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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): December 5, 2023




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34809   85-2619578

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


112 S. French St., Suite 105

Wilmington, DE

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(302) 691-6276

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Shares, no par value   GBLI   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).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Effective December 5, 2023, Fred Karlinsky joined the Board of Directors of Global Indemnity Group, LLC (“GBLI”) pursuant to the Class B Majority Shareholder’s rights under GBLI’s Second Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement. Mr. Karlinsky is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Global Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group. He has over 30 years of experience representing insurers, reinsurers and other insurance related entities. Mr. Karlinsky is an adjunct professor of law at Florida State University College of Law and currently chairs the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. He has a bachelor of science from the University of Miami and juris doctorate from Florida State University College of Law. Mr. Karlinsky will serve on the Conflicts, Nomination, Compensation, & Governance, Enterprise Risk Management, and Technology Committees.

Mr. Karlinsky is party to an agreement with the Class B Majority Shareholder pursuant to which he became a director. The agreement provides that the Class B Majority Shareholder may remove him at any time and Mr. Karlinsky agrees to immediately resign from the Board upon the request of the Class B Majority Shareholder. Mr. Karlinsky agrees to act in accordance with the GBLI’s Insider Trading Policy, that a duty of confidentiality is owed to GBLI and to the Class B Majority Shareholder, and to keep the Class B Majority Shareholder updated on developments at GBLI.

Mr. Karlinsky is not party to any transaction with GBLI that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. As a director, Mr. Karlinsky will be subject to the non-executive director compensation plan as described in GBLI’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on April 28, 2023. Mr. Karlinsky will not be party to any other material plan, contract or arrangement or any grant or award under any such plan, contract or arrangement that was entered into in connection with his appointment.


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.


    Global Indemnity Group, LLC
December 7, 2023     By:   /s/ Stephen W. Ries
      Name: Stephen W. Ries
      Title: Secretary
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