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Regulatory Notice, RNS Announcements | 27 Apr 2017

Results of Annual General Meeting

London: Thursday, April 27, 2017: Hutchison China MediTech Limited (“Chi-Med”) (AIM/Nasdaq: HCM) today announces that all ordinary resolutions and special resolutions put to its Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held on April 27, 2017 were duly passed.  The poll results of the resolutions were as follows:

Number of Votes (%)*
  Resolutions

For

Against

Withheld#

1 To consider and adopt the audited financial statements and the reports of the directors and independent auditor for the year ended 31 December 2016.

50,428,039

(99.99984%)

80

(0.00016%)

4

 

2 To re-elect Mr Paul Carter as a director.

50,427,873

(99.99990%)

50

(0.00010%)

200

3 To re-elect Mr Johnny Cheng as a director.

50,405,806

(99.95614%)

22,116

(0.04386%)

201

4 To re-elect Dr Dan Eldar as a director.

50,405,776

(99.95680%)

21,785

(0.04320%)

562

5 To re-elect Dr Karen Ferrante as a director.

50,427,873

(99.99990%)

50

(0.00010%)

200

6 To re-elect Mr Graeme Jack as a director.

50,426,736

(99.99765%)

1,186

(0.00235%)

201

7 To re-elect Ms Edith Shih as a director.

50,405,776

(99.95680%)

21,785

(0.04320%)

562

8 To re-elect Dr Weiguo Su as a director.

50,406,168

(99.95686%)

21,755

(0.04314%)

200

9 To re-appoint Pricewaterhouse-Coopers as the auditor of the Company and authorise the board of directors to fix the auditor’s remuneration.

50,424,313

(99.99330%)

3,380

(0.00670%)

430

10 Ordinary Resolution No. 10(A): To grant a general mandate to the directors of the Company to issue additional shares.

50,423,856

(99.99224%)

3,913

(0.00776%)

354

  Special Resolution No. 10(B): To disapply pre-emption rights (Equity Raise).

45,969,701

(91.16115%)

4,457,156

(8.83885%)

1,266

  Special Resolution No. 10(C): To disapply pre-emption rights (general).

48,240,334

(95.66397%)

2,186,523

(4.33603%)

1,266

  Ordinary Resolution No. 10(D): To grant a general mandate to the directors of the Company to repurchase shares of the Company.

50,427,589

(99.99934%)

333

(0.00066%)

201

*  Percentages rounded to 5 decimal places

A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of the votes for and againsta resolution.

 

As at the date of the AGM, the number of issued shares of Chi-Med was 60,726,979, which was the total number of shares entitling the holders to attend and vote on the ordinary resolutions and special resolutions proposed at the AGM.

 

About Chi-Med

Chi-Med is an innovative biopharmaceutical company which researches, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceuticals and healthcare products.  Its Innovation Platform, Hutchison MediPharma Limited, focuses on discovering and developing innovative therapeutics in oncology and autoimmune diseases for the global market. Its Commercial Platform manufactures, markets, and distributes prescription drugs and consumer health products in China.

Chi-Med is majority owned by the multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0001).  For more information, please visit: www.chi-med.com.

 

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