Toggle SGML Header (+)


Section 1: 8-K (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: March 28, 2019

 

 

JEFFERIES FINANCIAL GROUP INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

New York   1-5721   13-2615557

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

520 Madison Avenue,

New York, New York

  10022
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 212-460-1900

 

 

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):

 

 

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 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

We held our Annual Meeting of Shareholders on March 28, 2019.

Our incumbent directors were re-elected to our Board of Directors and received the following votes:

 

     Number of Shares  
     For      Against      Abstain      Broker Non-Votes  

Linda L. Adamany

     243,754,339        5,470,836        172,639        30,587,987  

Barry J. Alperin

     244,286,509        4,935,724        175,581        30,587,987  

Robert D. Beyer

     240,059,397        9,170,303        168,114        30,587,987  

Francisco L. Borges

     244,332,034        4,887,005        178,775        30,587,987  

Brian P. Friedman

     242,105,295        7,044,864        247,655        30,587,987  

MaryAnne Gilmartin

     248,228,952        998,961        169,901        30,587,987  

Richard B. Handler

     245,289,240        3,962,805        145,769        30,587,987  

Robert E. Joyal

     239,027,505        10,208,977        161,332        30,587,987  

Jacob M. Katz

     248,261,431        961,613        174,770        30,587,987  

Michael T. O’Kane

     240,261,693        8,965,608        170,513        30,587,987  

Stuart H. Reese

     245,286,857        3,937,036        173,921        30,587,987  

Joseph S. Steinberg

     235,165,636        14,084,439        147,739        30,587,987  

Our shareholders approved our advisory vote on executive compensation. Voting results were as follows:

 

     Number of
Shares
 

For

     212,486,438  

Against

     35,854,788  

Abstain

     1,056,588  

Broker Non-Votes

     30,587,987  

Our shareholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent auditors for the fiscal year ending November 30, 2019. Voting results were as follows:

 

     Number of
Shares
 

For

     278,488,779  

Against

     1,292,834  

Abstain

     204,188  


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.

 

    Jefferies Financial Group Inc.
Date: March 29, 2019       /s/ Roland T. Kelly
      Roland T. Kelly
      Associate General Counsel
(Back To Top)