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Annual General Meeting 2016

At the Annual General Meeting of The Sage Group plc held on 1st March 2016 all of the resolutions were passed by way of a poll. The votes cast were as follows:-

Resolution

For

Against

Withheld

No of Votes Cast

% of Issued Share Capital

1.

Receive Annual Report & Accounts

786,783,328

3,200,659

809,090

789,983,987

73.19%

2.

Approve dividend

790,042,542

22,859

727,676

790,065,401

73.20%

3.

Re-elect Mr D H Brydon

774,221,712

15,351,958

1,219,407

789,573,670

73.16%

4.

Re-elect Mr N Berkett

784,551,191

5,510,744

731,142

790,061,935

73.20%

5.

Re-elect Mr J W D Hall

783,408,708

6,653,322

731,047

790,062,030

73.20%

6.

Re-elect Mr S Hare

783,563,436

6,495,234

734,407

790,058,670

73.20%

7.

Re-elect Mr J Howell

776,509,917

6,153,272

8,129,888

782,663,189

72.52%

8.

Re-elect Mr S Kelly

784,317,440

5,744,662

730,975

790,062,102

73.20%

9.

Re-elect Ms I Kuznetsova

784,540,061

5,522,860

730,156

790,062,921

73.20%

10 .

Re-elect Ms R Markland

775,890,909

13,088,207

1,813,961

788,979,116

73.10%

11.

Re-appoint auditors

790,011,968

49,594

731,515

790,061,562

73.20%

12.

Power to determine auditor remuneration

789,811,951

252,787

728,339

790,064,738

73.20%

13.

Approve Remuneration Report

772,197,384

15,684,604

2,911,089

787,881,988

73.00%

14.

Approve Remuneration Policy

767,613,442

20,268,897

2,910,738

787,882,339

73.00%

15.

Power to allot shares

766,747,206

20,842,395

3,203,476

787,589,601

72.97%

16.

Approve the Sage Save and Share Plan

782,897,589

7,017,318

878,170

789,914,907

73.19%

17.

Power to allot equity securities for cash

788,593,965

1,072,668

1,126,444

789,666,633

73.16%

18.

Power to make market purchases

789,921,249

141,854

729,974

790,063,103

73.20%

19.

General meetings to be held on not less than 14 days’ notice

735,081,105

54,981,259

730,712

790,062,364

73.20%

Note: A vote ‘withheld’ is not counted in the votes cast ‘for’ or ‘against’ the resolution

To read View the Notice of Meeting