DDD Group plc announces that the Annual General Meeting will be held on 29 June 2016 at 10:30am at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, 3 More London Riverside, London and will include a special resolution to approve the cancellation of trading on AIM of all of the Ordinary Shares of the Company pursuant to Rule 41 of the AIM Rules for Companies
The notice of AGM will be posted to shareholders on 24 May 2016. Edited extracts of Part I of the Company’s circular to Shareholders are reproduced below. An electronic copy of the circular is available by clicking on the link at the end of this announcement.
Under the AIM Rules the Cancellation can only be effected by the Company after the passing of a resolution of the Shareholders in a general meeting passed by a majority of not less than 75 per cent. of the votes cast, and the expiry of a period of twenty business days from the date upon which notice of the Cancellation is given in accordance with AIM Rules. In addition, a period of at least five business days following the passing of the resolution approving the Cancellation is required before the Cancellation may be put into effect. The notice of Cancellation has been submitted to the AIM team and, subject to the Cancellation resolution being passed by the requisite majority, it is expected that the Cancellation will become effective from 7.00 a.m. on 7 July 2016.
The Company intends to put in place a matched bargain settlement facility to serve as a limited platform for shareholders and other persons who seek to buy or sell shares following Cancellation.