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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2018

 

Eagle Bancorp, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Maryland

 

0-25923

 

52-2061461

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission file number)

 

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

 

 

 

Number)

 

7830 Old Georgetown Road, Third Floor, Bethesda, MD 20814

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  301.986.1800

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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  o

 

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.  o

 

 

 



 

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

 

(a)                                 On May 17, 2018, the annual meeting of shareholders of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) was held for the purposes of:

 

1.              electing nine (9) directors to serve until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified;

 

2.              ratifying the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the year ended December 31, 2018; and

 

3.              voting on a non-binding advisory resolution approving the compensation of our named executive officers.

 

(b)                                 (1)                                 The name of each director elected at the meeting, and the votes cast for such persons, votes withheld and broker non-votes are set forth below:

 

Name

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-votes

 

Leslie M. Alperstein

 

27,550,617

 

334,774

 

27,232

 

4,320,319

 

Dudley C. Dworken

 

27,304,468

 

572,861

 

35,292

 

4,320,321

 

Harvey M. Goodman

 

27,420,106

 

427,457

 

65,059

 

4,320,320

 

Ronald D. Paul

 

27,068,968

 

821,761

 

21,892

 

4,320,321

 

Norman R. Pozez

 

27,260,919

 

572,026

 

79,677

 

4,320,320

 

Kathy A. Raffa

 

27,667,917

 

167,431

 

77,275

 

4,320,319

 

Susan G. Riel

 

27,397,544

 

437,652

 

77,427

 

4,320,319

 

Donald R. Rogers

 

26,518,682

 

1,316,082

 

77,858

 

4,320,320

 

Leland M. Weinstein

 

27,387,877

 

480,278

 

44,467

 

4,320,320

 

 

(2)                                 The number of votes cast for or against, and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes cast on the ratification of the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm is as set forth below:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-votes

 

32,176,003

 

16,836

 

40,103

 

0

 

 

(3)                                 The number of votes cast for or against, and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes cast on the nonbinding advisory resolution approving the compensation of our executive officers is as set forth below:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-votes

 

26,662,256

 

1,093,635

 

156,731

 

4,320,320

 

 

(c)                                  There have been no settlements between the Company and any other person with respect to terminating any solicitation.

 

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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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

EAGLE BANCORP, INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Ronald D. Paul

 

 

Ronald D. Paul, President, Chief Executive Officer

 

 

Dated: May 21, 2018

 

 

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