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JHG Janus Henderson

Filed: 3 May 21, 12:44pm

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2021

 

 

JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Jersey, Channel Islands001-3810398-1376360
(State or other jurisdiction of(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer
incorporation)Identification No.)

 

201 Bishopsgate EC2M3AE
London, United Kingdom (Zip Code)
(Address of principal executive offices)  

 

+44 (0) 20 7818 1818

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.50 Per Share Par ValueJHGNew York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company o

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

At the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Janus Henderson Group plc (the “Company”) held in Denver, Colorado, on 29 April 2021, shareholders voted on the 14 resolutions contained in the Notice of Annual General Meeting (dated 19 March 2021 and lodged with the ASX and SEC), and all of the resolutions were adopted by the required vote of the shareholders. All resolutions were decided on a poll, and no resolutions were amended or withdrawn. The results of the voting on each resolution are set forth below.

 

Resolution 1: Annual Report and Accounts

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to receive the Annual Report and Accounts of the Company for the financial year ended 31 December 2021 and the reports of the Directors and Auditors thereon.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  144,440,329   99.93   108,158   0.07   1,239,469   0   0   83.87 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0   0   0   0 
Total number of votes cast:  144,440,329   99.93   108,158   0.07   1,239,469   0   0   83.87 

 

Resolution 2

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to appoint Ms Alison Davis as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,802,554   99.64   495,000   0.36   496,489   0   5,993,913   80.82 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,802,554   99.64   495,000   0.36   496,489   0   5,993,913   80.82 

 

Resolution 3

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Ms Kalpana Desai as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,804,326   99.64   499,264   0.36   490,453   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,804,326   99.64   499,264   0.36   490,453   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

 

 

Resolution 4

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Jeffrey Diermeier as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,781,662   99.62   523,435   0.38   488,946   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,781,662   99.62   523,435   0.38   488,946   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

Resolution 5

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Kevin Dolan as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,782,328   99.62   522,644   0.38   489,071   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,782,328   99.62   522,644   0.38   489,071   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

Resolution 6

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Eugene Flood Jr as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,808,731   99.64   496,512   0.36   488,800   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,808,731   99.64   496,512   0.36   488,800   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

 

 

 

Resolution 7

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Richard Gillingwater as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  133,285,231   96.02   5,518,185   3.98   990,627   0   5,993,913   80.54 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  133,285,231   96.02   5,518,185   3.98   990,627   0   5,993,913   80.54 

 

Resolution 8

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Lawrence Kochard as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,380,941   99.34   921,485   0.66   488,617   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,380,941   99.34   921,485   0.66   488,617   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

Resolution 9

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Glenn Schafer as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,361,994   99.32   944,113   0.68   487,936   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,361,994   99.32   944,113   0.68   487,936   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

 

 

Resolution 10

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Angela Seymour-Jackson as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  123,736,618   88.82   15,567,502   11.18   489,923   0   5,993,913   80.83 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  123,736,618   88.82   15,567,502   11.18   489,923   0   5,993,913   80.83 

 

Resolution 11

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint Mr Richard Weil as a Director of the Company.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,672,598   99.58   581,651   0.42   539,794   0   5,993,913   80.80 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,672,598   99.58   581,651   0.42   539,794   0   5,993,913   80.80 

 

Resolution 12: Reappointment of the Auditors

 

It was resolved, as an ordinary resolution, to reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors to the Company and to authorise the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to determine the remuneration of the Auditors.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  145,018,362   99.74   377,546   0.26   392,048   0   0   84.36 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  145,018,362   99.74   377,546   0.26   392,048   0   0   84.36 

 

 

 

Resolution 13: Authority to purchase own shares

 

It was resolved, as a special resolution, to authorize the Company to make purchases on a stock exchange of its ordinary shares, subject to certain specified conditions.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  139,006,834   99.86   195,690   0.14   591,519   0   5,993,913   80.77 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  139,006,834   99.86   195,690   0.14   591,519   0   5,993,913   80.77 

 

Resolution 14: Authority to purchase own CDIs

 

It was resolved, as a special resolution, to authorize the Company to make purchases on a stock exchange of its Chess Depositary Interests (CDIs), subject to certain specified conditions.

 

  For  %  Against  %  Abstain*  Discretion  Broker
non-
votes*
  % of
ISC
Voted**
 
Total number of proxy votes exercised by all proxies validly appointed:  138,929,692   99.85   211,006   0.15   653,345   0   5,993,913   80.73 
Total number of votes cast on the poll:  0   0   0   0.0   0    N/A   N/A   0 
Total number of votes cast:  138,929,692   99.85   211,006   0.15   653,345   0   5,993,913   80.73 

 

*In tabulating the voting results, only FOR and AGAINST votes are counted. Broker non-votes and abstentions are counted only for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present.
**Issued Share Capital as at the record date (11 March 2021): 172,349,989 shares.

  

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC
  
 By:/s/ Roger Thompson 
 Name:Roger Thompson
 Title:Chief Financial Officer
   

Date: April 30, 2021