15 March 2017
Sound Energy plc
("Sound Energy" or the "Company")
Result of General Meeting
Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, announces that the ordinary resolution put to the general meeting of the Company held earlier today was duly passed by way of a poll. The voting results are included below.
As a result, the directors of the Company have been provided with the necessary shareholder authority to issue, on completion, 272,000,000 new ordinary shares in the Company as consideration for the acquisition of further interests in the Tendrara and Meridja permits announced by the Company on 20 February 2017 (the "Acquisition").
Completion of the Acquisition remains subject to to receipt by the Company of all Moroccan regulatory approvals and consents, including approvals and consents from the Moroccan Energy and Finance ministries and Morocco's Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines.
% of votes cast
% of votes cast
% of issued share capital voted(2)
(1) Votes 'For' include those votes giving the Chairman discretion.
(2) There were 684,809,781 ordinary shares in issue all of which had the right to vote.
(3) A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is not counted in the calculation of the votes for or against a resolution.
Full details of the resolution is set out in the Notice of General Meeting dated 20 February 2017 (which is available on the Company's website at www.soundenergyplc.com).
For further information please contact:
Vigo Communications - PR Adviser
Tel: 44 (0)20 7830 9700
James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer
Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser
Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000
RBC Capital Markets - Broker
Tel: 44 (0)20 7653 4000