Studio Retail Group PLC Update on Significant Vote Against

Fecha : 16/01/2020 @ 07:00
Fuente : UK Regulatory (RNS & others)
Emisora : Findel Plc (FDL)
Cotización : 233.0  0.0 (0.00%) @ 19:00
Findel Cotización de acciones Gráfica

Studio Retail Group PLC Update on Significant Vote Against

Findel (LSE:FDL)
Gráfica de Acción Histórica


De Ene 2020 a Jul 2020

Haga Click aquí para más Gráficas Findel.

TIDMSTU

RNS Number : 0646A

Studio Retail Group PLC

16 January 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

16 January 2020

Studio Retail Group plc

Update on Substantial Vote Against

On 25(th) July 2019, as part of its 2019 Result of Annual General Meeting announcement, the Board expressed its disappointment that the Company's largest shareholder, Frasers Group plc (previously Sports Direct International PLC) ("Frasers Group"), had voted their shareholding of 31,850,000 shares (36.85% of the Company's issued share capital) against the re-appointment of Mr Caldwell, CFO of the Company. The resolution was nevertheless passed with, 58.06% voting in favour of the resolution and with only 2,059 shares voting against in addition to Frasers Group.

Representatives from Frasers Group had made contact with the Company in advance of voting and it was the Board's understanding that they had concerns regarding the Company's accounting policies, and in particular, the treatment of Frasers Group as a related party in the Company's 2019 Statutory Accounts and its inventory and depreciation policies. The Audit Committee had reviewed these areas as part of the 2019 annual audit process and fully agreed with the accounting and reporting positions taken in each case, as did the entire Studio Board. The Company's auditors, KPMG LLP, signed an unqualified opinion on 4 June 2019. The Board stated that it continued to have full confidence in Mr Caldwell, who continued as our CFO.

Since that announcement, the Company has engaged with representatives from Frasers Group to understand their concerns more fully and have exchanged views on the relevant issues. During the review of the Company's Interim Report in December 2019, the Audit Committee again reviewed the Company's accounting policies and the judgements made in applying those policies in recent years as well as the recommendations from Frasers Group. The Board remains fully supportive of the existing policies and judgements in the context of the Company's business model and activities and continues to have full confidence in Mr Caldwell. The Board will continue to engage with Frasers Group on these points as required and will set out further details of any such dialogue in the 2020 annual report and accounts.

This announcement is in satisfaction of the Company's obligation under the UK Corporate Governance Code to provide an update within 6 months of the Annual General Meeting on the views received from shareholders and the actions taken by the Board in response to the significant vote (defined as 20% or more) against the resolution to re-appoint Mr Caldwell.

Enquiries:

Studio Retail Group plc

Ian Burke, Group Chairman

Phil Maudsley, Group CEO

Stuart Caldwell, Group CFO

0161 303 3465

Tulchan Communications

Will Smith

020 7353 4200

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com.

END

MSCFLFEFLEIRLII

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 16, 2020 08:00 ET (13:00 GMT)

Su Consulta Reciente
BMV
FIBRAPL14
Fibra Prol..
BMV
AMXL
América Mó..
BMV
ME
IPC México
BMV
ALSEA*
Alsea
FX
USDMXN
United Sta..
Las acciones que ha visto aparecerán en este recuadro, lo que le permite volver fácilmente a las cotizaciones que ha consultado previamente
Registrarse ahora para crear su lista personalizada de acciones en streaming.

Cotizaciones PLUS están en tiempo real. Cotizaciones NYSE y AMEX están con retraso de por lo menos 20 minutos.
El resto de las cotizaciones están con retraso de por lo menos 15 minutos al menos que se indique lo contrario.

Al acceder a los servicios disponibles de ADVFN usted acepta quedar sujerto a los Términos y Condiciones

P: V:mx D:20200702 17:20:07