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RNS Number : 6356Q

City of London Investment Trust PLC

28 October 2021

HENDERSON INVESTMENT FUNDS LIMITED

THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

LEGAL ENTITY IDENTIFIER: 213800F3NOTF47H6AO55

28 October 2021

THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

Annual General Meeting of the Company

held on Thursday, 28 October 2021

The City of London Investment Trust plc announces that at the Annual General Meeting held earlier today all resolutions proposed were duly passed on a show of hands. This included six special business resolutions:

- Resolution 10: to approve the dividend payment policy of paying four quarterly interim dividends in each year;

- Resolution 11: to authorise the Directors to allot ordinary shares up to to 10% of the issued ordinary share capital;

- Resolution 12: to authorise the Directors to allot or to sell from treasury up to 10% of the issued ordinary share capital without first offering them to existing shareholders in accordance with statutory pre-emption procedures;

- Resolution 13: to authorise the Company to make market purchases of the Company's ordinary shares;

- Resolution 14: to authorise the Company to make market purchases of the Company's preferred stock; and

- Resolution 15: to hold general meetings other than an Annual General Meeting on not less than 14 clear days' notice.

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the circular to shareholders dated 20 September 2021 which can be viewed on the Company's website at: www.cityinvestmenttrust.com .

The proxy votes received in relation to each resolution were as follows:

 
                                                                                                     Total 
                                                    Votes for                                        votes 
                                                   (including                              cast (excluding 
                                                at Chairman's              Votes                     votes       Votes 
 Resolutions                                      discretion)       %    against      %          withheld)    withheld 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----                     ---------- 
 1 Annual Report and financial 
  statements                                        6,156,474   99.97      1,764   0.03          6,158,238      28,471 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 2 Directors' Remuneration 
  Report                                            6,084,862   99.20     49,322   0.80          6,134,184      52,524 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 3 Election of Ominder Dhillon                      6,107,649   99.68     19,646   0.32          6,127,295      59,414 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 4 Re-election of Sir Laurie 
  Magnus                                            6,116,658   99.70     18,634   0.30          6,135,292      51,416 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 5 Re-election of Mrs Clare 
  Wardle                                            6,116,649   99.74     15,944   0.26          6,132,593      54,116 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 6 Re-election of Mr Robert 
  Holmes                                            6,116,657   99.76     14,686   0.24          6,131,343      55,364 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 7 Re-election of Mrs Samantha 
  Wren                                              6,095,859   99.44     34,399   0.56          6,130,258      56,450 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 8 Re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers 
  as auditors                                       6,096,061   99.25     45,782   0.75          6,141,843      44,866 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 9 Audit Committee to determine 
  the auditors' remuneration                        6,133,450   99.71     17,996   0.29          6,151,446      35,261 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 10 Approve the dividend 
  payment policy                                    6,159,541   99.97      1,583   0.03          6,161,124      25,588 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 11 Authority to allot ordinary 
  shares                                            6,137,106   99.69     19,085   0.31          6,156,191      30,515 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 12 Authority to disapply 
  pre-emption rights on allotment 
  or sale of ordinary shares*                       6,093,433   99.20     49,245   0.80          6,142,678      43,723 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 13 Authority to make market 
  purchases of ordinary shares*                     6,143,091   99.81     11,403   0.19          6,154,494      32,215 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 14 Authority to make market 
  purchases of preferred 
  stock*                                            6,142,409   99.84      9,890   0.16          6,152,299      34,408 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 15 Authority to call a 
  general meeting on 14 clear 
  days' notice*                                     6,083,022   99.09     56,126   0.91          6,139,148      47,493 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------  ------  ---------  -----  -----------------  ---------- 
 

* Special resolution.

A copy of the special business resolutions will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism ("NSM") and will shortly be available for inspection on the NSM's website at:

https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism .

For further information please contact:

 
 Job Curtis                             Sally Porter 
  Fund Manager                           For and on behalf of Henderson 
  The City of London Investment Trust    Secretarial Services Limited 
  plc                                    The City of London Investment 
  Tel: 020 7818 4367                     Trust plc 
                                         Tel: 020 7818 2550 
 Laura Thomas 
  Investment Trust PR Manager 
  Janus Henderson Investors 
  Tel: 020 7818 2636 
 

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