Velocys plc (VLS.L), the sustainable fuels technology company, is pleased to announce that copies of the 2020 annual report and accounts, together with the notice of Annual General Meeting, have been sent to all registered shareholders and is available for viewing on the Company’s website, www.velocys.com.
The Annual General Meeting will be held at 10.45 am on Wednesday 23 June 2021 at the Magdalen Centre, Robert Robinson Avenue, The Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GA.
In light of public health advice in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, including to limit travel and public gatherings, the Company strongly encourages all shareholders to submit their proxy, appointing the Chairman of the AGM as proxy. The UK Government has published its plans towards the removal, with effect from 21 June 2021, of the measures introduced and aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19 (“COVID-19 Measures”). However, at the latest practical date prior to printing this Notice, there is no certainty that the COVID-19 Measures will no longer apply on 23 June 2021, the date of the AGM, and the AGM has therefore been arranged on the assumption that some or all of the COVID-19 Measures will continue to apply. Therefore the arrangements for the AGM are subject to change, possibly at short notice.
At the time of writing, the COVID-19 Measures are in place, and as a result, the AGM will be held as a closed meeting, and Shareholders will not be allowed to attend the AGM in person.
The situation regarding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, and the UK Government may change current restrictions or implement further measures relating to the holding of general meetings during the affected period. Any changes to the AGM (including any change to the location of the AGM) will be communicated to Shareholders before the meeting through our website at www.velocys.com and, where appropriate, by announcement made by the Company to a Regulatory Information Service.
Full information is set out in the notice of Annual General Meeting.
For further information, please contact:
Henrik Wareborn, CEO
Andrew Morris, CFO
Lak Siriwardene, Head of Communications & Sustainability
+44 1865 800821
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited (Nomad and Joint Broker)
Dan Norman (Corporate Broking)
Emma Earl (Corporate Finance)
John Prior (Corporate Finance)
+44 20 7886 2500
Shore Capital Stockbrokers Limited (Joint Broker)
Henry Willcocks (Corporate Broking)
Toby Gibbs (Corporate Advisory)
Sarah Mather (Corporate Advisory)
+44 20 7408 4090
Radnor Capital (Investor Relations)
+44 20 3897 1830
Field Consulting (General PR)
+44 20 3697 7953
Notes to Editors
Velocys is an international UK-based sustainable fuels technology company. Velocys designed, developed and now licenses proprietary Fischer-Tropsch technology for the generation of clean, low carbon, synthetic drop-in aviation and road transport fuel from municipal solid waste and residual woody biomass.
Velocys is at present developing two reference projects: one in Natchez, Mississippi, USA (incorporating Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage) and one in Immingham, UK, to produce fuels that significantly reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and key exhaust pollutants for aviation and road transport. Originally a spin-out from Oxford University, in 2008 the Company acquired a US company based on complementary reactor technology developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Velocys is headquartered in Oxford in the United Kingdom.
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