London, September 11
11 September 2018
Oxford Instruments plc
Annual General Meeting – Proxy Votes
At the AGM of Oxford Instruments plc held on 11 September 2018, all resolutions were passed on a show of hands. The following proxy votes were recorded for each resolution. Each resolution was duly passed.
|Resolution (No. as noted on proxy form)||In Favour||Against||Abstentions/Withheld|
|1||To receive and adopt the Reports and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2018||48,545,067||99.51%||240,215||0.49%||38,806|
|2||To declare the final dividend||48,824,088||100.00%||0||0.00%||0|
|3||To elect Stephen Blair||48,612,891||99.42%||282,249||0.58%||11,407|
|4||To elect Ian Barkshire||48,891,338||99.99%||3,802||0.01%||11,407|
|5||To elect Gavin Hill||48,885,918||99.98%||9,222||0.02%||11,407|
|6||To elect Mary Waldner||48,852,654||99.91%||42,486||0.09%||11,407|
|7||To re-elect Thomas Geitner||48,852,954||99.91%||42,186||0.09%||11,407|
|8||To re-elect Richard Friend||48,854,996||99.92%||40,144||0.08%||11,407|
|9||To re-appoint KPMG LLP as Auditor||46,186,838||94.46%||2,706,431||5.54%||13,277|
|10||To authorise the Directors to set the remuneration of the Auditor||48,875,155||99.94%||29,688||0.06%||1,704|
|11||To approve the Annual Report on Remuneration||48,326,065||98.85%||564,647||1.15%||15,835|
|12||To authorise the allotment of shares||45,208,492||92.45%||3,694,199||7.55%||3,856|
|13||To disapply pre-emption rights||48,883,126||99.98%||8,637||0.02%||14,784|
|14||To disapply pre-emption rights for an acquisition or specified capital investment||45,554,237||91.13%||4,337,525||8.87%||14,784|
|15||To authorise the purchase of shares||48,560,642||99.33%||328,862||0.67%||17,042|
|16||To authorise the calling of general meetings on 14 days' notice||48,267,045||98.69%||639,491||1.31%||11|
Votes were tendered in respect of 48,906,547 shares representing 85.2% of the issued capital.
Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "For" total.
A "Vote Withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "For" and "Against" a resolution.
The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available on our website at www.oxford-instruments.com/investors
For further information please contact:
Oxford Instruments plc
Susan Johnson-Brett, Company Secretary 01865 393324