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QUINTILES TRANSNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

May 12, 2014



Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On May 8, 2014, Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (the "Company") held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") to (i) elect four Class I directors and one Class III director; (ii) hold an advisory (non-binding) vote to approve executive compensation; (iii) hold an advisory (non-binding) vote on the frequency of future shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation; (iv) approve the Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan; and (v) ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2014. For more information about the foregoing matters, see the Company's proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2014.

As of March 20, 2014, the record date for the Meeting, there were 130,035,627 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote on all matters. At the Meeting, 124,405,635 shares of common stock eligible to vote were represented in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The certified results of the matters voted on at the Meeting are set forth below.

Proposal No. 1 - The election of four Class I directors and one Class III director.

The election of four Class I directors:

Nominee For Withheld Broker Non-Vote Dennis B. Gillings, CBE, Ph.D. 94,802,438 23,795,475 5,807,722 Jonathan J. Coslet 88,834,241 29,763,672 5,807,722 Michael J. Evanisko 117,878,494 719,419 5,807,722 Christopher R. Gordon 94,389,101 24,208,812 5,807,722



The election of one Class III director:

Nominee For Withheld Broker Non-Vote Richard Relyea 94,073,036 24,524,877 5,807,722



All director nominees were duly elected.

Proposal No. 2 - Approval, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, of the resolution regarding executive compensation.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 95,539,741 22,770,144 288,028 5,807,722



This proposal was approved on an advisory (non-binding) basis.

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Proposal No. 3 - Approval, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, of the frequency of future shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation.

One Year Two Years Three Years Abstain 96,754,615 153,749 1,104,956 20,584,593



The shareholders approved, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, an annual shareholder advisory vote on executive compensation. In light of these results, which are consistent with the Company's recommendation, the Company will hold an advisory (non-binding) vote on executive compensation each year until such time as the next advisory (non-binding) vote regarding the frequency of advisory (non-binding) votes on executive compensation is submitted to the Company's shareholders.

Proposal No. 4 - Approval of the Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Vote 118,183,434 172,675 241,804 5,807,722



This proposal was approved.

Proposal No. 5 - Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2014.

For Against Abstain 124,309,936 62,419 33,280



This proposal was approved.

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