16 May 2022, London – Blackbird plc (AIM: BIRD; OTCQX: BBRDF), the technology licensor, developer and seller of the market-leading cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, is pleased to announce that at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held earlier today, all resolutions were duly passed.
The proxy votes received from shareholders on each resolution are set out below:
|No. of votes for|
(including Chairman’s vote on discretion)
|% of total votes cast||No. of votes against||% of total votes cast||Total votes cast (excluding votes|
|No. of votes withheld|
|1. To receive the Company’s annual reports and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2021||151,161,325||100||–||–||151,161,325||100|
|2. To reappoint Moore Kingston Smith LLP as auditors of the Company||151,156,831||99.99||4,494||0.01||151,161,325||100|
|3. To reappoint David Main as a Director for one year||135,924,061||99.99||6,294||0.01||135,930,355||15,231,070|
|4. To reappoint Stephen White as a Director||151,129,031||99.99||6,294||0.01||151,135,325||26,100|
|5. To renew the authority of the Directors to allot shares||151,124,445||99.99||14,880||0.01||151,139,325||22,100|
|6. To renew the disapplication of pre-emption rights”||150,851,842||99.81||287,483||0.19||151,139,325||22,100|
|Blackbird plc||Tel: +44 (0)20 8879 7245|
|Ian McDonough, Chief Executive Officer|
|Stephen White, Chief Operating and Financial Officer|
|Allenby Capital Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)||Tel: +44 (0)20 3328 5656|
|Nick Naylor/Piers Shimwell (Corporate Finance)|
|Amrit Nahal (Sales and Corporate Broking)|
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
Jon Hanford - Group CTO, Deltatre