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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 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): July 25, 2018

 

Hilltop Holdings Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Maryland

 

1-31987

 

84-1477939

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

 

(Commission
File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification
No.)

 

2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 1400

 

 

Dallas, Texas

 

75219

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 855-2177

 

 

(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):

 

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 as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

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

 

 

 



 

Section 5 — Corporate Governance and Management

 

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

 

On July 25, 2018, Hilltop Holdings Inc., or the Company, held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in Dallas, Texas.  At the 2018 Annual Meeting, stockholders were asked to vote on three proposals:  the election of the twenty director nominees named in the proxy statement; an advisory vote to approve executive compensation; and the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.  The voting results at the 2018 Annual Meeting were as follows:

 

Proposal No. 1:          The stockholders elected the following twenty director nominees to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

 

Name

 

For

 

Against

 

Withheld

 

Broker
Non-Votes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charlotte Jones Anderson

 

52,835,283

 

 

24,324,920

 

7,671,105

 

Rhodes R. Bobbitt

 

73,729,402

 

 

3,430,801

 

7,671,105

 

Tracy A. Bolt

 

76,693,881

 

 

466,322

 

7,671,105

 

W. Joris Brinkerhoff

 

33,314,913

 

 

43,845,290

 

7,671,105

 

J. Taylor Crandall

 

61,011,308

 

 

 

16,148,895

 

7,671,105

 

Charles R. Cummings

 

76,114,916

 

 

1,045,287

 

7,671,105

 

Hill A. Feinberg

 

75,150,086

 

 

2,010,117

 

7,671,105

 

Gerald J. Ford

 

69,852,641

 

 

7,307,562

 

7,671,105

 

Jeremy B. Ford

 

75,268,733

 

 

1,891,470

 

7,671,105

 

J. Markham Green

 

76,067,407

 

 

1,092,796

 

7,671,105

 

William T. Hill, Jr.

 

60,432,917

 

 

16,727,286

 

7,671,105

 

Lee Lewis

 

75,235,865

 

 

1,924,338

 

7,671,105

 

Andrew J. Littlefair

 

74,221,914

 

 

2,938,289

 

7,671,105

 

W. Robert Nichols, III

 

56,531,005

 

 

20,629,198

 

7,671,105

 

C. Clifton Robinson

 

75,325,813

 

 

1,834,390

 

7,671,105

 

Kenneth D. Russell

 

71,845,500

 

 

5,314,703

 

7,671,105

 

A. Haag Sherman

 

74,146,318

 

 

3,013,885

 

7,671,105

 

Robert C. Taylor, Jr.

 

60,815,073

 

 

16,345,130

 

7,671,105

 

Carl B. Webb

 

75,327,117

 

 

1,833,086

 

7,671,105

 

Alan B. White

 

75,302,343

 

 

1,857,860

 

7,671,105

 

 

Proposal No. 2:          The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the 2017 compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker
Non-Votes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

56,764,765

 

20,295,731

 

99,707

 

7,671,105

 

 

Proposal No. 3:          The stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker
Non-Votes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

83,900,407

 

923,341

 

7,560

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

Hilltop Holdings Inc.,

 

 

a Maryland corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date:      July 30, 2018

By:

/s/ COREY PRESTIDGE

 

 

Name:

Corey G. Prestidge

 

 

Title:

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

 

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