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Ceres Power Holdings plc
20 July 2018
 

20 July 2018

Ceres Power Holdings PLC

("Ceres Power" or the "Company")

Result of General Meeting

Ceres Power Holdings plc (AIM: CWR), is pleased to announce that at the General Meeting of shareholders held earlier today, at 1 Tudor Street, London, EC4Y OAH, all resolutions were duly passed.

The results of the poll on the resolutions put at the General Meeting were as follows:

Resolution

For/ discretionary (number/%)

Against (number/%)

Votes withheld (number)

Total votes cast exc. withheld (number)

% of issued
share capital represented by the votes cast

1.   Authority to allot shares in connection with the Weichai Subscription and Warrant Instrument

501,500,204

99.99%

63,829

0.01%

8,107

501,564,033

49.06%

2.   Authority to allot shares in connection with the Placing and Subscription

501,505,428

99.99%

46,805

0.01%

19,907

501,552,233

49.06%

3.   Disapplication of pre-emption rights pursuant to resolutions 1 & 2

501,507,245

99.99%

49,729

0.01%

15,166

501,556,974

49.06%

4.   Additional authority to allot shares

501,503,461

99.99%

44,593

0.01%

24,086

501,548,054

49.06%

5.   Additional disapplication of pre-emption rights

495,115,984

98.72%

6,440,990

1.28%

15,166

501,556,974

49.06%

6.   Share consolidation

501,520,742

99.99%

44,932

0.01%

6,466

501,565,674

49.06%


Further to the announcement on 4 July 2018, admission of the 132,625,994 Fundraising Shares and the 128,326,275 Initial Weichai Shares is expected to occur on 27 July 2018. The Fundraising Shares and Initial Weichai shares will be issued at 15.08 pence per share and, conditional on Admission, will raise £20.0 million and £19.4 million respectively before deducting any expenses. In addition, the Company will issue a Warrant Instrument to Weichai Power allowing it to subscribe for new shares to increase its holding to 20 per cent. of the Company's issued share capital by the end of November this year subject to signing further commercial agreements.

Pursuant to the approval by shareholders of the Share Consolidation in resolution 6, every 10 Ordinary Shares will be consolidated into one Consolidated Ordinary Share.  The Effective Date of the Share Consolidation is expected to be 7 August 2018 and the Record Date is expected to be 6 August 2018.  Shareholders who hold Ordinary Shares in uncertificated form will have such shares disabled in their CREST accounts at close of business on the Record Date, and their CREST accounts will be credited with Consolidated Ordinary Shares following admission of the Consolidated Ordinary Shares. Following the Share Consolidation, the Company's new ISIN Code will be GB00BG5KQW09 and its new SEDOL Code will be BG5KQWO.

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The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement via the Regulatory Information Service, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

 

For further information, please contact:

Ceres Power Holdings plc

Dan Caesar


Tel: +44 (0)1403 273 463

 

Zeus Capital (Nominated Adviser and Broker)

Giles Balleny / Andrew Jones / Dom King


 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3829 5000

 

Berenberg (Joint Broker)

Ben Wright / Mark Whitmore / Laure Fine


 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 207 7800

 

Powerscourt

Peter Ogden/Andy Jones


 

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7250 1446




 

Notes to Editor:

About Ceres Power

Ceres Power is a world leader in low cost, next generation fuel cell technology for use in distributed power products that reduce operating costs, lower CO2, SOx and NOx emissions, increase efficiency and improve energy security. The Ceres Power unique patented SteelCell® technology generates power from widely available fuels at high efficiency and is manufactured using standard processing equipment and conventional materials such as steel, meaning that it can be mass produced at an affordable price for domestic and business use. Ceres Power offer its partners the opportunity to develop power systems and products using its unique SteelCell® technology and know-how, combined with the opportunity to supply the SteelCell® in volume through its manufacturing partners. For further information please visit: http://www.cerespower.com/

 


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