TORONTO, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprott Inc. (“Sprott” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: SII) reported the voting results from its Annual Meeting of the Corporation's shareholders (“Shareholders”) held earlier today (the "Meeting"). Sprott is pleased to announce that all resolutions put forward in the Management Information Circular dated March 20, 2019 (the "Circular") to Shareholders were approved.
At the Meeting, each of the following five nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Sprott:
|Nominee||Votes For||%||Votes Withheld||%|
|Arthur Richards Rule IV||138,229,873||99.423||802,317||0.577|
Sprott also announced that Ron Dewhurst was appointed Chairman of the board of directors. Mr. Dewhurst joined the Sprott board in 2017 and has held a number of other board positions. Over the course of his career, Mr. Dewhurst has held many senior leadership roles in the US and Australia, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Investment Managers for Legg Mason Inc. Prior to joining Legg Mason, Mr. Dewhurst was Head of Americas for JP Morgan Asset Management.
In addition to the election of directors, Shareholders also appointed KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors for the Corporation for the ensuing year and authorized the directors to fix their remuneration and terms of engagement.
For further details of each of the above matters, please refer to the Circular filed on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) at www.sedar.com.
Sprott is an alternative asset manager and a global leader in precious metal and real asset investments. Through its subsidiaries in Canada, the US and Asia, the Corporation is dedicated to providing investors with best-in-class investment strategies that include Exchange Listed Products, Lending, Managed Equities and Brokerage. Sprott is based in Toronto with offices in New York, Carlsbad and Vancouver and its common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol (TSX:SII). For more information, please visit www.sprott.com.
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