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For Immediate Release
8 January 2013
A.G. BARR p.l.c. ("A.G. Barr")
All-share merger update: Results of A.G. Barr General Meeting
A.G. Barr is pleased to announce that at the A.G. Barr General Meeting held earlier today in connection with the recommended all-share merger with Britvic plc ("Britvic"), all resolutions set out in the notice of the meeting (contained in the circular to shareholders dated 5 December 2012 (the "A.G. Barr Circular")) were passed by shareholders on a show of hands in the terms set out in the notice of the meeting.
Full details of the proxy votes lodged for each of the resolutions are available on A.G. Barr's website at www.agbarr.co.uk.
A copy of each of the resolutions passed at the meeting has been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will be available for inspection via the National Storage Mechanism website at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM. Copies of those resolutions can also be obtained from the notice of the A.G. Barr General Meeting contained in the A.G Barr Circular, which is available on A.G. Barr's website at www.agbarr.co.uk.
Completion of the Merger is expected to occur on 30 January 2013 but remains conditional upon, amongst other things, OFT clearance and completion of the Court process as further set out in the Scheme Document. A further announcement will be made in due course.
Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the same meanings as set out in the A.G. Barr Circular.
A.G. BARR p.l.c. +44 (0) 1236 852 400
Rothschild(financial adviser to A.G. Barr) +44 (0) 207 280 5000 Akeel Sachak
Investec Bank plc(broker to A.G. Barr) +44 (0) 207 597 5970 Keith Anderson
College Hill (PR adviser to A.G. Barr) +44 (0) 207 457 2020
Rothschild, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the FSA, is acting exclusively for A.G. Barr and for no-one else in connection with the matters set out in this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than A.G. Barr for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in connection with the matters set out in this announcement.
Investec Bank plc, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the FSA, is acting as corporate broker to A.G. Barr and for no-one else in connection with the matters set out in this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than A.G. Barr for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in connection with the matters set out in this announcement.
A copy of this announcement will be available on A.G. Barr's website (www.agbarr.co.uk) by no later than 12 noon (London time) on the business day following the date of this announcement.
You may request a hard copy of this announcement, free of charge, by contacting the Company Secretary of A.G. Barr at email@example.com(or on +44(0)1236 852400) or by writing to A.G. BARR p.l.c., Westfield House, 4 Mollins Road, Cumbernauld, G68 9HD. You may also request that all future documents, announcements and information to be sent to you in relation to the Merger should be in hard copy form.
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