Result of General Meeting (“the Meeting”)
Victoria Oil and Gas Plc, is pleased to announce that, at the General Meeting of the Company held this morning, the ordinary resolution proposed in the Notice of the Meeting dated 28 September 2020, was duly passed.
A poll was held for the ordinary resolution and this was passed by the required majority. The results of the poll were as follows:
|% of ISC VOTED||VOTES
|To receive and consider the Company’s Annual Accounts for the financial year ended 31 December 2019||56,228,266||99.77||129,217||0.23||56,357,483||21.94||160,724|
As at the date of the Meeting, the Company had 256,861,796 ordinary shares in issue, representing the total number of shares with entitlement to vote. In accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association, on a poll every member has one vote for every share held. Votes withheld are not votes in law and have not been counted in the calculation of the proportion of vote “for” or “against” a resolution. Proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the “for” total.
Notice of General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting (“GM”) of Victoria Oil & Gas Plc will be held to receive the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2019 on Thursday 29 October 2020, at 11.00 am. at Kerman & Co LLP, 200 Strand, London, WC2R 1DJ.
A detailed explanation of the resolution to be proposed at the GM is set out in the Notice of the Meeting (pdf below).
Attendance Restrictions at the GM
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the restrictions imposed by the Government on public gatherings, it will not be possible for the Shareholders to attend the Meeting in person. We are disappointed that these measures have to be adopted and appreciate our Shareholders’ understanding during these extraordinary circumstances. The Meeting will take place with presence of a minimum quorum arranged by the Company and will be facilitated in line with the Government’s strict social distancing advice. At the Meeting, only formal business of the meeting as set out in the Notice will be covered. There will be no presentation or any opportunity for questions or answer session with the Directors at the GM.
Questions from the Shareholders on the 2019 Annual Accounts
The Directors are mindful that Shareholders have not been able to have a direct dialogue with management or Directors of the Company at Shareholder meetings this year due to the severe but understandable restrictions placed upon us by the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, we propose to invite questions from Shareholders in advance of the Meeting on the 2019 Annual Accounts. A response to these questions will be published before the Meeting. All questions should be sent in writing directly to the Company by close of business on 22 October 2020 either via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Victoria Oil & Gas Plc, Scott House, Suite 1, The Concourse, Waterloo Station, London, SE1 9LX. . Please include your full name, address and Shareholder registration number or registered Shareholder details.
Shareholder Voting and Proxy Form
As there will be no Shareholder presence at the meeting other than the minimum quorum as arranged by the Company. The resolution to be considered at the Meeting will be voted on by poll. The Board encourages Shareholders to vote electronically at www.investorcentre.co.uk/eproxy and to appoint the Chair of the meeting as their proxy.
Cast Your Proxy Online at: www.investorcentre.co.uk/eproxy
You will need to enter the Control Number, Shareholder Reference Number (SRN) and your PIN (shown on your personalised Proxy Form or bottom of the email broadcast you received). For help in appointing a proxy online, please telephone the Registrar’s helpline on 0370 707 1392 between 8.30am and 5.30pm on any weekday.
Deadline for Submission of Proxy Form
To be valid, completed Proxy Form appointing your proxy must be lodged with the Company’s Registrar, Computershare Investor Services PLC, by post or electronically via the internet no later than 11.00 a.m. on Tuesday 27 October 2020.
Shares held in a Nominee Account
To exercise your votes at the GM for shares held in a nominee account notify your broker as to how you wish to vote and your broker will submit the Proxy Form to the Company, instructing the Chairman how to vote on your behalf before 11.00 a.m. on Tuesday 27 October 2020.