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, 2015 - June 30, 2016


PROXY VOTING RECORD

 

AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED
       
Security 008474108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol AEM Meeting Date 29-Apr-2016
       
ISIN CA0084741085 Agenda 934365645 - 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 MEL LEIDERMAN       For   For        
                           
    6 DEBORAH A. MCCOMBE       For   For        
                           
    7 JAMES D. NASSO       For   For        
                           
    8 SEAN RILEY       For   For        
                           
    9 J. MERFYN ROBERTS       For   For        
                           
    10 JAMIE C. SOKALSKY       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 STOCK OPTION PLAN.   Management   For   For        
                         
04      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 25-May-2016
       
ISIN CA0106791084 Agenda 934399773 - 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 011532108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol AGI Meeting Date 13-May-2016
       
ISIN CA0115321089 Agenda 934385344 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by  
  Vote For/Against
Management
       
                           
01      DIRECTOR   Management                
                           
    1 MARK DANIEL       For   For        
                           
    2 PATRICK DOWNEY       For   For        
                           
    3 DAVID FLECK       For   For        
                           
    4 DAVID GOWER       For   For        
                           
    5 CLAIRE KENNEDY       For   For        
                           
    6 JOHN A. MCCLUSKEY       For   For        
                           
    7 PAUL J. MURPHY       For   For        
                           
    8 RONALD SMITH       For   For        
                           
    9 KENNETH STOWE       For   For        
                           
02      APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS: APPOINTMENT OF KPMG LLP AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03      LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN: TO CONSIDER, AND IF DEEMED ADVISABLE, PASS A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CORPORATION’S PROPOSED LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN.   Management   For   For        
                         
04      SHAREHOLDERS RIGHTS PLANS: (A) TO CONSIDER, AND IF DEEMED ADVISABLE, PASS A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CORPORATION’S PROPOSED SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED SHAREHOLDERS RIGHTS PLAN; AND (B) TO CONSIDER, AND IF DEEMED ADVISABLE, PASS A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CORPORATION’S PROPOSED THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED SHAREHOLDERS RIGHTS PLAN.   Management   For   For        
                         
05      BY-LAWS: TO CONSIDER, AND IF DEEMED ADVISABLE, PASS A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE CORPORATION’S PROPOSED AMENDED BY-LAW NO. 1.   Management   For   For        
                         
06      EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION: TO CONSIDER, AND IF DEEMED ADVISABLE, PASS A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE AN ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON THE CORPORATION’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        
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AMARA MINING PLC, LONDON  
       
Security G2343S103 Meeting Type Ordinary General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 08-Apr-2016
       
ISIN GB00B04M1L91 Agenda 706804867 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by  
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1       TO APPROVE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT, THE RE-REGISTRATION OF THE COMPANY AS A PRIVATE COMPANY AND THE AMENDMENT OF THE COMPANY’S ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION AS SET OUT IN THE NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING CONTAINED IN APPENDIX XI OF THE CIRCULAR TO SHAREHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY WHICH ACCOMPANIES THIS FORM OF PROXY   Management   For   For        
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AMARA MINING PLC, LONDON  
       
Security G2343S103 Meeting Type Court Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 08-Apr-2016
       
ISIN GB00B04M1L91 Agenda 706805376 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by  
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
CMMT   PLEASE NOTE THAT ABSTAIN IS NOT A VALID VOTE OPTION FOR THIS MEETING TYPE.-PLEASE CHOOSE BETWEEN “FOR” AND “AGAINST” ONLY. SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO VOTE-ABSTAIN FOR THIS MEETING THEN YOUR VOTE WILL BE DISREGARDED BY THE ISSUER OR-ISSUERS AGENT.   Non-Voting                
                         
1       APPROVAL OF THE SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT   Management   For   For        
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ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD, JOHANNESBURG  
       
Security S04255196 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 04-May-2016
       
ISIN ZAE000043485 Agenda 706874509 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by  
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1O1.1   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MR R GASANT   Management   For   For        
                         
1O1.2   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MR MJ KIRKWOOD   Management   For   For        
                         
1O1.3   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MR S VENKATAKRISHNAN   Management   For   For        
                         
1O1.4   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MR D HODGSON   Management   For   For        
                         
2.O.2   REAPPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG INC. AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.1   RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR R GASANT   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.2   RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: PROF LW NKUHLU   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.3   RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR MJ KIRKWOOD   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.4   RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR RJ RUSTON   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.5   RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR A GARNER   Management   For   For        
                         
3O3.6   RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER: MS M RICHTER   Management   For   For        
                         
4.O.4   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO DIRECTORS TO ALLOT AND ISSUE ORDINARY SHARES   Management   For   For        
                         
