United States
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, DC 20549

FORM N-PX

Annual Report of Proxy Voting Record of Registered Management
Investment Company

Investment Company Act File Number: 811-21650

 

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited


(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

400 S. El Camino Real #710

San Mateo, California 94402-1708

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

JPMorgan Chase Bank

3 Chase MetroTech Center, 6th Floor

Brooklyn, New York 11245

(name and address of agent for service)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 376-3135

Date of fiscal year end: November 30

Date of reporting period: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015


PROXY VOTING RECORD

 

AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED
       
Security 008474108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol AEM Meeting Date 01-May-2015
       
ISIN CA0084741085 Agenda 934166299 - Management
       
 Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
 

Vote 

 

 

For/Against
Management
       
                             
01      DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 LEANNE M. BAKER       For   For        
                           
    2 SEAN BOYD       For   For        
                           
    3 MARTINE A. CELEJ       For   For        
                           
    4 ROBERT J. GEMMELL       For   For        
                           
    5 BERNARD KRAFT       For   For        
                           
    6 MEL LEIDERMAN       For   For        
                           
    7 DEBORAH MCCOMBE       For   For        
                           
    8 JAMES D. NASSO       For   For        
                           
    9 SEAN RILEY       For   For        
                           
    10 J. MERFYN ROBERTS       For   For        
                           
    11 HOWARD R. STOCKFORD       For   For        
                           
    12 PERTTI VOUTILAINEN       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS
AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY AND
AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX
THEIR REMUNERATION.
  Management   For   For        
                         
03   AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION APPROVING AN
AMENDMENT TO THE COMPANY’S
INCENTIVE SHARE PURCHASE PLAN.
  Management   For   For        
                         
04   AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION APPROVING AN
AMENDMENT TO THE COMPANY’S STOCK
OPTION PLAN.
  Management   For   For        
                         
05   A NON-BINDING, ADVISORY RESOLUTION
ACCEPTING THE COMPANY’S APPROACH TO
EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.
  Management   For   For        

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ALACER GOLD CORP.
       
Security 010679108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol ALIAF Meeting Date 10-Jun-2015
       
ISIN CA0106791084 Agenda 934220649 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                           
    1 RODNEY P. ANTAL       For   For        
                           
    2 THOMAS R. BATES, JR.       For   For        
                           
    3 EDWARD C. DOWLING, JR.       For   For        
                           
    4 RICHARD P. GRAFF       For   For        
                           
    5 ANNA KOLONCHINA       For   For        
                           
    6 ALAN P. KRUSI       For   For        
                         
02   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP AS AUDITORS   Management   For   For        
                         
03   ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON THE CORPORATION’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        

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ALAMOS GOLD INC.
       
Security 011527108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol AGI Meeting Date 03-Jun-2015
       
ISIN CA0115271086 Agenda 934224166 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO SET THE NUMBER OF DIRECTORS AT SIX.   Management   For   For        
                         
02   DIRECTOR   Management                
                           
    1 ANTHONY GARSON       For   For        
                           
    2 DAVID GOWER       Withheld   Against        
                           
    3 JOHN A. MCCLUSKEY       For   For        
                           
    4 PAUL J. MURPHY       For   For        
                           
    5 KENNETH G. STOWE       For   For        
                           
    6 DAVID FLECK       Withheld   Against        
                         
03   APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   1. THE STOCK OPTION PLAN (THE “PLAN”) OF ALAMOS GOLD INC. (THE “COMPANY”) WHICH WAS APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY ON APRIL 24, 2012 AND THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY ON MAY 31, 2012, BE HEREBY APPROVED, WITH NO ADDITIONAL AMENDMENTS; 2. ALL UNALLOCATED OPTIONS UNDER THE PLAN ARE HEREBY APPROVED AND THE COMPANY HAS THE ABILITY TO GRANT OPTIONS UNDER THE PLAN UNTIL JUNE 3, 2018, THAT IS UNTIL THE DATE THAT IS THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS RESOLUTION IS PASSED BY SHAREHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        

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ALAMOS GOLD INC.
       
Security 011527108 Meeting Type Special
       
Ticker Symbol AGI Meeting Date 24-Jun-2015
       
ISIN CA0115271086 Agenda 934239802 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote    For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO APPROVE A SPECIAL RESOLUTION OF SHAREHOLDERS, THE FULL TEXT OF WHICH IS ATTACHED AS APPENDIX B TO THE JOINT MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR (“CIRCULAR”) OF ALAMOS AND AURICO GOLD INC. (“AURICO”) DATED MAY 22, 2015, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR CONTINUANCE OF ALAMOS UNDER THE BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT (ONTARIO) (THE “OBCA”), IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 308 OF THE BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT (BRITISH COLUMBIA) AND SECTION 180 OF THE OBCA, ALL AS MORE PARTICULARLY SET FORTH IN THE CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
02   TO APPROVE A SPECIAL RESOLUTION, THE FULL TEXT OF WHICH IS ATTACHED AS APPENDIX C TO THE CIRCULAR, APPROVING THE ARRANGEMENT AGREEMENT DATED AS OF APRIL 12, 2015, BETWEEN AURICO AND ALAMOS AND THE ARRANGEMENT INVOLVING AURICO AND ALAMOS UNDER SECTION 182 OF THE OBCA, ALL AS MORE PARTICULARLY SET FORTH IN THE CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   TO APPROVE AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION, THE FULL TEXT OF WHICH IS ATTACHED AS APPENDIX R TO THE CIRCULAR, APPROVING THE LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN AND EMPLOYEE SHARE PURCHASE PLAN OF AURICO METALS INC., IN EACH CASE AS MORE PARTICULARLY SET FORTH IN THE CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        

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AMARA MINING PLC, LONDON
       
Security G2343S103 Meeting Type Ordinary General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 06-Feb-2015
       
