UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 6-K
 
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 2022

Commission File Number: 001-36231
 

ENETI INC.
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
 

9, Boulevard Charles III, Monaco 98000
(Address of principal executive office)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F    Form 40-F

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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT

Attached to this report on Form 6-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the notice, proxy statement and proxy card of Eneti Inc. (the “Company”) for the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on June 1, 2022.

SIGNATURES
 
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.

 
                    
 
ENETI INC.
 
(registrant)
 
 
 
Dated: April 25, 2022
By:
/s/ Hugh Baker
 
 
Hugh Baker
 
 
Chief Financial Officer










TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF ENETI INC.

April 22, 2022

Enclosed is a notice of the 2022 annual meeting (the “Meeting”) of the holders of common shares (the “Shareholders”) of Eneti Inc. (the “Company”), which will be held at the office of Scorpio Commercial Management S.A.M., Le Millenium, 9 Boulevard Charles III, Monaco MC 98000 on June 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. local time, the Company’s proxy statement and certain other related materials. These materials, together with the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F that contains the Company’s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021 may be found at http://www.edocumentview.com/NETI. Any Shareholder may receive a hard copy of these materials free of charge upon written request to the Company.
At the Meeting, Shareholders will consider and vote upon the following proposals:

1.
To elect three Class C Directors to serve until the 2025 annual meeting of Shareholders (“Proposal One”);

2.
To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022 (“Proposal Two”); and

3
To transact other such business as may properly come before the Meeting or any adjournment thereof.
Provided that a quorum is present, the following is required to adopt the proposals: (1) adoption of Proposal One requires the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast at the Meeting by the holders of shares entitled to vote in the election; and (2) adoption of Proposal Two requires the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast at the Meeting by the holders of shares represented at the Meeting. To constitute a quorum, there must be present either in person or by proxy shareholders of record holding at least one-third of the shares issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Meeting. If less than a quorum is present, a majority of those shares present either in person or by proxy will have the power to adjourn the Meeting until a quorum is present.
You are cordially invited to attend the Meeting in person. If you attend the Meeting, you may revoke your proxy and vote your shares in person.
WHETHER OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOUR SHARES BE REPRESENTED AND  VOTED AT THE MEETING. ACCORDINGLY, IF YOU  HAVE ELECTED TO RECEIVE YOUR PROXY MATERIALS BY MAIL, PLEASE COMPLETE, DATE, SIGN AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE, WHICH DOES NOT REQUIRE POSTAGE IF MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES. IF YOU HAVE ELECTED TO RECEIVE YOUR PROXY MATERIALS OVER THE INTERNET, PLEASE VOTE BY INTERNET OR BY TELEPHONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE NOTICE OF INTERNET AVAILABILITY OF PROXY MATERIALS THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE BY ELECTRONIC MAIL. IF YOU ATTEND THE MEETING, YOU MAY REVOKE YOUR PROXY AND VOTE IN PERSON. ALL SHAREHOLDERS MUST PRESENT A FORM OF  PERSONAL PHOTO IDENTIFICATION IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED TO THE MEETING. IN ADDITION, IF YOUR SHARES ARE HELD IN THE NAME OF YOUR BROKER, BANK OR OTHER NOMINEE AND YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE MEETING, YOU MUST BRING AN ACCOUNT   STATEMENT    OR   LETTER   FROM   YOUR BROKER,  BANK  OR  OTHER NOMINEE INDICATING THAT YOU WERE THE OWNER OF THE SHARES ON APRIL 12, 2022.
ANY SIGNED PROXY RETURNED AND NOT COMPLETED WILL BE VOTED IN FAVOR OF ALL THE PROPOSALS PRESENTED IN THE PROXY STATEMENT.  THE VOTE OF EVERY SHAREHOLDER IS IMPORTANT AND YOUR COOPERATION WILL BE APPRECIATED.






