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Voting Results

Annual General meeting 12 May 2017

At the Annual General Meeting of Interserve Plc held at 10.30am on 12 May 2017 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA, all resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 28 March 2017 were passed on a poll. The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions, and the number of votes withheld, are set out below:

Resolution For Against Total Shares Voted Votes withheld
Votes
% Votes
%
1.To receive the Annual Report and Financial Statements 2016 

73,006,381
99.99 5,200 0.01 73,011,581 0
2.To approve the Remuneration Committee Chairman's Summary Statement and the Annual Report on Remuneration  

72,869,236

99.82 134,030

0.18 73,003,266

8,315

3.To elect Mr Gareth Edwards as a director of the Company   72,585,939

99.66 246,293

0.34 72,832,232

179,349

4.To re-elect Mr Glyn Barker as a director of the Company   70,071,924

96.21 2,760,394

3.79 72,832,318

179,263

5.To re-elect Miss Anne Fahy as a director of the Company   72,159,359

98.85 839,422

1.15 72,998,781

12,800

6.To re-elect Mr Tim Haywood as a director of the Company   71,879,747

98.47 1,115,628

1.53 72,995,375

16,206

7.To re-elect Mr Russell King as a director of the Company   71,855,515

98.44 1,142,266

1.56 72,997,781

13,800

8.To re-elect Mr Keith Ludeman as a director of the Company   72,157,509

98.85 838,866

1.15 72,996,375

15,206

9.To re-elect Mr Bruce Melizan as a director of the Company   72,052,402

98.71 941,941

1.29 72,994,343

17,238

10.To re-elect Mr Adrian Ringrose as a director of the Company   71,483,283

97.93 1,512,060

2.07 72,995,343

16,238

11.To re-elect Mr Nick Salmon as a director of the Company   72,149,173

98.84 847,108

1.16 72,996,281

15,300

12.To re-elect Mr Dougie Sutherland as a director of the Company   72,048,010

98.70 947,485

1.30 72,995,495

16,086

13.To re-appoint Grant Thornton UK LLP as auditors of the Company   72,972,074

99.95 33,254

0.05 73,005,328

6,253

14.To authorise the directors to determine the remuneration of the auditors   72,995,568

99.98 15,013

0.02 73,010,581

1,000

15.To authorise the directors to make political donations and to incur political expenditure   72,670,871

99.54 338,702

0.46 73,009,573

2,008

16.To authorise the directors to allot shares up to a specified amount   71,959,405

98.56 1,052,090

1.44 73,011,495

86

17.*To empower the directors to disapply pre-emption rights (general authority)   72,922,809

99.88 85,357

0.12 73,008,166

3,415

18.*To empower the directors to disapply pre-emption rights (additional authority)   72,370,953

99.13 636,552

0.87 73,007,505

4,076

19.*To authorise the Company to make market purchases of its own shares   72,379,003

99.17 602,517

0.83 72,981,520

30,061

20.*To approve the holding of general meetings, other than AGMs, on 14 clear days' notice   70,610,986

96.71 2,399,594

3.29 73,010,580

0

Notes to the disclosure:

* Special resolutions are indicated by an asterisk.
1. The issued share capital as at the date of the AGM was 145,714,120 ordinary shares of 10p each.
2. The total number of votes cast was 73,015,724 which represents 50.11 per cent of the issued share capital.
3. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for or against a resolution.
4. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was given. Voting instructions can be changed any any time prior to a poll being demanded, and a shareholder, having lodged a proxy, is still entitled to attend the meeting and having heard/participated in the debate, vote their shares themselves as they see fit.

