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Mears Group PLC

06 September 2023

6 September 2023

Mears Group PLC


Result of GM

Mears Group PLC held a General Meeting ("GM") earlier today. The sole resolution was passed on a poll. The results of the resolution are as follows:

 Resolution                    Votes For   Votes Against   Votes withheld   Total votes       Percentage 
                                                                                   cast        of issued 
                                                                                           share capital 
                                                                                               voted (%) 
 1 To approve cancellation 
  of the Company's share 
  account                     78,829,200          15,803           12,417    78,845,003            75.9% 
                             -----------  --------------  ---------------  ------------  --------------- 


   (i)            Votes 'For' include those votes giving the Chairman discretion. 

(ii) The number of ordinary shares in issue on 4 September 2023 was 103,853,531. Shareholders are entitled to one vote per share.

(iii) A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes validly cast.

Full details of the resolutions are set out in the Notice of Annual General Meeting dated 22 May 2023, which is available on the Company's website at https://www.mearsgroup.co.uk/meetings-voting/2023-notice-of-general-meeting .

Resolutions 1 was a special resolution, requiring at least 75% of shareholders' votes to be cast in favour of the resolution.

A copy of the resolution passed at the General Meeting has been submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority via the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection.

For further information, contact:

Mears Group PLC

Ben Westran, Company Secretary Tel: +44(0)1452 634600

Andrew Smith, Finance Director Tel: +44(0)7712 866 461


Notes for editors

Mears is the leading provider of services to the Affordable Housing sector, providing a range of services to individuals within their homes. We manage and maintain around 450,000 homes across the UK and work predominantly with Central Government and Local Government typically through long-term contracts. We equally consider the residents of the homes that we manage and maintain to be our customers, and we take pride in the high levels of customer satisfaction that we achieve.

Mears currently employs around 5,500 people and provides services in every region of the UK. In partnership with our Housing clients, we provide property management and maintenance services. Mears has extended its activities to provide broader housing solutions to solve the challenge posed by the lack of affordable housing and to provide accommodation and support for the most vulnerable.

We focus on long-term outcomes for people rather than short-term solutions and invest in innovations that have a positive impact on people's quality of life and on their communities' social, economic, and environmental wellbeing. Our innovative approaches and market leading positions are intended to create value for our customers and the people they serve while also driving sustainable financial returns for our providers of capital, especially our shareholders.

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