Aston Hill reports voting results of the election of directors and the continuance of Aston Hill under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario)

TORONTO, June 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Aston Hill Financial Inc. ("Aston Hill" or the "Company") (TSX: AHF) is pleased to announce that at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on June 29, 2016 each of the six persons proposed as directors, and listed in its management information circular dated May 16, 2016, were elected as directors of Aston Hill.  The detailed results of the vote are set out below.

Nominee

Votes For


Votes Withheld


Number

Percent


Number

Percent

Catherine M. Best

32,100,643

97.18%


930,931

2.82%

Benedict G. Cheng

30,621,850

92.70%


2,409,724

7.30%

John D. Fielding

32,442,151

98.22%


589,423

1.78%

Eldon R. Smith

32,080,105

97.12%


951,469

2.88%

Eric Tremblay

28,671,722

86.80%


4,359,852

13.20%

James Werry

30,712,200

92.98%


2,319,374

7.02%

 

Shareholders also approved: (i) a resolution authorizing the Company to be continued under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario); (ii) the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Company; and (iii) the acceptance, on an advisory basis, of Aston Hill's approach to executive compensation.

Full voting results on all matters voted on at the meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Aston Hill Financial Inc. is a diversified asset management company with a suite of retail mutual funds, closed end funds, hedge funds and segregated institutional funds.

The TSX has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of such statements under applicable securities law. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "continue", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "may", "will", "potential", "proposed" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. These statements are only predictions. Various assumptions were used in drawing the conclusions or making the projections contained in the forward-looking statements throughout this news release. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Aston Hill Financial Inc.

For further information: James Werry, President & Chief Executive Officer, Aston Hill Financial Inc., (416) 583-2300, james@astonhill.ca; Derek Slemko, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Aston Hill Financial Inc., (416) 583-2300, derek@astonhill.ca


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