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): May 6, 2013
COLONY FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (310) 282-8820
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Results of 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
On May 6, 2013, the Company held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at which (i) directors were elected, (ii) the compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers was approved in an advisory vote, and (iii) the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the Company was ratified. The proposals are described in detail in the Companys 2013 Proxy Statement. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth below.
Election of Directors
The following persons comprising the entire previous board of directors of the Company were duly elected as directors of the Company until the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified: Thomas J. Barrack, Jr., Richard B. Saltzman, George G. C. Parker, John A. Somers, and John L. Steffens. The table below sets forth the voting results for each director nominee:
Approval (on an advisory, non-binding basis) on Executive Compensation
The Companys stockholders approved (on an advisory, non-binding basis) the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as described in the Compensation Discussion and Analysis and Executive Compensation Tables of the Companys 2013 Proxy Statement. The table below sets forth the voting results for this proposal:
Ratification of Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Year Ending December 31, 2013
The table below sets forth the voting results for this proposal:
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.