ISIN GB00B04M1L91 Agenda 705798847 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1   TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS TO ALLOT EQUITY SECURITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLACING   Management   For   For        
                         
2   TO DISAPPLY THE STATUTORY PRE-EMPTION RIGHTS OVER EQUITY SECURITIES AUTHORISED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 1   Management   For   For        
                         
3   TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS TO ALLOT FURTHER EQUITY SECURITIES   Management   For   For        
                         
4   TO DISAPPLY THE STATUTORY PRE-EMPTION RIGHTS OVER EQUITY SECURITIES AUTHORISED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 3   Management   For   For        

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AMARA MINING PLC, LONDON
       
Security G2343S103 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 03-Jun-2015
       
ISIN GB00B04M1L91 Agenda 706100031 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1   TO RECEIVE AND ADOPT THE ANNUAL ACCOUNTS AND THE REPORTS OF THE DIRECTORS AND AUDITORS THEREON   Management   For   For        
                         
2   TO RE-ELECT MR JOHN MCGLOIN AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
3   TO RE-ELECT MR HENDRIK FAUL AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
4   TO RE-ELECT MR GEOFF STANLEY AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   Against   Against        
                         
5   TO APPOINT BDO LLP AS AUDITORS AND TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION   Management   For   For        
                         
6   TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS TO ALLOT EQUITY SECURITIES   Management   For   For        
                         
7   TO DISAPPLY THE STATUTORY PRE-EMPTION RIGHTS OVER EQUITY SECURITIES   Management   For   For        

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ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM LIMITED, JOHANNESBURG
       
Security S9122P108 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 08-Apr-2015
       
ISIN ZAE000013181 Agenda 705863187 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
O.1.1   RE-ELECT VALLI MOOSA AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.1.2   RE-ELECT CHRIS GRIFFITH AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.1.3   RE-ELECT PETER MAGEZA AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.1.4   RE-ELECT JOHN VICE AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.1   RE-ELECT RICHARD DUNNE AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.2   RE-ELECT PETER MAGEZA AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.3   RE-ELECT DHANASAGREE NAIDOO AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.4   RE-ELECT JOHN VICE AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.3   RE-APPOINT DELOITTE AND TOUCHE AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY WITH J WELCH AS THE DESIGNATED AUDIT PARTNER   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4   PLACE AUTHORISED BUT UNISSUED SHARES UNDER CONTROL OF DIRECTORS   Management   For   For        
                         
O.5   AUTHORISE BOARD TO RATIFY AND EXECUTE APPROVED RESOLUTIONS   Management   For   For        
                         
NB1   APPROVE REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
S.1   APPROVE REMUNERATION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS   Management   For   For        
                         
S.2   APPROVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO RELATED OR INTER-RELATED PARTIES   Management   For   For        
                         
S.3   APPROVE REDUCTION OF AUTHORISED SECURITIES AND AMEND THE MEMORANDUM OF INCORPORATION   Management   For   For        
                         
S.4   AUTHORISE REPURCHASE OF UPTO FIVE PERCENT OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL   Management   For   For        

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ANGLO AMERICAN PLC, LONDON
       
Security G03764134 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 23-Apr-2015
       
ISIN GB00B1XZS820 Agenda 705894257 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1   TO RECEIVE THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF THE COMPANY AND THE GROUP AND THE REPORTS OF THE DIRECTORS AND AUDITORS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014   Management   For   For        
                         
2   TO DECLARE A FINAL DIVIDEND OF 53 US CENTS PER ORDINARY SHARE, PAYABLE ON 28 APRIL 2015 TO THOSE SHAREHOLDERS REGISTERED AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 20 MARCH 2015   Management   For   For        
                         
3   TO RE-ELECT MARK CUTIFANI AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
4   TO RE-ELECT JUDY DLAMINI AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
5   TO RE-ELECT BYRON GROTE AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
6   TO RE-ELECT SIR PHILIP HAMPTON AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
7   TO RE-ELECT RENE MEDORI AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
8   TO RE-ELECT PHUTHUMA NHLEKO AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
9   TO RE-ELECT RAY O’ROURKE AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
10   TO RE-ELECT SIR JOHN PARKER AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
11   TO RE-ELECT MPHU RAMATLAPENG AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
12   TO RE-ELECT JIM RUTHERFORD AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
13   TO RE-ELECT ANNE STEVENS AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
14   TO RE-ELECT JACK THOMPSON AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
15   TO RE-APPOINT DELOITTE LLP AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR   Management   For   For        
                         
16   TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS TO DETERMINE THE REMUNERATION OF THE AUDITORS   Management   For   For        
                         
17   TO APPROVE THE IMPLEMENTATION REPORT SECTION OF THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION REPORT SET OUT IN THE ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014   Management   For   For        
                         
18   TO RESOLVE THAT THE AUTHORITY CONFERRED ON THE DIRECTORS BY ARTICLE 9.2 OF THE COMPANY’S ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION BE RENEWED, SUCH THAT THE DIRECTORS BE GENERALLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY AUTHORISED PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 551 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2006 TO EXERCISE ALL THE POWERS OF THE COMPANY TO ALLOT SHARES IN THE COMPANY OR GRANT RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE FOR, OR TO CONVERT ANY SECURITY INTO, SHARES OF THE COMPANY UP TO A NOMINAL VALUE OF USD 76.7 MILLION, WHICH REPRESENTS NOT MORE THAN 10% OF THE TOTAL ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF THE COMPANY, EXCLUSIVE OF TREASURY SHARES, AS AT 27 FEBRUARY 2015. THIS AUTHORITY SHALL EXPIRE AT THE EARLIER OF THE CONCLUSION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN 2016 OR ON 30 JUNE 2016. SUCH AUTHORITY SHALL BE IN SUBSTITUTION FOR ALL PREVIOUS AUTHORITIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 551 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2006   Management   For   For        
                         
