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TSE Trinseo

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In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
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Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM
On June 14, 2021, Trinseo S.A. (the “Company”) held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders pursuant to notice duly given. A total of 35,285,869 ordinary shares were present or represented by proxy, which accounted for approximately 91% of the shares entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting. The Company’s shareholders voted on the following ten proposals and cast their votes as set forth below.



Annual General Meeting Proposal One: Approval of the Proposed Merger of the Company into Trinseo PLC

The Company’s shareholder approved the proposed merger of the Company into Trinseo PLC, an Irish public limited company, in accordance with the common draft terms of merger dated April 23, 2021 whereby Trinseo PLC will acquire all assets and liabilities of the Company by universal succession of title, and the Company will cease to exist, by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
32,646,302224,31416,8162,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Two: Approval of Amendment to Articles of Association

The Company’s shareholders voted to approve an amendment to Article 7.1.1 of the Company’s articles of association, as amended and restated on June 20, 2018 (the “Articles”), to increase the size of the Company’s Board to a maximum of thirteen (13) directors, by the votes set forth in the table below. The Articles are attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1.





ForAgainstAbstain
35,231,15533,30021,414




Annual General Meeting Proposal Three: Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Proposed Constitution of Trinseo PLC

Subject to approval of Proposal 1, the Company’s shareholders voted to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the proposed Memorandum and Articles of Association of Trinseo PLC (the “Proposed Constitution”) which will be in effect at time of the Merger and which will effectively replace the Company’s Articles, by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
32,803,11265,40218,9182,398,437






Annual General Meeting Proposal Four: Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Material Differences between the Company’s Articles and the Proposed Constitution

Subject to approval of Proposal 1, the Company’s shareholders vote upon separate proposals to approve, on a non-binding advisory basis, the following material differences between our Articles and the Proposed Constitution, by the votes set forth in the tables below:



(a)Upon the effective date of the Merger, under the Proposed Constitution, Trinseo PLC will have a share capital of (i) 4,000,000,000 ordinary shares, par value $0.01 per share, (ii) 1,000,000,000 preferred shares, par value $0.01 per share and (iii) 25,000 deferred ordinary shares par value €1.00 per share, in comparison to the Articles which provides for a share capital of up to 50,000,000,000 shares, par value $0.01 per share.


ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
2,039,76330,815,69431,9752,398,437




(b)Under the Proposed Constitution, the board of directors of Trinseo PLC will have discretion to issue up to the authorized but unissued amount of Trinseo PLC’s share capital for cash without first offering those shares to existing shareholders for a period of five years from adoption, in comparison to the Articles which permit the Board to issue up to 20% of the existing share capital without offering those shares to existing shareholders and up to 100% of the existing share capital with preemptive rights, until 2023.


ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
11,168,83221,687,02331,5772,398,437






(c)Under the Proposed Constitution, shareholders wishing to nominate persons for election to the Board or to properly bring other business before an annual general meeting of shareholders must give timely notice to Trinseo PLC, which must be received not less than 90 nor more than 120 days prior to the first anniversary of the date Trinseo PLC’s proxy statement for the prior year was first mailed to shareholders, in comparison to the Articles under which shareholders may bring nominations for directors for vote at an annual meeting if submitted 90 to 120 days prior to the annual meeting date.


ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
28,296,1414,548,32442,9672,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Five: Creation of Distributable Profits of Trinseo PLC

The Company’s shareholders approved, subject to Proposal 1, the creation of distributable profits of Trinseo PLC under Irish law by reducing the entire share premium of Trinseo PLC resulting from the allotment and issue of ordinary shares of Trinseo PLC pursuant to the Merger, by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
32,801,46842,85643,1082,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Six: Election of Twelve Directors

The Company’s shareholders approved the election of twelve director nominees to serve a term expiring at the 2022 annual general meeting of shareholders by the votes set forth in the table below:

NameForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
K’Lynne Johnson32,289,682584,48413,2662,398,437
Joseph Alvarado32,641,463232,55513,4142,398,437
Frank Bozich32,860,36013,53513,5372,398,437
Jeffrey Cote32,539,413334,48513,5342,398,437
Pierre-Marie De Leener32,857,00617,01813,4082,398,437
Jeanmarie Desmond32,740,706133,28513,4412,398,437
Matthew Farrell32,741,841132,05813,5332,398,437
Sandra Beach Lin32,533,690340,41413,3282,398,437
Philip R. Martens32,534,771339,12713,5342,398,437
Donald T. Misheff32,854,74219,25413,4362,398,437
Henri Steinmetz32,856,64517,37513,4122,398,437
Mark Tomkins32,859,57014,35413,5082,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Seven: Election of Ms. Victoria Brifo

Subject to approval of Proposal 2, the Company’s shareholders voted to elect Ms. Victoria Brifo as the Company’s thirteenth director, to serve for a term of one year expiring at the 2022 annual general meeting.

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
32,847,48820,92319,0212,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Eight: Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Company’s Named Executive Officers Compensation

The Company’s shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
30,808,7202,056,74621,9662,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Nine: Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Frequency of Advisory Votes on the Compensation of our Named Executive Officers

The Company’s shareholders voted to approve, on an advisory basis, a frequency of one year for the advisory vote on compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers, by the votes set forth in the table below:

1 Year2 Years3 YearsAbstain
31,187,47663,7941,616,19019,972




Annual General Meeting Proposal Ten: Approval of Changes to Director Compensation

The Company’s shareholder approved the changes to the Company’s director compensation program by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
29,764,4153,096,11826,8992,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Eleven: Approval of the Company’s Luxembourg Statutory Accounts

The Company’s shareholders approved the Company’s annual accounts prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in Luxembourg for the year ended December 31, 2020 and its consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States including a footnote reconciliation of equity and net income to International Financial Reporting Standards for the year ended December 31, 2020 by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstain
35,205,51913,11867,232




Annual General Meeting Proposal Twelve: Approval of the Allocation of the Results of the Financial Year Ended December 31, 2020

The Company’s shareholders approved the allocation of the results of the year ended December 31, 2020, including but not limited to the declaration of an annual dividend in the amount of all interim dividends declared and distributed since the Company’s last annual general meeting of shareholders, by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstain
35,239,20314,17332,493




Annual General Meeting Proposal Thirteen: Approval of the Granting of Discharge to the Company’s Directors and Auditor

The Company’s shareholders approved the granting of discharge to the directors and auditor for the performance of their respective duties during the financial year ended December 31, 2020 by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
32,704,74796,68286,0032,398,437




Annual General Meeting Proposal Fourteen: Ratification of the Appointment of the Company’s Independent Auditor

The Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Société cooperative to be the Company’s independent auditor for all Luxembourg statutory accounts for the year ending December 31, 2021 by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstain
35,017,752253,98614,131




Annual General Meeting Proposal Fifteen: Ratification of the Appointment of the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The Company’s shareholders ratified the audit committee’s appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to be the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021 by the votes set forth in the table below:

ForAgainstAbstain
35,017,066254,20114,602