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AVEVA Group PLC

21 July 2020

AVEVA Group plc (the "Company")

2020 Annual General Meeting Results

At the Company's Annual General Meeting held at 11.00 a.m. today, Tuesday 21 July 2020, all of the resolutions put to the meeting were passed on a poll vote. The results are set out below.

The full text of all the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which is available for viewing at the National Storage Mechanism which can be located at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and from the Company's website www.aveva.com .

 
                            In Favour (including          Against              Total Votes Cast         Votes Withheld 
                               Discretionary) 
 Resolution                   No. of        % of      No. of      % of      No. of      % of issued         No. of 
                               Votes        Votes      Votes      Votes      Votes      share capital        Votes 
                                                                                            voted 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 1. To receive 
  the annual accounts 
  of the Company 
  and the reports 
  of the Directors 
  for the financial 
  year ended 31 
  March 2020 together 
  with the auditor's 
  reports thereon.          143,722,612    95.11%   7,388,387    4.89%    151,110,999      93.56%           27,298 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 2. To approve 
  the Directors' 
  Remuneration Report 
  (other than the 
  part containing 
  the Directors' 
  Remuneration Policy) 
  for the financial 
  year ended on 
  31 March 2020 
  as set out on 
  pages 80 to 86 
  and 86 to 108 
  of the Annual 
  Report and Accounts 
  2020.                     139,482,063    93.23%   10,128,590   6.77%    149,610,653      92.63%         1,527,644 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 3. To approve 
  the Directors' 
  Remuneration Policy, 
  which is contained 
  in the Director's 
  Remuneration Report, 
  as set out on 
  pages 87 to 95 
  of the Annual 
  Report and Accounts 
  2020.                     133,179,299    88.45%   17,397,282   11.55%   150,576,581      93.23%          561,717 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 4. To approve 
  the amendment 
  to the rules of 
  the AVEVA Group 
  Long Term Incentive 
  Plan 2014.                134,446,223    89.29%   16,128,447   10.71%   150,574,670      93.23%          563,628 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 5. To declare 
  a final dividend 
  of 29 pence per 
  ordinary share 
  in respect of 
  the year ended 
  31 March 2020 
  to shareholders 
  on the register 
  of members at 
  close of business 
  on 10 July 2020 
  payable on 11 
  August 2020.              151,131,690    99.99%       46       0.01%    151,131,736      93.57%           6,562 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 6. To approve 
  an all employee 
  share plan scheme.        151,009,328    99.92%    128,247     0.08%    151,137,575      93.58%            723 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 7. To elect Olivier 
  Blum as a Director 
  of the Company.           136,815,890    90.61%   14,181,689   9.39%    150,997,579      93.49%          140,718 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 8. To re-elect 
  Craig Hayman as 
  a Director of 
  the Company.              149,718,409    99.07%   1,410,744    0.93%    151,129,153      93.57%           9,145 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 9. To re-elect 
  Peter Herweck 
  as Director of 
  the Company.              148,434,891    98.22%   2,694,262    1.78%    151,129,153      93.57%           9,145 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 10. To re-elect 
  Philip Aiken as 
  a Director of 
  the Company.              141,344,795    94.83%   7,699,398    5.17%    149,044,193      92.28%         2,094,105 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 11. To re-elect 
  James Kidd as 
  a Director of 
  the Company.              149,054,311    98.63%   2,074,842    1.37%    151,129,153      93.57%           9,145 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 12. To re-elect 
  Jennifer Allerton 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.           143,778,166    95.14%   7,346,919    4.86%    151,125,085      93.57%           13,212 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 13. To re-elect 
  Christopher Humphrey 
  as a Director 
  of the Company.           142,187,066    94.08%   8,942,087    5.92%    151,129,153      93.57%           9,145 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 14. To re-elect 
  Ron Mobed as a 
  Director of the 
  Company.                  145,625,455    96.36%   5,503,698    3.64%    151,129,153      93.57%           9,145 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 15. To re-elect 
  Paula Dowdy as 
  a Director of 
  the Company.              145,871,013    96.52%   5,259,141    3.48%    151,130,154      93.57%           8,144 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 16. To reappoint 
  Ernst & Young 
  LLP as auditor 
  of the Company.           148,465,051    98.24%   2,664,434    1.76%    151,129,485      93.57%           8,812 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 17. To authorise 
  the Directors 
  to fix the 
  remuneration 
  of the auditor.           150,226,754    99.40%    904,981     0.60%    151,131,735      93.57%           6,562 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 18. To authorise 
  the Company to 
  make market purchases 
  pursuant to Section 
  701 of the Companies 
  Act 2006.                 150,459,096    99.61%    587,976     0.39%    151,047,072      93.52%           91,225 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 19. To authorise 
  the Directors 
  to allot securities 
  pursuant to Section 
  551 of the Companies 
  Act 2006.                 147,639,173    97.69%   3,496,962    2.31%    151,136,135      93.58%           2,163 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 20. To empower 
  the Directors 
  to allot equity 
  securities pursuant 
  to Section 570 
  and 573 of the 
  Companies Act 
  2006.                     151,131,458    99.99%     4,677      0.01%    151,136,135      93.58%           2,163 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 21. To allow 14 
  days' notice of 
  general meetings.         145,577,203    96.33%   5,552,223    3.67%    151,129,426      93.57%           8,872 
                          --------------  -------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------------  --------------- 
 

The total number of shares in issue at the voting date is 161,512,228. A "vote withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes for and against the resolution.

Votes of Independent Shareholders (i.e. shareholders excluding the controlling shareholder, Schneider Electric SE) on the resolutions concerning the election and re-election of the independent non-executive directors

 
                           In Favour (including         Against               Total Votes Cast           Votes 
                              Discretionary)                                                            Withheld 
 Resolution                  No. of       % of      No. of      % of      No. of    % of Independent    No. of 
                              Votes       Votes      Votes      Votes      Votes      issued share       Votes 
                                                                                         capital 
                                                                                          voted 
                         -------------  --------  ----------  -------  -----------  ----------------  ---------- 
 12. To re-elect 
  Jennifer Allerton 
  as a Director of 
  the Company.             46,608,511     86.38    7,346,919   13.62    53,955,430       83.86          13,212 
                         -------------  --------  ----------  -------  -----------  ----------------  ---------- 
 13. To re-elect 
  Christopher Humphrey 
  as a Director of 
  the Company.             45,017,411     83.43    8,942,087   16.57    53,959,498       83.86           9,145 
                         -------------  --------  ----------  -------  -----------  ----------------  ---------- 
 14. To re-elect 
  Ron Mobed as a 
  Director of the 
  Company.                 48,455,800     89.80    5,503,698   10.20    53,959,498       83.86           9,145 
                         -------------  --------  ----------  -------  -----------  ----------------  ---------- 
 15. To re-elect 
  Paula Dowdy as 
  a Director of the 
  Company.                 48,701,358     90.25    5,259,141    9.75    53,960,499       83.86           8,144 
                         -------------  --------  ----------  -------  -----------  ----------------  ---------- 
 

The total number of shares held by independent shareholders, excluding the controlling shareholder, in issue at the voting date is 64,342,573.

The votes shown in the first table above for each independent director include those of the controlling shareholder. In the second table above, the controlling shareholder is not included.

Enquiries:

 
 AVEVA Group plc 
 David Ward, Finance Director and Company 
  Secretary                                    +44 (0)1223 556655 
 Matt Springett, Head of Investor Relations    +44 (0)1223 556676 
 FTI Consulting LLP 
 Edward Bridges/Dwight Burden                  +44 (0) 20 3727 1000 
 

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