19   TO RESOLVE THAT SUBJECT TO THE PASSING OF RESOLUTION 18 ABOVE, THE POWER CONFERRED ON THE DIRECTORS BY ARTICLE 9.3 OF THE COMPANY’S ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION BE RENEWED, SUCH THAT THE DIRECTORS BE EMPOWERED TO ALLOT SHARES WHOLLY FOR CASH PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY RESOLUTION 18 ABOVE AND TO SELL TREASURY SHARES WHOLLY FOR CASH IN CONNECTION WITH A PRE-EMPTIVE OFFER AND, OTHERWISE THAN IN CONNECTION WITH A PRE-EMPTIVE OFFER, UP TO A NOMINAL VALUE OF USD 38.3 MILLION, WHICH REPRESENTS NO MORE THAN 5% OF THE TOTAL ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL OF THE COMPANY, EXCLUDING TREASURY SHARES, IN ISSUE AT 27 FEBRUARY 2015. THIS AUTHORITY SHALL EXPIRE AT THE EARLIER OF THE CONCLUSION OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN 2016 OR ON 30 JUNE 2016. SUCH AUTHORITY SHALL BE IN SUBSTITUTION FOR ALL PREVIOUS AUTHORITIES PURSUANT TO SECTION 561 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2006   Management   For   For        
                         
20   TO RESOLVE THAT THE COMPANY BE AND IS GENERALLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY AUTHORISED FOR THE PURPOSE OF SECTION 701 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2006 TO MAKE MARKET PURCHASES (WITHIN THE MEANING OF SECTION 693 OF THE COMPANIES ACT 2006) OF ORDINARY SHARES OF 54 86/91 US CENTS EACH IN THE CAPITAL OF THE COMPANY PROVIDED THAT: A) THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF ORDINARY SHARES OF 54 86/91 US CENTS EACH IN THE CAPITAL OF THE COMPANY AUTHORISED TO BE ACQUIRED IS 209.3 MILLION B) THE MINIMUM PRICE WHICH MAY BE PAID FOR AN ORDINARY SHARE IS 54 86/91 US CENTS, WHICH AMOUNT SHALL BE EXCLUSIVE OF EXPENSES C) THE MAXIMUM PRICE WHICH MAY BE PAID FOR AN ORDINARY SHARE IS AN AMOUNT (EXCLUSIVE OF EXPENSES) EQUAL TO THE HIGHER OF 105% OF THE AVERAGE OF THE MIDDLE MARKET QUOTATION FOR AN ORDINARY SHARE, AS DERIVED FROM THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY OFFICIAL LIST, FOR THE FIVE BUSINESS DAYS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DAY ON WHICH-SUCH ORDINARY SHARE IS CONTRACTED TO BE PURCHASED AND THE HIGHEST CURRENT BID-AS STIPULATED BY ARTICLE 5(1) OF THE BUY-BACK AND STABILISATION REGULATIONS-2003 D) THE AUTHORITY HEREBY CONFERRED SHALL EXPIRE AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE- ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE COMPANY TO BE HELD IN 2016 (EXCEPT IN RELATION-TO THE PURCHASE OF ORDINARY SHARES THE CONTRACT FOR WHICH WAS CONCLUDED-BEFORE THE EXPIRY OF SUCH AUTHORITY AND WHICH MIGHT BE EXECUTED WHOLLY OR-PARTLY AFTER SUCH EXPIRY) UNLESS SUCH AUTHORITY IS RENEWED PRIOR TO SUCH TIME   Management   For   For        
                       
21   THAT A GENERAL MEETING OTHER THAN AN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING MAY BE CALLED ON NOT LESS THAN 14 CLEAR DAYS’ NOTICE   Management For   For        

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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD, JOHANNESBURG
       
Security S04255196 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 06-May-2015
       
ISIN ZAE000043485 Agenda 706005914 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.O.1   RE-APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG INC. AS EXTERNAL AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
2O2.1   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MS KC RAMON   Management   For   For        
                         
2O2.2   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MS M RICHTER   Management   For   For        
                         
2O2.3   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MR A GARNER   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.1   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: PROF LW NKUHLU   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.2   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MS NP JANUARY-BARDILL   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.3   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MR RJ RUSTON   Management   For   For        
                         
4O4.1   ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR R GASANT   Management   For   For        
                         
4O4.2   ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: PROF LW NKUHLU   Management   For   For        
                         
4O4.3   ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR MJ KIRKWOOD   Management   For   For        
                         
4O4.4   ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR RJ RUSTON   Management   For   For        
                         
4O4.5   ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR A GARNER   Management   For   For        
                         
4O4.6   ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MS M RICHTER   Management   For   For        
                         
5.O.5   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO DIRECTORS TO ALLOT AND ISSUE ORDINARY SHARES   Management   For   For        
                         
6O6.1   TO AMEND ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI’S SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES: TO INCREASE THE AGGREGATE LIMIT OF THE NUMBER OF ORDINARY SHARES ALLOCATED TO THE SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES FROM 17,000,000 TO 20,000,000 ORDINARY SHARES   Management   For   For        
                         
6O6.2   TO AMEND ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI’S SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES: TO INCREASE THE AGGREGATE LIMIT OF THE NUMBER OF ORDINARY SHARES ALLOCATED TO INDIVIDUAL ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES RELATING TO THE SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES FROM 850,000 TO 1,000,000 ORDINARY SHARES   Management   For   For        
                         
NB.7   NON-BINDING ADVISORY ENDORSEMENT: ENDORSEMENT OF THE ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
8.S.1   APPROVAL OF THE NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION FOR THEIR SERVICES AS DIRECTORS, WHICH REMAINS UNCHANGED FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR   Management   For   For        
                         
9.S.2   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO DIRECTORS TO ISSUE SHARES FOR CASH   Management   For   For        
                         
10S.3   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO ACQUIRE THE COMPANY’S OWN SHARES   Management   For   For        
                         
11S.4   APPROVAL FOR THE COMPANY TO GRANT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN TERMS OF SECTIONS 44 AND 45 OF THE COMPANIES ACT   Management   For   For        
                         
12S.5   AMENDMENT OF THE COMPANY’S MEMORANDUM OF INCORPORATION (MOI) RE THE CANCELLATION OF THE 4,280,000 E ORDINARY SHARES, DELETING CLAUSE 10 OF THE MOI ATTACHING THE RIGHTS TO THE E ORDINARY SHARES AND DELETING THE REFERENCE TO E ORDINARY SHARES IN CLAUSE 4.12 OF THE COMPANY’S MOI   Management   For   For        

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ARGONAUT GOLD INC.
       
