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Fresnillo PLC

24 June 2021

Fresnillo plc

21 Upper Brook Street

London W1K 7PY

United Kingdom

www.fresnilloplc.com

24 June 2021

FRESNILLO PLC (the "COMPANY") - RESULT OF AGM

The Board is pleased to announce that all of the resolutions put to shareholders at today's Annual General Meeting were passed by means of a poll, including the ordinary resolutions (resolutions 1 to 18) and special resolutions (resolutions 19 to 23) as set out in the Company's notice of AGM dated 19 May 2021. The votes cast for resolutions 9 to 15 relating to the re-election and election of the independent Directors were duly passed by both a majority of the votes cast by the independent shareholders as well as by a majority of votes cast by all shareholders. These votes have been calculated separately and are shown below (independent shareholder votes cast being marked **)

The final voting figures are shown below.

 
 Resolution                     Total Votes         For (*)             Against (*)      Withheld 
                                    Cast 
                                                Number        %        Number      % 
                                             ------------  -------  -----------  ----- 
 1: Presentation of 
  the accounts                  663,861,410   663,723,770   99.98     137,640     0.02   3,114,617 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 2: To approve the 
  final dividend                666,973,950   666,635,837   99.95     338,113     0.05     2,077 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 3: To approve the 
  Annual Report on 
  Remuneration                  665,606,680   661,179,743   99.33    4,426,937    0.67   1,369,347 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 4: To re-elect Mr 
  Alejandro Baillères      666,972,351   624,536,221   93.64    42,436,130   6.36     3,676 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 5: To re-elect Mr 
  Juan Bordes                   665,608,037   659,297,911   99.05    6,310,126    0.95   1,367,990 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 6: To re-elect Mr 
  Arturo Fernández         662,495,598   655,754,274   98.98    6,741,324    1.02   4,480,429 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 7: To re-elect Mr 
  Fernando Ruiz                 666,528,560   622,205,547   93.35    44,323,013   6.65    447,467 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 8: To elect Mr Eduardo 
  Cepeda                        666,972,400   662,382,618   99.31    4,589,782    0.69     3,627 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 9: To re-elect Mr 
  Charles Jacobs                666,972,250   666,336,746   99.90     635,504     0.10     3,777 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,059 
                                     **       113,741,555   99.44     635,504     0.56     3,777 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 10: To re-elect Ms 
  Bárbara Garza 
  Lagüera                  666,972,351   665,022,673   99.71    1,949,678    0.29     3,676 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,160 
                                     **       112,427,482   98.30    1,949,678    1.70     3,676 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 11: To re-elect Mr 
  Alberto Tiburcio              666,972,350   660,232,044   98.99    6,740,306    1.01     3,677 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,159 
                                     **       107,636,853   94.11    6,740,306    5.89     3,677 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 12: To re-elect Dame 
  Judith Macgregor              666,972,695   666,851,914   99.98     120,781     0.02     3,332 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,504 
                                     **       114,256,723   99.89     120,781     0.11     3,332 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 13: To re-elect Ms 
  Georgina Kessel               666,972,251   666,962,479   100.00     9,772      0.00     3,776 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,060 
                                     **       114,367,288   99.99      9,772      0.01     3,776 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 14: To re-elect Ms 
  Guadalupe De la Vega          666,972,351   666,965,848   100.00     6,503      0.00     3,676 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,160 
                                     **       114,370,657   99.99      6,503      0.01     3,676 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 15: To elect Mr Hector 
  Rangel                        666,972,301   666,339,298   99.91     633,003     0.09     3,726 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
                                114,377,110 
                                     **       113,744,107   99.45     633,003     0.55     3,726 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 16: To appoint the 
  auditors                      666,971,644   659,470,056   98.88    7,501,588    1.12     4,383 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 17: To authorise 
  the audit committee 
  to determine the 
  auditors remuneration         666,971,341   664,460,303   99.62    2,511,038    0.38     4,686 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 18: To give authority 
  to Directors to allot 
  shares                        666,974,075   662,012,035   99.26    4,962,040    0.74     1,952 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 19: To disapply pre-emption 
  rights                        666,062,960   661,339,315   99.29    4,723,645    0.71    913,067 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 20: To disapply pre-emption 
  rights in connection 
  with an acquisition 
  or other capital 
  investment                    666,972,910   655,011,559   98.21    11,961,351   1.79     3,117 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 21: To authorise 
  purchase of the Company's 
  shares                        666,633,525   663,014,388   99.46    3,619,137    0.54    342,502 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 22: Notice of general 
  meetings                      666,974,350   660,759,650   99.07    6,214,700    0.93     1,677 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 23: Adoption of new 
  articles of association       666,966,648   666,952,011   100.00     14,637     0.00     9,379 
                               ------------  ------------  -------  -----------  -----  ---------- 
 