Annual General meeting 10 May 2016

At the Annual General Meeting of Interserve Plc held at 10.30am on 10 May 2016 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA, all resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 24 March 2016, with the exception of Resolution 5 (as explained in Note 1 below), were passed on a poll. The number of votes for and against each of the resolutions, and the number of votes withheld, are set out below:

Resolution For Against Total Shares Voted Votes withheld
Votes
% Votes
%
1.  Annual Report and Accounts 2015

96,407,110 99.88 115,865 0.12

96,522,975
1,298,298

2.  Dividend

97,819,445

99.99

2,137

0.01

97,821,582

0

3.  Annual Report on Remuneration
95,719,243

99.11

861,490

0.89

96,580,733

1,237,848

4.  Elect Mr G A Barker
94,030,096

96.13

3,785,272

3.87

97,815,368

6,213

5.  Resolution withdrawn




 

 





6.  Re-elect Miss A K Fahy
97,379,184

99.55

438,685

0.45

97,817,869

3,713

7.  Re-elect Mr T P Haywood
96,631,219

98.79

1,186,777

1.21

97,817,996

3,586

8.  Re-elect Mr R J King
86,847,584

94.05

5,493,151

5.95

92,340,735

5,480,846

9.  Re-elect Mr K L Ludeman
97,381,436

99.55

436,560

0.45

97,817,996

3,586

10.  Re-elect Mr B A Melizan
96,622,608

98.78

1,194,360

1.22

97,816,968

4,614

11.  Re-elect Mr A M Ringrose
88,698,735

90.68

9,119,261

9.32

97,817,996
3,586

12.  Re-elect Mr N R Salmon
97,378,730

99.55

439,266

0.45

97,817,996

3,586

13.  Re-elect Mr D I Sutherland
96,623,848

98.78

1,194,148

1.22

97,817,996

3,586

14.  Re-appoint Grant Thornton UK LLP
97,799,794

99.98

17,698

0.02

97,817,492

4,090

15.  Auditors' remuneration
97,798,601

99.98

17,623

0.02

97,816,224

5,358

16.  Political donations
96,156,365

98.31

1,657,903

1.69

97,814,268

7,314

17.  Allot shares 96,720,531

98.88

1,097,906

1.12

97,818,437

3,145

18.  Pre-emption rights*
86,499,644

88.43

11,317,169

11.57

97,816,813

4,768

19.  Purchase of own shares*
96,453,397

98.63

1,338,584

1.37

97,791,981

29,600

20. Notice of general meetings*
90,929,894

92.96

6,891,470

7.04

97,821,364

218

Notes to the disclosure:

*   Special resolutions are indicated by an asterisk.
1. Resolution 5 relating to the re-election of Mr S L Dance was not proposed to shareholders following Mr Dance’s decision to stand down from the Board on 4 May 2016.
2. The issued share capital as at the date of the AGM was 145,714,120 ordinary shares of 10p each.
3. The total number of votes cast was 97,821,582 which represents 67.13 per cent of the issued share capital.
4. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for or against a resolution.
5. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was given. Voting instructions can be changed any any time prior to a poll being demanded, and a shareholder, having lodged a proxy, is still entitled to attend the meeting and having heard/participated in the debate, vote their shares themselves as they see fit.

Annual General meeting 12 May 2015

At the Annual General Meeting of Interserve Plc held at 9.30am on 12 May 2015 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA, all resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 26 March 2015 were passed on a show of hands.  The following levels of proxy appointments and associated voting instructions were received 48 hours prior to the meeting.    

Resolution For Against Discret'ry Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry Total shares voted Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry as % of total shares voted Votes withheld
1. 

98,882,389

70,117 258,110 99,140,499

99,210,616

99.93

11,586

2. 

