RESOLUTION WITHDRAWN - - - - -
9. To authorise the Board to allot Shares 14,259,993 99.98% 2,500 0.02% -
10. To waive Pre-emption Rights 14,259,993 99.98% 2,500 0.02% -
11. To authorise sales of Treasury Shares (including sales at a discount to NAV per Share) 14,259,993 99.98% 2,500 0.02% -
12. To authorise market purchases of Shares 14,259,993 99.98% - - 2,500
13. To call a General Meeting on not less than 14 days’ clear notice 14,262,493 100% - - -

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of all resolutions passed as Special Resolutions at the Meeting will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.

These resolutions will also be available on the Manchester and London Investment Trust plc website at http://www.manchesterandlondon.co.uk/index.php.

Auditor Appointment

As previously announced, the appointment of CLB Coopers as Auditors to the Company lapsed as at the date of the AGM. Copies of the Statement of Circumstances provided by CLB Coopers will be circulated to members pursuant to section 520(2)a of the Companies Act 2006. Following the lapse of appointment of CLB Coopers, the Board of the Company appointed Deloitte LLP on 28 November 2016 after the conclusion of the AGM as Auditors to the Company for the financial year ending 31 July 2017.