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PRI reporting framework 2018

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LEA 15. Voting policy & approach

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15.1. Indicate whether your organisation has a formal voting policy.

15.2. Indicate what your voting policy covers:

15.3. Attach or provide a URL to your voting policy. [Optional]

15.4. Provide a brief overview of your organization’s approach to (proxy) voting.

As an active investor and a member of the UN PRI, Comgest’s objective is to vote systematically at all shareholder meetings held by all companies it invests in when this is technically possible and deemed to be in the interest of the shareholders. Comgest has designed its Voting Policy based on its own beliefs as well as commonly accepted best practices. Comgest has chosen Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) as a proxy voting service provider.

Comgest’s analysts and portfolio managers receive specific voting recommendations prepared by ISS’ specialist analysts (Social Advisory Services) based on voting rules defined by Comgest for each region of investment.