5.O.5   AMENDMENTS TO INCREASE THE AGGREGATE LIMIT OF ORDINARY SHARES OF ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI TO BE UTILISED FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES   Management   For   For        
                         
6.O.6   AMENDMENTS TO THE SHARE INCENTIVE SCHEMES   Management   For   For        
                         
7.O.7   NON-BINDING ADVISORY ENDORSEMENT OF THE ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
8.S.1   APPROVAL OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION   Management   For   For        
                         
9.S.2   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO DIRECTORS TO ISSUE FOR CASH, THOSE ORDINARY SHARES WHICH THE DIRECTORS ARE AUTHORISED TO ALLOT AND ISSUE IN TERMS OF ORDINARY RESOLUTION 4   Management   For   For        
                         
10S.3   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO ACQUIRE THE
COMPANY’S OWN SHARES
  Management   For   For        
                         
11S.4   GENERAL AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN TERMS OF SECTIONS 44 AND 45 OF THE COMPANIES ACT   Management   For   For        
                         
12S.5   THE CREATION OF C REDEEMABLE PREFERENCE SHARES OF NO PAR VALUE   Management   For   For        
                         
13S.6   AMENDMENT OF COMPANY’S MEMORANDUM OF INCORPORATION   Management   For   For        
                         
14O.8   DIRECTORS’ AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT SPECIAL AND ORDINARY RESOLUTIONS   Management   For   For        
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ASANKO GOLD INC.  
       
Security 04341Y105 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol AKG Meeting Date 16-Jun-2016
       
ISIN CA04341Y1051 Agenda 934434894 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by  
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO SET THE NUMBER OF DIRECTORS AT SEVEN (7).   Management   For   For        
                         
02   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 COLIN STEYN       For   For        
                           
    2 PETER BREESE       For   For        
                           
    3 SHAWN WALLACE       For   For        
                           
    4 GORDON J. FRETWELL       For   For        
                           
    5 MARCEL DE GROOT       For   For        
                           
    6 MICHAEL PRICE       For   For        
                           
    7 WILLIAM SMART       For   For        
                           
03   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        
                         
04   TO CONSIDER, AND IF THOUGHT FIT, TO RATIFY, CONFIRM AND APPROVE ADOPTION OF THE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE INFORMATION CIRCULAR PREPARED FOR THE MEETING.   Management   For   For        
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B2GOLD CORP.    
       
Security 11777Q209 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol BTG Meeting Date 10-Jun-2016
       
ISIN CA11777Q2099 Agenda 934424728 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO SET THE NUMBER OF DIRECTORS AT EIGHT.   Management   For   For        
                         
02   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
     1 CLIVE JOHNSON       Withheld   Against        
                           
     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 GEORGE JOHNSON       Withheld   Against        
                           
03   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                       
04   TO TRANSACT SUCH OTHER BUSINESS AS MAY PROPERLY COME BEFORE THE MEETING, OR ANY ADJOURNMENT OR ADJOURNMENTS THEREOF.   Management   Against   Against        

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BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION    
       
Security 067901108 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol ABX Meeting Date 26-Apr-2016
       
ISIN CA0679011084 Agenda 934354325 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management            
                         
  1 G.A. CISNEROS     For   For        
                           
  2 G.G. CLOW     For   For        
                           
  3 G.A. DOER     For   For        
                           
  4 J.M. EVANS     For   For        
                           
  5 K.P.M. DUSHNISKY     For   For        
                           
  6 B.L. GREENSPUN     For   For        
                           
  7 J.B. HARVEY     For   For        
                           
  8 N.H.O. LOCKHART     For   For        
                           
  9 D.F. MOYO     Withheld   Against        
                           
  10 A. MUNK     Withheld   Against        
                           
  11 J.R.S. PRICHARD     For   For        
                           
  12 S.J. SHAPIRO     For   For        
                           
  13 J.L. THORNTON     For   For        
                           
  14 E.L. THRASHER     For   For        
                           
02   RESOLUTION APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP AS THE AUDITOR OF BARRICK AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX ITS REMUNERATION   Management   For   For        
                         
03   ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION APPROACH.   Management   For   For        
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BELO SUN MINING CORP.    
       
