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Fundsmith Emerging Equities Tst PLC
11 November 2022

11 November 2022

FUNDSMITH EMERGING EQUITIES TRUST PLC

Results of the General Meeting Held

The Board announces that at the General Meeting ("GM") held today, 11 November 2022, all resolutions were duly passed by shareholders on a show of hands. The proxy voting figures are shown below:

Resolutions

Votes For

%

Votes Against

%

#THAT:

(a)   the Company be and is hereby wound up voluntarily pursuant to section 84(1)(b) of the Insolvency Act 1986, and that Richard Barker and Derek Hyslop of Ernst & Young LLP, having consented to act, be and are hereby appointed as Joint Liquidators with the power to act jointly and severally for the purposes of such winding up including realising and distributing the Company's assets and any power conferred on them by law or by this resolution;

 

(b)   the remuneration of the Joint Liquidators be determined by reference to the time properly given by them and their staff in attending to matters prior to and during the winding up of the Company and they be and are hereby authorised to draw such remuneration monthly or at such longer intervals as they may determine and to pay any expenses properly incurred by them; and

 

(c)   the Company's books and records be held by the Fundsmith LLP to the order of the Joint Liquidators until the expiry of twelve (12) months after the date of dissolution of the Company, when they may be disposed of.

 

12,056,590

99.34

80,592

0.66

THAT the amended investment policy as set out in the circular of the Company dated 11 October 2022 (the "Circular") be and is hereby approved and adopted to the exclusion of the Company's current investment policy with immediate effect.

 

12,057,263

99.35

78,441

0.65

# - Special Resolution

Any proxy votes which are at the discretion of the Chairman of the Meeting have been included in the "for" total. A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculations of votes cast by proxy.  At the date of the GM the total number of Ordinary shares of 1p each in issue and the total number of voting rights was 26,288,283.

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.2, the full text of the special resolution passed has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.  The special resolution will additionally be filed at Companies House.

11 November 2022

For further information please contact: Mark Pope - Frostrow Capital LLP - Company Secretary - 020 3008 4913

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