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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 16, 2022

 

 

EVERCORE INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-32975   20-4748747

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File No.)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

55 East 52nd Street

New York, New York 10055

(Address of principal executive offices)

(212) 857-3100

(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):

 

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

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of class

 

Trading
Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A common stock, par value $0.01 per share   EVR   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) Evercore Inc. (“Evercore”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on June 16, 2022.

(b) Stockholders voted on the matters set forth below.

1. The nominees for election to the Board of Directors were elected to serve as directors until the next Annual Meeting or until their successors are duly elected and qualified, based upon the following final tabulation of votes:

 

Roger C. Altman

   For      35,201,867  
   Withheld      331,045  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Richard I. Beattie

   For      35,197,441  
   Withheld      335,471  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Pamela G. Carlton

   For      35,035,475  
   Withheld      497,437  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Ellen V. Futter

   For      34,963,015  
   Withheld      569,897  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Gail B. Harris

   For      34,246,781  
   Withheld      1,286,131  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Robert B. Millard

   For      34,350,033  
   Withheld      1,182,879  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Willard J. Overlock, Jr.

   For      35,002,818  
   Withheld      530,094  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Sir Simon M. Robertson

   For      34,671,215  
   Withheld      861,697  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

John S. Weinberg

   For      34,128,933  
   Withheld      1,403,979  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

William J. Wheeler

   For      34,973,443  
   Withheld      559,469  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  

Sarah K. Williamson

   For      35,006,022  
   Withheld      526,890  
   Broker non-votes      3,202,970  


2. The non-binding, advisory vote to approve executive compensation of Evercore’s named executive officers (“say-on-pay”) was approved based upon the following final tabulation of votes:

 

For

     32,569,339  

Against

     2,937,375  

Abstain

     26,198  

Broker non-votes

     3,202,970  

3. The non-binding, advisory vote on the frequency of future say-on-pay votes received support for every one year as recommended in Proposal 3 based on the following final tabulation of votes:

 

One Year

     34,288,509  

Two Years

     8,021  

Three Years

     1,220,695  

Abstain

     15,687  

Broker non-votes

     3,202,970  

4. The Second Amended and Restated 2016 Evercore Inc. Stock Incentive Plan was approved based on the following final tabulation of votes:

 

For

     23,404,287  

Against

     11,971,804  

Abstain

     156,821  

Broker non-votes

     3,202,970  

5. The appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Evercore’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2022 was ratified, based upon the following final tabulation of votes:

 

For

     38,439,752  

Against

     285,818  

Abstain

     10,312  

Broker non-votes

     N/A  

(c) Not applicable.

(d) Evercore’s Board of Directors considered the results of the vote on the frequency of future say-on-pay votes, and determined that Evercore will hold a say-on-pay vote on an annual basis. The Board will reevaluate this determination after the next non-binding advisory vote on the frequency of future say-on-pay votes.



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.

 

EVERCORE INC.
By:  

/s/ Jason Klurfeld

Name:   Jason Klurfeld
Title:   General Counsel

Dated: June 22, 2022

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