Security 080558109 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol VNNHF Meeting Date 27-May-2016
       
ISIN CA0805581091 Agenda 934412800 - 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       Withheld   Against        
                         
    5 DENIS ARSENAULT       Withheld   Against        
                         
    6 CAROL FRIES       Withheld   Against        
                         
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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COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A    
       
Security 204448104 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol BVN Meeting Date 29-Mar-2016
       
ISIN US2044481040 Agenda 934336074 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.   TO APPROVE THE ANNUAL REPORT AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2015. 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, 2015, WHICH WERE PUBLICLY REPORTED AND ARE IN OUR WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.BUENAVENTURA.COM/IR/   Management   For            
                         
3.   TO APPOINT ERNST AND YOUNG (PAREDES, ZALDIVAR, BURGA Y ASOCIADOS) AS EXTERNAL AUDITORS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016.   Management   For            
                         
4.   TO APPROVE THE COMPANY’S SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING RULES AND PROCEDURES DOCUMENT. A SPANISH VERSION OF THE DOCUMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.BUENAVENTURA.COM/IR/   Management   For            
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COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA S.A.A    
       
Security 204448104 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol BVN Meeting Date 29-Mar-2016
       
ISIN US2044481040 Agenda 934344918 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1.   TO APPROVE THE ANNUAL REPORT AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2015. 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, 2015, WHICH WERE PUBLICLY REPORTED AND ARE IN OUR WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.BUENAVENTURA.COM/IR/   Management   For            
                         
3.   TO APPOINT ERNST AND YOUNG (PAREDES, ZALDIVAR, BURGA Y ASOCIADOS) AS EXTERNAL AUDITORS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016.   Management   For            
                         
4.   TO APPROVE THE COMPANY’S SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING RULES AND PROCEDURES DOCUMENT. A SPANISH VERSION OF THE DOCUMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COMPANY’S WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.BUENAVENTURA.COM/IR/   Management   For            
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DETOUR GOLD CORPORATION    
       
Security 250669108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol DRGDF Meeting Date 05-May-2016
       
ISIN CA2506691088 Agenda 934380279 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 LISA COLNETT       For   For        
                         
    2 EDWARD C. DOWLING JR.       For   For        
                         
    3 ROBERT E. DOYLE       For   For        
                         
    4 ANDRE FALZON       For   For        
                         
    5 INGRID J. HIBBARD       For   For        
                         
    6 J. MICHAEL KENYON       For   For        
                         
    7 PAUL MARTIN       For   For        
                         
    8 ALEX G. MORRISON       For   For        
                         
    9 JONATHAN RUBENSTEIN       For   For        
                         
    10 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        
                         
03   TO APPROVE THE COMPANY’S AMENDED AND RESTATED RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT PLAN.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   TO APPROVE THE COMPANY’S AMENDED AND RESTATED SHARE OPTION PLAN.   Management   For   For        
                         
05   TO APPROVE THE NON-BINDING ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON THE COMPANY’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        
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ELDORADO GOLD CORPORATION    
       
Security 284902103 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol EGO Meeting Date 25-May-2016
       
ISIN CA2849021035 Agenda 934393771 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 ROSS CORY       For   For        
                         
    2 PAMELA GIBSON       For   For        
                         
    3 ROBERT GILMORE       For   For        
                         
    4 GEOFFREY HANDLEY       Withheld   Against        
                         
    5 MICHAEL PRICE       For   For        
                         
    6 STEVEN REID       Withheld   Against        
                         
    7 JONATHAN RUBENSTEIN       Withheld   Against        
                         
    8 JOHN WEBSTER       For   For        
                         
    9 PAUL WRIGHT       Withheld   Against        
                         
02   APPOINTMENT OF KPMG LLP AS THE AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THE AUDITOR’S PAY.   Management   For   For        
                         
04   APPROVE AN ORDINARY RESOLUTION AS SET OUT ON PAGE 14 OF THE MANAGEMENT PROXY CIRCULAR SUPPORTING THE COMPANY’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION ON AN ADVISORY BASIS.   Management   Against   Against        
                         
05   APPROVE A SPECIAL RESOLUTION AS SET OUT ON PAGE 16 OF THE MANAGEMENT PROXY CIRCULAR APPROVING THE REDUCTION OF THE STATED CAPITAL ACCOUNT OF THE COMMON SHARES BY US$2,500,000,000 AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN 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 04-May-2016
       
ISIN CA3518581051 Agenda 934374959 - 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  ACCEPTANCE OF THE CORPORATION’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.  Management  For  For        
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GOLD FIELDS LTD, JOHANNESBURG
       
Security S31755101 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 18-May-2016
       
ISIN ZAE000018123 Agenda 706971531 - Management
       
Item  Proposal  Proposed
by
  Vote  For/Against
Management
       
                      
O.1  RE-APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS: KPMG INC  Management   For  For        
                      
O.2.1  RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: MR SP REID  Management   For  For        
                      
O.2.2  RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: MS GM WILSON  Management   For  For        
                      
O.2.3  RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: MR DN MURRAY  Management   For  For        
                      
O.2.4  RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: MR DMJ NCUBE  Management   For  For        
                      
O.2.5  RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: MR AR HILL  Management   Against  Against        
                      
O.3.1  RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER: MS GM WILSON  Management   For  For        
                      
O.3.2  RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR RP MENELL  Management   For  For        
                      
O.3.3  RE-ELECTION OF AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER: MR DMJ NCUBE  Management   For  For        
                      
O.4  APPROVAL FOR THE ISSUE OF AUTHORISED BUT UNISSUED ORDINARY SHARES  Management   For  For        
                      
S.1  APPROVAL FOR THE ISSUING OF EQUITY SECURITIES FOR CASH  Management   For  For        
                      
A.1  ADVISORY ENDORSEMENT OF THE REMUNERATION POLICY  Management   For  For        
                      
S.2  APPROVAL FOR THE REMUNERATION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS  Management   For  For        
                      
S.3  APPROVAL FOR THE COMPANY TO GRANT INTER-GROUP FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN TERMS OF SECTION 44 AND 45 OF THE ACT  Management   For  For        
                      
S.4  ACQUISITION OF THE COMPANY’S OWN SHARES  Management   For  For        
                      
S.5  APPROVAL OF THE AMENDMENT OF THE GOLD FIELDS LIMITED 2012 SHARE PLAN  Management   For  For        
                      
S.6  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO DIRECTORS AND PRESCRIBED OFFICERS AND OTHER PERSONS WHO MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE SHARE PLAN  Management   For  For        
                      
CMMT  05 MAY 2016: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A REVISION DUE TO CHANGE IN RECORD DATE-FROM 13TH MAY TO 06TH MAY 2016. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SENT IN YOUR VOTES,-PLEASE DO NOT VOTE AGAIN UNLESS YOU DECIDE TO AMEND YOUR ORIGINAL-INSTRUCTIONS. THANK YOU.  Non-Voting                
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GOLDCORP INC.
       
Security 380956409 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol GG Meeting Date 28-Apr-2016
       
ISIN CA3809564097 Agenda 934355163 - Management
       
Item  Proposal  Proposed
by
  Vote  For/Against
Management
       
                         
01  DIRECTOR  Management              
                     
   1 BEVERLEY A. BRISCOE     For  For        
                       
   2 PETER J. DEY     For  For        
                       
   3 MARGOT A. FRANSSEN,O.C.     For  For        
                       
   4 DAVID A. GAROFALO     For  For        
                       
   5 CLEMENT A. PELLETIER     For  For        
                       
   6 P. RANDY REIFEL     For  For        
                       
   7 IAN W. TELFER     Withheld  Against        
                       
   8 BLANCA TREVIÑO     For  For        
                       
   9 KENNETH F. WILLIAMSON     For  For        
                       
02  IN RESPECT OF THE APPOINTMENT OF DELOITTE LLP, INDEPENDENT REGISTERED CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS, AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION;  Management  For  For        
                     
03  A RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT PLAN OF THE COMPANY IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF COMMON SHARES ISSUABLE UNDER THE RESTRICTED SHARE UNIT PLAN TO 21,690,276 COMMON SHARES;  Management  For  For        
                     
04  A NON-BINDING ADVISORY RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE COMPANY’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.  Management  For  For        
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GUYANA GOLDFIELDS INC.
       
Security 403530108 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol GUYFF Meeting Date 09-May-2016
       
ISIN CA4035301080 Agenda 934394355 - Management
       
Item  Proposal  Proposed
by
  Vote  For/Against
Management
       
                           
01  DIRECTOR  Management                
                       
   1 ALAN FERRY      For  For        
                        
   2 J. PATRICK SHERIDAN      For  For        
                        
   3 SCOTT CALDWELL      For  For        
                        
   4 DANIEL NOONE      For  For        
                        
   5 JEAN-PIERRE CHAUVIN      For  For        
                        
   6 MICHAEL RICHINGS      For  For        
                        
   7 RENE MARION      For  For        
                        
   8 WENDY KEI      For  For        
                        
   9 DAVID BEATTY      For  For        
                        
02  APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS 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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IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LTD, ILLOVO    
       
Security S37840113 Meeting Type Ordinary General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 06-Oct-2015
       