 
Very truly yours,
 
Emanuele Lauro
 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
   
   

Monaco
Le Millenium, 9, Boulevard Charles III, Monaco MC 98000
Tel: +377 9798 5715
New York
150 East 58th Street - New York, NY 10155, USA
Tel: +1 646 432 1675
   
e-mail & website: Investor.Relations@Eneti-Inc.com www.eneti-inc.com






NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
April 22, 2022


NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the 2022 annual meeting (the “Meeting”) of the holders of common shares (the “Shareholders”) of Eneti Inc. (the “Company”) will be held on June 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. local time, at the office of Scorpio Commercial Management S.A.M.,   Le  Millenium, 9 Boulevard Charles III, Monaco MC 98000 for the following purposes, of which proposals one and two are more completely set forth in the accompanying proxy statement:

1.
To elect three Class C Directors to serve until the 2025 annual meeting of Shareholders (“Proposal One”);

2.
To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit as   the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022 (“Proposal Two”); and

3.
To transact other such business as may properly come before the Meeting or any adjournment thereof.
The board of directors has fixed the close of business on April 12, 2022 as the record date for the determination of the Shareholders entitled to receive this notice of Meeting and to vote at the Meeting or any adjournment thereof.
Shareholders of record holding at least one-third of the shares issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Meeting, who attend the Meeting in person or by proxy, shall be a quorum for the purposes of the Meeting. If less than a quorum is present, a majority of those shares present either in person or by proxy will have the power to adjourn the Meeting until a quorum is present.
WHETHER OR NOT YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOUR SHARES  BE REPRESENTED AND VOTED AT THE MEETING.  ACCORDINGLY, IF YOU HAVE ELECTED TO RECEIVE YOUR PROXY MATERIALS BY MAIL, PLEASE COMPLETE, DATE, SIGN AND RETURN THE ENCLOSED PROXY CARD IN THE ENCLOSED ENVELOPE, WHICH DOES NOT REQUIRE POSTAGE IF MAILED IN THE UNITED STATES. IF YOU HAVE ELECTED TO RECEIVE YOUR PROXY MATERIALS OVER THE INTERNET, PLEASE VOTE BY INTERNET OR BY TELEPHONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE NOTICE OF INTERNET AVAILABILITY OF PROXY MATERIALS THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE BY ELECTRONIC MAIL. IF YOU ATTEND THE MEETING, YOU MAY REVOKE YOUR PROXY AND VOTE IN PERSON. ALL SHAREHOLDERS MUST PRESENT A FORM OF PERSONAL  PHOTO IDENTIFICATION IN ORDER TO BE ADMITTED TO THE MEETING. IN ADDITION, IF YOUR SHARES ARE HELD IN THE NAME OF YOUR BROKER, BANK OR OTHER NOMINEE   AND  YOU  WISH  TO  ATTEND  THE MEETING,   YOU  MUST  BRING  AN ACCOUNT   STATEMENT   OR   LETTER   FROM   YOUR BROKER,  BANK  OR  OTHER NOMINEE INDICATING THAT YOU WERE THE OWNER OF THE SHARES ON APRIL 12, 2022.
ANY SIGNED PROXY RETURNED AND NOT COMPLETED WILL BE VOTED IN FAVOR OF ALL THE PROPOSALS PRESENTED IN THE PROXY STATEMENT.  THE VOTE OF EVERY SHAREHOLDER IS IMPORTANT AND YOUR COOPERATION WILL BE APPRECIATED.
This notice of Meeting, the proxy statement and certain other related materials, such as the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F that contains the Company’s audited financial statements for the fiscal  year  ended  December
31, 2021, may  be  found  at http://www.edocumentview.com/ NETI. Any Shareholder may receive a hard copy of these materials free of charge upon written request to the Company.




 
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
   
 
 
Monica Pahwa
Secretary
   




April 22, 2022

Monaco




ENETI INC.

