RNS Number : 1136G
Trinity Mirror PLC
27 February 2018

27 February 2018


Trinity Mirror plc

Results of General Meeting ("GM")


At the General Meeting (the "GM") of Trinity Mirror plc held today at 11.30 am at the Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL, the resolution was put to the meeting and approved by shareholders on a poll.


The total number of votes received for the resolution is set out below. At close of business on 23 February 2018, the Company's issued share capital consisted of 283,459,571 ordinary shares with voting rights and a nominal value of 10 pence each. The Company holds 10,017,620 ordinary shares in Treasury. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 273,441,951.


Proxy votes were received in respect of 184,183,320 shares, representing approximately 67.36% of issued equity as at 23 February 2018.




Total Votes



Total Votes Against


Total Votes


% of ISC voted

Total Votes



Proposed Acquisition of Northern & Shell's publishing assets



















1.   A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes "for" and "against" a resolution.

2.   The issued share capital figure used to calculate the percentage voted is 273,441,951.  This is the figure as at close of business on 23 February 2018 and excludes the number of ordinary shares held in treasury at that date.


In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2R, a copy of the resolution passed at the General Meeting has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will be available in due course for viewing at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM 


The resolution was proposed as an ordinary resolution. The resolution is set out below and can also be found in the Notice of Meeting available on the Trinity Mirror plc website at http://www.trinitymirror.com/investors/.


1          THAT the proposed acquisition by the Company of the Northern & Shell shares (as defined in the Circular dated 9 February 2018), on the terms and subject to the conditions of the Share Purchase Agreement (as summarised in Part III of such circular), and the associated and ancillary agreements and arrangements contemplated by the Share Purchase Agreement be approved and that any and all of the Directors (or any duly constituted committee thereof) be authorised to:


(i)       take all steps as may be necessary, expedient or desirable and do all necessary or appropriate things in relation thereto; and

(ii)      implement the same and agree and make non-material modifications, variations, revisions or amendments in relation to the foregoing as they may in their absolute discretion deem necessary, expedient or desirable.





Trinity Mirror


Simon Fox, Chief Executive

Vijay Vaghela, Group Finance Director and Company Secretary

020 7293 3553




Nick Cosgrove, Partner

020 7404 5959

Will Medvei, Director




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