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Results of RHS Scheme Meeting

May 22, 2018 -

Adelaide, 22 May 2018: RHS Limited (ASX: RHS) (“RHS” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that its shareholders have voted to approve the scheme of arrangement (Scheme) under which it is proposed that PerkinElmer Holdings Pty Ltd, being a wholly owned subsidiary of PerkinElmer, Inc., will acquire all of the issued shares in RHS.

The votes were cast at the Scheme Meeting held today at the TechInSA Conference Centre, TechInSA Incubator, 40-46 West Thebarton Road, Thebarton SA.

Information in relation to the resolution passed by shareholders of RHS at the Scheme Meeting is set out in the Annexure to this release.  The resolution was passed by majorities comfortably exceeding the required majorities, specifically:

  • 97.13% of RHS shareholders present and voting at the Scheme Meeting (whether in person or by proxy, attorney or corporoate representative) voted in favour of the resolution to approve the Scheme; and
  • 99.97% of the votes cast at the Scheme meeting (whether in person or by proxy, attorney or corporoate representative) were in favour of the resolution to approve the Scheme.

RHS’s application to the Federal Court of Australia for approval of the Scheme will be held at the Second Court Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, 29 May 2018 at 3.00pm (Adelaide time).  If that approval is granted, the Scheme is scheduled to be implemented on Thursday, 14 June 2018.

Further announcements regarding the progress of the Scheme will be made in due course.

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