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Investec PLC - Proxy report - 08/08/2018

The Company operates a dual listed company structure. Standard UK shareholder rights apply to Investec plc shareholders. Investec Ltd is incorporated and listed in South Africa. A Special Voting Share enables the shareholders of Investec plc to vote on the resolutions proposed at meetings of Investec Ltd, and has the equivalent number of votes as the number of ordinary shares in issue of Investec Ltd as at the meeting date. For this reason, we have provided voting recommendations for those resolutions proposed to Investec Plc shareholders and Investec Ltd shareholders.

Leadership Changes

As CEO and managing director, respectively, Stephen Koseff and Bernard Kantor will step down from their roles on 1 October 2018 and will continue to serve as executive directors until 31 March 2019 to provide support and advice to the incoming executive. Thereafter, they will continue to be available to staff and leadership as non-executive directors. The role of CEO will be jointly assumed by Fani Titi, who has been the chairman of the group since November 2011, and Hendrik du Toit, the founding chief executive officer of Investec Asset Management. Perry Crosthwaite, the group

Investec PLC

Investec is an international specialist bank and asset manager that provides a range of financial products and services in three principal markets, U.K. and Europe, South Africa and Asia/Australia as well as certain other countries. Co. has three main areas of activity: Asset Management, which provides investment capabilities through active segregated mandates or mutual funds to clients; Wealth & Investment, which provides investments and savings, pensions and retirement, and financial planning; and Specialist Banking, which provides services for both personal and business needs right across Investment, Corporate and Institutional Banking, and Private Banking activities.


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