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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

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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): May 11, 2018

 

WMIH Corp.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

Delaware

001-14667

91-1653725

(State or other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

FIFTH AVENUE PLAZA

800 FIFTH AVENUE, SUITE 4100

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

 

98104

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(206) 922-2957

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

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:

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))

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 8.01

Other Events

 

On May 11, 2018, WMIH Corp. (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors declared a semiannual common stock dividend on each share of its 5.00% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series B Preferred Stock”), which will be payable on June 15, 2018 to holders of record of the Series B Preferred Stock at the close of business on May 21, 2018.

 

A copy of the press release issued by the Company with respect to this matter is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 of this Current Report and incorporated herein by reference.

 

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Number

Exhibit

 

 

 

 

99.1

Press Release dated May 11, 2018

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This Form 8-K and the exhibits include forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this report that address activities, events, conditions or developments that we expect, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements give our current expectations and projections relating to our financial condition, results of operations, plans, objectives, future performance and business and these statements are not guarantees of future performance. These statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements may include the words “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “strategy,” “future,” “opportunity,” “may,” “should,” “will,” “would,” “will be,” “will continue,” “will likely result,” and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual events, results or performance to differ materially from those indicated by such statements. These risks are identified and discussed in the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 under Risk Factors in Part I, Item 1A. These risk factors will be important to consider in determining future results and should be reviewed in their entirety. These forward-looking statements are expressed in good faith and we believe there is a reasonable basis for them. However, there can be no assurance that the events, results or trends identified in these forward-looking statements will occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update any forward-looking statement, except as required by law. Readers should carefully review the statements set forth in the reports, which the Company has filed or will file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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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.

 

 

 

WMIH CORP.

 

 

(Registrant)

 

 

 

 

Date: May 11, 2018

 

By:

/s/ Charles Edward Smith

 

 

 

Name:   Charles Edward Smith

 

 

 

Title:   Executive Vice President

 

 

 

 

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EX-99.1)

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Exhibit 99.1

WMIH CORP. DECLARES SEMIANNUAL DIVIDEND ON
SERIES B CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK

SEATTLE – May 11, 2018 – The Board of Directors of WMIH Corp. (NASDAQ: WMIH) (“WMIH”) declared a semiannual common stock dividend on its 5.00% Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series B Preferred Stock”). The dividend will be payable in shares of WMIH’s common stock, par value $0.00001 per share (the “Common Stock”), on June 15, 2018 to holders of record of Series B Preferred Stock at the close of business on May 21, 2018. The number of shares of Common Stock per share that will be paid on June 15, 2018 will be calculated at a rate of 5.00% per annum, pursuant to WMIH’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended by the Certificate of Amendment.

About WMIH Corp.

WMIH Corp.’s (NASDAQ: WMIH), formerly known as Washington Mutual, Inc., operations consist primarily of WM Mortgage Reinsurance Company, Inc. (“WMMRC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company that is domiciled in Hawaii. The Company’s primary business is a legacy reinsurance business that is currently operated in runoff mode by WMMRC. Additional information regarding WMIH may be found at www.wmih-corp.com.

 

Company Contact:

 

Helen Grayson

206-922-2957

 

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

 

This communication contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including, but not limited to, statements concerning dividend payments on the Series B Preferred Stock. All statements other than statements of historical or current fact included in this communication that address activities, events, conditions or developments that we expect, believe or anticipate will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements give our current expectations and projections relating to our financial condition, results of operations, plans, objectives, future performance and business and these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Forward-looking statements may include the words “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “strategy,” “future,” “opportunity,” “may,” “should,” “will,” “would,” “will be,” “will continue,” “will likely result,” and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual events, results or performance to differ materially from those indicated by such statements. Certain of these risks are identified and discussed in WMIH’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 under Risk Factors in Part I, Item 1A. These risk factors will be important to consider in determining future results and should be reviewed in their entirety. These forward-looking statements are expressed in good faith, and WMIH believes there is a reasonable basis for them. However, there can be no assurance that the events, results or trends identified in these forward-looking statements will occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and WMIH is not under any obligation, and expressly disclaims any obligation, to update, alter or otherwise revise any forward-looking statement, except as required by law. Readers should carefully review the statements set forth in the reports, which WMIH has filed or will file from time to time with the SEC.

 

 

 

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