98,963,193

1,117

257,892

99,221,085

99,222,202

100.00

0

3.  97,236,275

1,696,496

276,936

97,513,211

99,209,707

98.29

12,495

4.  94,470,264

3,289,448

264,399

94,734,663

98,024,111

96.64

1,198,091

5.  98,025,015

914,239

280,701

98,305,716

99,219,955

99.08

2,247

6.  98,580,720

367,799

271,436

98,852,156

99,219,955

99.63

2,247

7.  96,833,650

1,432,580

263,381

97,097,031

98,529,611

98.55

692,591

8.  97,799,864

1,146,603

273,615

98,073,479

99,220,082

98.84

2,120

9.  98,576,287

380,814

262,981

98,839,268

99,220,082

99.62

2,120

10.  97,809,290

1,146,411

264,381

98,073,671

99,220,082

98.84

2,120

11.  98,582,202

373,379

263,381

98,845,583

99,218,962

99.62

3,240

12.  97,798,619

1,147,411

273,615

98,072,234

99,219,645

98.84

2,557

13.  96,029,116

2,925,683

264,893

96,294,009

99,219,692

97.05

2,510

14.  97,808,514

1,144,675

265,893

98,074,407

99,219,082

98.85

3,120

15.  98,951,057

6,436

264,481

99,215,538

99,221,974

99.99

228

16.  98,948,703

5,939

265,561

99,214,264

99,220,203

99.99

1,999

17.  98,316,065

602,895

274,750

98,590,815

99,193,710

99.39

28,492

18.  97,167,723

1,760,055

267,485

97,435,208

99,195,263

98.23

26,939

19.  97,800,027

1,149,862

265,502

98,065,529

99,215,391

98.84

6,811

20.*  98,783,194

163,811

267,291

99,050,485

99,214,296

99.83

7,906

21.*  98,884,955

68,938

264,697

99,149,652

99,218,590

99.93

3,612

22.*  88,509,454

10,445,425

267,211

88,776,665

99,222,090

89.47

112

Notes to the disclosure:

   *   Special resolutions are indicated by an asterisk.
  1. The current issued share capital as at the date of the AGM is 145,207,477 ordinary shares of 10p each.
  2. The total number of votes cast was 99,222,202 which represents 68.33 per cent of the issued share capital.
  3. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was given. Voting instructions can be changed any any time prior to a poll being demanded, and a shareholder having lodged a proxy is still entitled to attend the meeting and having heard/participated in the debate vote their shares themselves as they see fit.

Annual General meeting 13 May 2014

At the Annual General Meeting of Interserve Plc held at 11.00am on 13 May 2014 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA, all resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 28 March 2014 were passed on a show of hands.  The following levels of proxy appointments and associated voting instructions were received 48 hours prior to the meeting.   

Resolution For Against Discret'ry Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry Total shares voted Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry as % of total shares voted Votes withheld
1. 

94,648,650

595

195,956

94,844,606

94,845,201

100.00

86,745

2.  94,722,384

631

193,383

94,915,767

94,916,398

100.00

15,548

3. 

92,855,984

1,697,625

203,446

93,059,430

94,757,055

98.21

174,890

4. 

93,578,263

975,177

197,688

93,775,951

94,751,128

98.97

180,818

5. 

87,651,892

6,529,301

194,420

87,846,312

94,375,613

93.08

556,332

6. 

94,143,778

345,865

193,710

94,337,488

94,683,353

99.63

248,592

7. 

93,179,034

1,535,554

202,460

93,381,494

94,917,048

98.38

14,898

8. 

94,370,069

350,572

193,310

94,563,379

94,913,951

99.63

17,995

9. 

93,187,839

1,535,499

193,710

93,381,549

94,917,048

98.38

14,898

10. 

94,368,845

351,396

193,710

94,562,555

94,913,951

99.63

17,995

11. 

93,183,217

1,540,716

193,115

93,376,332

94,917,048

98.38

14,898

12. 

86,577,953

8,146,507

192,588

86,770,541

94,917,048

91.42

14,898

13. 

88,643,501

6,076,956

196,591

88,840,092

94,917,048

93.60

14,898

14. 

93,992,975

723,385

196,591

94,189,566

94,912,951

99.24

18,995

15. 

94,576,497

146,629

196,600

94,773,097

94,919,726

99.85

12,220

16. 

94,640,120

82,613

195,563

94,835,683

94,918,296

99.91

13,650

17. 

94,214,137

494,797

202,071

94,416,208

94,911,005

99.48

20,941

18. 

92,849,566

1,870,266

197,984

93,047,550

94,917,816

98.03

14,130

19.* 

94,542,556

171,153

199,360

94,741,916

94,913,069

99.82

18,877

20.* 

94,607,077

95,861

196,610

94,803,687

94,899,548

99.90

32,398

21.* 

94,679,731

31,096

200,790

94,880,521

94,911,617

99.97

20,329

22.* 

87,225,143

7,475,162

200,112

87,425,255

94,900,417

92.12

31,529

Notes to the disclosure:

 *  Special resolutions are indicated by an asterisk.
  1. The current issued share capital as at the date of the AGM is 143,908,962 ordinary shares of 10p each.
  2. The total number of votes cast was 94,919,726 which represents 65.96 per cent of the issued share capital.
  3. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was given. Voting instructions can be changed any any time prior to a poll being demanded, and a shareholder having lodged a proxy is still entitled to attend the meeting and having heard/participated in the debate vote their shares themselves as they see fit.

