Shareholder meetings

Annual General Meeting 2021

The Company's Annual General Meeting was today held at its registered office, 1 Rockingham Way, Redhouse Interchange, Adwick-le-Street, Doncaster, DN6 7NA, at 3.30pm on Friday 12 November 2021.

DFS Furniture PLC (the "Company") announces that all of the resolutions set out in the notice of Annual General Meeting were duly passed at today's Annual General Meeting.

Details of the votes cast were as follows:

 Resolution

For
(including
discretionary)

%Against%Total% of ISC votedWithheld*
1. Receive and adopt the 2021 Annual Report and Accounts

237,373,226

100.00% 1,000 0.00% 237,374,226 91.87 49,916
2. Declare final dividend of 7.5 pence per ordinary share 237,424,005 100.00% 137 0.00% 237,424,142 91.89 0
3.

Approve the Directors' Remuneration Report

232,955,355 98.12% 4,468,513 1.88% 237,423,868 91.89 274
4. Approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy 232,954,298 98.12% 4,469,570 1.88% 237,423,868 91.89 274
5. Approve Amendments to the Long Term Incentive Plan 2015 232,951,802 98.12%

4,467,984

1.88% 237,419,786 91.89 4,356
6. Re-Elect Tim Stacey 237,423,973 100.00% 137 0.00% 237,424,110 91.89 32
7. Re-Elect Mike Schmidt 237,421,322 100.00% 2,788 0.00% 237,424,110 91.89 32
8. Re-Elect Ian Durant 237,414,973 100.00% 137 0.00% 237,415,110 91.88 9,032
9. Re-Elect Alison Hutchinson 237,423,943 100.00% 167 0.00% 237,424,110 91.89 32
10. Re-Elect Jo Boydell 237,423,943 100.00% 167 0.00% 237,424,110 91.89 32
11. Re-Elect Steve Johnson 232,961,610 98.12% 4,462,500 1.88% 237,424,110 91.89 32
12. Re-elect Jane Bednall 237,423,943 100.00% 167 0.00% 237,424,110 91.89 32
13. Elect Loraine Martins 237,414,943 100.00% 9,167 0.00% 237,424,110 91.89 32
14. Re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor 237,286,908 99.94% 137,234 0.06% 237,424,142 91.89

0

15. Authorise the Audit Committee to agree the auditor's remuneration 237,424,005 100.00% 137 0.00% 237,424,142 91.89 0
16. Directors' authority to allot shares 237,268,368 99.93% 155,774 0.07% 237,424,142 91.89 0
17. General authority to dis-apply pre-emption right** 237,422,217 100.00% 1,925 0.00% 237,424,142 91.89 0
18. Limited authority to dis-apply pre-emption right for the purposes of acquisitions or capital investments** 235,928,846 99.37% 1,495,296 0.63% 237,424,142 91.89 0
19. Authorise the Company to purchase its ordinary shares** 237,409,714 100.00% 10,326 0.00% 237,420,040 91.89 4,102
20. Approve amended Articles of Association** 237,422,644 100.00% 1,224 0.00% 237,423,868 91.89 274
21. Authorise calling general meetings on not less than 14 clear days’ notice** 236,798,152 99.74% 625,990 0.26% 237,424,142 91.89 0

* A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes "For" or "Against" a resolution.

** Indicates special resolutions requiring a 75% majority.

Written answers to all questions received will be sent directly to shareholders by email and answers to any frequently asked questions will be published on the Company's website ahead of the meeting

 

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Form of proxy

Results of AGM