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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

 

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 16, 2021

 

 

 

ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-36120   80-0162034
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

1615 Wynkoop Street

Denver, Colorado 80202

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (303) 357-7310

 

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class  

Trading symbol(s)

  Name of each exchange on which
 registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 Per Share   AR   New York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company  ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

Antero Resources Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on June 16, 2021. At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders were requested to (i) elect two Class II members of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) to serve until the Company’s 2024 annual meeting of stockholders; (ii) ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021; and (iii) approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. Each of these items is more fully described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021.

 

The results of the matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting are as follows:

 

Proposal No. 1 — Election of Class II Directors: Votes regarding the persons elected as Class II directors were as follows:

 

Nominee  For   Withheld   Broker Non-Votes 
W. Howard Keenan, Jr.   150,920,223    37,183,437    43,926,178 
Jacqueline C. Mutschler   182,162,281    5,941,379    43,926,178 

 

Proposal No. 2 — Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP: The voting results were as follows:

 

For   Against   Abstain 
 230,910,879    333,326    785,633 

 

Proposal No. 3 — Approval of the Compensation, on an Advisory Basis, of the Company’s Named Executive Officers: The voting results were as follows:

 

For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
 182,299,286    4,140,580    1,663,794    43,926,178 

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  ANTERO RESOURCES CORPORATION
   
  By: /s/ Michael N. Kennedy
    Michael N. Kennedy
    Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President –Finance

 

Dated: June 22, 2021

 

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