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AGM Results

23/4/2015

Amsterdam, 23 April 2015

 

New World Resources

Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Results of Voting

 

New World Resources Plc (‘NWR’ or the ‘Company’) announces that its shareholders approved twenty of the twenty two resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting (the ‘AGM’), which took place today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

Resolutions 19 “Authorisation of the Directors to allot shares” and Resolution 20 “Authorisation of the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights” were not passed because the Company’s majority shareholder voted against them.

 

A breakdown of the votes cast is as follows:

 

VOTES

FOR

%

VOTES

AGAINST

%

TOTAL VOTES[1]

Resolution 1: Approval of the Annual Report and Accounts 2014, and the reports of the directors and auditors

5,269,670,438

100

0

0

5,269,670,438

Resolution 2: Re-election of Gareth Penny as a Director

5,220,263,846

99.15

44.925.648

0.85

5,265,189,494

Resolution 3: Re-election of Marek Jelínek as a Director

5,270,390,555

100

0

0

5,270,390,555

Resolution 4: Re-election of Peter Kadas as a Director

5,270,390,555

100

0

0

5,270,390,555

Dual voting mechanism: Resolutions 5 – 9

Resolution 5: Re-election of Bessel Kok as a Director

CERCL Mining B.V.: 3,365,493,080

 

100

0

0

3,365,493,080

5,270,390,555

Free float: 1,904,897,475

 

100

0

0

1,904,897,475

Resolution 6: Re-election of Barry Rourke as a Director

CERCL Mining B.V.: 3,365,493,080

100

0

0

3,365,493,080

5,270,390,555

Free float: 1,904,897,475

100

0

0

1,904,897,475

Resolution 7: Re-election of Alyson Warhurst as a Director

CERCL Mining B.V.: 3,365,493,080

 

100

0

0

3,365,493,080

5,270,390,555

Free float: 1,904,897,475

100

0

0

1,904,897,475

Resolution 8: Re-election of Colin Keogh as a Director

CERCL Mining B.V.: 3,365,493,080

 

100

0

0

3,365,493,080

5,270,390,555

Free float: 1,899,687,276

 

99.73

 

5,210,199

 

0.27

 

1,904,897,475

Resolution 9: Re-election of Ian Ashby as a Director

CERCL Mining B.V.: 3,365,493,080

 

100

0

0

3,365,493,080

5,270,390,555

Free float: 1,904,897,475

 

100

0

0

1,904,897,475

Resolution 10: Election of Charles Harman as a Director

5,270,390,555

100

0

0

5,270,390,555

Resolution 11: Re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditor

 

5,270,381,395

100

0

0

5,270,381,395

Resolution 12: Authorisation of the Directors to determine the remuneration of auditor

5,270,390,555

100

0

0

5,270,390,555

Resolution 13: Approval of the policy section of the Directors’ Remuneration Report

5,270,381,395

100

9,160

0

5,270,390,555

Resolution 14: Approval of the Directors’ Remuneration Report

5,265,180,334

99.90

5,210,221

0.10

5,270,390,555

Resolution15: Approval of the rules of the Special Long-Term Incentive Plan

5,265,178,525

99.90

5,212,030

0.10

5,270,390,555

Resolution 16: Approval of the awards under the Special Long-Term Incentive Plan

5,265,178,525

99.90

5,212,030

0.10

5,270,390,555

Resolution 17: Approval of the New Annual Bonus Plan

5,270,379,586

100

10,969

0

5,270,390,555

Resolution 18: Approval of 2014 bonus

5,265,178,525

99.90

5,202,870

0.10

5,270,381,395

Resolution 19: Authorisation of the Directors to allot shares

1,902,479,215

36.10

3,367,911,340

63.90

5,270,390,555

Special Resolutions

Resolution 20: Authorisation of the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights

1,902,479,215

36.10

3,367,911,340

63.90

5,270,390,555

Resolution 21: Authorisation of the Company to purchase its own shares

4,780,418,897

90.70

489,971,658

9.30

5,270,390,555

Resolution 22: Amendment to notice period of general meetings

5,270,379,586

100

10,969

0

5,270,390,555

 

A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection on the website: www.Hemscott.com/nsm.do.

 

For a detailed overview of the resolutions, please refer to the Notice of the AGM, published on 19 March 2015 and available on the Company’s website.

 

The minutes of the AGM will be made available on the Company’s website in due course.

- Ends -

 

Investor and Media Contact:

Radek Nemecek

Tel: +420 727 982 885

rnemecek@nwrgroup.eu

 

Website:  www.newworldresources.eu

 

About NWR:

New World Resources Plc is a Central European hard coal producer. NWR produces quality coking and thermal coal for the steel and energy sectors in Central Europe through its subsidiary OKD, the largest hard coal mining company in the Czech Republic.



[1] The total votes cast consist of A and B ordinary shares of NWR.

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