FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry Into A Material Definitive Agreement

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On July 5, 2018, FactSet Research Systems Inc. (the “Company” or “FactSet”) entered into a separation of employment and general release agreement with Edward Baker-Greene (the “Agreement”), to which Mr. Baker-Greene will remain in his current position as Chief Human Resources Officer (“CHRO”) until his successor is appointed, participate in an orderly transition of duties to the new CHRO and remain an employee of FactSet until his effective termination date of November 30, 2018. In exchange for fulfilling these obligations to the Company, Mr. Baker-Greene will receive, under the terms of the Agreement, the following: (i) a lump sum separation payment of $387,500 on the first scheduled payroll after December 1, 2018; (ii) continued base salary of $300,000 through November 30, 2018; (iii) the acceleration of the vesting of certain outstanding stock options; and (iv) certain other ancillary benefits. In addition, the Agreement provides for a release of claims by Mr. Baker-Greene and the Company and other terms and conditions customary for agreements of this nature.

The foregoing description of the Agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended May31, 2018.


About FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS)

Factset Research Systems Inc. is engaged in providing integrated financial information and big data analytical applications for the global investment community. The Company’s segments include the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific. The U.S. segment services finance professionals, including financial institutions throughout the Americas. The European segment maintains offices in France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Dubai. The Asia Pacific segment maintains office locations in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mumbai, India. The Company delivers insight and information to investment professionals through its analytics, service, content, and technology. Its offerings include a complete services solution focused on verifying, cleaning and loading portfolio data across asset classes, and an execution management system. The Company offers third-party content through desktop, wireless and off-platform solutions.

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