ISIN ZAE000083648 Agenda 706442213 - Management
       
Item  Proposal  Proposed
by
  Vote  For/Against
Management
       
                     
1.S.1  AMENDMENT OF MOI  Management  For  For        
                     
2.O.1  APPROVAL OF BOOKBUILD PLACEMENT  Management  For  For        
                     
3.O.2  ISSUE OF SUBSCRIPTION SHARES TO PIC PURSUANT TO BOOKBUILD PLACEMENT  Management  For  For        
                     
4.O.3  ISSUE OF SUBSCRIPTION SHARES TO CORONATION PURSUANT TO BOOKBUILD PLACEMENT  Management  For  For        
                     
5.O.4  ISSUE OF SUBSCRIPTION SHARES TO RBH PURSUANT TO BOOKBUILD PLACEMENT  Management  For  For        
                     
6.O.5  AUTHORISING RESOLUTION  Management  For  For        
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IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LTD, ILLOVO
       
Security S37840113 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 21-Oct-2015
       
ISIN ZAE000083648 Agenda 706445409 - Management
       
Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
O.1   APPOINTMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITORS: PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS INC   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.1   APPOINTMENT OF MEMBER OF AUDIT COMMITTEE: HC CAMERON - CHAIRMAN   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.2   APPOINTMENT OF MEMBER OF AUDIT COMMITTEE: AA MAULE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2.3   APPOINTMENT OF MEMBER OF AUDIT COMMITTEE: B NGONYAMA   Management   For   For        
                         
O.3   ENDORSEMENT OF THE COMPANY’S REMUNERATION POLICY   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.1   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: PW DAVEY   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.2   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MSV GANTSHO   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.3   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: ND MOYO   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.4   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: FS MUFAMADI   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.5   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: BT NAGLE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.6   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: MEK NKELI   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4.7   RE-ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: ZB SWANEPOEL   Management   For   For        
                         
S.1   FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE   Management   For   For        
                         
S.2   ACQUISITION OF COMPANY SHARES   Management   For   For        
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KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION
       
Security 496902404 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol KGC Meeting Date 11-May-2016
       
ISIN CA4969024047 Agenda 934371244 - Management
       
Item  Proposal  Proposed
by
  Vote  For/Against
Management
       
                         
01  DIRECTOR  Management              
                     
   1 IAN ATKINSON     For  For        
                       
   2 JOHN A. BROUGH     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  For  For        
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MAG SILVER CORP.
       
Security 55903Q104 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
     
Ticker Symbol MVG Meeting Date 15-Jun-2016
     
ISIN CA55903Q1046 Agenda 934434349 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 PETER D. BARNES       For   For        
                           
    2 RICHARD P. CLARK       For   For        
                           
    3 RICHARD M. COLTERJOHN       For   For        
                           
    4 DANIEL T. MACINNIS       For   For        
                           
    5 GEORGE N. PASPALAS       For   For        
                           
    6 JONATHAN A. RUBENSTEIN       For   For        
                           
    7 DEREK C. WHITE       For   For        
                           
    8 JILL D. LEVERSAGE       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF DELOITTE LLP, AN INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM, AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                       
03   TO APPROVE THE NEW SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS PLAN OF THE COMPANY.   Management   For   For        
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NEW GOLD INC.
       
Security 644535106 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol NGD Meeting Date 27-Apr-2016
       
ISIN CA6445351068 Agenda 934343029 - Management

 

Item Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                       
01   TO SET THE NUMBER OF DIRECTORS AT NINE.   Management   For   For        
                       
02   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 RANDALL OLIPHANT       For   For        
                           
    7 IAN PEARCE       For   For        
                           
    8 KAY PRIESTLY       For   For        
                           
    9 RAYMOND THRELKELD       For   For        
                           
03   APPOINTMENT OF DELOITTE LLP AS AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                           
04   ADVISORY RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE APPROACH TO 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 29-Oct-2015
       
ISIN AU000000NCM7 Agenda 706449142 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                           
CMMT   VOTING EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO THIS MEETING FOR PROPOSALS 3A, 3B, 4, AND 5 VOTES-CAST BY ANY INDIVIDUAL OR RELATED PARTY WHO BENEFIT FROM THE PASSING OF THE-PROPOSAL/S WILL BE DISREGARDED BY THE COMPANY. HENCE, IF YOU HAVE OBTAINED-BENEFIT OR EXPECT TO OBTAIN FUTURE BENEFIT (AS REFERRED IN THE COMPANY-ANNOUNCEMENT) 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 PROPOSAL/S. BY VOTING (FOR OR AGAINST) ON THE ABOVE-MENTIONED PROPOSAL/S, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE NOT OBTAINED BENEFIT-NEITHER EXPECT TO OBTAIN BENEFIT BY THE PASSING OF THE RELEVANT PROPOSAL/S-AND YOU COMPLY WITH THE VOTING EXCLUSION   Non-Voting                
                         
2.A   ELECTION OF XIAOLING LIU AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
2.B   ELECTION OF ROGER HIGGINS AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
2.C   RE-ELECTION OF GERARD BOND AS A DIRECTOR   Management   For   For        
                         
3.A   GRANT OF PERFORMANCE RIGHTS TO SANDEEP BISWAS   Management   For   For        
                         
3.B   GRANT OF PERFORMANCE RIGHTS TO GERARD BOND   Management   For   For        
                         
4   ADOPTION OF THE REMUNERATION REPORT (ADVISORY ONLY)   Management   For   For        
                         
CMMT   IF YOU INTEND TO VOTE FOR THE REMUNERATION REPORT, THEN YOU SHOULD VOTE-AGAINST THE SPILL RESOLUTION.   Non-Voting                
                         
5   THAT, SUBJECT TO AND CONDITIONAL ON AT LEAST 25% OF THE VOTES CAST ON THE RESOLUTION PROPOSED IN ITEM 4 (REMUNERATION REPORT) BEING CAST AGAINST THE ADOPTION OF THE REMUNERATION REPORT: A) AN EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING OF THE COMPANY (SPILL MEETING) BE HELD WITHIN 90 DAYS AFTER THE PASSING OF THIS RESOLUTION; B) ALL OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE COMPANY IN OFFICE AT THE TIME WHEN THE BOARD RESOLUTION TO MAKE THE DIRECTORS’ REPORT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2015 WAS PASSED (OTHER THAN THE MANAGING DIRECTOR), AND WHO REMAIN DIRECTORS AT THE TIME OF THE SPILL MEETING, CEASE TO HOLD OFFICE IMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE END OF THE SPILL MEETING; AND C) RESOLUTIONS TO APPOINT PERSONS TO OFFICES THAT WILL BE VACATED IMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE END OF THE SPILL MEETING BE PUT TO THE VOTE OF SHAREHOLDERS AT THE SPILL MEETING   Shareholder   For   Against        
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NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION
       
Security 651639106 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol NEM Meeting Date 20-Apr-2016
       
ISIN US6516391066 Agenda 934335008 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                       
1A.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: G.H. BOYCE   Management   For   For        
                         
1B.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: B.R. BROOK   Management   For   For        
                         
1C.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J.K. BUCKNOR   Management   For   For        
                         
1D.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: V.A. CALARCO   Management   For   For        
                         
1E.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J.A. CARRABBA   Management   For   For        
                         
1F.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: N. DOYLE   Management   For   For        
                         
1G.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: G.J. GOLDBERG   Management   For   For        
                         
1H.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: V.M. HAGEN   Management   For   For        
                         
1I.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J. NELSON   Management   For   For        
                         
1J.   ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: J.M. QUINTANA   Management   For   For        
                         
2.   RATIFY APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR 2016.   Management   For   For        
                         
3.   APPROVE, ON AN ADVISORY BASIS, NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICER COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        
                           
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OCEANAGOLD CORPORATION
       
Security 675222103 Meeting Type Annual and Special Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol OCANF Meeting Date 09-Jun-2016
       
ISIN CA6752221037 Agenda 934428269 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                       
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 JAMES E. ASKEW       For   For        
                           
    2 JOSE P. LEVISTE, JR.       For   For        
                           
    3 GEOFF W. RABY       Withheld   Against        
                           
    4 J. DENHAM SHALE       For   For        
                           
    5 MICHAEL F. WILKES       For   For        
                           
    6 WILLIAM H. MYCKATYN       For   For        
                           
    7 PAUL B. SWEENEY       Withheld   Against        
                           
    8 DIANE R. GARRETT       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS AS AUDITORS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THEIR REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                       
03   APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION TO INCREASE THE AGGREGATE NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS’ FEES, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE ACCOMPANYING MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   Against   Against        
                       
04   APPROVAL OF A NON-BINDING ADVISORY RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION DISLCOSED IN THE COMPANY’S ACCOMPANYING MANAGEMENT INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
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PETRA DIAMONDS LTD, HAMILTON
       
Security G70278109 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 30-Nov-2015
       
ISIN BMG702781094 Agenda 706537175 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
1   TO RECEIVE THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2015, 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 2015   Management   For   For        
                         
3   TO APPROVE THE FINAL DIVIDEND DECLARED ON THE ORDINARY SHARES OF THE COMPANY FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2015 OF USD 3.0 CENTS PER ORDINARY SHARE   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 RE-APPOINT MS OCTAVIA MATSHIDISO MATLOA, WHO RETIRES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMPANY’S BYE-LAWS, AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY   Management   For   For        
                         
14   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        
                         
15   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 04-May-2016
       
ISIN CA74164W1068 Agenda 934365746 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                       
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 WADE NESMITH       For   For        
                           
