UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 6-K
 
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REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
 
For the month of June, 2022
 
Commission File Number: 001-40816
 
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Argo Blockchain plc
(Translation of registrant’s name into English)
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9th Floor
16 Great Queen Street
London WC2B 5DG
England
(Address of principal executive office)
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
 
Form 20-F           Form 40-F
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):
 
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):
 
 
 
 EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit No.
 
       1
 
Description
 
Result of Annual General Meeting dated 29 June 2022
 
 
 
Press release
 
29 June 2022
 
 
 
Argo Blockchain PLC
 
('Argo' or 'the Company') 
 
Result of Annual General Meeting
 
Argo Blockchain plc, (LSE: ARB; NASDAQ: ARBK), a global leader in cryptocurrency mining, is pleased to announce the results of the Company's annual general meeting held today, 29 June 2022.
  
A poll was held on each of the resolutions and all of the resolutions were passed by the required majority. Resolutions 1 to 10 (inclusive) were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolutions 11 to 14 (inclusive) were passed as special resolutions. The results of the poll were as follows:
 
Resolutions
 
For
Against
Total Votes
 
% of ISC Voted
 
Votes Withheld
 
Votes
%
Votes
%
Ordinary Resolutions
 
1.
To receive the Annual Report and Accounts
76,171,632
 
99.45%
 
424,304
 
0.55%
 
76,595,936
 
16.05%
 
471,341
 
2.
To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report
56,894,073
 
74.23%
 
19,755,303
 
25.77%
 
76,649,376
 
16.07%
 
417,901
 
3.
To re-appoint Alex Appleton as a director of the Company
72,021,242
 
93.99%
 
4,601,570
 
6.01%
 
76,622,812
 
16.06%
 
444,465
 
4.
To re-appoint Sarah Gow as a director of the Company
67,461,572
 
88.03%
 
9,169,259
 
11.97%
 
76,630,831
 
16.06%
 
436,446
 
5.
To re-appoint Maria Perrella as a director of the Company
67,478,115
 
88.06%
 
9,151,696
 
11.94%
 
76,629,811
 
16.06%
 
437,466
 
6.
To re-appoint Raghav Chopra as a director of the Company
74,845,245
 
97.67%
 
1,788,257
 
2.33%
 
76,633,502
 
16.06%
 
433,775
 
7.
To re-appoint PKF Littlejohn as auditors of the Company
75,922,291
 
98.98%
 
779,536
 
1.02%
 
76,701,827
 
16.08%
 
365,450
 
8.
To authorise the directors to determine the auditor's remuneration
75,843,592
 
98.91%
 
838,555
 
1.09%
 
76,682,147
 
16.07%
 
385,250
 
9.
To approve the 2022 Equity Incentive Plan
54,754,888
 
71.47%
 
21,853,939
 
28.53%
 
76,608,827
 
16.06%
 
458,450
 
10.
Authority to allot shares
73,772,816
 
96.21%
 
2,905,598
 
3.79%
 
76,678,414
 
16.07%
 
388,863
 
Special Resolutions
 
11.
General authority to disapply pre-emption rights
75,111,150
 
98.17%
 
1,403,399
 
1.83%
 
76,514,549
 
16.04%
 
552,728
 
12.
Additional authority to disapply pre-emption rights
74,576,697
 
97.51%
 
1,903,319
 
2.49%
 
76,480,016
 
16.03%
 
587,261
 
13.
Notice of general meetings
72,385,655
 
94.30%
 
4,373,926
 
5.70%
 
76,759,581
 
16.09%
 
307,696
 
14.
Authority to purchase own shares
76,100,181
 
99.13%
 
668,540
 
0.87%
 
76,768,721
 
16.09%
 
298,556
 
 
The Board is pleased that Resolution 2 (Directors Remuneration Report) and Resolution 9 (Equity Incentive Plan) were passed with significant majorities, but notes the votes against these resolutions. In accordance with the QCA Corporate Governance Code, the Board will continue its engagement with shareholders to discuss their concerns on the above resolutions.
 
 
For further information please contact:
 
Argo Blockchain
 
 
Peter Wall
Chief Executive
 
via Tancredi +44 203 434 2334
 
 
finnCap Ltd
 
 
Corporate Finance
Jonny Franklin-Adams
Tim Harper
Joint Corporate Broker
Sunila de Silva
 
+44 207 220 0500
 
 
 
Tennyson Securities
 
 
Joint Corporate Broker
Peter Krens
 
+44 207 186 9030
 
OTC Markets
 
 
Jonathan Dickson
jonathan@otcmarkets.com
 
+44 204 526 4581
+44 7731 815 896
 
Tancredi Intelligent Communication
UK & Europe Media Relations
 
 
Emma Valgimigli
Fabio Galloni-Roversi Monaco
Nasser Al-Sayed
argoblock@tancredigroup.com
 
+44 7727 180 873
+44 7888 672 701
+44 7915 033 739
 
 
 
About Argo:
  
Argo Blockchain plc is a dual-listed (LSE: ARB; NASDAQ: ARBK) blockchain technology company focused on large-scale cryptocurrency mining. With its flagship mining facility in Texas, and offices in the US, Canada, and the UK, Argo's global, sustainable operations are predominantly powered by renewable energy. In 2021, Argo became the first climate positive cryptocurrency mining company, and a signatory to the Crypto Climate Accord. Argo also participates in several Web 3.0, DeFi and GameFi projects through its Argo Labs division, further contributing to its business operations, as well as the development of the cryptocurrency markets. For more information, visit www.argoblockchain.com.
 

 
 
SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
Date: 29 June, 2022
ARGO BLOCKCHAIN PLC
By:
 
Name: Peter Wall
Title: Chief Executive Officer
 
Name: David Zapffe
Title: General Counsel
 
 
 
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