Indigo Announces Voting Results from 2016 Annual Shareholders' Meeting

TORONTO, July 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX:IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual and Special Meeting held on July 6, 2016 in Toronto.  The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 21,792,160 representing 84.26% of Indigo's issued and outstanding Common Shares.  Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business including the election of each of the ten nominee directors as shown below:

Nominee

Votes For

% Votes For

Votes Withheld

% Votes Withheld

Heather Reisman

21,770,969

99.99%

187

0.001%

Frank Clegg

21,770,964

99.99%

192

0.001%

Jonathan Deitcher

21,767,923

99.99%

3,233

0.015%

Mitchell Goldhar

21,770,577

99.99%

579

0.002%

Howard Grosfield

21,770,723

99.99%

433

0.002%

Robert Haft

21,770,572

99.99%

584

0.003%

Michael Kirby

21,761,923

99.96%

9,233

0.042%

Anne Marie O'Donovan

21,770,718

99.99%

438

0.002%

Gerald Schwartz

21,765,134

99.97%

6,022

0.028%

Joel Silver

21,770,723

99.99%

433

0.002%

 

Final results on all matters voted at the Annual and Special Meeting held on July 6, 2016 are available under Indigo's profile on SEDAR at sedar.com.

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As the largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; Indigospirit; Chapters; and Coles. The online channel, indigo.ca, offers a one-stop online shop with a robust selection of books, toys, home décor, stationery, and gifts.

Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation in 2004 to address the underfunding of public elementary school libraries.   Every year the Love of Reading Foundation makes grants to high-needs elementary schools so they can transform their libraries with the purchase of new books and educational resources.  To date, the Love of Reading Foundation has committed over $23.5 million to 2,600 elementary schools, benefitting more than 750,000 students. 

To learn more about Indigo, please visit the Our Company section at indigo.ca.

SOURCE Indigo Books & Music Inc.

For further information: Janet Eger, Vice President, Public Affairs, 416 342 8561, jeger@indigo.ca

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