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Micro Focus International Plc LSE:MCRO London Ordinary Share GB00BJ1F4N75 ORD 10P
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  10.90 2.25% 495.20 495.10 495.20 497.60 480.00 480.00 988,935 16:35:21
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Software & Computer Services 2,317.7 -2,270.9 -683.2 - 1,660

Micro Focus International plc Result of AGM

25/03/2021 4:04pm

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Micro Focus International plc

25 March 2021

25 March 2021

Micro Focus International plc

Results of Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (the "Meeting") of Micro Focus International plc (the "Company, "Micro Focus", LSE: MCRO.L) was held at The Lawn, 22-30 Old Bath Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1QN at 3.00 p.m. on Thursday 25 March 2021.

All resolutions put to the Meeting as set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting were voted on by means of a poll. The voting results below show the total of all the votes cast on a poll. The poll results will also be posted on the Company's website.

 
Resolution (No.            Votes For    %      Votes       %      T otal           % of Issued  Votes Withheld 
 as noted on proxy                              Against            Votes Cast       Share        / Abstentions 
 form)                                                             (Excluding       Capital 
                                                                   Votes Withheld   Voted 
                                                                   / Abstentions) 
1. To receive 
 the Company's 
 accounts, together 
 with the reports 
 of the directors 
 of the Company 
 and the auditors 
 for the year 
 ended 31 October 
 2020                      211,271,667  99.83   349,267    0.17     211,620,934       63.10       2,215,134 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
2. To declare 
 a final dividend 
 of 15.5 cents 
 per ordinary 
 share for the 
 year ended 31 
 October 2020              212,662,240  99.98    48,789    0.02     212,711,029       63.42       1,125,040 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
3. To approve 
 the Directors' 
 Remuneration 
 report for the 
 year ended 31 
 October 2020              204,671,466  96.66  7,067,012   3.34     211,738,478       63.13       2,097,591 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
4. To re-elect 
 Greg Lock as 
 a Director                192,838,195  90.91  19,277,613  9.09     212,115,808       63.24       1,720,260 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
5. To re-elect 
 Stephen Murdoch 
 as a Director             212,681,940  99.71   611,329    0.29     213,293,269       63.59        542,800 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
6. To re-elect 
 Brian McArthur-Muscroft 
 as a Director             211,660,569  99.24  1,616,255   0.76     213,276,824       63.59        559,245 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
7. To re-elect 
 Karen Slatford 
 as a Director             176,699,230  82.85  36,581,790  17.15    213,281,020       63.59        555,048 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
8. To re-elect 
 Richard Atkins 
 as a Director             212,333,587  99.56   940,767    0.44     213,274,354       63.59        561,715 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
9. To re-elect 
 Amanda Brown 
 as a Director             206,814,610  96.97  6,463,339   3.03     213,277,949       63.59        558,120 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
10. To re-elect 
 Lawton Fitt as 
 a Director                203,803,824  95.56  9,472,872   4.44     213,276,696       63.59        559,373 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
11. To elect 
 Robert Youngjohns 
 as a Director             213,037,627  99.89   242,465    0.11     213,280,092       63.59        555,977 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
12. To elect 
 Sander van 't 
 Noordende as 
 a Director                213,027,135  99.88   248,056    0.12     213,275,191       63.59        560,878 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
13. To re-appoint 
 KPMG LLP as auditors      213,156,494  99.91   184,942    0.09     213,341,436       63.61        494,632 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
14. To authorise 
 the Directors 
 to determine 
 the remuneration 
 of the auditors           212,818,055  99.76   510,290    0.24     213,328,345       63.60        507,723 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
15. To authorise 
 the Directors 
 to allot ordinary 
 shares                    207,525,090  97.18  6,018,583   2.82     213,543,673       63.67        292,396 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
16. To empower 
 the Directors 
 to allot ordinary 
 shares on a non 
 pre-emptive basis*        209,339,304  98.03  4,217,395   1.97     213,556,699       63.67        279,370 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
17. To empower 
 the Directors 
 to allot ordinary 
 shares on a non 
 pre-emptive basis 
 for acquisitions 
 or capital investments*   186,474,736  87.33  27,048,867  12.67    213,523,603       63.66        312,465 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
18. To authorise 
 the Company to 
 purchase its 
 own shares*               211,312,947  99.05  2,035,850   0.95     213,348,797       63.61        487,271 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
19. To authorise 
 the Company to 
 hold general 
 meetings (other 
 than annual general 
 meetings) on 
 14 clear days' 
 notice*                   206,977,263  97.02  6,347,232   2.98     213,324,495       63.60        511,574 
                           -----------  -----  ----------  -----  ---------------  -----------  -------------- 
 

* Passed as special resolutions.

Notes:

1. The total number of ordinary shares of GBP0.10 each in the capital of the Company (excluding shares held in treasury) on the shareholder register at 6.30 p.m. (UK time) on 23 March 2021, being those eligible to be voted on at the Meeting, was 335,395,596.

2. For the purposes of section 341 of the Companies Act 2006, the total votes cast amounted to 213,556,699 representing 63.67 per cent of the issued share capital.

3. Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been included in the "Votes For" total.

4. A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the "Votes For" and "Votes Against" a resolution.

None of the resolutions put before the meeting are considered to be resolutions which do not constitute ordinary business. The full text of the resolutions is shown in the Notice of Meeting which is available on our website at https://www.microfocus.com/media/investors-report/2021-notice-of-general-meeting-report.pdf

Enquiries:

   Micro Focus                                                         Tel: +44 (0)1635 32646 
   Stephen Murdoch, CEO                                     Investors@microfocus.com 

Brian McArthur-Muscroft, CFO

Ben Donnelly, Head of Investor relations

   Brunswick                                                           Tel: +44 (0) 20 7404 5959 
   Sarah West                                                           MicroFocus@brunswickgroup.com 

Jonathan Glass

Notes to Editors:

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO.L, NYSE: MFGP) is a global enterprise software company supporting the technology needs and challenges of the Global 2000. Our solutions help organizations leverage existing IT investments, enterprise applications and emerging technologies to address complex, rapidly evolving business requirements while protecting corporate information at all times. Our product portfolios are Security, IT Operations Management, Application Delivery Management, Information Management & Governance and Application Modernization & Connectivity. For more information, visit: www.microfocus.com

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