(*) = Includes discretionary votes

(**) =Votes cast by the independent shareholders

As at the date of the AGM, the number of issued shares and total voting rights of the Company was 736,893,589 shares in issue. The Company's Articles of Association set out that every member who is present in person or by proxy shall have one vote for every share of which he is the holder on a poll. The scrutineer of the poll was Equiniti Limited.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, Fresnillo plc has submitted a copy of the resolutions dealing with the special business put to shareholders at the AGM today to the National Storage Mechanism, which will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

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For further information, please visit our website www.fresnilloplc.com or contact:

 
 
   FRESNILLO PLC                        Tel: +44 (0)20 7399 2470 
   London Office 
   Gabriela Mayor, Head of Investor 
   Relations 
   Patrick Chambers 
 Mexico City Office                   Tel: +52 55 52 79 3206 
  Ana Belem Zárate 
 
   POWERSCOURT                          Tel: +44 (0)7793 858 211 
   Peter Ogden 
 

ABOUT FRESNILLO PLC

Fresnillo plc is the world's largest primary silver producer and Mexico's largest gold producer, listed on the London and Mexican Stock Exchanges under the symbol FRES.

Fresnillo plc has seven operating mines, all of them in Mexico - Fresnillo, Saucito, Ciénega (including the San Ramón satellite mine, Las Casas Rosario & Cluster Cebollitas), Herradura, Soledad-Dipolos(1) , Noche Buena and San Julián (Veins and Disseminated Ore Body), three development projects - the Pyrites Plant at Fresnillo, the optimisation of the beneficiation plant also at Fresnillo and Juanicipio, and four advanced exploration projects - Orisyvo, Rodeo, Guanajuato and Pilarica, as well as a number of other long term exploration prospects.

Fresnillo plc has mining concessions and exploration projects in Mexico, Peru and Chile.

Fresnillo plc has a strong and long tradition of exploring, mining, a proven track record of mine development, reserve replacement, and production costs in the lowest quartile of the cost curve for silver.

Fresnillo plc's goal is to maintain the Group's position as the world's largest primary silver company and Mexico's largest gold producer.

(1) Operations at Soledad-Dipolos are currently suspended.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

Information contained in this announcement may include 'forward-looking statements'. All statements other than statements of historical facts included herein, including, without limitation, those regarding the Fresnillo Group's intentions, beliefs or current expectations concerning, amongst other things, the Fresnillo Group's results of operations, financial position, liquidity, prospects, growth, strategies and the silver and gold industries are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to future events and circumstances. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and the actual results of the Fresnillo Group's operations, financial position and liquidity, and the development of the markets and the industry in which the Fresnillo Group operates, may differ materially from those described in, or suggested by, the forward-looking statements contained in this document. In addition, even if the results of operations, financial position and liquidity, and the development of the markets and the industry in which the Fresnillo Group operates are consistent with the forward-looking statements contained in this document, those results or developments may not be indicative of results or developments in subsequent periods. A number of factors could cause results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements including, without limitation, general economic and business conditions, industry trends, competition, commodity prices, changes in regulation, currency fluctuations (including the US dollar and Mexican Peso exchanges rates), the Fresnillo Group's ability to recover its reserves or develop new reserves, including its ability to convert its resources into reserves and its mineral potential into resources or reserves, changes in its business strategy and political and economic uncertainty.

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