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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

Form 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 21, 2019



TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Maryland   001-38156   36-4796967
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

888 Seventh Avenue, 35th Floor, New York, New York 10106

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(212) 601-4700

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

Securities registered or to be 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 $0.001 per share   TRTX   New York Stock Exchange

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))

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 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 21, 2019, TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders: (i) elected the seven persons listed below as directors of the Company, each to hold office until the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2020 and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualifies; (ii) ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019; and (iii) approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. Set forth below are the voting results for each of the proposals voted upon by the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting:

Proposal 1 – Election of Directors


     Votes For      Votes Withheld      Broker Non-Votes  

Avi Banyasz

     42,550,223        987,552        9,980,349  

Greta Guggenheim

     43,242,511        295,264        9,980,349  

Kelvin Davis

     41,600,864        1,936,911        9,980,349  

Michael Gillmore

     33,793,418        9,744,357        9,980,349  

Wendy Silverstein

     33,787,066        9,750,709        9,980,349  

Bradley Smith

     32,034,743        11,503,032        9,980,349  

Gregory White

     43,375,588        162,187        9,980,349  

Proposal 2 – Ratification of Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2019


Votes For


Votes Against




  1,662,263   35,905

Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation


Votes For


Votes Against




Broker Non-Votes


  336,302   482,379   9,980,349


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.


By:   /s/ Robert Foley
Name:   Robert Foley
Title:   Chief Financial and Risk Officer

Date: May 22, 2019

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