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AMG Affiliated Managers

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 28, 2020

AFFILIATED MANAGERS GROUP, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

001-13459

 

04-3218510

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

777 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

(Address of principal executive offices)

(800) 345-1100

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

N/A

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock ($0.01 par value)

 

AMG

 

New York Stock Exchange

5.875% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2059

 

MGR

 

New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.


 

ITEM 5.02    

 

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On April 28, 2020, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Reuben Jeffery to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Reuben Jeffery III served as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Rockefeller & Co. and Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc. from 2010 to 2018. He previously served seven years in the U.S. government in a variety of positions, including as Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs; Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and as Special Assistant to the President on the staff of the National Security Council (2002-2009). At Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Jeffery was Managing Partner of the firm’s Paris office and of its European Financial Institutions Group in London. He began his career as a corporate attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Mr. Jeffery served as a non-executive director at Barclays Plc from 2010 to 2019.

Separately, the Company also announced the decisions of Nathaniel Dalton and Niall Ferguson not to stand for re-election to the Board when their terms expire in June 2020.

Mr. Jeffery will participate in the Company’s customary director compensation program, as described in the Company’s proxy statement for its most recent Annual Meeting of Stockholders and in the Company’s periodic filings with the SEC. A copy of the press release announcing the foregoing is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

ITEM 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.

  

Description

     
 

99.1

  

Press Release issued by the Company on April 28, 2020.

     
 

104

  

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

AFFILIATED MANAGERS GROUP, INC.

     

Date: April 28, 2020

 

By:

 

/s/ David M. Billings

 

 

Name:

 

David M. Billings

 

 

Title:

 

General Counsel and Secretary

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