08 July 2020
The Company’s Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) will be held on Tuesday 21 July 2020 at 12.00 noon.
The Company had stated in the Notice of Meeting that legislation to allow closed AGMs to be held virtually in light of the coronavirus pandemic was anticipated. This legislation has now been passed. In accordance with the new regulations set out in Schedule 14 of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, the AGM will be held by electronic means with the minimum necessary quorum of two Shareholders in order to conduct the business of the meeting. The format of the meeting will be purely functional and will comprise of the formal business.
As previously advised by the Company, the 2020 AGM will be a closed meeting without Shareholders, save for the required quorum. Shareholders are asked to participate by submitting a proxy vote in advance of the meeting and appointing the Chair of the Meeting as their proxy through the Shareholders’ portal at www.signalshares.com. On the home page, enter “Bloomsbury Publishing Plc” in the “Company Name” box and then register or log in, using your Investor Code. To vote at the AGM, click on the “Vote Online Now” button by not later than 12.00 noon on Friday 17 July 2020.
These steps are being taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
A copy of the Notice of Meeting is available on the website at www.bloomsbury-ir.co.uk.
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Telephone: +44(0)20 7631 5600
Email: [email protected]
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