Security 04016A101 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol ARNGF Meeting Date 05-May-2015
       
ISIN CA04016A1012 Agenda 934186241 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                       
01   DIRECTOR   Management              
                       
    1 PETER C. DOUGHERTY       For   For        
                           
    2 BRIAN J. KENNEDY       For   For        
                           
    3 JAMES E. KOFMAN       For   For        
                           
    4 CHRISTOPHER R. LATTANZI       For   For        
                           
    5 PETER MORDAUNT       For   For        
                           
    6 DALE C. PENIUK       For   For        
                           
    7 DAVID H. WATKINS       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management For   For        
                       
03   THE ADOPTION AND RATIFICATION OF THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN FOR THE CORPORATION TO BE EFFECTIVE UNTIL THE 2018 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CORPORATION’S SHAREHOLDERS, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ACCOMPANYING MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management For   For        
                       
04   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 1 – ANNUAL ADVISORY SHAREHOLDER VOTE ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION (“SAY ON PAY”)   Shareholder Against   For        
                       
05   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 2 – MINIMUM SHARE OWNERSHIP FOR CEO   Shareholder Against   For        
                       
06   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 3 – DISCLOSURE OF KPIS USED TO ASSESS PERFORMACE-BASED PORTION OF CEO COMPENSATION   Shareholder Against   For        
                       
07   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 4 – THE DILUTION SAFEGUARD PROPOSAL   Shareholder Against   For        
                       
08   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 5 - RECHTSSTAAT STANDARDS FOR INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENTS   Shareholder Against   For        

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B2GOLD CORP.
       
Security 11777Q209 Meeting Type Special
       
Ticker Symbol BTG Meeting Date 12-Sep-2014
       
ISIN CA11777Q2099 Agenda 934067465 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO CONSIDER AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, TO PASS, WITH OR WITHOUT VARIATION, THE RESOLUTIONS SET FORTH IN SCHEDULE A TO THE ACCOMPANYING MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF SHARES OF B2GOLD CORP. IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACQUISITION OF ALL OF THE ISSUED AND OUTSTANDING SHARES OF PAPILLON RESOURCES LIMITED UNDER AN AUSTRALIAN SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ACCOMPANYING MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        

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B2GOLD CORP.
       
Security 11777Q209 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol BTG Meeting Date 12-Jun-2015
       
ISIN CA11777Q2099 Agenda 934229130 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO SET THE NUMBER OF DIRECTORS AT 8.   Management   For   For        
                         
02   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 CLIVE JOHNSON       For   For        
                           
    2 ROBERT CROSS       Withheld   Against        
                           
    3 ROBERT GAYTON       Withheld   Against        
                           
    4 BARRY RAYMENT       Withheld   Against        
                           
    5 JERRY KORPAN       For   For        
                           
    6 BONGANI MTSHISI       For   For        
                           
    7 KEVIN BULLOCK       For   For        
                           
    8 MARK CONNELLY       For   For        
                           
03   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   TO APPROVE THE OPTION PLAN RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDED PLAN, AS DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR OF B2GOLD CORP. FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS TO BE HELD ON JUNE 12, 2015.   Management   For   For        
                         
05   TO APPROVE THE RSU PLAN RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT OF THE RSU PLAN, AS DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR OF B2GOLD CORP. FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS TO BE HELD ON JUNE 12, 2015.   Management   For   For        

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BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION
       
Security 067901108 Meeting Type Annual  
       
Ticker Symbol ABX Meeting Date 28-Apr-2015
       
ISIN CA0679011084 Agenda 934151856 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote    For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 C.W.D. BIRCHALL       Withheld   Against        
                           
    2 G. CISNEROS       Withheld   Against        
                           
    3 J.M. EVANS       Withheld   Against        
                           
    4 N. GOODMAN       Withheld   Against        
                           
    5 B.L. GREENSPUN       Withheld   Against        
                           
    6 J.B. HARVEY       Withheld   Against        
                           
    7 N.H.O. LOCKHART       Withheld   Against        
                           
    8 D. MOYO       Withheld   Against        
                           
    9 A. MUNK       Withheld   Against        
                           
    10 C.D. NAYLOR       Withheld   Against        
                           
    11 S.J. SHAPIRO       Withheld   Against        
                           
    12 J.L. THORNTON       Withheld   Against        
                           
    13 E.L. THRASHER       Withheld   Against        
                           
02   RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP AS THE AUDITORS OF BARRICK AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION   Management   For   For        
                         
03   ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION APPROACH.   Management   Against   Against        

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BELO SUN MINING CORP.
       
Security 080558109 Meeting Type Annual  
       
Ticker Symbol VNNHF Meeting Date 28-May-2015
       
ISIN CA0805581091 Agenda 934219850 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by 
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                           
    1 PETER TAGLIAMONTE       Withheld   Against        
                           
    2 STAN BHARTI       Withheld   Against        
                           
    3 MARK EATON       Withheld   Against        
                           
    4 WILLIAM CLARKE       For   For        
                           
    5 DENIS ARSENAULT       For   For        
                           
    6 CAROL FRIES       For   For        
                         
02   APPOINTMENT OF COLLINS BARROW LLP AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        

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CENTERRA GOLD INC.
       
