Rexam PLC, the global consumer packaging company, is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions set out in the Notice of General Meeting dated 8 January 2013 were passed at a meeting held at 2.30pm on 24 January 2013. Accordingly, the Company will return 45 pence per Existing Ordinary Share to Shareholders on the register at 6.00pm on 25 January 2013 by way of one B Share for each Existing Ordinary Share and a 9 for 10 Share Capital Consolidation. Further details of each of the resolutions are set out in the circular to shareholders published on 8 January 2013 (the "Circular").
A poll was conducted on each resolution proposed at the General Meeting and the number of votes for and against each of the resolutions, and the number of votes withheld, were as follows:
No. of votes cast
% of Issued Share Capital voted
* Includes discretionary votes
** A 'Vote Withheld' is not a vote in law and is not counted towards the proportion of votes 'For' or 'Against' a resolution
*** Indicates a special resolution
To approve the
proposed Return of Cash as described in
To authorise the Directors to allot Ordinary Shares
To authorise the Company to make market purchases of Ordinary Shares***
This announcement will be available for viewing in the investors section of www.rexam.com.
In accordance with the Company's obligations under Listing Rule 9.6.2, copies of the resolutions have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for viewing at www.Morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.
Terms used in this announcement shall have the same meaning as set out in the Circular.