Melrose PLC (MRO) - Results of Court Meeting and General Meeting RNS Number : 2720Q Melrose PLC 05 November 2012 5 November 2012 MELROSE PLC RESULTS OF THE COURT MEETING AND THE GENERAL MEETING On 12 October 2012, Melrose PLC ("Melrose") announced proposals to introduce, by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006, a new listed holding company for the Melrose group of companies (the "Scheme"). A circular (the "Circular") was posted to shareholders on 12 October 2012 containing, amongst other things, the terms of the Scheme, notices convening the requisite Court Meeting and General Meeting and the details of the action to be taken by shareholders. Melrose announces that the Scheme was approved by the requisite majority at the Court Meeting held earlier today and that all resolutions regarding the proposed corporate reorganisation of which the Scheme forms part were passed at today's Melrose General Meeting. Completion of the proposed reorganisation remains subject to the conditions set out in the Circular, including the sanction of the Scheme by the Court, the hearing in respect of which is expected to take place on 26 November 2012. The expected timetable of remaining key events is provided below: 2012 Court Hearing 26 November Last day for dealings in Old Melrose Ordinary Shares 26 November Scheme Record Date 26 November Scheme Record Time 6:00 p.m. on 26 November Effective Date of the Scheme 27 November Delisting of Old Melrose Ordinary Shares, Admission of New 8.00 a.m. on 27 Melrose Ordinary Shares, crediting of New Melrose Ordinary November Shares to CREST accounts and dealings in New Melrose Ordinary Shares commence on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities Court Hearing of the claim form to confirm the New Melrose 28 November Reduction of Capital New Melrose Reduction of Capital becomes effective 29 November All references in this document to times are to London time unless otherwise stated Copies of the resolutions have been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism in accordance with rule 9.6.2 of the UK Listing Rules and will be available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm. Details of the proxy votes received will shortly be available on the Melrose website. Terms used in this announcement shall have the same meaning as set out in the Circular. -ends- Enquiries: M: Communications Financial PR Nick Miles/Ann-marie Wilkinson/Andrew Benbow +44 (0) 20 7920 2330 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END ROMDLLFBLFFZFBV -0- Nov/05/2012 09:38 GMT
Melrose PLC MRO Results of Court Meeting and General Meeting
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