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New America High Income Fund (HYB)

Filed: 19 Aug 18, 8:00pm

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

OMB APPROVAL

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

OMB Number:  3235-0582

 

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FORM N-PX

 

ANNUAL REPORT OF PROXY VOTING RECORD OF REGISTERED
MANAGEMENT INVESTMENT COMPANY

 

Investment Company Act file number           811-5399

 

The New America High Income Fund, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

33 Broad Street   Boston, MA

 

02109

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip code)

 

Ellen E. Terry, President

 

The New America High Income Fund, Inc.

 

33 Broad Street, Boston MA 02109

(Name and address of agent for service)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:

617-263-6400

 

 

Date of fiscal year end:

12/31

 

 

Date of reporting period:

7/1/17 – 6/30/18

 

 

 

 



 

Item 1.         Proxy Voting Record.

 

Note 1.  In its role as the Fund’s investment adviser, T. Rowe Price Associates votes all proxies with respect to securities held in the Fund’s portfolio.

 



 

Noble Energy, Inc.

Meeting Date: April 24, 2018

Record Date: February 23, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: NBL

Security ID: 655044105

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1a

 

Elect Director Jeffrey L. Berenson

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1b

 

Elect Director Michael A. Cawley

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1c

 

Elect Director Edward F. Cox

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1d

 

Elect Director James E. Craddock

 

Management

 

For

 

Against

 

Yes

1e

 

Elect Director Thomas J. Edelman

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1f

 

Elect Director Holli C. Ladhani

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1g

 

Elect Director David L. Stover

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1h

 

Elect Director Scott D. Urban

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1i

 

Elect Director William T. Van Kleef

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2

 

Ratify KPMG LLP as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive Officers’ Compensation

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

4

 

Assess Portfolio Impacts of Policies to Meet 2 Degree Scenario

 

Shareholder

 

Against

 

Against

 

Yes

 

Archrock Inc.

Meeting Date: April 25, 2018

Record Date: March 14, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: AROC

Security ID: 03957W106

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Issue Shares in Connection with Merger

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.1

 

Elect Director Anne-Marie N. Ainsworth

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.2

 

Elect Director Wendell R. Brooks

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.3

 

Elect Director D. Bradley Childers

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.4

 

Elect Director Gordon T. Hall

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.5

 

Elect Director Frances Powell Hawes

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.6

 

Elect Director J.W.G. “Will” Honeybourne

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.7

 

Elect Director James H. Lytal

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.8

 

Elect Director Mark A. McCollum

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

4

 

Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive Officers’ Compensation

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

5

 

Adjourn Meeting

 

Management

 

For

 

Against

 

Yes

 



 

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Meeting Date: May 18, 2018

Record Date: March 20, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: APC

Security ID: 032511107

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1a

 

Elect Director Anthony R. Chase

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1b

 

Elect Director David E. Constable

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1c

 

Elect Director H. Paulett Eberhart

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1d

 

Elect Director Claire S. Farley

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1e

 

Elect Director Peter J. Fluor

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1f

 

Elect Director Joseph W. Gorder

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1g

 

Elect Director John R. Gordon

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1h

 

Elect Director Sean Gourley

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1i

 

Elect Director Mark C. McKinley

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1j

 

Elect Director Eric D. Mullins

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1k

 

Elect Director R. A. Walker

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2

 

Ratify KPMG LLP as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive Officers’ Compensation

 

Management

 

For

 

Against

 

Yes

4

 

Assess Portfolio Impacts of Policies to Meet 2 Degree Scenario

 

Shareholder

 

Against

 

Against

 

Yes

 

Constellium NV

Meeting Date: May 24, 2018

Record Date: April 26, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: CSTM

Security ID: N22035104

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Open Meeting

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

2

 

Discuss Annual Report 2017

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

3

 

Discussion on Company’s Corporate Governance Structure

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

4.1

 

Discuss Remuneration Report

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

4.2

 

Approve Share Increase under the 2013 Equity Incentive Plan

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

5

 

Adopt Annual Accounts 2017

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

6

 

Discuss Allocation of Income

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

7

 

Approve Discharge of Executive Directors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

8

 

Approve Discharge of Non-Executive Directors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

9

 

Authorize Repurchase of Up to 10 Percent of Issued Share Capital

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

10

 

Grant Board Authority to Issue Shares Up to 10 Percent of Issued Capital Plus Additional 10 Percent in Case of Merger or Acquisition

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

11

 

