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BKI Black Knight

Filed: 14 Jun 21, 8:05am

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):

June 11, 2021

BLACK KNIGHT, INC.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

001-37394

(Commission File Number)

Delaware

    

81-5265638

(State or Other Jurisdiction of 

(IRS Employer Identification Number)

Incorporation or Organization)

601 Riverside Avenue

Jacksonville, Florida 32204

(Addresses of Principal Executive Offices)

(904854-5100

(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:

  

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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

Title of each class

Trading Symbol

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value

BKI

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 June 11, 2021, William P. Foley, II, a director and Chairman of the Board of Black Knight, Inc. (“Black Knight” or the “Company”), notified the Company of his intention to retire from the Black Knight Board of Directors (the “Board”) when his term ends at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”). Mr. Foley decided not to stand for re-election at the Annual Meeting in order to reduce the overall number of public company boards on which he serves. The decision was not the result of any disagreements with the Board or the Company on matters related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

Following Mr. Foley’s decision, the Board has appointed Anthony M. Jabbour to serve as Chairman of the Board in addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer following Mr. Foley’s retirement at the Annual Meeting. Thomas M. Hagerty shall continue to serve as the Company’s independent Lead Director. In recognition of Mr. Foley’s significant contributions to Black Knight’s success, he will serve as Chairman Emeritus.

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.

Black Knight, Inc.

Date: 

June 14, 2021

By: 

/s/ Michael L. Gravelle

Name: 

Michael L. Gravelle

Title:

Executive Vice President and General Counsel