General meetings

General meeting 2017

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Recommended all-share merger of Standard Life plc and Aberdeen Asset Management PLC

A general meeting will be held at 2pm on Monday 19 June 2017 in the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh. You can find full details of the resolutions in the notice of general meeting contained in the Circular to shareholders.

For those shareholders who are unable to attend, the general meeting will be broadcast live by webcast and you can register now to watch.


Your vote is important to us, regardless of the number of shares you own. So, if you are unable to attend the meeting and vote on the resolutions in person, you’re encouraged to vote by proxy. You have until 6pm (UK time) Thursday 15 June 2017 to register your vote.

How to vote


You can register your voting instructions on the share portal. All you need is your name, post-code (UK only) and shareholder reference number.

By post

If you receive your communications by post, full instructions on how to complete your voting form are included on the form. Please return this in the pre-paid envelope provided.

The resolutions

The following resolutions will be put to our shareholders at our general meeting on 19 June.

The resolutions For Against Witheld
Resolution 1: To approve the Merger as described in the Circular and Notice of General Meeting
Resolution 2: To approve the Directors’ Remuneration Policy as described in the Circular and Notice of General Meeting

Issued share capital and total voting rights

On 5 May 2017 – the latest practicable business day before the printing and publication of this notice – the Company’s issued share capital consisted of 1,979,413,496 ordinary shares, carrying one vote each. No shares were held in treasury. Therefore the total voting rights in the Company as at 5 May 2017 were 1,979,413,496.