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): November 23, 2021
CARRIER GLOBAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
13995 Pasteur Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens
|33418|(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 ($0.01 par value)||CARR||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).
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Item 5.03 - Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On November 23, 2021, the Board of Directors of Carrier Global Corporation (the “Company”) approved and adopted an amendment to Section 1.2(A) of the Bylaws of the Company (the “Bylaws”) regarding the calling of special meetings of shareowners. The amendment removed the one-year continuous ownership requirement for shareowners representing at least 15% of the Company’s outstanding shares of capital stock to request a special meeting of shareowners.
The amendment to Section 1.2(A) of the Bylaws approved and adopted by the Board was effective immediately upon approval and adoption.
The foregoing description of the amendment Section 1.2(A) of the Bylaws is not complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by reference to, the full text thereof, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Amended Section 1.2(A) of the Bylaws of Carrier Global Corporation
Cover Page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL
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.
CARRIER GLOBAL CORPORATION
Date: November 23, 2021
/S/ MARK G. THOMPSON
Mark G. Thompson
Vice President, Secretary & Deputy Legal Officer
SECTION 1.2 Special Meeting.
(A) Subject to the rights of the owners of any series of Preferred Stock (as used herein, such term shall have the meaning given in the Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation (as amended, restated or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Certificate of Incorporation”)) with respect to such series, special meetings of the shareowners may be called only by or at the direction of: (1) the Chairman of the Board of Directors or the Chief Executive Officer; (2) the Board of Directors pursuant to a resolution adopted by a majority of the total number of directors which the Corporation would have if there were no vacancies (the “Whole Board”); or (3) the Secretary of the Corporation at the written request of a shareowner who owns, or is acting on behalf of one or more beneficial owners who own, capital stock representing at least fifteen percent (15%) of the outstanding shares of capital stock of the Corporation entitled to vote generally in the election of directors (the “Special Meeting Request Required Shares”), and who continue to own the Special Meeting Request Required Shares at all times between the record date fixed in accordance with these Bylaws to determine who may deliver a written request to call such special meeting and the date of the applicable meeting of shareowners. For purposes of this Section 1.2, a record or beneficial owner shall be deemed to “own” shares of capital stock of the Corporation that such record or beneficial owner would be deemed to own in accordance with clause (3) of the first paragraph of Section 1.16 (without giving effect to any reference to Constituent Owner or any shareowner fund comprising a Qualifying Fund contained therein).