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GB Group PLC- Proxy report - 26/07/2018

Contrary to UK market practice, the Company does not have annual elections of directors. Elections are staggered and only two directors are standing in the current year.

There are concerns over the composition of the Board. The Chairman, Mr. Rasche, undertakes some general and operational consultancy for the business through his consultancy business Rasche Consulting Ltd, for which he is given expenses by the Company. Furthermore, 50% of the Board are executives and only 33% are independent. There is insufficient independent representation on the Board.

Item 6: Re-appoint the auditors

Ernst & Young LLP has served as the Company

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GB Group PLC

GB Group is engaged in the provision of identity data intelligence services. Co. has two operating segments: Identity Proofing, which provides electronic ID Verification services for combating ID fraud, money laundering and under-age gambling, ID Employ & Comply services for employee authentication and screening, and ID Fraud & Risk Management services; as well as Identity Solutions, which provides ID Registration, ID Engage and ID Trace & Investigate software and services that provide consumer information and facilitate understanding, targeting and retention of profitable consumers. Between them, the segments have six complementary lines of business including ID Verification and ID Engage.

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