SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of April 2023
Commission File Number: 001-34153
GLOBAL SHIP LEASE, INC.
(Translation of registrants name into English)
c/o Global Ship Lease Services Limited
25 Wilton Road
London SW1V 1LW
(Address of principal executive office)
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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT
2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Global Ship Lease, Inc. (the Company) has scheduled the Companys 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the 2023 Meeting) for June 6, 2023, at a time and location to be determined. The record date for the 2023 Meeting is the close of business on April 20, 2023.
The Company has scheduled the 2023 Meeting significantly earlier than the one-year anniversary date of the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (2022 Meeting) in order to provide ample time to address possible difficulty in reaching the requisite shareholder quorum, which the Company experienced for its 2022 Meeting and which resulted in multiple adjournments. Accordingly, the Company has also set a new deadline for the receipt of shareholder proposals for its 2023 Meeting, which it believes is a reasonable time before the Company will begin to print and send its proxy materials for the 2023 Meeting. For business to be properly brought before the 2023 Meeting by any shareholder, and for a nomination of directors to be made by a shareholder, notice must be received by the Company in proper form, in accordance with the Companys Third Amended and Restated Bylaws, no later than April 28, 2023. Any proposal received after such date will be considered untimely.
The information contained in this Report on Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into the Companys registration statements on Form F-3 (File Nos. 333-231509, 333-258800 and 333-267468) and Form S-8 (File Nos. 333-258992 and 333-264113).
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|GLOBAL SHIP LEASE, INC.
|Dated: April 7, 2023
|Ian J. Webber
|Chief Executive Officer