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): June 20, 2012
MANNING & NAPIER, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
290 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, New York 14450
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders|
On June 20, 2012, Manning & Napier, Inc. (the Company) held its 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. There were 13,583,873 shares of Class A common stock and 1,000 shares of Class B common stock entitled to be voted as of May 10, 2012, the record date for the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 13,033,495 shares of Class A common stock, and 1,000 shares of Class B common stock (each share of Class B common stock being entitled to 13,719.7117 votes) were present in person or by proxy, thus constituting a quorum at the Annual Meeting.
At the Annual Meeting, the Companys stockholders elected the five nominees listed below to serve as directors until the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors shall have been elected and qualified. The final voting results for the election of directors, with 916,864 broker non-votes, were as follows:
|Votes For:||Votes Withheld:|
B. Reuben Auspitz
Richard M. Hurwitz
Edward J. Pettinella
The final voting results for all other matters voted on at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
The proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accountants for the Companys fiscal year ending December 31, 2012 was approved, with the Company receiving 26,735,307 votes for approval and 12,899 votes against approval, with 5,000 votes abstaining.
The non-binding advisory vote regarding the compensation of the Companys named executive officers was approved, with the Company receiving 25,780,812 votes for approval and 45,430 votes against approval, with 10,100 votes abstaining and 916,864 broker non-votes.
The non-binding advisory vote regarding the frequency of the advisory vote approving compensation of the Companys named executive officers received 7,095,858 votes for approval every one year, 9,729 votes for approval every two years and 18,722,640 votes for approval every three years, with 8,115 votes abstaining and 916,864 broker non-votes. Accordingly, the Companys stockholders approved the every three year option.
No other business was transacted at the annual meeting.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Manning & Napier, Inc.|
Date: June 25, 2012
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|