    2 JOSEPH CONWAY       Withheld   Against        
                           
    3 DAVID DEMERS       For   For        
                           
    4 GRANT EDEY       For   For        
                           
    5 ERNEST MAST       For   For        
                           
    6 EDUARDO LUNA       For   For        
                           
    7 ROBERT A. QUARTERMAIN       Withheld   Against        
                           
    8 MICHAEL RILEY       For   For        
                           
    9 BRAD MARCHANT       For   For        
                           
02   TO APPOINT KPMG LLP AS AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTORS TO FIX THE AUDITOR’S REMUNERATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   TO AUTHORIZE, AMEND AND RE-APPROVE THE STOCK OPTION PLAN OF THE COMPANY, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPANY’S INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   Against   Against        
                         
04   TO AUTHORIZE, AMEND AND RE-APPROVE THE 2013 PHANTOM SHARE UNIT PLAN OF THE COMPANY, AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPANY’S INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   Against   Against        
                         
05   AN ADVISORY RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION DISCLOSED IN THE COMPANY’S INFORMATION CIRCULAR.   Management   Against   Against        
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RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
       
Security 752344309 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol GOLD Meeting Date 03-May-2016
       
ISIN US7523443098 Agenda 934394482 - 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 2015 TOGETHER WITH THE DIRECTORS’ REPORTS AND THE AUDITORS’ REPORT ON THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.  Management  For   For        
                      
2.  TO DECLARE A FINAL DIVIDEND OF US$0.66 PER ORDINARY SHARE RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTORS IN RESPECT OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2015.  Management  For   For        
                      
3.  TO APPROVE THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION REPORT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2015 (OTHER THAN THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION POLICY).  Management  For   For        
                      
4.  TO APPROVE THE DIRECTORS’ REMUNERATION POLICY.  Management  For   For        
                      
5.  TO RE-ELECT SAFIATOU BA-N’DAW AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
6.  TO RE-ELECT MARK BRISTOW AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
7.  TO RE-ELECT NORBORNE COLE JR AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
8.  TO RE-ELECT CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
9.  TO RE-ELECT KADRI DAGDELEN AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
10.  TO RE-ELECT JEMAL-UD-DIN KASSUM (JAMIL KASSUM) AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
11.  TO RE-ELECT JEANINE MABUNDA LIOKO AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
12.  TO RE-ELECT ANDREW QUINN AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
13.  TO RE-ELECT GRAHAM SHUTTLEWORTH AS A DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
14.  TO RE-APPOINT BDO LLP AS THE AUDITOR OF THE COMPANY TO HOLD OFFICE UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE NEXT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE COMPANY.  Management  For   For        
                      
15.  TO AUTHORISE THE DIRECTORS TO DETERMINE THE REMUNERATION OF THE AUDITORS.  Management  For   For        
                      
16.  AUTHORITY TO ALLOT SHARES.  Management  For   For        
                      
17.  AWARD OF ORDINARY SHARES TO NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OTHER THAN THE SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR AND THE CHAIRMAN.  Management  For   For        
                      
18.  AWARD OF ORDINARY SHARES TO THE SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR.  Management  For   For        
                      
19.  AWARD OF ORDINARY SHARES TO THE CHAIRMAN.  Management  For   For        
                      
20.  AUTHORITY TO DISAPPLY PRE-EMPTION RIGHTS.  Management  For   For        
                      
21.  AUTHORITY FOR THE COMPANY TO PURCHASE ITS OWN ORDINARY SHARES AND AMERICAN DEPOSITARY SHARES.  Management  For   For        
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ROMARCO MINERALS INC.
       
Security 775903206 Meeting Type Special
       
Ticker Symbol RTRAF Meeting Date 28-Sep-2015
       
ISIN CA7759032062 Agenda 934275276 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   TO CONSIDER, AND IF THOUGHT FIT, PASS A SPECIAL RESOLUTION, THE FULL TEXT OF WHICH IS SET FORTH IN APPENDIX “D” TO ROMARCO MINERALS INC.’S INFORMATION CIRCULAR MAILED TO ROMARCO MINERALS INC.’S SHAREHOLDERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SPECIAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 (THE “CIRCULAR”), TO APPROVE AN ARRANGEMENT (THE “ARRANGEMENT”) UNDER SECTION 288 OF THE BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT (BRITISH COLUMBIA), THE ARRANGEMENT BEING SET FORTH IN THE PLAN OF ARRANGEMENT ATTACHED AS APPENDIX “F” TO THE CIRCULAR.   Management   For   For        
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ROYAL GOLD, INC.
       
