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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 23, 2023, Blucora, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release disclosing that on January 20, 2023, Engine Capital LP provided notice of nomination of a candidate for election to the Company’s board of directors at the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2023Annual Meeting”). A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Company, its directors and certain of its executive officers and employees are participants in the Company’s solicitation of proxies from stockholders in connection with the 2023 Annual Meeting. The names of such directors, executive officers and employees and their respective interests in the Company by security holdings or otherwise are set forth below.
Number of Shares (1)
Percentage Ownership (1)
Tabitha T. Bailey
Ann J. Bruder
Mark A. Ernst
E. Carol Hayles
Rick Leaman III
Georganne C. Proctor
Jana R. Schreuder
Christopher W. Walters
Mary S. Zappone
* Less than 1%
(1) The beneficial ownership set forth in the table is determined in accordance with the rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The percentage of beneficial ownership is based on 48,143,838 shares of Company common stock outstanding as of January 20, 2023.
(2) This includes 14,000 shares of Company common stock held by Bellevue Capital LLC. Mr. Ernst is the managing partner of Bellevue Capital LLC.
(3) This includes 2,025 shares of Company common stock held by Mr. Mehlman’s spouse.