Authorize Board to Exclude Preemptive Rights from Share Issuances

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12a

 

Reelect Michiel Brandjes as Non-Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12b

 

Reelect Martha Brooks as Non-Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12c

 

Reelect Philippe C.A. Guillemot as Non-Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12d

 

Reelect Peter Hartman as Non-Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12e

 

Reelect John Ormerod as Non-Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12f

 

Reelect Lori Walker as Non-Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

12g

 

Elect Stephanie Frachet as Executive Director

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

13

 

Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

14

 

Allow Questions

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

15

 

Close Meeting

 

Management

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 



 

Liberty Broadband Corporation

Meeting Date: May 24, 2018

Record Date: April 2, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: LBRDK

Security ID: 530307107

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Elect Director J. David Wargo

 

Management

 

For

 

Withhold

 

Yes

2

 

Ratify KPMG LLP as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Advisory Vote to Ratify Named Executive Officers’ Compensation

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

 

Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Meeting Date: May 30, 2018

Record Date: April 4, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: CZR

Security ID: 127686103

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1

 

Elect Director Mark Frissora

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.2

 

Elect Director James Hunt

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.3

 

Elect Director John Dionne

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.4

 

Elect Director Richard Schifter

 

Management

 

For

 

Withhold

 

Yes

2

 

Ratify Deloitte & Touche LLP as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Other Business

 

Management

 

For

 

Against

 

Yes

 

Frontera Energy Corporation

Meeting Date: May 31, 2018

Record Date: April 20, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual/Special

Ticker: FEC

Security ID: 35905B305

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Fix Number of Directors at Six

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.1

 

Elect Director Luis Fernando Alarcon

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.2

 

Elect Director W. Ellis Armstrong

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.3

 

Elect Director Gabriel de Alba

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.4

 

Elect Director Raymond Bromark

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.5

 

Elect Director Russell Ford

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.6

 

Elect Director Camilo Marulanda

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Approve Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors and Authorize Board to Fix Their Remuneration

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

4

 

Approve Stock Split

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

 



 

Frontera Energy Corporation

Meeting Date: May 31, 2018

Record Date: April 20, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual/Special

Ticker: FEC

Security ID: 35905B107

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Fix Number of Directors at Six

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.1

 

Elect Director Luis Fernando Alarcon

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.2

 

Elect Director W. Ellis Armstrong

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.3

 

Elect Director Gabriel de Alba

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.4

 

Elect Director Raymond Bromark

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.5

 

Elect Director Russell Ford

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2.6

 

Elect Director Camilo Marulanda

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Approve Ernst & Young LLP as Auditors and Authorize Board to Fix Their Remuneration

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

4

 

Approve Stock Split

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

 

T-Mobile US, Inc.

Meeting Date: June 13, 2018

Record Date: April 17, 2018

Meeting Type: Annual

Ticker: TMUS

Security ID: 872590104

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management

 

Vote

 

Vote

Proposal Number

 

Proposal

 

Proposed By

 

Recommendation

 

Instruction

 

Cast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.1

 

Elect Director Thomas Dannenfeldt

 

Management

 

For

 

Withhold

 

Yes

1.2

 

Elect Director Srikant M. Datar

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.3

 

Elect Director Lawrence H. Guffey

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.4

 

Elect Director Timotheus Hottges

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.5

 

Elect Director Bruno Jacobfeuerborn

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.6

 

Elect Director Raphael Kubler

 

Management

 

For

 

Withhold

 

Yes

1.7

 

Elect Director Thorsten Langheim

 

Management

 

For

 

Withhold

 

Yes

1.8

 

Elect Director John J. Legere

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.9

 

Elect Director G. Michael (Mike) Sievert

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.10

 

Elect Director Olaf Swantee

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.11

 

Elect Director Teresa A. Taylor

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

1.12

 

Elect Director Kelvin R. Westbrook

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

2

 

Ratify PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Auditors

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

3

 

Amend Omnibus Stock Plan

 

Management

 

For

 

For

 

Yes

4

 

Adopt Proxy Access Right

 

Shareholder

 

Against

 

For

 

Yes

5

 

Pro-rata Vesting of Equity Awards

 

Shareholder

 

Against

 

For

 

Yes

 



 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Investment Company Act of 1940, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

(Registrant)

The New America High Income Fund, Inc.

 

By (Signature and Title)*

/s/ Ellen E. Terry   President and Principal Executive Officer

 

Date

August 20, 2018

 


* Print the name and title of each signing officer under his or her signature.