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Auto Trader Group plc

15 September 2022

Auto Trader Group plc Result of Annual General Meeting

Auto Trader Group plc (LSE: AUTO, "Auto Trader" or the "Company"), the UK's largest digital automotive marketplace, announces the results of the Company's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") held on 15 September 2022.

Each of the resolutions were voted on by way of a poll, and the result of each resolution is shown below. All resolutions were passed.

The total number of shares on the register at 6pm on 13 September 2022, therefore those being eligible to be voted on at the AGM, was 940,992,217 (excluding treasury shares).

 
                                                                             Total votes    % of        Votes 
                                       For*                  Against             cast        ISC     withheld*** 
                                 No. of        %**       No. of      %**       No. of         %        No. of 
 Resolution                       votes                  votes                  votes                   votes 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 1. To receive the Annual 
  Report and Accounts of the 
  Company for the financial 
  year ended 31 March 2022     752,237,169    99.81%    1,452,423    0.19%   753,689,592    80.10%     8,418,808 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 2. To approve the 
  Directors' 
  Remuneration Report          748,248,450    98.19%   13,814,962    1.81%   762,063,412    80.99%        44,988 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 3. To declare a final 
  dividend 
  of 5.5 pence per ordinary 
  share for the year ended 
  31 March 2022                762,072,406   100.00%          107    0.00%   762,072,513    80.99%        35,887 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 4. To re-elect Ed Williams 
  as a Director                700,888,667    92.26%   58,813,963    7.74%   759,702,630    80.73%     2,405,770 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 5. To re-elect Nathan Coe 
  as a Director                755,346,460    99.12%    6,710,252    0.88%   762,056,712    80.98%        51,688 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 6. To re-elect David Keens 
  as a Director                746,045,208    97.90%   16,011,504    2.10%   762,056,712    80.98%        51,688 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 7. To re-elect Jill 
  Easterbrook 
  as a Director                744,252,477    97.66%   17,804,235    2.34%   762,056,712    80.98%          51,688 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  -------------- 
 8. To re-elect Jeni Mundy 
  as a Director                736,963,228    97.72%   17,186,553    2.28%   754,149,781    80.14%     7,958,619 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 9. To re-elect Catherine 
  Faiers as a Director         755,281,332    99.11%    6,775,902    0.89%   762,057,234    80.98%        51,166 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 10. To re-elect Jamie 
  Warner 
  as a Director                754,838,737    99.05%    7,217,975    0.95%   762,056,712    80.98%        51,688 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 11. To re-elect Sigga 
  Sigurdardottir 
  as a Director                744,887,189    97.75%   17,169,523    2.25%   762,056,712    80.98%        51,688 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 12. To elect Jasvinder 
  Gakhal 
  as a Director                754,866,658    99.06%    7,190,054    0.94%   762,056,712    80.98%        51,688 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 13. To re-appoint KPMG LLP 
  as auditors of the Company   754,024,360    98.95%    7,986,929    1.05%   762,011,289    80.98%        97,111 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 14. To authorise the Board 
  to determine the auditors' 
  remuneration                 761,857,227   100.00%        1,669    0.00%   761,858,896    80.96%       249,504 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 15. To authorise the 
  Directors 
  to allot shares ****         747,725,507    98.11%   14,378,237    1.89%   762,103,744    80.99%         4,656 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 16. To authorise the 
  partial 
  disapplication of 
  pre-emption 
  rights****                   761,773,116    99.96%      330,628    0.04%   762,103,744    80.99%         4,656 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 17. To authorise the 
  partial 
  disapplication of 
  pre-emption 
  rights in connection with 
  an acquisition or 
  investment****               748,314,369    98.19%   13,788,853    1.81%   762,103,222    80.99%         5,178 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 18. To authorise the 
  Company 
  to purchase its own 
  shares****                   752,573,085    98.77%    9,381,832    1.23%   761,954,917    80.97%       153,483 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 19. To authorise the 
  Company 
  to call general meetings 
  on not less than 14 clear 
  days' notice****             731,451,294    96.06%   29,969,188    3.94%   761,420,482    80.92%       687,887 
                              ------------  --------  -----------  -------  ------------  --------  ------------ 
 
 

NOTES:

* The "For" votes include those giving the Chairman discretion.

** Votes "For" and "Against" are expressed as a percentage of votes received.

***A vote "withheld" is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes "For" or "Against" the resolution.

****Denotes Special Resolutions

The full text of the resolutions can be found in the Notice of Annual of General Meeting, which is available for inspection at the National Storage Mechanism https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism and also on the Company's website at https://plc.autotrader.co.uk

A copy of the resolutions passed under special business (as defined by the listing rules of the UK Listing Authority) will shortly be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

 
Auto Trader Group plc 
 Claire Baty, Company Secretary     0345 111 0006 
Powerscourt 
 autotrader@powerscourt-group.com   +44 (0)20 7250 1446 
 

About Auto Trader

Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland's largest automotive marketplace. Our marketplace sits at the heart of the vehicle buying process, with the largest number of car buyers and the largest choice of trusted stock. Auto Trader exists to grow both its car buying audience and core advertising business. It will change how the UK shops for cars by providing the best online car buying experience, enabling all retailers to sell online. We aim to build stronger partnerships with our customers, use our voice and influence to drive more environmentally friendly vehicle choices and create an inclusive and diverse culture. Auto Trader listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2015 and is now a member of the FTSE 100 Index.

For more information, please visit https://plc.autotrader.co.uk/who-we-are/about-us/

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