General Meeting 17 mARCH 2014

At the General Meeting of Interserve Plc held at 10.00 am on 17 March 2014 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA, the resolution as set out in the Notice of General Meeting dated 28 February 2014 was passed on a show of hands.  The following levels of proxy appointments and associated voting instructions were received 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Resolution For Against Discret'ry Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry Total shares voted Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry as % of total shares voted Votes withheld
1. To approve the acquisition of the facilities services business of Rentokil Initial plc

88,716,953

93,093

69,462

88,786,415

88,879,508

99.90

451,993

disclosure:

  1. The current issued share capital as at the date of the General Meeting is 142,032,586 ordinary shares of 10p each.
  2. The total number of votes cast was 88,879,508 which represents 62.58 per cent of the issued share capital.
  3. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was given. Voting instructions can be changed any any time prior to a poll being demanded, and a shareholder having lodged a proxy is still entitled to attend the meeting and having heard/participated in the debate vote their shares themselves as they see fit. 

Annual General Meeting 13 May 2013

At the Annual General Meeting of Interserve Plc held at 11.00am on 13 May 2013 at the offices of Ashurst LLP, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London EC2A 2HA, all resolutions as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 27 March 2013 were passed on a show of hands. The following levels of proxy appointments and associated voting instructions were received 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Resolution For Against Discret'ry Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry Total shares voted Total shares voted for/ Discret'ry as % of total shares voted Votes withheld
1 80,666,796 10,166 485,059 81,151,855 81,162,021 99.99  57,547
2 80,732,995 0 486,573 81,219,568 81,219,568 100.00 0
3 78,328,134 2,398,957 485,053 78,813,187 81,212,144 97.05 7,424
4 80,112,537 586,302 512,093 80,624,630 81,210,932 99.28 8,636
5 79,286,530 826,987 509,548 79,796,078 80,623,065 98.97 596,503
6 80,124,453 582,353 509,548 80,634,001 81,216,354 99.28 3,214
7 79,270,919 1,453,045 492,390 79,763,309 81,216,354 98.21 3,214
8 79,271,394 1,434,726 510,234 79,781,628 81,216,354 98.23 3,214
9 80,122,572 583,453 509,548 80,632,120 81,215,573 99.28 3,995
10 79,263,607 1,440,047 509,444 79,773,051 81,213,098 98.23 6,470
11 77,433,449 3,272,576 509,548 77,942,997 81,215,573 95.97 3,995
12 74,992,343 5,711,682 511,548 75,503,891 81,215,573 92.97 3,995
13 80,122,892 585,924 508,752 80,631,644 81,217,568 99.28 2,000
14 80,094,183 178,568 507,067 80,601,250 80,779,818 99.78 439,750
15 80,149,480 410,518 507,561 80,657,041 81,067,559 99.49 152,009
16 79,414,447 1,277,025 510,924 79,925,371 81,202,396 98.43 17,172
17 79,100,727 1,548,490 509,575 79,610,302 81,158,792 98.09 60,811
18 80,641,143 59,306 509,221 81,150,364 81,209,670 99.93 9,898
19 80,673,702 48,982 489,932 81,163,634 81,212,616 99.94 6,952
20 79,408,473 86,992 511,486 79,919,959 80,006,951 99.89 1,212,617
21 72,295,786 8,411,608 506,179 72,801,965 81,213,573 89.64 5,995

Notes to the disclosure:

* Special resolutions are indicated by an asterisk.

  1. The current issued share capital as at the date of the AGM is 128,734,036 ordinary shares of 10p each.
  2. The total number of votes cast was 81,219,568 which represents 63.09 per cent of the issued share capital.
  3. It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was given. Voting instructions can be changed any any time prior to a poll being demanded, and a shareholder having lodged a proxy is still entitled to attend the meeting and having heard/participated in the debate vote their shares themselves as they see fit.

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