Equifax 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 3, 2012
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 885-8000
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 3, 2012, Equifax Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of shareholders in Atlanta, Georgia (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the holders of 102,722,481 shares of common stock, which represents approximately 85 percent of the 120,182,226 outstanding shares entitled to vote as of the record date of March 5, 2012, were represented in person or by proxy.
The final results of voting on each of the matters submitted to a vote of security holders during the Annual Meeting are set forth below.
There were 11,268,870 broker non-votes with respect to each director nominee listed above.
Based on the votes set forth above, the foregoing persons were duly elected to serve as directors for a term expiring at the annual meeting of shareholders in 2013 or until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified or the director’s earlier resignation, death or removal.
There were no broker non-votes on this proposal.
Based on the votes set forth above, the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company to serve for 2012 was duly ratified by the Company’s shareholders.
There were 11,268,870 broker non-votes on this resolution.
Based on the votes set forth above, the nonbinding advisory resolution to approve executive compensation was approved.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
The information disclosed under Item 5.07 is incorporated in this item by reference.
On May 3, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing, among other matters disclosed, that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $200 million of its common stock in connection with a previously authorized share repurchase program. This amount is in addition to the approximately $112.1 in unused Board authorization which was available at March 31, 2012 under the existing share repurchase program. Repurchases under the program will be effected from time to time through open market and privately negotiated transactions, subject to market conditions. The program has no stated expiration date. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
The information provided in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto is furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
The following exhibit is being furnished with this report: