b'C O O P E R S A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 2 2 C O O P E R S A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 2 2V a l e031 S H A R E H O L D E R S 032It is with sadness we acknowledge the passing Shareholder numbers have grown to 183 with the of Philip Seppelt, a fifth-generation family member, and sonaddition of seven shareholders through the winding of the late Edna Seppelt, neeCooper . Philip was a regularup of two estates, and transfers from existing attendee and active participant at our AGMs, and is survived byshareholders to sixth-and seventh-generationhis wife Cara, siblings, two children and grandchildren. family members, respectively. We also note the passing of Laurence Sage, aged 33. The 2021 Coopers Annual General MeetingCoopersshares remain Laurence was a sixth-generation family member, nephew towas held on-site but was limited in numberspredominantly held by four formerCoopersemployee Duncan McCarthy, and grandson due to COVID-19 restrictions. Attendance generations of theCooperfamily, at the meeting was a hybrid version, with a smaller proportion being held to Barbara McCarthy, both of whom passed away in 2020. being both online and in person, to approve by other families and organisations He is survived by his parents and three siblings. the reappointment of Board Director associated with theCooperfamily.Rob Chapman and proposed changes toBoth former shareholders were members of the A side the company Constitution.of theCooperfamily, and we extend our sympathy to allThe number of issued shares of the company4 T H G E N E R A T I O N437,758 shares 40.6%family members affected by their loss. increased by 8,187 ordinary C-class shares during the year from 1,069,490 to 1,077,677. We further note the passing of Mark Properjohn, aged 67. There were 3,430 shares issued in the5 T H G E N E R A T I O NMark was a second-generation shareholder, courtesy December 2021 Dividend Reinvestment Plan495,880 shares 46.0%of his late father,Coopersformer superannuation advisor, (DRP) with 28 shareholders participating, and a further 3,728 issued in the June 2022 DRP Ed Properjohn, who first invested in shares in 1972. with 27 participants, all at $425 per share.6 T H G E N E R A T I O NEleven shareholders purchased a total of 1,065 shares under the Share Purchase Plan73,139 shares 6.8%(SPP), which was instituted to allow smaller shareholders to increase their investment beyond the scope of DRPs and share 7 T H G E N E R A T I O Nsale allocations. The SPP is limited each 500 shares 0.1%year to $2m of issued shares for up to 20 applicants of no more than 250 shares each.O T H E R S H A R E H O L D E R SThe company maintained liquidity options70,400 shares 6.5%for shareholders through a share buyback in November 2021, but only 36 shares were sold at $425 per share. Dividends in both December 2021 and June 2022 were paid at $7 per share reflecting the buoyant sales of the previous year.'