BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc

12/06/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/06/2018 08:45

BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust Plc - Result of AGM

BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc
LEI - 5493003R8FJ6I76ZUW55

Results of AGM

Following the Annual General Meeting which was held today, we are pleased to announce that all resolutions put to shareholders were passed on a vote on a show of hands, including ordinary resolution 10 and special resolutions 11, 12, 13 and 14 under special business of the Company:

(Res. 10) To grant the Directors authority to allot shares.
(Res. 11) To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights in respect of issues of new shares or the sale of ordinary shares out of treasury.
(Res. 12) To authorise the Directors to purchase the Company's ordinary shares for cancellation or to be held in treasury.
(Res. 13) To authorise the Directors to purchase up to a maximum 20% of the Company's ordinary shares in issue as at 31 May 2019by means of a Tender Offer.
(Res. 14) To authorise the Directors to purchase up to a maximum 20% of the Company's ordinary shares in issue as at 30 November 2019by means of a Tender Offer.

Under listing rule 9.6.2 a copy of the resolutions has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism, and will shortly be made available for inspection at:

http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

Proxy votes received in favour of the resolutions were as follows:

Votes
For
% Votes
Against
% Votes
Withheld
Resolution 1 10,351,908 99.94 6,396 0.06 14,380
Resolution 2 10,070,985 98.07 198,544 1.93 108,905
Resolution 3 10,353,984 99.95 5,080 0.05 19,204
Resolution 4 10,216,631 99.56 45,559 0.44 116,244
Resolution 5 10,175,653 99.11 91,129 0.89 111,652
Resolution 6 10,230,968 99.67 34,388 0.33 113,078
Resolution 7 10,150,498 98.88 115,134 1.12 112,802
Resolution 8 10,219,534 99.19 83,523 0.81 75,377
Resolution 9 10,268,941 99.69 31,995 0.31 77,332
Resolution 10 10,264,502 99.51 50,321 0.49 63,611
Resolution 11 10,142,892 98.73 129,999 1.27 97,684
Resolution 12 10,228,694 99.22 80,139 0.78 69,601
Resolution 13 10,212,316 99.26 75,943 0.74 90,175
Resolution 14 10,190,940 99.15 87,391 0.85 100,093

6 December 2018