Equitable Group Announces Voting Results for Election of Directors

MAY. 15, 2018

TORONTO, May 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Equitable Group Inc. (TSX: EQB and EQB.PR.C) ("Equitable" or the "Company") today announced that the nine nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated April 10, 2018 were elected as directors of Equitable at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today. The vote was conducted by a show of hands. Detailed results of the proxy votes received in advance of the Meeting are set out below:

NOMINEE

VOTES FOR

VOTES WITHHELD

Eric Beutel

11,985,446

98.96%

126,087

1.04%

Michael Emory

11,908,810

98.33%

202,723

1.67%

Kishore Kapoor

11,980,661

98.92%

130,872

1.08%

David LeGresley

12,109,600

99.98%

1,933

0.02%

Lynn McDonald

11,844,502

97.80%

267,031

2.20%

Andrew Moor

12,015,355

99.21%

96,178

0.79%

Rowan Saunders

12,109,542

99.98%

1,991

0.02%

Vincenza Sera

12,109,197

99.98%

2,336

0.02%

Michael Stramaglia

12,109,243

99.98%

2,290

0.02%

 

For complete voting results, please see our Report of Voting Results available on equitablebank.ca and filed on SEDAR.

About Equitable Group Inc.

Equitable Group Inc. is a growing Canadian financial services business that operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Equitable Bank. Equitable Bank, Canada's Challenger Bank™, is the country's ninth largest independent Schedule I bank and offers a diverse suite of residential lending, commercial lending and savings solutions to Canadians. Through its proven branchless approach and customer service focus, Equitable Bank has grown to over $25 billion of Assets Under Management.  EQ Bank, the digital banking arm of Equitable Bank, provides state-of-the-art digital banking services to more than 50,000 Canadians. Equitable Bank employs more than 600 dedicated professionals across the country, and is a 2018 recipient of Canada's Best Employer Platinum Award, the highest bestowed by AON. For more information about Equitable Bank and its products, please visit equitablebank.ca.

SOURCE Equitable Group Inc.

For further information: Andrew Moor, President and Chief Executive Officer, 416-515-7000