Pre-Emption Group

Chairman's message

  • The Statement of Principles is intended to provide a basis for open, constructive and early communication between companies and their major shareholders, and I would encourage boards and investors to approach it in that spirit.


Who we are

  • The Pre-Emption Group publishes guidance on the disapplication of pre-emption rights and monitors and reports on how this guidance is applied.

The Statement of Principles


The Statement of Principles provides guidance on the factors to be taken into account by companies and investors when considering the case for disapplying pre-emption rights. 

Template Resolutions

The Pre-Emption Group recommends companies use the template resolutions when putting forward resolutions to disapply pre-emption rights.






​​The Pre-Emption Group publishes Monitoring Report and good practice template resolutions to assist companies. 
5 May 2016.