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CFX Colfax

Filed: 14 May 21, 4:10pm

 

 

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): May 12, 2021

 

 

Colfax Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 001-34045 54-1887631

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

420 National Business Parkway, 5th Floor

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(301) 323-9000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

(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, par value $0.001 per share CFX New York Stock Exchange

5.75% Tangible Equity Units

 

CFXA

 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 checkmark 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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 12, 2021, Colfax Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”), at which three proposals were submitted to the Company’s stockholders. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 1, 2021. The final results for each proposal are set forth below:

Proposal 1- Election of Directors:

The Company’s stockholders elected eleven directors to the Company’s Board of Directors (to hold office until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified). The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

 

Nominee

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

Mitchell P. Rales 120,005,156 4,118,221 145,387 2,729,889
Matthew L. Trerotola 123,725,831 516,374 26,559 2,729,889
Patrick W. Allender 115,471,215 8,605,246 192,303 2,729,889
Thomas S. Gayner 68,902,827 55,335,459 30,478 2,729,889
Rhonda L. Jordan 121,946,030 2,291,988 30,746 2,729,889
Liam J. Kelly 123,564,268 668,035 36,461 2,729,889
Philip A. Okala 123,914,565 315,819 38,380 2,729,889
A. Clayton Perfall 123,671,952 564,516 32,296 2,729,889
Didier Teirlinck 123,719,364 519,722 29,678 2,729,889
Rajiv Vinnakota 121,762,628 2,464,871 41,265 2,729,889
Sharon Wienbar 123,254,059 983,910 30,795 2,729,889

Proposal 2- Ratification of appointment of independent registered accounting firm:

The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

126,785,645 173,411 39,597

Proposal 3- Advisory vote on the executive compensation of the named executive officers:

The Company’s stockholders approved, by non-binding advisory vote, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

122,071,786 2,149,104 47,874 2,729,889


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.

Date: May 14, 2021

 

COLFAX CORPORATION

By: 

/s/ Bradley J. Tandy

Name: Bradley J. Tandy
Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary