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 17, 2018
Crown Castle International Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1220 Augusta Drive, Suite 600
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 570-3000
(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
The annual meeting of stockholders ("Annual Meeting") of Crown Castle International Corp. ("Company") was held on May 17, 2018, at which meeting the Company’s stockholders (1) elected each of the twelve nominees for director, to serve until the Company’s next Annual Meeting and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, (2) ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for fiscal year 2018, and (3) approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as described in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting. The final voting results for each proposal submitted to a vote are set forth below:
1) Election of directors:
P. Robert Bartolo
Jay A. Brown
Ari Q. Fitzgerald
Robert E. Garrison II
Andrea J. Goldsmith
Lee W. Hogan
Edward C. Hutcheson, Jr.
J. Landis Martin
Robert F. McKenzie
Anthony J. Melone
W. Benjamin Moreland
2) The ratification of appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for fiscal year 2018:
3) The non-binding, advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:
ITEM 7.01 — REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On May 17, 2018, the Company issued a press release noting that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $1.05 per share of the Company common stock, par value $0.01 per share, payable on June 29, 2018 to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2018. The May 17, 2018 press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 9.01 — FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
As described in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K ("Current Report"), the following exhibits are furnished as part of this Current Report:
Exhibit No. Description
The information in Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ("Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.
CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP.
/s/ Kenneth J. Simon
Kenneth J. Simon
Senior Vice President
and General Counsel
Date: May 17, 2018
Contacts: Dan Schlanger, CFO & Treasurer
Ben Lowe,VP Corporate Finance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Crown Castle International Corp.
CROWN CASTLE DECLARES
QUARTERLY COMMON STOCK DIVIDEND
May 17, 2018 - HOUSTON, TEXAS - Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.05 per common share. The quarterly dividend will be payable on June 29, 2018 to common stockholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2018. Future dividends are subject to the approval of the Company’s Board of Directors.
ABOUT CROWN CASTLE
Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. For more information on Crown Castle, please visit www.crowncastle.com.