22 April 2022, London – Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD; OTCQX: BBRDF), the technology licensor, developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, announces that the Company’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) will be held at 10.30 a.m. on 16 May 2022 at Tuition House, 27-37 St George’s Road, London, SW19 4EU.
A circular containing the notice of the AGM has been posted to shareholders today and will shortly be available on the Company’s website at www.blackbird.video/investor-relations.
It is currently envisaged that the AGM will be run as an open meeting and shareholders are welcome to attend the meeting in person. However, the Company reserves the right to put in place appropriate COVID-19 security measures, including maintaining social distancing, the wearing of face coverings where appropriate, mandatory temperature checks as a condition of admission or requiring attendees to produce a recent, valid COVID-19 negative test result, and asking attendees to confirm that they (or members of their household, support bubble or childcare bubble, etc.) have not recently developed symptoms or been exposed to someone who has tested positive or is displaying symptoms.
Shareholders will not receive a form of proxy for the AGM in the post. Instead, they may submit proxy votes electronically using the Share Portal Service at www.signalshares.com, as set out in the notes to the notice of the AGM. Alternatively, a hard copy proxy form may be requested directly from the Company’s registrars, Link Asset Services, 34 Beckenham Road, Kent, BR3 4TU (telephone number: 0371 664 0300).
|Ian McDonough, Chief Executive Officer|
|Stephen White, Chief Operating and Financial Officer Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245|
|Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker) Nick Naylor / Piers Shimwell (Corporate Finance) Amrit Nahal (Sales and Corporate Broking)|
|Tel: +44 (0)20 3328 5656|
About Blackbird plc
Blackbird plc operates in the fast-growing SaaS and cloud video market. It has created Blackbird®, the world’s most advanced suite of cloud-native computing applications for video, all underpinned by its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird plc’s patented technology allows for frame accurate navigation, playback, viewing and editing in the cloud. Blackbird® enables multiple applications, which are used by rights holders, broadcasters, sports and news video specialists, esports, live events and content owners, post-production houses, other mass market digital video channels and corporations.
Since it is cloud-native, Blackbird® removes the need for costly, high end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also allows full visibility on multi-location digital content, improves time to market for live content such as video clips and highlights for digital distribution, and ultimately results in much more effective monetisation.
Blackbird plc is a licensor of its core video technology under its ‘Powered by Blackbird’ licensing model. Enabling video companies to accelerate their path to true cloud business models, licensees benefit from power and carbon reductions, cost and time savings, less hardware and bandwidth requirements and easy scalability.
Blackbird is best-of-breed
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