LE MILLENIUM, 9 BOULEVARD CHARLES III, MONACO MC 98000


PROXY STATEMENT FOR ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS TO BE HELD ON JUNE 1, 2022
INFORMATION CONCERNING SOLICITATION AND VOTING
General
The enclosed proxy is solicited on behalf of the board of directors (the “Board”) of Eneti Inc., a Marshall Islands corporation (the “Company”), for use at the 2021 annual meeting (the “Meeting”) of holders of common shares of the Company (the “Shareholders”) to be held at the office of Scorpio Commercial Management S.A.M., Le Millenium, 9 Boulevard Charles III, Monaco MC 98000 on June 1, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. local time, or at any adjournment or postponement thereof, for the purposes set forth herein and in the accompanying notice of Meeting.  This proxy statement and the accompanying form of proxy are expected to be mailed to the Shareholders entitled to vote at the Meeting on or about April 22, 2022. These materials, together with the Company’s annual report on Form 20-F that contains the  Company’s  audited  financial  statements  for  the  fiscal  year  ended December 31, 2021 (the “Annual Report”) may be found at http://www.edocumentview.com/ NETI. Any Shareholder may receive a hard copy of these materials free of charge upon written request to the Company.
Voting Rights and Outstanding Shares
On April 12, 2022 (the “Record Date”), the Company had issued and outstanding 39,741,204 common shares, par value $0.01 per share. Each Shareholder of record at the close of business on the Record Date is entitled to one vote for each of the Company’s common shares then held. One or more Shareholders of record (in person or by proxy) holding at  least one-third of the shares issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Meeting shall constitute a quorum for the purposes of the Meeting. The Company’s common shares represented by any proxy in the enclosed form will be voted in accordance with the instructions given on the proxy if the proxy is properly executed and is received by the Company prior to the close of voting at the Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. Any proxies returned signed without instructions will be voted FOR the proposals set forth on the notice of Meeting.
The Company’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) under the symbol “NETI.”
Revocability of Proxies
A Shareholder may revoke its proxy at any time before it is exercised. A proxy may be revoked by filing with the Secretary of the Company at the Company’s principal executive office, Le Millenium, 9 Boulevard Charles III, Monaco MC 98000, a  written notice of revocation by a  duly executed proxy bearing a later date (not later than the Meeting date), or by attending the Meeting and voting in person.




PROPOSAL ONE
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS


The Company currently has ten directors divided into three classes. As provided in the Company’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation, as amended, each director is elected to serve for a three-year term and until such director’s successor is elected and has qualified. The terms of the Company’s Class C Directors expire at the Meeting. The terms of the newly elected Class C Directors will expire at the Company’s 2025 annual meeting of Shareholders.
Unless the proxy is marked to indicate that such authorization is expressly withheld, the persons named in the enclosed proxy intend to vote the common shares authorized thereby FOR the election of the following three nominees. It is expected that each of these nominees will be able to serve, but if before the election it develops that any of the nominees is unavailable, the persons named in the accompanying proxy will vote for the election of such substitute nominee or nominees as the current Board may recommend.

Nominees for Election to the Board
Information concerning the nominees for directors of the Company is set forth below:
Name
Age
Position
Christian M. Gut
42
Class C Director
James B. Nish
63
Class C Director
Peter Niklai
48
Class C Director
Christian M. Gut, Director
Christian M. Gut has served as our Class C Director since the closing of our initial public offering in December 2013. He is the co-founder and co-manager of Luxembourg based Millennia SICAV-RAIF, a consumer credit strategies specialist, and of its sub-fund P2P Lending Fund launched in 2018. Mr. Gut started his professional career at ThyssenKrupp Technologies AG (as it then was) in Essen, Germany in 2002. He later joined Singapore based EABC Pte Ltd., or EABC, in 2003 where he served as Director from 2006 to 2018. EABC’s services comprised market intelligence and strategy, sales promotion and support to project management in selected Asia Pacific countries, principally Australia. Furthermore, Mr. Gut was a co-founder and a former co-manager of the Stellar Energy Fund, launched in Singapore in 2006, which invested in fossil and renewable energy focused private companies in Asia, Middle East and Europe with exposure on the following industries: oil trading and bunkering, gas E&P, solar, geothermal and power generating heat plants. Mr. Gut has a Bachelor’s degree in international business from the European Business School in London.




