Questions and answers on topics related to our Annual Meeting and voting process can be found in Acacia Research Corporation’s 2018 Proxy Statement. For your convenience, some information is reproduced on the pages below.
Voting Recommendation of the Acacia Board
WE URGE YOU TO NOT RETURN ANY BLUE PROXY CARD SENT TO YOU BY SIDUS, EVEN AS A PROTEST VOTE. INSTEAD, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS THAT YOU VOTE “FOR” EACH OF THE DIRECTOR NOMINEES IN THE COMPANY’S PROXY STATEMENT.
At the Annual Meeting, stockholders will consider and vote upon the following matters:
- Proposal No. 1: The election of two Class III directors to serve on our Board for a term of three years expiring upon the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified;
- Proposal No. 2: The ratification of the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018;
- Proposal No. 3: The approval, by advisory vote, of the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in this proxy statement; and
- Proposal No. 4: The approval of the adoption of the 2018 Acacia Research Corporation Stock Incentive Plan, which authorizes the issuance of equity awards, including stock options, restricted stock units and direct stock awards.
|Voting Process||Meeting Information|
|Proposals Presented||Voting Rights|
|Board of Directors Nominations and Recommendations||Voting of Proxies|
|Vote Solicitation||Counting Votes|
|“Shareholders of record” and “beneficial owners”||Proxy Solicitation|
|Requirements for Approvals||Householding|
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