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This website may be deemed to contain solicitation material in respect to the solicitation of proxies from Acacia Research Corporation (the “Company”) stockholders in connection with the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The Company has filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and mailed to the Company’s stockholders its definitive proxy statement and WHITE proxy card relating to the Annual Meeting, as well as the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, filed with the SEC on March 7, 2018, including all amendments thereto. The definitive proxy statement contains important information about the Company, the annual meeting and related matters. Stockholders may obtain a free copy of the definitive proxy statement and other documents that the Company files with the SEC on the SEC’s website, at www.sec.gov. INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY URGED TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT, THE ACCOMPANYING WHITE PROXY CARD AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT SOLICITATION MATERIALS BECAUSE THESE DOCUMENTS WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

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In addition, you may obtain copies of Acacia’s proxy materials (including the WHITE proxy card), by contacting Georgeson LLC or MacKenzie Partners, Inc., the firms assisting Acacia in the solicitation of proxies, toll-free at (888) 566-8006 and (800) 322-2885, respectively.  Each of Georgeson LLC and MacKenzie Partners, Inc. is also available to answer stockholders’ questions about how to vote their shares or to provide additional assistance in connection with voting at the Annual Meeting.

 

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Your Vote

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.

Proposals Presented

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
If you have questions or need assistance voting your shares, please contact our proxy solicitors by any of the methods below:
Georgeson
1290 Avenue of the Americas, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10104
(888) 566-8006 (Toll Free)
Mackenzie Partners, Inc.
1407 Broadway – 27th Floor
New York, New York 10018
Proxy@mackenziepartners.com
Call Collect:(212) 929-5500 or
Toll-Free (800) 322-2885

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