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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 16, 2019

 

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

 

Securities Registered under Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value

 

EGBN

 

The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC

 

 

 


 

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

 

(a)                                 On May 16, 2019, 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 2020 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, 2019; 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

 

27,062,210

 

644,106

 

4,191

 

4,962,555

 

Dudley C. Dworken

 

27,091,432

 

614,769

 

4,305

 

4,962,556

 

Harvey M. Goodman

 

27,262,461

 

442,955

 

5,089

 

4,962,557

 

Norman R. Pozez

 

27,054,161

 

651,270

 

5,075

 

4,962,556

 

Kathy A. Raffa

 

27,540,107

 

141,740

 

28,660

 

4,962,555

 

Susan G. Riel

 

27,409,755

 

277,158

 

23,594

 

4,962,555

 

Donald R. Rogers

 

26,415,733

 

1,273,453

 

21,320

 

4,962,556

 

James A. Soltesz

 

27,649,696

 

55,735

 

5,075

 

4,962,556

 

Leland M. Weinstein

 

27,051,005

 

637,349

 

22,151

 

4,962,557

 

 

(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

32,600,721

 

23,592

 

48,749

 

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

15,325,896

 

12,280,204

 

104,406

 

4,962,556

 

(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/ Susan G. Riel

 

 

Susan G. Riel, President & Chief Executive Officer

 

 

Dated: May 17, 2019

 

 

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