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Oxford BioMedica Result of General Meeting and Directors Dealing

London, UK – 29 September 2016: Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica” or “the Group”) (LSE: OXB), a leading gene and cell therapy group, announces, in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.18, that all resolutions proposed at its General Meeting, held today in London, were duly passed.

The full text of all the resolutions can be viewed in the Notice of Meeting by visiting the Group's website at www.oxfordbiomedica.co.uk (located on pages 153 to 155 of the prospectus dated 13 September 2016).

Certified copies of the document setting out the above resolutions passed at this General Meeting have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at: http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.

The results of the proxy voting in advance of the meeting are shown below.  On the 12 September 2016) there were 2,703,806,022 1 pence ordinary shares in issue, each carrying one vote per share.

Resolution

Votes For

Votes at
Chairman’s Discretion

Votes atother proxy
Discretion

Votes
Against

 

Votes
Withheld

 

Total
votes cast

Result
 

Ordinary resolutions

           
1

1,387,198,975

448,954 5,504,000 8,776,212 2,825,351 1,401,928,141 Passed
2

1,387,621,067

449,989 5,504,000 8,299,192 2,879,244 1,401,874,248 Passed
 

Special resolution

           
3

1,387,150,807

584,793 5,504,000 8,634,618 2,879,274 1,401,874,218 Passed
 

Ordinary resolution

           
4

911,439,072

466,032 5,504,000 8,508,723 478,835,665 925,917,827 Passed

In addition, following the proposed fundraising announced on 13 September 2016, the table below details the number of Ordinary Shares now beneficially held by the Directors and their connected persons in the share capital of the Company:

Name of
Director
Title Number of
Ordinary Shares
Purchased
Number of
Ordinary Shares
beneficially held
immediately
following
Admission
Percentage of
issued ordinary
shares beneficially
held immediately
following
Admission
Lorenzo Tallarigo Non-executive Chairman 1,000,000 1,354,847 0.04%
John Dawson Chief Executive Officer 666,666 3,925,685 0.13%
Tim Watts Chief Financial Officer 1,000,000 7,395,124 0.24%
Peter Nolan Chief Business Officer 266,666 1,668,634 0.05%
Andrew Heath Non-executive Director 200,000 1,500,000 0.05%
Martin Diggle(1) Non-executive Director 100,000,000 575,850,000 18.65%
Stuart Henderson Non-executive Director 333,333 333,833 0.01%

(1)  Includes interests of Vulpes Life Sciences Fund and Vulpes Testudo Fund and the Related Party Subscription

Application has been made by the Company to the UK Listing Authority and the London Stock Exchange for 383,371,665 Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each in the Company to be admitted to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to be traded on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. The shares will be issued fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing issued Ordinary Shares of 1 pence each in the Company. It is expected that admission of the shares will become effective at 8.00 a.m. on 4 October 2016, and that dealings will commence at that time.

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For further information please contact

Oxford BioMedica plc

John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer

Stuart Paynter, Chief Financial Officer

Tel: +44 (0)1865 783 000

 

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