Security 152006102 Meeting Type Annual  
       
Ticker Symbol CAGDF Meeting Date 08-May-2015
       
ISIN CA1520061021 Agenda 934180768 - Management

 

Item    Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote    For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                           
    1 IAN ATKINSON       For   For        
                           
    2 RICHARD W. CONNOR       For   For        
                           
    3 RAPHAEL A. GIRARD       Withheld   Against        
                           
    4 STEPHEN A. LANG       For   For        
                           
    5 EMIL OROZBAEV       For   For        
                           
    6 MICHAEL PARRETT       Withheld   Against        
                           
    7 SHERYL K. PRESSLER       For   For        
                           
    8 TERRY V. ROGERS       Withheld   Against        
                           
    9 KALINUR SADYROV       For   For        
                           
    10 KYLYCHBEK SHAKIROV       For   For        
                           
    11 BRUCE V. WALTER       For   For        
                         
02   TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF KPMG LLP AS THE AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION TO FIX THE REMUNERATION TO BE PAID TO THE AUDITORS.   Management   For   For        

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COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A
       
Security 204448104 Meeting Type Special
       
Ticker Symbol BVN Meeting Date 22-Sep-2014
       
ISIN US2044481040 Agenda 934074484 - Management

 

Item    Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.   TO APPROVE THE MERGER OF CANTERAS DEL HALLAZGO S.A.C (A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY AND OWNER OF THE CHUCAPACA PROJECT) WITH AND INTO COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A., WITH COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A. AS THE SURVIVING ENTITY OF THE MERGER.   Management   For            

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COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A
       
Security 204448104 Meeting Type Annual  
       
Ticker Symbol BVN Meeting Date 27-Mar-2015
       
ISIN US2044481040 Agenda 934144635 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.   TO APPROVE THE ANNUAL REPORT AS OF DECEMBER, 31, 2014. A PRELIMINARY
SPANISH VERSION OF THE ANNUAL REPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.BUENAVENTURA.COM/IR/
  Management   For            
                         
2.   TO APPROVE THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AS OF DECEMBER, 31, 2014, WHICH WERE PUBLICLY REPORTED AND ARE IN OUR WEB SITE HTTP://WWW.BUENAVENTURA.COM/IR/   Management   For            
                         
3.   TO APPOINT ERNST AND YOUNG (PAREDES, ZALDIVAR, BURGA Y ASOCIADOS) AS EXTERNAL AUDITORS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015.   Management   For            
                         
4.   TO APPROVE THE COMPANY’S FINANCING OPERATIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE PLACEMENT AND ISSUANCE OF OBLIGATIONS AND/OR OBTAINMENT OF LOANS, AS WELL AS THE DELEGATION OF POWER TO THE BOARD FOR THE APPROVAL OF ALL OF THE AGREEMENTS DEEMED NECESSARY OR CONVENIENT TO DETERMINE OR APPROVE EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THE ... (DUE TO SPACE LIMITS, SEE PROXY MATERIAL FOR FULL PROPOSAL)   Management   For            

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DETOUR GOLD CORPORATION
       
Security 250669108 Meeting Type Annual  
       
Ticker Symbol DRGDF Meeting Date 05-May-2015
       
ISIN CA2506691088 Agenda 934181758 - Management

 

Item   Proposal      Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01    DIRECTOR     Management                
                           
    1 LISA COLNETT       For   For        
                           
    2 ROBERT E. DOYLE       For   For        
                           
    3 ANDRE FALZON       For   For        
                           
    4 INGRID J. HIBBARD       For   For        
                           
    5 J. MICHAEL KENYON       For   For        
                           
    6 PAUL MARTIN       For   For        
                           
    7 ALEX G. MORRISON       For   For        
                           
    8 JONATHAN RUBENSTEIN       For   For        
                           
    9 GRAHAM WOZNIAK       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF KPMG LLP, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        

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ELDORADO GOLD CORPORATION
       
Security 284902103 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol EGO Meeting Date 30-Apr-2015
       
ISIN CA2849021035 Agenda 934149914 - Management

 

Item   Proposal     Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01   DIRECTOR     Management                
                           
    1 K. ROSS CORY       For   For        
                           
    2 PAMELA M. GIBSON       For   For        
                           
    3 ROBERT R. GILMORE       For   For        
                           
    4 GEOFFREY A. HANDLEY       For   For        
                           
    5 MICHAEL A. PRICE       For   For        
                           
    6 STEVEN P. REID       For   For        
                           
    7 JONATHAN A. RUBENSTEIN       Withheld   Against        
                           
    8 DONALD M. SHUMKA       For   For        
                           
    9 JOHN WEBSTER       For   For        
                           
    10 PAUL N. WRIGHT       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINT KPMG LLP AS THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR (SEE PAGE 22 OF THE MANAGEMENT PROXY CIRCULAR)   Management   For   For        
                         
03   AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTORS TO SET THE AUDITOR’S PAY, IF KPMG IS REAPPOINTED AS THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR (SEE PAGE 22 OF THE MANAGEMENT PROXY CIRCULAR).   Management   For   For        

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FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION
       
Security 351858105 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol FNV Meeting Date 06-May-2015
       
ISIN CA3518581051 Agenda 934186164 - Management

 

Item   Proposal     Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01   DIRECTOR     Management                
                           
    1 PIERRE LASSONDE       For   For        
                           
    2 DAVID HARQUAIL       For   For        
                           
    3 TOM ALBANESE       For   For        
                           
    4 DEREK W. EVANS       For   For        
                           
    5 GRAHAM FARQUHARSON       For   For        
                           
    6 CATHARINE FARROW       For   For        
                           
    7 LOUIS GIGNAC       For   For        
                           
    8 RANDALL OLIPHANT       For   For        
                           
    9 DAVID R. PETERSON       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   APPROVAL OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE CORPORATION’S BY-LAWS TO REQUIRE ADVANCE NOTICE OF DIRECTOR NOMINEES FROM SHAREHOLDERS AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR OF THE CORPORATION DATED MARCH 25, 2015.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   APPROVAL OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE CORPORATION’S BY-LAWS TO INCREASE THE QUORUM REQUIRED FOR A MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR OF THE CORPORATION DATED MARCH 25, 2015.   Management   For   For        
                         
05   ACCEPTANCE OF THE CORPORATION’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        

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FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC.
       
