CIVITAS SOCIAL HOUSING PLC 

(the “Company”)

Result of Annual General Meeting

 

The Company announces that at the Annual General Meeting held on 5 September 2019 all resolutions were passed on a show of hands, including the following resolutions:

 

Resolution 11 (ordinary resolution): To approve an amendment to the Company’s published investment policy and investment restrictions by replacing references to “England and Wales” with “the United Kingdom”.

 

Resolution 12 (ordinary resolution): To approve an amendment to Article 94 of the Company’s Articles of Association by deleting the figure “£200,000” and replacing with the figure “£250,000”.

 

Resolution 13 (ordinary resolution): To authorise the Directors to allot Ordinary shares pursuant to Section 551 of the Companies Act 2006.

 

Resolution 14 (special resolution): To authorise the Directors to allot equity securities for cash pursuant to Sections 570 and 573 of the Companies Act 2006 otherwise than in accordance with statutory pre-emption rights.

 

Resolution 15 (special resolution): To authorise the Directors to make market purchases of the Company’s own Ordinary shares.

 Resolution 16 (special resolution): To hold general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on 14 clear days’ notice.

 

The proxy votes received in relation to the resolutions were as follows:   

 

Resolutions Votes For Votes Against Votes at Chairman’s Discretion Votes Withheld
Resolution 1 320,127,763

0

0

367,965

Resolution 2 320,461,685 34,043 0 0
Resolution 3 320,461,685 34,043 0 0
Resolution 4 314,721,675 340,694 0 5,433,359
Resolution 5 314,739,718 322,651 0 5,433,359
Resolution 6 314,216,621 845,748 0 5,433,359
Resolution 7 314,739,718 322,651 0 5,433,359
Resolution 8 315,044,326 18,043 0 5,433,359
Resolution 9 315,062,369 0 0 5,433,359
Resolution 10 315,053,289 0 0 5,442,439
Resolution 11 320,495,728 0 0 0
Resolution 12 312,458,172 8,037,556 0 0
Resolution 13 304,176,886 8,209 0 16,310,633
Resolution 14 287,735,755 16,449,339 0 16,310,633
Resolution 15 314,821,477 138,996 0 5,535,255
Resolution 16 307,881,385 7,180,984 0 5,433,359

 

A copy of the full text of Resolutions 11 to 16 will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM

 

LEI: 213800PGBG84J8GM6F95

 

For further information, please contact:

Civitas Housing Advisors Limited

Paul Bridge                                                       Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 4844

Andrew Dawber                                              Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 4846

Cenkos Securities PLC

Sapna Shah                                                       Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 1922

Tom Scrivens                                                    Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 1915

Buchanan

Helen Tarbet / Henry Harrison-Topham     Tel: +44 (0) 20 7466 5000

Henry Wilson / Hannah Ratcliff                    civitas@buchanan.uk.com

Notes:

Civitas Social Housing PLC is the first Real Estate Investment Trust offering pure play exposure to social housing in England and Wales.  The Company is advised by Civitas Housing Advisors Limited, who areauthorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under Firms Reference Number 815699. The Company is listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in November 2016.