Equity Financial Holdings Announces the Results of its 2015 Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, May 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Equity Financial Holdings Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: EQI) announces the results of its 2015 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held in Toronto, Ontario on May 26, 2016.

At the Meeting, all director nominees listed in the Company's management information circular dated April 18, 2016 were elected as directors of the Company. The detailed results of the vote by ballot are as follows:

Director

Vote Type

Number of Votes

Percentage of Votes

Yousry Bissada

For

Withheld

6,615,981

2,453

99.96%

0.04%

Brendan Calder

For

Withheld

6,611,981

6,453

99.90%

0.10%

Peter Friedmann

For

Withheld

6,617,481

953

99.99%

0.01%

Michael R. Jones

For

Withheld

6,617,481

953

99.99%

0.01%

Bradley R. Kipp

For

Withheld

6,615,981

2,453

99.96%

0.04%

Michèle McCarthy

For

Withheld

6,611,981

6,453

99.90%

0.10%

William Mulvihill

For

Withheld

6,615,981

2,453

99.96%

0.04%

Martin Ouellet

For

Withheld

6,617,481

953

99.99%

0.01%

David Rounthwaite

For

Withheld

6,615,981

2,453

99.96%

0.04%

Calvin Younger

For

Withheld

6,617,481

953

99.99%

0.01%

Stephen J. Griggs

For

Withheld

6,468,371

150,063

97.73%

2.27%

 

In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders: (a) reappointed Ernst & Young LLP as auditors of the Company, and (b) approved the Company's amended and restated stock option plan.

The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon at the Meeting will be filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

The Company is a financial services company operating through its wholly‐owned subsidiary, Equity Financial Trust Company ("Equity Trust"), a federally regulated deposit‐taking institution. Equity Trust serves the Canadian alternative mortgage market by offering residential mortgage loans to non‐prime and near‐prime customers who do not meet the conventional underwriting standards of the major Canadian banks. Learn more at www.equityfinancialtrust.com.

SOURCE Equity Financial Holdings Inc.

For further information: please contact: EQUITY FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC., Michael R. Jones, President and CEO, Tel.: (647) 277-0106, www.equityfinancialtrust.com


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