Security 35671D857 Meeting Type Annual  
       
Ticker Symbol FCX Meeting Date 10-Jun-2015 
       
ISIN US35671D8570 Agenda 934198498 - Management 

 

Item   Proposal     Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
1   DIRECTOR     Management                
                           
    1 RICHARD C. ADKERSON       For   For        
                           
    2 ROBERT J. ALLISON, JR.       Withheld   Against        
                           
    3 ALAN R. BUCKWALTER, III       For   For        
                           
    4 ROBERT A. DAY       For   For        
                           
    5 JAMES C. FLORES       For   For        
                           
    6 GERALD J. FORD       For   For        
                           
    7 THOMAS A. FRY, III       For   For        
                           
    8 H. DEVON GRAHAM, JR.       Withheld   Against        
                           
    9 LYDIA H. KENNARD       For   For        
                           
    10 CHARLES C. KRULAK       For   For        
                           
    11 BOBBY LEE LACKEY       Withheld   Against        
                           
    12 JON C. MADONNA       For   For        
                           
    13 DUSTAN E. MCCOY       For   For        
                           
    14 JAMES R. MOFFETT       Withheld   Against        
                           
    15 STEPHEN H. SIEGELE       For   For        
                           
    16 FRANCES FRAGOS TOWNSEND       For   For        
                           
2   APPROVAL, ON AN ADVISORY BASIS, OF THE COMPENSATION OF OUR NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS.   Management   For   For        
                         
3   RATIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS OUR INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR 2015.   Management   For   For      
                         
4   REAPPROVAL OF THE MATERIAL TERMS OF
THE SECTION 162(M) PERFORMANCE GOALS
UNDER OUR AMENDED AND RESTATED 2006
STOCK INCENTIVE PLAN.
  Management   For   For        
                         
5   STOCKHOLDER PROPOSAL REGARDING
PROXY ACCESS.
  Shareholder   Against   For        

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GOLD FIELDS LTD, JOHANNESBURG
       
Security S31755101 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 06-May-2015
       
ISIN ZAE000018123 Agenda 705966363 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
O.1   RE-APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS: KPMG INC   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: AR HILL   Management   For   For        
                         
O.3   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: RP MENELL   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: CA CAROLUS   Management   For   For        
                         
O.5   RE-ELECTION OF A MEMBER AND CHAIR OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE: GM WILSON   Management   For   For        
                         
O.6   RE-ELECTION OF A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE: RP MENELL   Management   For   For        
                         
O.7   RE-ELECTION OF A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE: DMJ NCUBE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.8   APPROVAL FOR THE ISSUE OF AUTHORISED BUT UNISSUED ORDINARY SHARES   Management   For   For        
                         
O.9   APPROVAL FOR THE ISSUING OF EQUITY SECURITIES FOR CASH   Management   For   For        
                         
A.1   ADVISORY ENDORSEMENT OF THE REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
S.1   APPROVAL OF THE REMUNERATION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS   Management   For   For        
                         
S.2   APPROVAL FOR THE COMPANY TO GRANT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN TERMS OF SECTION 44 AND 45 OF THE ACT   Management   For   For        
                         
S.3   ACQUISITION OF THE COMPANY’S OWN SHARES   Management   For   For        

 

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GOLDCORP INC.
       
Security 380956409 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol GG Meeting Date 30-Apr-2015
       
ISIN CA3809564097 Agenda 934154915 - Management

 

Item   Proposal     Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01   DIRECTOR     Management                
                           
    1 JOHN P. BELL       For   For        
                           
    2 BEVERLEY A. BRISCOE       For   For        
                           
    3 PETER J. DEY       For   For        
                           
    4 DOUGLAS M. HOLTBY       For   For        
                           
    5 CHARLES A. JEANNES       For   For        
                           
    6 CLEMENT A. PELLETIER       For   For        
                           
    7 P. RANDY REIFEL       For   For        
                           
    8 IAN W. TELFER       Withheld   Against        
                           
    9 BLANCA TREVIÑO       For   For        
                           
    10 KENNETH F. WILLIAMSON       For   For        
                           
02   IN RESPECT OF THE APPOINTMENT OF DELOITTE LLP, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION;   Management   For   For        
                         
03   A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE REPEAL OF BY-LAW NO.3 AND BY-LAW NO.4 OF THE COMPANY, TO BE REPLACED IN THEIR ENTIRETY BY AMENDED BY-LAW NO.4, THE FULL TEXT OF WHICH IS PROVIDED IN SCHEDULE “A” OF THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR IN RESPECT OF THE MEETING (THE “CIRCULAR”);   Management   For   For        
                         
04   A RESOLUTION APPROVING CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT PLAN OF THE COMPANY;   Management   For   For        
                         
05   A NON-BINDING ADVISORY RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE COMPANY’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        

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HARMONY GOLD MINING CO LTD, JOHANNESBURG
       
Security S34320101 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 21-Nov-2014
       
ISIN ZAE000015228 Agenda 705651556 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.O.1   TO RE-ELECT KEN DICKS AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
2.O.2   TO RE-ELECT SIMO LUSHABA AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
3.O.3   TO RE-ELECT MAVUSO MSIMANG AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
4.O.4   TO RE-ELECT JOHN WETTON AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
5.O.5   TO RE-ELECT JOHN WETTON AS A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
6.O.6   TO RE-ELECT FIKILE DE BUCK AS A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
7.O.7   TO RE-ELECT SIMO LUSHABA AS A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
8.O.8   TO RE-ELECT MODISE MOTLOBA AS A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
9.O.9   TO RE-ELECT KARABO NONDUMO AS A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
10O10   RESOLVED THAT PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS INCORPORATED BE AND IS HEREBY REAPPOINTED AS THE EXTERNAL AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY TO HOLD OFFICE UNTIL CONCLUSION OF THE NEXT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   Management   For   For        
                         
