06:17:11 Europe / Stockholm
2023-02-16 19:00:00
16 February 2023

Benchmark Holdings plc
("Benchmark" or the "Company")

Result of AGM

Benchmark Holdings plc, the aquaculture health, nutrition and genetics business,
announces that at the Company's Annual General Meeting, held at 3.00 p.m. today,
with the exception of Resolutions 15 and 16, all resolutions were passed by
shareholders voting on a poll. The results of the poll are set out in the

The Board notes that Resolutions 15 (Disapplication of Pre-emption Rights -
General) and 16 (Disapplication of Pre-emption Rights - Acquisitions and
Specified Capital Investments), which were special resolutions requiring a 75%
majority, did not receive sufficient support to be passed.
These resolutions were in line with the updated Pre-Emption Group's Statement of
Principles and the Board considers the flexibility afforded by these authorities
to be in the best interests of the Company. In accordance with Provision 4 of
the UK Corporate Governance Code, the Board confirms that it will consult and
continue to engage with the relevant shareholders to understand and discuss
their concerns with respect to these resolutions.

For further information, please contact:
Benchmark Holdings plc Tel: 0114 240 9939
Ivonne Cantu, Investor Relations

Numis (Broker and NOMAD) Tel: 020 7260 1000
James Black, Freddie Barnfield, Duncan Monteith

MHP Communications Tel: 020 3128 8742 / 07551 170 451
Katie Hunt, Reg Hoare, Alistair de Kare-Silver benchmark@mhpc.com

About Benchmark
Benchmark is a market leading aquaculture biotechnology company. Benchmark's
mission is to drive sustainability in aquaculture by delivering mission-critical
products and solutions in genetics, advanced nutrition and health which improve
yield, growth and animal health and welfare. Through a global footprint in 26
countries and a broad portfolio of products and solutions, Benchmark addresses
the major aquaculture species - salmon, shrimp, sea bass and bream, and tilapia,
in all the aquaculture regions around the world.
Find out more at www.benchmarkplc.com