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Oxford BioMedica plc Annual General Meeting

 

Oxford, UK – 03 June 2014: Oxford BioMedica ("the Company") (LSE: OXB), the leading gene-based biopharmaceutical company, announced today that all resolutions proposed were duly passed at its Annual General Meeting (AGM), held today in London.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.18 the following resolutions are those which were passed at the meeting concerning special business:

  • Resolution 8: to empower the Directors to allot equity securities for cash, pursuant to section 570 of the Companies Act 2006 as if section 561 of the Companies Act 2006 did not apply to such allotment, up to an aggregate nominal amount of 5 per cent. of the presently issued shares; and
  • Resolution 9: to permit the Company to convene general meetings (other than annual general meetings) on not less than 14 days’ notice.

The full text of all the resolutions can be viewed in the Notice of Meeting by visiting the Company’s website at www.oxfordbiomedica.co.uk.
 
Certified copies of the document setting out the above resolutions passed at the 2014 AGM 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 Record Date (1 June 2014) there were 1,416,149,005 1p ordinary shares in issue, each carrying one vote per share.

Resolution Votes
For
Votes at
Chairman's
Discretion
Votes at
other proxy
Discretion
Votes
Against
Votes
Withheld
Total
votes cast
Result
Ordinary resolutions              
1 666,687,905 923,289 8,075,255 38,902 42,532 675,767,883 Passed
2 271,899,678 855,355 8,075,255 30,865,202 364,072,393 675,767,883 Passed
3 302,233,865 862,795 8,075,255 457,303 364,138,665 675,767,883 Passed
4 666,042,751 835,902 8,075,255 717,073 96,902 675,767,883 Passed
5 666,025,533 849,296 8,075,255 691,964 125,835 675,767,883 Passed
6 665,987,201 1,012,357 8,075,255 634,469 58,601 675,767,883 Passed
7 666,254,034 1,040,107 8,075,255 266,422 132,065 675,767,883 Passed
Special resolutions              
8 665,722,262 1,021,371 8,075,255 789,363 159,632 675,767,883 Passed
9 661,187,722 1,021,229 8,075,255 612,921 4,870,756 675,767,883 Passed

-Ends-

Notes to editors

About Oxford BioMedica®

Oxford BioMedica (LSE:OXB) is a leading gene and cell therapy company focused on developing life changing treatments for serious diseases. Oxford BioMedica and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) have built a sector leading lentiviral vector delivery platform (LentiVector®) through which the Group develops in vivo and ex-vivo products both in-house and with partners. The Group has created a valuable proprietary portfolio of gene and cell therapy product candidates in the areas of oncology, ophthalmology and CNS disorders. The Group has also entered into a number of partnerships, including with Novartis, Sanofi, GSK, and Immune Design, through which it has long-term economic interests in other potential gene and cell therapy products. Oxford BioMedica is based across several locations in Oxfordshire, UK and employs more than 250 people. Further information is available at www.oxfordbiomedica.co.uk.

For further information please contact

Oxford BioMedica plc

John Dawson, Chief Executive Officer

Tim Watts, Chief Financial Officer

Tel: +44 (0)1865 783 000

 

Consilium Strategic Communications – Media Enquiries

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Jefferies (Corporate Broker) 

Gil Bar-Nahum/Simon Hardy/Lee Morton/Max Jones/Nicholas Moore

Tel: +44 (0)20 7029 8000