11O11   TO APPROVE THE REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
12S.1   TO APPROVE NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION   Management   For   For        

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IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LTD, ILLOVO
       
Security S37840113 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 22-Oct-2014
       
ISIN ZAE000083648 Agenda 705584135 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
O.1     REAPPOINT PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS INC AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.1   RE-ELECT HUGH CAMERON AS CHAIRMAN OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.2   RE-ELECT ALMORIE MAULE AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.3   RE-ELECT THABO MOKGATLHA AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.4   RE-ELECT BABALWA NGONYAMA AS MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.3     APPROVE REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.1   RE-ELECT ALMORIE MAULE AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.2   RE-ELECT THABO MOKGATLHA AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.3   RE-ELECT KHOTSO MOKHELE AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.4   RE-ELECT BABALWA NGONYAMA AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.5   RE-ELECT THANDI ORLEYN AS DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
S.1     APPROVE REMUNERATION OF NON- EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS   Management   For   For        
                         
S.2     AUTHORISE REPURCHASE OF UP TO FIVE PERCENT OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL   Management   For   For        

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KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION
       
Security 496902404 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol KGC Meeting Date 06-May-2015
       
ISIN CA4969024047 Agenda 934168647 - Management

 

Item   Proposal     Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01   DIRECTOR     Management                
                           
    1 JOHN A. BROUGH       For   For        
                           
    2 JOHN K. CARRINGTON       For   For        
                           
    3 JOHN M. H. HUXLEY       For   For        
                           
    4 AVE G. LETHBRIDGE       For   For        
                           
    5 C. MCLEOD- SELTZER       For   For        
                           
    6 JOHN  E. OLIVER       For   For        
                           
    7 KELLY J. OSBORNE       For   For        
                           
    8 UNA M. POWER       For   For        
                           
    9 J. PAUL ROLLINSON       For   For        
                           
02   TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF KPMG LLP, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   TO CONSIDER, AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, TO PASS, AN ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON KINROSS’ APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   Against   Against        
                         
04   TO CONSIDER, AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, RECONFIRM THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN AGREEMENT DATED AS OF FEBRUARY 26, 2009, AS AMENDED AND RESTATED AS OF FEBRUARY 15, 2012, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
05   TO CONSIDER, AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, APPROVE THE AMENDMENTS TO THE ARTICLES OF THE COMPANY, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
06   TO CONSIDER, AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, APPROVE AMENDMENTS TO THE BY- LAWS OF THE COMPANY, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        

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NEW GOLD INC.
       
Security 644535106 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol NGD Meeting Date 29-Apr-2015
       
ISIN CA6445351068 Agenda 934161655 - Management

 

Item   Proposal     Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 DAVID EMERSON       For   For        
                           
    2 JAMES ESTEY       For   For        
                           
    3 ROBERT GALLAGHER       For   For        
                           
    4 VAHAN KOLOLIAN       For   For        
                           
    5 MARTYN KONIG       For   For        
                           
    6 PIERRE LASSONDE       For   For        
                           
    7 RANDALL OLIPHANT       For   For        
                           
    8 RAYMOND THRELKELD       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF DELOITTE LLP AS AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03      CONSIDERING AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, PASSING, WITH OR WITHOUT VARIATION, AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION TO RATIFY, CONFIRM AND APPROVE THE COMPANY’S ADVANCE NOTICE POLICY, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPANY’S INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   CONSIDERING AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, PASSING, WITH OR WITHOUT VARIATION, AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION TO RATIFY, CONFIRM AND APPROVE THE AMENDED AND RESTATED SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN OF THE COMPANY, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPANY’S INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
05   CONSIDERING AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE, PASSING, WITH OR WITHOUT VARIATION, A NON-BINDING ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        

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NEWCREST MINING LTD, MELBOURNE VIC
       
Security Q6651B114 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 31-Oct-2014
       
ISIN AU000000NCM7 Agenda 705585872 - Management
       
Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
CMMT   VOTING EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO THIS MEETING FOR PROPOSALS 3, 4.A AND 4.B VOTES-CAST BY ANY INDIVIDUAL OR RELATED PARTY WHO BENEFIT FROM THE PASSING OF THE-PROPOSALS WILL BE DISREGARDED BY THE COMPANY. HENCE, IF YOU HAVE OBTAINED-BENEFIT OR EXPECT TO OBTAIN FUTURE BENEFIT (AS REFERRED IN THE COMPANY- ANNOUNCEMENT) YOU SHOULD NOT VOTE (OR VOTE ABSTAIN) ON THE RELEVANT PROPOSAL-ITEMS. BY DOING SO, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE OBTAINED BENEFIT OR EXPECT-TO OBTAIN BENEFIT BY THE PASSING OF THE RELEVANT PROPOSALS. BY VOTING (FOR OR-AGAINST) ON THE ABOVE MENTIONED PROPOSALS, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE NOT- OBTAINED BENEFIT NEITHER EXPECT TO OBTAIN BENEFIT BY THE PASSING OF THE- RELEVANT PROPOSALS AND YOU COMPLY WITH THE VOTING EXCLUSION   Non-Voting                
                         
2.A   RE-ELECTION OF LADY WINIFRED KAMIT AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
2.B   RE-ELECTION OF RICHARD KNIGHT AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
3   ADOPTION OF REMUNERATION REPORT (ADVISORY ONLY)   Management   For   For        
                         
