abrdn China

Result of General Meeting
RNS Number : 3294Q
Aberdeen Emerging Markets Inv Co Ld
26 October 2021
 

Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company Limited

LEI: 213800RIA1NX8DP4P938

26 October 2021

Result of General Meeting

In connection with the proposals for a change of name and investment policy and a combination of the assets of Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company Limited (the "Company") with Aberdeen New Thai Investment Trust PLC ("ANW") by means of a scheme of reconstruction of ANW, the Company is pleased to announce that the resolutions, which were put forward at the General Meeting held earlier today, have been approved by Shareholders.

Ordinary Resolutions

Votes For

(including

Discretionary)

%

Votes

Against

%

Votes

Total

Votes

Withheld

1. To approve the New Investment Policy of the Company

39,959,701

99.95

20,642

0.05

39,980,343

1,811,209

2. To authorise the Company to make acquisitions of its Shares pursuant to the Tender Offer to Eligible Shareholders

41,783,537

99.98

6,375

0.02

41,789,912

1,640

3. To authorise the Company to make market acquisitions of its Shares up to 14.99% of the estimated issued share capital post completion of the Scheme

39,984,875

95.68

1,805,037

4.32

41,789,912

1,640

Special Resolutions







4. To waive Shareholders' pre-emption rights in connection with the Placing Programme for up to 25 million Shares

41,764,578

99.96

17,391

0.04

41,781,969

9,582

5. To change the name of the Company from Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company Limited" to "abrdn China Investment Company Limited"

41,758,883

99.93

29,379

0.07

41,788,262

3,290

6. To approve and adopt new Articles of Association

41,770,928

99.96

15,350

0.04

41,786,278

5,273

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the notice of the General Meeting contained in the Company's circular to Shareholders dated 4 October 2021 (the "Circular").

The Circular is available for viewing on the Company's website,  https://www.aberdeenemergingmarkets.co.uk/ and at the National Storage Mechanism at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

Enquiries: 




Aberdeen Standard Fund Managers Limited (Alternative Investment Fund Manager to Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company Limited)




William Hemmings

Tel: +44 (0) 207 463 6223




Evan Bruce-Gardyne

Tel +44 (0) 131 372 1692







PraxisIFM Fund Services (UK) Limited (UK Administration Agent)


Brian Smith

Tel: +44 (0)204 513 9260

 

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