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Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (date of earliest event reported): May 10, 2024 (May 7, 2024)



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Jersey, Channel Islands

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)



(Commission File Number) 



(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


70 St. Mary Axe

London EC3A 8BE
United Kingdom


(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(44) 207-433-4000

Registrant's telephone number, including area code


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 each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Ordinary shares CLVT New York Stock Exchange
5.25% Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Shares, no par value CLVT PR A 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 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


On May 7, 2024, Clarivate Plc (“Clarivate” or the “Company”) held its 2024 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.


At that meeting, the shareholders considered and acted upon three proposals pursuant to the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders and as described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement dated March 25, 2024 (the "Proxy Statement").


Of 668,143,386 ordinary shares outstanding and entitled to vote as of March 8, 2024 (the “Record Date”), the holders of 605,939,435 ordinary shares were present at the meeting either in person or by proxy, constituting quorum.


All proposals on the agenda were approved by the shareholders.


Below are the final voting results. In tabulating the voting results, only FOR or AGAINST votes are counted. Broker non-votes and abstentions are counted only for purposes of determining whether a quorum is present.


Proposal 1: Election of Directors


Shareholders elected the individuals named below to serve as directors of the Company, with their terms expiring at the Company’s 2025 Annual General Meeting or until their successor is duly elected and qualified. Election of each director required approval by a simple majority of the votes cast by, or on behalf of, the shareholders entitled to vote in person or represented by proxy.


Nominee   For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
Andrew Snyder   567,369,521   20,239,925   34,441   18,295,548
Jonathan Gear   585,640,184   1,970,430   33,273   18,295,548
Valeria Alberola   552,696,253   34,882,276   65,358   18,295,548
Michael Angelakis   582,368,014   5,223,664   52,209   18,295,548
Jane Okun Bomba   584,555,950   3,047,888   40,049   18,295,548
Usama N. Cortas   583,025,081   4,569,295   49,511   18,295,548
Suzanne Heywood   576,841,845   10,754,939   47,103   18,295,548
Adam T. Levyn   585,606,183   1,995,319   42,385   18,295,548
Anthony Munk   552,721,820   34,862,190   59,877   18,295,548
Wendell Pritchett   542,104,109   45,069,213   470,565   18,295,548
Richard W. Roedel   546,176,223   41,407,129   60,535   18,295,548
Saurabh Saha   585,950,645   1,631,252   61,990   18,295,548


Proposal 2: Advisory Approval of Executive Compensation


Shareholders approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. Approval required a simple majority of the votes cast by, or on behalf of, the shareholders entitled to vote in person or represented by proxy.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
582,480,148   4,825,077   338,662   18,295,548


Proposal 3: Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accountants


Shareholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year 2024, on a non-binding and advisory basis. Ratification required a simple majority of the votes cast by, or on behalf of, the shareholders entitled to vote in person or represented by proxy.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
603,750,294   2,138,490   50,651   -





Item 8.01.Other Events


Date of 2025 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders


Clarivate’s 2025 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held on May 7, 2025. Further details will be provided in the proxy statement for the meeting.


Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits.


No.   Description
104   The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K formatted in Inline XBRL







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, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: May 10, 2024 By: /s/ Melanie D. Margolin
  Name: Melanie D. Margolin
  Title: Chief Legal Officer