Security 780287108 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol RGLD Meeting Date 11-Nov-2015
       
ISIN US7802871084 Agenda 934283538 - Management

 

Item  Proposal  Proposed
by
  Vote  For/Against
Management
       
                     
1A.  ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: GORDON J. BOGDEN  Management  For  For        
                     
1B.  ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: TONY A. JENSEN  Management  For  For        
                     
1C.  ELECTION OF DIRECTOR: JAMIE C. SOKALSKY  Management  For  For        
                     
2.  PROPOSAL TO RATIFY THE APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS INDEPENDENT REGISTERED  PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS OF THE COMPANY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2016.  Management  For  For        
                     
3.  PROPOSAL TO APPROVE THE ADVISORY RESOLUTION RELATING TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.  Management  For  For        
                     
4.  PROPOSAL TO APPROVE THE ROYAL GOLD, INC. 2015 OMNIBUS LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN.  Management  For  For        
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SEMAFO INC.
       
Security 816922108 Meeting Type Annual
       
Ticker Symbol SEMFF Meeting Date 12-May-2016
       
ISIN CA8169221089 Agenda 934384900 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
01   DIRECTOR   Management                
                         
    1 TERENCE F. BOWLES       For   For        
                           
    2 BENOIT DESORMEAUX       For   For        
                           
    3 FLORE KONAN       For   For        
                           
    4 JEAN LAMARRE       For   For        
                           
    5 JOHN LEBOUTILLIER       For   For        
                           
    6 GILLES MASSON       For   For        
                           
    7 LAWRENCE MCBREARTY       For   For        
                           
    8 TERTIUS ZONGO       For   For        
                           
02   APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP AS AUDITORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR THE ENSUING YEAR AND AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTORS TO DETERMINE THEIR COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        
                         
03   ADVISORY RESOLUTION ON THE CORPORATION’S APPROACH TO EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION.   Management   For   For        
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SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED
       
Security S7627H100 Meeting Type Ordinary General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 18-Jan-2016
       
ISIN ZAE000173951 Agenda 706606273 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
S.1   APPROVAL FOR THE ALLOTMENT AND ISSUE OF SIBANYE SHARES, INCLUDING IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE CONSIDERATION SHARES, AS REQUIRED BY AND IN TERMS OF SECTION 41(3) OF THE COMPANIES ACT   Management   For   For        
                         
O.1   APPROVAL OF THE TRANSACTION AS A CATEGORY 1 TRANSACTION AS REQUIRED BY AND IN TERMS OF THE JSE LISTINGS REQUIREMENTS   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2   SPECIFIC APPROVAL AND AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THE BOARD TO ALLOT AND ISSUE FROM THE CURRENT AND/OR ANY FUTURE AUTHORISED BUT UNISSUED SIBANYE SHARES (I) THE CONSIDERATION SHARES TO RPM; AND/OR (II) SIBANYE SHARES TO VARIOUS INVESTORS FOR THE PURPOSE OF GENERATING CASH FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF   Management   For   For        
                         
CMMT   22 DEC 2015: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A REVISION DUE TO CHANGE IN NUMBERING-OF RESOLUTIONS. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SENT IN YOUR VOTES, PLEASE DO NOT VOTE-AGAIN UNLESS YOU DECIDE TO AMEND YOUR ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS. THANK YOU.   Non-Voting                
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SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED 
       
Security S7627H100 Meeting Type Annual General Meeting
       
Ticker Symbol   Meeting Date 24-May-2016
       
ISIN ZAE000173951 Agenda 706823499 - Management

 

Item   Proposal   Proposed
by
  Vote   For/Against
Management
       
                         
CMMT   PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS AN AMENDMENT TO MEETING ID 611514 DUE TO ADDITION OF-RESOLUTION. ALL VOTES RECEIVED ON THE PREVIOUS MEETING WILL BE DISREGARDED-AND YOU WILL NEED TO REINSTRUCT ON THIS MEETING NOTICE. THANK YOU   Non-Voting                
                         
O.1   RE-APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS: KPMG INC.,   Management   For   For        
                         
O.2   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: BE DAVISON   Management   For   For        
                         
O.3   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: NJ FRONEMAN   Management   For   For        
                         
O.4   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: NG NIKA   Management   For   For        
                         
O.5   RE-ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: SC VAN DER MERWE   Management   For   For        
                         
O.6   ELECTION OF A DIRECTOR: J YUAN   Management   For   For        
                         
O.7   RE-ELECTION OF A MEMBER AND CHAIR OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE: KA RAYNER   Management   For   For        
                         
O.8   RE-ELECTION OF A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE: RP MENELL   Management   For   For        
                         
O.9   RE-ELECTION OF A MEMBER OF THE AUDIT COMMITTEE: NG NIKA   Management   For   For