Platinum Group Metals Announces Positive Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
VANCOUVER, British Columbia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PTM-TSX; PLG-NYSE American) (“Platinum Group” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the positive results from its Annual General Meeting held on February 22, 2019 in Vancouver, BC.
The meeting had a turnout of shareholders representing over 73% of its issued shares eligible to vote at the meeting. Shareholders strongly supported the appointment of the Board and the resolutions proposed.
The number of directors is fixed at six and on a show of hands the Shareholders elected management’s six nominees for directors. Details of the proxy voting are as follows:
|DIRECTOR||NUMBER OF SHARES||PERCENTAGE
OF VOTES CAST
|R Michael Jones||16,777,624||99.52%||0.48%|
|Frank R Hallam||16,722,176||99.19%||0.81%|
|Iain D C Mclean||16,813,655||99.73%||0.27%|
|Timothy D Marlow||16,813,081||99.73%||0.27%|
|Diana J Walters||16,818,536||99.76%||0.24%|
|John A Copelyn||16,420,584||97.40%||2.60%|
The re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year at a remuneration to be fixed by the directors was voted in favour by 99.25% of the Shareholders.
A poll was also conducted with respect to the ordinary resolution to approve ownership of more than 19.9% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company upon the exercise of up to 15,090,999 common share purchase warrants (exercisable into up to 1,509,999 common shares of the Company) by HCI Consolidated Investments Inc. or its associated or affiliates (collectively, “HCI”). According to the ballots cast, the ordinary resolution was approved by the Shareholders, other than HCI, with the following results:
|DISINTERESTED SHAREHOLDER VOTE SUMMARY
OF VOTES CAST
Following the shareholders meeting, the directors ratified the current officers of the Company for the ensuing year.
About Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
Platinum Group is focused on, and is the operator of, the Waterberg Project, a bulk mineable underground palladium deposit in northern South Africa. Waterberg was discovered by the Company. Waterberg has potential to be a low cost dominantly palladium mine and Implats, a smelter and refiner of platinum group metals, recently made a strategic investment in the Waterberg Project.
On behalf of the Board of
Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
R. Michael Jones
President and CEO
For further information contact:
R. Michael Jones, President
or Kris Begic, VP, Corporate Development
Platinum Group Metals Ltd., Vancouver
Tel: (604) 899-5450 / Toll Free: (866) 899-5450
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