Results of RELX NV AGM

20 April 2017

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RELX N.V. announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), held in Amsterdam on 19 April 2017, approved the 2016 financial statements and determined the total dividend for 2017 at € 0.423 per share of € 0.07 nominal value. After taking account of the interim dividend of € 0.122 per share paid in August 2016, the final dividend amounts to €0.301 per share.

All other resolutions were approved by the AGM. The results of the voting on each resolution are set out below:

Resolution For % Against % Total Votes cast* %* Votes withheld
3a. Amendments to the remuneration policy 670,276,345 95.70% 30,141,484 4.30% 700,417,829 72.87% 5,371,474
3b. Amendments to the RELX Group plc Long-Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) rules 675,218,276 96.19% 26,749,717 3.81% 701,967,993 73.03% 3,821,310
3c. Addition of a deferred share element to the Annual
Incentive Plan (AIP)
692,611,396 98.23% 12,504,128 1.77% 705,115,524 73.36% 673,779
5. Adoption of the 2016 Annual Financial Statements 699,266,314 99.09% 6,406,910 0.91% 705,673,224 73.42% 116,079
6. Determination and distribution of dividend 702,442,828 99.75% 1,775,248 0.25% 704,218,076 73.27% 1,571,227
7a. Release from liability of the executive directors 696,534,675 98.71% 9,074,137 1.29% 705,608,812 73.41% 180,491
7b. Release from liability of the non-executive directors 696,513,248 98.70% 9,151,769 1.30% 705,665,017 73.42% 124,286
8. Appointment of external auditors 698,024,926 98.90% 7,740,196 1.10% 705,765,122 73.43% 24,181
9a. Re-appointment of Anthony Habgood 694,677,512 98.43% 11,083,472 1.57% 705,760,984 73.43% 28,319
9b. Re-appointment of Wolfhart Hauser 697,287,564 98.80% 8,480,983 1.20% 705,768,547 73.43% 20,756
9c. Re-appointment of Adrian Hennah 701,561,199 99.40% 4,199,603 0.60% 705,760,802 73.43% 28,501
9d. Re-appointment of Marike van Lier Lels 705,751,070 99.99% 9,875 0.01% 705,760,945 73.43% 28,358
9e. Re-appointment of Robert MacLeod 702,751,566 99.57% 3,009,242 0.43% 705,760,808 73.43% 28,495
9f. Re-appointment of Carol
Mills
705,659,716 99.99% 101,885 0.01% 705,761,601 73.43% 27,702
9g. Re-appointment of Linda Sanford 705,738,395 99.99% 23,206 0.01% 705,761,601 73.43% 27,702
9h. Re-appointment of Ben van der Veer 699,158,491 99.58% 2,949,114 0.42% 702,107,605 73.05% 3,681,698
10a. Re-appointment of Erik Engstrom 696,735,907 98.72% 9,024,788 1.28% 705,760,695 73.43% 28,608
10b. Re-appointment of Nick
Luff
701,741,584 99.43% 4,019,221 0.57% 705,760,805 73.43% 28,498
11a. Authorisation of the Board to acquire shares in
the Company
687,956,066 97.50% 17,664,367 2.50% 705,620,433 73.41% 168,870
11b. Proposal to reduce the capital of the Company by the cancellation of up to 50 million of its shares held in
treasury
693,724,909 98.30% 12,026,106 1.70% 705,751,015 73.43% 38,288
12a. Designation of the Board as authorised body to issue shares and to grant rights to acquire shares in
the capital of the Company
612,768,614 86.83% 92,924,569 13.17% 705,693,183 73.42% 96,120
12b. Designation of the Board as authorised body to limit or exclude pre-emptive rights to the issuance of
shares
577,834,638 81.88% 127,843,700 18.12% 705,678,338 73.42% 110,965

* Note: Excluding votes ‘withheld’.

The shares represented were good for 705,789,303 votes, which is 73.43% of our issued share capital entitled to vote. Each share confers the right to cast one vote.