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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 25, 2018
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-36272
37-1744899
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1450 Centrepark Boulevard
Suite 210
West Palm Beach, Florida
33401
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:   (561) 207-9600
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 25, 2018, Platform Specialty Products Corporation ("Platform") held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the "2018 Annual Meeting"). The proposals submitted to a stockholder vote at the 2018 Annual Meeting are described in detail in Platform's Definitive Proxy Statement for the 2018 Annual Meeting, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2018 (the "Proxy Statement"). Stockholders present in person or by proxy represented 250,783,622 shares of common stock (or approximately 87% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Platform as of May 7, 2018, the record date for the 2018 Annual Meeting).
At the 2018 Annual Meeting, Platform’s stockholders (i) elected the six directors specifically named in the Proxy Statement, each for a term of one year, (ii) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid by Platform to its named executive officers in 2017 (“say-on-pay" vote), and (iii) ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Platform’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018. The detailed voting results for each proposal are set forth below.
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors: Platform's stockholders approved the election of the six directors specifically named in the Proxy Statement, each of whom to serve until Platform's 2019 annual meeting of stockholders or until his respective successor is duly elected and qualified. The final voting results with respect to each director were as follows:
Nominee
 
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
Martin E. Franklin
 
214,851,850
 
4,252,371
 
595,477
 
31,083,924
Rakesh Sachdev
 
216,961,587
 
2,121,132
 
616,979
 
31,083,924
Ian G.H. Ashken
 
166,565,422
 
52,535,885
 
598,391
 
31,083,924
Michael F. Goss
 
177,313,828
 
41,784,143
 
601,727
 
31,083,924
Ryan Israel
 
177,712,498
 
41,389,673
 
597,527
 
31,083,924
E. Stanley O'Neal
 
214,008,490
 
5,087,077
 
604,131
 
31,083,924
Proposal 2 - Say-on-Pay Vote: Platform's stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid by Platform to its named executive officers in 2017 ("say-on-pay" vote) as follows:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
216,179,041
 
2,874,795
 
645,862
 
31,083,924

Proposal 3 - Ratification of Auditors: Platform's stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Platform's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 as follows:
For
 
Against
 
Abstain
 
Broker Non-Votes
249,430,458
 
199,142
 
1,154,022
 
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SIGNATURE
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.
 
 
PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
(Registrant)
June 27, 2018
 
/s/ John E. Capps
(Date)
 
John E. Capps
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary