On 12 July 2019 WPP announced that it had entered into an agreement to sell 60% of Kantar, its global data, research, consulting and analytics business, to Bain Capital (the “Transaction”). The Transaction is conditional on, amongst other things, the approval of WPP shareholders.
WPP has published a circular in connection with the Transaction (the “Circular”) containing a notice convening a General Meeting of the Company which is to be held at the offices of Allen & Overy LLP at One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD at 11 a.m. on 24 October 2019 at which an ordinary resolution will be proposed for WPP shareholders to approve the Transaction (the "Notice of General Meeting").
The Circular, Notice of General Meeting and Other Documents are available below:
Sale Agreement, Deed of Amendment and Shareholders Agreement: a user name and password is required to view these documents. Shareholders, ADS holders and beneficial owners of Ordinary Shares and ADSs may request a user name and password by sending an email to [email protected] with Kantar SPA/SHA in the subject line.
Consent letters referred to in paragraph 14 of Part 6 of the Circular:
Online Proxy Voting: to submit your proxy vote for the General Meeting online
Ordinary Shareholders: click here
Registered Holders of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs): click here
Beneficial Holders of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs): click here