TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abaxx Technologies Inc. (NEO:ABXX) (OTCQX:ABXXF) (“Abaxx” or the “Company”), a financial software (fintech) company, majority shareholder of Abaxx Singapore Pte. Ltd. the Abaxx Commodity Exchange (ACX), and producer of the SmarterMarkets™ Podcast, is pleased to announce the results of its annual and special meeting of shareholders held in Toronto on August 25, 2021 (the “Meeting”). A total of 30,514,174 common shares, representing 42.96% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company, were represented at the meeting.
Seven (7) directors were elected to the Company for the ensuing year. The following is a tabulation of the votes submitted by management proxy:
|Director Nominee||Votes in Favour||%||Votes Withheld||%|
|W. Scott Leckie||11,927,008||94.95%||634,543||5.05%|
|Daniel P. Owen||12,491,234||99.44%||70,317||0.56%|
*The election of Cyrus Hiramanek was added as an amendment to the Meeting agenda following the distribution of proxies. At the Meeting, management of the Company voted “for” the amendment regarding the election of Mr. Hiramanek by way of discretionary proxies.
Shareholders voted in favour of reappointing MNP LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year and authorized the directors to fix their remuneration.
|Votes in Favour||%||Votes Withheld||%|
Shareholders also voted in favour of a special resolution authorizing a reduction of the stated capital of the Company, the full text of which is available in the Company’s information circular dated July 16, 2021.
|Votes in Favour||%||Votes Against||%|
|Stated Capital Reduction||12,520,243||99.67%||41,308||0.33%|
About Abaxx Technologies
Abaxx is a development stage financial software company that has created proprietary technological infrastructure for both global commodity exchanges and the digital marketplace. The Company’s formative technology increases transaction velocity, data security, and facilitates improved risk management for the majority owned, Abaxx Singapore Pte. Ltd. (“ACX”, “Abaxx Commodity Exchange”, or “Abaxx.Exchange”) – a commodity futures exchange that is seeking final regulatory approvals as a Recognized Market Operator (“RMO”) and Approved Clearing House (“ACH”) with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”).
Abaxx is also the owner of the LabMag and KeMag iron ore assets, resulting from the reverse take-over of New Millennium Iron Corp, and the creator and producer of the SmarterMarkets™ podcast.
Media and Investor Inquiries:
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