4.A   GRANT OF PERFORMANCE RIGHTS TO SANDEEP BISWAS   Management   For   For        
                         
4.B   GRANT OF PERFORMANCE RIGHTS TO GERARD BOND   Management   For   For        
                         
5   RENEWAL OF PROPORTIONAL TAKEOVER BID APPROVAL RULE   Management   For   For        

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NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION
       
Security 651639106 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol NEM Meeting Date 22-Apr-2015
       
ISIN US6516391066 Agenda 934135838 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.1     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: B.R. BROOK   Management   For   For        
                         
1.2     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J.K. BUCKNOR   Management   For   For        
                         
1.3     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: V.A. CALARCO   Management   For   For        
                         
1.4     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: A. CALDERON   Management   For   For        
                         
1.5     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J.A. CARRABBA   Management   For   For        
                         
1.6     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: N. DOYLE   Management   For   For        
                         
1.7     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: G.J. GOLDBERG   Management   For   For        
                         
1.8     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: V.M. HAGEN   Management   For   For        
                         
1.9     ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J. NELSON   Management   For   For        
                         
2.   RATIFY APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR 2015.   Management   For   For        
                         
3.   APPROVE, ON AN ADVISORY BASIS, NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICER COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        

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PETRA DIAMONDS LTD, HAMILTON
       
Security G70278109 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 27-Nov-2014
       
ISIN BMG702781094 Agenda 705661331 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by  
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1   TO RECEIVE THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2014, TOGETHER WITH THE REPORTS OF THE DIRECTORS AND AUDITORS THEREON   Management   For   For        
                         
2   TO APPROVE THE DIRECTORS’ ANNUAL REMUNERATION REPORT FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2014   Management   For   For        
                         
3   TO APPROVE THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION POLICY AS CONTAINED IN THE 2014 ANNUAL REPORT   Management   For   For        
                         
4   TO RE-APPOINT BDO LLP AS AUDITORS TO ACT AS SUCH UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE NEXT AGM OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
5   TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY TO FIX THE REMUNERATION OF THE AUDITORS   Management   For   For        
                         
6   TO RE-APPOINT MR ADONIS POUROULIS, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
7   TO RE-APPOINT MR CHRISTOFFEL JOHANNES DIPPENAAR, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE- LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
8   TO RE-APPOINT MR DAVID GARY ABERY, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
9   TO RE-APPOINT MR JAMES MURRY DAVIDSON, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
10   TO RE-APPOINT MR ANTHONY CARMEL LOWRIE, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
11   TO RE-APPOINT DR PATRICK JOHN BARTLETT, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
12   TO RE-APPOINT MR ALEXANDER GORDON KELSO HAMILTON, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE- LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
13   TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY TO ALLOT RELEVANT SECURITIES WITHIN THE MEANING OF BYE- LAW 2.4 OF THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS   Management   For   For        
                         
14   TO DISAPPLY THE PRE-EMPTION PROVISIONS OF BYE-LAW 2.5(A) PURSUANT TO BYE-LAW 2.6(A)(I) OF THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS   Management   For   For        

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PRIMERO MINING CORP.
Security 74164W106 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol PPP Meeting Date 06-May-2015
       
ISIN CA74164W1068 Agenda 934166287 - Management
       
Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                           
    1 WADE NESMITH       For   For        
                           
    2 JOSEPH CONWAY       For   For        
                           
    3 DAVID DEMERS       For   For        
                           
    4 GRANT EDEY       For   For        
                           
    5 ROHAN HAZELTON       For   For        
                           
    6 EDUARDO LUNA       For   For        
                           
    7 ROBERT QUARTERMAIN       For   For        
                           
    8 MICHAEL RILEY       For   For        
                           
    9 BRAD MARCHANT       For   For        
                           
02   TO APPOINT KPMG LLP AS AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY TO SERVE UNTIL THE CLOSE OF THE NEXT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THE AUDITOR’S REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   TO APPROVE THE CONTINUATION OF THE COMPANY’S DIRECTORS’ PHANTOM SHARE UNIT PLAN, DATED FOR REFERENCE MARCH 27, 2012.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   TO APPROVE A DEFERRED SHARE UNIT PLAN FOR THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        
                         
05   RESOLVED, ON AN ADVISORY BASIS, AND NOT TO DIMINISH THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS; THAT THE SHAREHOLDERS ACCEPT THE APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
06   TO APPROVE AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION RATIFYING, CONFIRMING AND APPROVING THE COMPANY’S ADVANCE NOTICE POLICY AND AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THE COMPANY’S ARTICLES RELATED THERETO.   Management   For   For        
                         
07   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 1   Shareholder   For   For        
                         
08   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 2   Shareholder   For   For        
                         
09   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 3   Shareholder   For   For        
                         
10   SHAREHOLDER PROPOSAL NO. 4   Shareholder   Against   For        

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RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Security 752344309 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol GOLD Meeting Date 05-May-2015
       
ISIN US7523443098 Agenda 934183788 - Management
       
Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
1.   TO RECEIVE AND CONSIDER THE AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014 TOGETHER WITH THE DIRECTORS’ REPORTS AND THE AUDITORS REPORT ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.   Management   For   For        
                         
2.   TO DECLARE A FINAL DIVIDEND OF US$0.60 PER ORDINARY SHARE RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTORS IN RESPECT OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014.   Management   For   For        
                         
3.   TO APPROVE THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION REPORT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2014 (OTHER THAN THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION POLICY).   Management   For   For        
                         
4.   TO APPROVE THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION POLICY.   Management   For   For        
                         
5.   TO RE-ELECT MARK BRISTOW AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        
                         
6.   TO RE-ELECT NORBORNE COLE JR AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        
                         
7.   TO RE-ELECT CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        
                         
8.   TO RE-ELECT KADRI DAGDELEN AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        
                         
9.   TO RE-ELECT JAMIL KASSUM AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For