As a further result of the outbreak of the coronavirus, COVID-19, and in line with the latest restrictions on public gatherings imposed by the Government, the Company has today notified its shareholders that physical attendance in person at the Annual General Meeting of Toople PLC (LON:TOOP), which is to be held at 12:00 noon at Woodside 2, Dunmow Road, Birchanger, Bishop’s Stortford CM23 5RG, will not be possible.
The Company encourages shareholders to vote electronically, or to appoint the Chairman as their proxy with their voting instructions. Furthermore, with the aim to ensure the wellbeing of colleagues, customers, shareholders and residents, the Board is adopting the following measures:
· There will be no management presentation, however, the results of the voting on the resolutions will be published after the AGM in the usual way.
· All external advisers have been requested not to attend the AGM in person.
· Only two Board members will attend the AGM in person and will follow the Government’s strict social distancing advice.
On the morning of the AGM, the Company will issue an update on trading to the market. Any shareholder who has a question is invited to contact the Company in usual way and can find more information via the Company’s investor relations website at www.toople.com/investors.
Instructions on voting are attached to the Notice of Meeting bound in with the 2019 Annual Report, already sent out to shareholders and which can be found on the Company’s website: www.toople.com.