James B. Nish, Director
James B. Nish has served as our Class C director since January 2016. Mr. Nish has over 31 years of experience in investment banking, serving clients across a variety of international industrial markets. Since 2015, he has served as a board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK), a manufacturer of products serving the renewable energy, growing and processing, home improvement, and infrastructure markets, and was also appointed as Chairman of its Capital Structure and Asset Management Committee in 2018. Mr. Nish has also served as a board member of Alert360, a private company that provides security alarm monitoring and related home automation services to subscribers in the United States, since 2014 and as Chairman of the Audit Committee since 2020. From 2008 to 2012, he was Group Head of Middle Corporate Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan. From 1986 to 2008, Mr. Nish served as Co-Chairman of the Investment Banking Commitment Committee and Group Head of the General Industries Group of Bear Stearns & Co. Inc., where he organized and managed investment banking coverage of a diversified group of industrial companies. Mr. Nish is a Certified Public Accountant and Adjunct Professor in both the Undergraduate Business School and MBA Programs at Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business in New York and at Pace University, Lubin School of Business in New York, where he teaches a number of courses in both the Accounting and Finance departments. Mr. Nish has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from the State University of New York at Buffalo in Accounting and Business.
Peter Niklai, Director
Peter Niklai has served as our Class C Director since August 2021. Mr. Niklai has 20 years of board experience across multiple industries and regions. He joined INCJ (then known as Innovation Network Corporation of Japan), an investment partnership between the Government of Japan and over 20 major Japanese corporations, in 2012. Mr. Niklai joined JIC Capital, Ltd., a sister fund of INCJ, in November 2020, following its establishment in September 2020, and has since remained on secondment to INCJ, where he serves as a Managing Director, responsible for investing in and overseeing the governance of portfolio companies. He is a board member of Ambry Genetics, a genetic testing company based in the United States. Mr. Niklai’s other recent board experience includes Aguas Nuevas, a Chilean water utilities provider, between 2018 and 2020, and AGS, a water utilities provider operating in Portugal and Brazil, between 2017 and 2020, as well as Chaucer Foods, a freeze-dried food products company based in the United Kingdom, between 2018 and 2020. Before joining INCJ in 2012, Mr. Niklai spent four years in M&A, finance, and operations roles in the education sector at Berlitz Corporation and Shane Corporation Japan. Earlier in his career, he also worked at Credit Suisse Securities Japan in an institutional sales/research role and as a management consultant at IT Convergence and Ernst & Young Consulting Japan (currently Qunie). Mr. Niklai holds an MBA degree from London Business School, a Postgraduate degree  in Economics from  Nihon University, and an Undergraduate degree  in Economics and Management from Corvinus University in Budapest.
Required Vote. Adoption of Proposal One requires the affirmative vote of a plurality of the votes cast at the Meeting by the holders of shares entitled to vote in the election.
THE BOARD UNANIMOUSLY RECOMMENDS A VOTE IN FAVOR OF THE PROPOSED DIRECTORS.   UNLESS REVOKED AS PROVIDED ABOVE, SIGNED PROXIES RECEIVED BY MANAGEMENT WILL BE VOTED IN FAVOR OF THE PROPOSED DIRECTORS UNLESS A CONTRARY VOTE IS SPECIFIED.


PROPOSAL TWO RATIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT OF
INDEPENDENT AUDITORS



The Board is submitting for ratification at the Meeting the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit has advised the Company that the firm does not have any direct or indirect financial interest in the Company, nor has such firm had any such interest in connection with the Company during the past three fiscal years
All services rendered by the independent auditors are subject to review by the Audit Committee of the Board.
Required Vote. Adoption of Proposal Two requires the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast at the Meeting by the holders of shares represented at the Meeting.
THE BOARD UNANIMOUSLY RECOMMENDS A VOTE FOR THE RATIFICATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS AUDIT AS INDEPENDENT AUDITORS OF THE     COMPANY   FOR   THE     FISCAL   YEAR   ENDING   DECEMBER   31, 2022. UNLESS REVOKED AS PROVIDED ABOVE, SIGNED PROXIES RECEIVED BY MANAGEMENT WILL BE VOTED IN FAVOR OF SUCH APPROVAL UNLESS A CONTRARY VOTE IS SPECIFIED.




SOLICITATION
The cost of preparing and soliciting proxies will be borne by the Company. Solicitation will be made primarily by mail, but Shareholders may be solicited by telephone, e-mail, or personal contact.
ELECTRONIC DELIVERY
Shareholders can access documents related  to the Meeting, including the Company’s latest Annual Report, at: http://www.edocumentview.com/NETI. For Shareholders who hold their shares through a bank or brokerage account, instead of receiving future copies of these documents by mail, Shareholders can elect to receive an email that will provide electronic links to the proxy materials. Opting to receive your proxy materials online will save the Company the cost of producing and mailing documents to your home or business and will also give you an electronic link to the proxy voting site.
EFFECT OF ABSTENTIONS
An “abstention” occurs when a Shareholder sends in a proxy with explicit instructions to decline to vote regarding a particular matter (other than the election of directors for which the choice is limited to “for” or “withhold”). Abstentions are counted as present for purposes of determining a quorum. Abstentions will  not be counted in determining whether Proposal Two has been approved.
OTHER MATTERS
No other matters are expected to be presented for action at the Meeting.   Should any additional matter come before the Meeting, it is intended that proxies in the accompanying form will be voted in accordance with the judgment of the person or persons named in the proxy.
 
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
   
 
 
Monica Pahwa
Secretary
   



April 22, 2022

Monaco





























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