RIGHTS AND ISSUES INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
Hamilton Centre, Rodney Way, Chelmsford, CM1 3BY, United Kingdom
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RIGHTS AND ISSUES INVESTMENT TRUST PLC (the "Company")
ADJOURNMENT OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The National Emergency announced by the government on 23rd March 2020 has placed statutory restrictions on personal travel and meetings, and gatherings of more than two people.
The Board of Rights and Issues Investment Trust Plc hereby announce the adjournment, under Article 61.1, of the AGM which was to take place on the 1st April 2020.
At a meeting held on 24th March 2020 the Board approved the payment of a second interim dividend of 21.5 pence per Ordinary share for the financial year ended 31st December 2019, payable on 3rd April 2020. The ex-dividend and record date remain unchanged at 12th March and 13th March 2020 respectively.
Notice is hereby given that the fifty-seventh Annual General Meeting of the members of Rights and Issues Investment Trust Public Limited Company will be held in the Grid Iron Building, 8th Floor, Number One Pancras Square, Pancras Road, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AG on 24th June 2020 at 12 noon for the purposes of voting on the Ordinary and Special Resolutions contained in the Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019, dated 21st February 2020, other than Resolution 3 (approval of a proposed final dividend).
The Board urge all members to complete the form of proxy issued with the Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019.
All proxies submitted to the Company will remain valid at the adjourned meeting unless withdrawn by notice in writing to the Company not less than 48 hours (excluding any part of a day which is a non-working day) before the time of the adjourned meeting or any adjournment of that meeting.
Dr D. M. Bramwell
25th March 2020