Enerplus Announces Voting Results from the 2016 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

CALGARY, May 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) is pleased to announce the voting results from  our Annual General Meeting held Friday, May 6, 2016. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the 2016 Notice of Annual Meeting and Information Circular and Proxy Statement dated March 30, 2016 (the "Circular").

1.     Election of Directors

Shareholders elected the following nine nominees as Directors of the Corporation who will serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed:

Name of Nominee



Votes For


Percent



Votes Withheld


Percent

David H. Barr



70,399,916


92.43%



5,768,842


7.57%

Michael R. Culbert



70,336,801


92.34%



5,831,957


7.66%

Ian C. Dundas



74,476,166


94.07%



4,692,592


5.93%

Hillary A. Foulkes



70,350,495


92.36%



5,818,262


7.64%

Robert B. Hodgins



74,232,078


97.46%



1,936,680


2.54%

Susan M. MacKenzie



70,362,666


92.38%



5,806,091


7.62%

Elliott Pew



74,410,015


97.69%



1,758,743


2.31%

Glen D. Roane



74,368,439


97.64%



1,800,319


2.36%

Sheldon B. Steeves



74,520,065


97.84%



1,648,693


2.16%

 

2.     Appointment of Auditors 

Shareholders voted to approve the appointment of Deloitte LLP, Independent Registered Chartered Accountants, as auditors of the Corporation:


Votes For



Votes Withheld





117,077,039



1,332,050

 

3.     Approval of the Reduction in the Stated Capital of the Corporation

Shareholders voted to approve the reduction in the stated capital of the Corporation as described in the Circular:

 

Votes For

Percent

Votes Against

Percent





74,471,743

97.77%

1,696,036

2.23%

 

4.     Approval of the Resolution Regarding the Confirmation of By-Law No. 2 Relating Generally to Forum Selection

Shareholders voted to approve the resolution regarding the confirmation of By-Law No. 2 relating generally to forum selection as described in the Circular:

Votes For

Percent

Votes Against

Percent





41,676,855

54.72%

34,490,299

45.28%

 

5.     Approval of the Continuation of the Shareholder Rights Plan

Shareholders voted to approve the continuation of the Corporation's Shareholder Rights Plan as described in the Circular:

 

Votes For

Percent

Votes Against

Percent





72,905,175

95.72%

3,262,604

4.28%

 

6.     Approval of the Non-Binding Resolution on the Approach to Executive Compensation

Shareholders voted to approve the non-binding resolution on Enerplus' approach to executive compensation as described in the Circular:

Votes For

Percent

Votes Against

Percent





65,237,295

85.65%

10,930,478

14.35%

 

Enerplus is a responsible developer of high quality crude oil and natural gas assets in Canada and the United States, focused on providing both growth and income to its shareholders.Shareholders may, upon request, receive a printed copy of our audited financial statements at any time.

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Ian C. Dundas
President & Chief Executive Officer
Enerplus Corporation

SOURCE Enerplus Corporation

For further information: please contact Investor Relations at 1-800-319-6462 or e-mail investorrelations@enerplus.com

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