2021 AGM Results

Jay DossetterNews

25 June 2021

Entain plc
(“Entain”, the “Company”)

2021 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) Results

At Entain’s AGM held today, all resolutions as set out in the Company’s notice of AGM dated 18 May 2021, were approved.

The proxy votes lodged in respect of the AGM resolutions were as follows:

Ordinary Resolutions

Total

For

Against

Withheld

Number

Votes Cast

Number

% of shares voted

Number

% of shares voted

Number

 

1. To receive the Company’s annual report and audited accounts for the year ended 31 December2020

425,870,964

425,786,787

99.98

84,177

0.02

2,540,413

2. To approve the Directors’ remuneration report for 2020

428,370,977

422,362,208

98.60

6,008,769

1.40

40,400

3. To re-appoint KPMG LLP as auditor

428,401,553

426,049,484

99.45

2,352,069

0.55

9,824

4. To authorise the Directors to agree the auditor’s remuneration

428,403,248

428,322,666

99.98

80,582

0.02

8,129

5. To elect David Satz as Director

428,402,661

428,340,422

99.99

62,239

0.01

8,716

6. To elect Robert Hoskin as Director

428,402,071

428,325,259

99.98

76,812

0.02

9,306

7. To elect Stella David as Director

428,402,912

424,613,261

99.12

3,789,651

0.88

8,465

8. To elect Vicky Jarman as Director

428,402,752

425,908,297

99.42

2,494,455

0.58

8,625

9. To elect Mark Gregory as Director

428,402,661

428,335,733

99.98

66,928

0.02

8,716

10. To re-elect Rob Wood as Director

428,402,030

426,262,781

99.50

2,139,249

0.50

9,347

11. To re-elect Jette Nygaard-Andersen as Director

428,402,610

428,212,557

99.96

190,053

0.04

8,767

12. To re-elect J M Barry Gibson as Director

428,402,353

424,410,472

99.07

3,991,881

0.93

9,024

13. To re-elect Peter Isola as Director

428,402,222

426,044,393

99.45

2,357,829

0.55

9,155

14. To re-elect Pierre Bouchut as Director

428,402,652

428,339,087

99.99

63,565

0.01

8,725

15. To re-elect Virginia McDowell as Director

426,131,889

422,211,559

99.08

3,920,330

0.92

2,279,488

 

16. To approve and ratify aggregate fees paid to Non-Executive Directors

 

428,307,216

424,922,121

99.21

3,385,095

0.79

104,161

17. To approve an increase to the maximum number of Board Members

428,341,134

427,541,134

99.81

800,000

0.19

70,243

18. Authorise the Directors to allot the Company’s shares

428,403,685

364,788,300

85.15

63,615,385

14.85

7,692

Special Resolutions

 

19. To approve the general disapplication of pre-emption rights

 

427,479,607

427,307,077

99.96

172,530

0.04

931,770

20. To approve the specific disapplication of pre-emption rights for acquisitions and other capital investments

 

427,540,972

414,202,672

96.88

13,338,300

3.12

932,780

21. To authorise the Directors to acquire the Company’s shares

428,118,965

425,747,374

99.45

2,371,591

0.55

354,787

Note: As at 25 June 2021 Entain has 585,487,417 ordinary shares of €0.01 each in issue and the total number of voting rights is 585,487,417.

LEI: 213800GNI3K45LQR8L28

Enquiries:

Company Secretary

Emily Carey

Tel: +44 (0) 203 938 0000
secretary@entaingroup.com

Investor Relations

 

David Lloyd-Seed, Group Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

Tel: +44 (0) 203 938 0000
investors@entaingroup.com

Jay Dossetter, Head of ESG and Press Office
Tessa Curtis, Head of Media Relations

media@entaingroup.com

About Entain plc
Entain plc (LSE: ENT) is a FTSE100 company and is one of the world’s largest sports-betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. The Group owns a comprehensive portfolio of established brands; Sports Brands include bwin, Bet.pt, Coral, Crystalbet, Eurobet, Ladbrokes, Neds and Sportingbet; Gaming Brands include CasinoClub, Foxy Bingo, Gala, Gioco Digitale, Ninja Casino, Optibet, partypoker and PartyCasino. The Group owns proprietary technology across all its core product verticals and in addition to its B2C operations provides services to a number of third-party customers on a B2B basis. The Group has also entered into a joint-venture with MGM Resorts to capitalise on the sports betting and gaming opportunity in the US, through BetMGM. Entain provides the technology which powers BetMGM and exclusive games and products, specially developed at its in-house gaming studios. The Group is tax resident in the UK with licenses in a total of 27 regulated markets. Entain is a leader in ESG, a member of FTSE4Good, the DJSI and is AA rated by MSCI. The Group has set an SBT, committing to be carbon net zero by 2035 and through the Entain Foundation supports a variety of initiatives, focusing on safer gambling, grassroots sport, diversity in technology and community projects.

For more information see the Group’s website: www.entaingroup.com

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