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Standard Life sends out first AGM mailing

Standard Life will begin mailing around 1.5m shareholders in over 50 countries ahead of its first Annual General Meeting as a listed plc.

From Friday, Standard Life shareholders will begin to receive information relevant to the AGM which will be held on Tuesday May 29.

The life office will also launch its AGM website on Friday which will contain links to the company’s annual review, annual report and accounts and corporate responsibility report for 2006.

The mailing pack will include a letter to shareholders from Chairman Sir Brian Stewart, a dividend form, annual review and AGM guide.

The three options for receipt of dividend are to reinvest the dividend in Standard Life shares, receive cash dividend payments in a bank or building society or by cheque.

The dividend payment date is May 31.

May 29 will be Standard Life’s first AGM as a listed plc and there will be 11 resolutions voted on in total, including the election/re-election of all directors with the exception of Sir Brian Stewart and Alison Mitchell who will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the meeting.

Sir Brian Stewart will be replaced by deputy chairman Gerry Grimstone as previously announced.

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