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Result of AGM

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Darktrace PLC
24 November 2021
 

24 November 2021

DARKTRACE PLC

("Darktrace")

Results of Annual General Meeting

Darktrace announces the results of its annual general meeting ("AGM") held at the offices of Latham & Watkins, 99 Bishopsgate Street, London EC2M 3XF on 24 November 2021 at 9.00 a.m. (London time).

Voting on all of the resolutions was conducted on a poll. All of the resolutions were passed.

A copy of the resolutions passed at the AGM will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism in accordance with Listing Rules 9.6.2R and 9.6.3R, and will be available in due course for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

As of today's date, Darktrace has 699,011,705 ordinary shares in issue. The results of the poll, incorporating proxy votes duly lodged prior to the meeting, are set out below and will also shortly be available on Darktrace's website at www.darktrace.com.


Ordinary Resolutions

Votes for

% of votes cast for

Votes Against

% of votes cast against

Total votes cast

Total votes cast as % of ISC

Votes withheld(1)

1. 

To receive the annual reports and accounts

318,783,134

100.00

1,507

0.00

318,784,641

45.61%

75,432

2. 

To re-appoint Grant Thornton UK LLP as auditor of Darktrace until the next annual general meeting

313,031,147

98.21

5,716,669

1.79

318,747,816

45.60%

112,257

3. 

To authorise the Directors' to determine the remuneration of the auditors

317,828,141

99.70

956,313

0.30

318,784,454

45.61%

75,619

4. 

To re-elect Gordon Hurst as a director

312,246,647

97.95

6,534,768

2.05

318,781,415

45.60%

78,658

5. 

To re-elect Poppy Gustafsson as a director

296,234,059

92.93

22,547,206

7.07

318,781,265

45.60%

78,808

6. 

To re-elect Catherine Graham as a director

305,983,654

95.98

12,800,111

4.02

318,783,765

45.60%

76,308

7. 

To re-elect Vanessa Colomar as a director

300,805,046

94.36

17,978,769

5.64

318,783,815

45.60%

76,258

8. 

To re-elect Stephen Shanley as a director

300,810,966

94.36

17,972,849

5.64

318,783,815

45.60%

76,258

9. 

To re-elect Johannes Sikkens as a director

300,552,339

94.28

18,231,476

5.72

318,783,815

45.60%

76,258

10.

To re-elect Lord Willetts as a director

313,890,480

98.58

4,531,842

1.42

318,422,322

45.55%

437,751

11.

To re-elect Paul Harrison as a director

318,779,568

100.00

1,747

0.00

318,781,315

45.60%

78,758

12.

To re-elect Sir Peter Bonfield CBE, FREng, as a director

318,771,569

99.99

18,394

0.01

318,789,963

45.61%

70,110

13.

To authorise the Directors to allot relevant securities

315,830,558

99.07

2,960,796

0.93

318,791,354

45.61%

68,719

14.

To approve the Report of the Remuneration Committee and Annual Report on Remuneration

314,099,015

99.87

394,546

0.13

314,493,561

44.99%

4,366,512

15.

To approve the Report of the Remuneration Committee (including the Remuneration Policy)

318,389,408

99.88

393,082

0.12

318,782,490

45.60%

77,583

16.

To authorise political donations and political expenditures

294,347,874

92.33

24,445,340

7.67

318,793,214

45.61%

66,859


Special Resolutions

Votes for

% of votes cast for

Votes against

% of votes cast against

Total votes cast

Total votes cast as % of ISC

Votes withheld (1)

17.

To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights

308,979,372

96.92

9,816,023

3.08

318,795,395

45.61%

64,678

18.

To authorise the Directors to disapply pre-emption rights for acquisitions and other capital investment

305,470,623

95.82

13,316,289

4.18

318,786,912

45.61%

73,161

19.

To authorise the Directors to purchase Darktrace's own shares

309,118,522

96.99

9,592,851

3.01

318,711,373

45.59%

148,700

20.

To authorise Darktrace to hold general meetings, other than annual general meetings, on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

308,550,083

99.85

471,133

0.15

309,021,216

44.21%

9,838,857

(1)  A 'vote withheld' in respect of any resolution is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and against it.

Contact:

Luk Janssens - Head of Investor Relations 

[email protected] 

 

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