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 12, 2020

 

Benefytt Technologies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 Delaware   001-35811   46-1282634

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

3450 Buschwood Park Dr., Suite 200

Tampa, Florida

  33618
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (813) 397-1187

 

Not Applicable

(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:

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value   BFYT   Nasdaq Global Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

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.

 

On May 12, 2020, Benefytt Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The Company previously filed with the SEC its Definitive Proxy Statement and related materials pertaining to the Annual Meeting on April 17, 2020. On the record date of March 30, 2020 there were 13,203,527 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock and 1,016,667 shares of the Company’s Class B common stock outstanding and eligible to vote. At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders: (i) elected the seven persons identified below to serve as directors of the Company to hold office until the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified; (ii) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers; and (iii) ratified the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as independent auditors of the Company.

 

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

 

The final results of stockholder voting on the election of directors were as follows:

 

Name  Votes For   Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes 
Paul E. Avery   5,892,296    150,203    2,872,350 
Anthony J. Barkett   5,741,743    300,756    2,872,350 
John A. Fichthorn   5,917,109    125,390    2,872,350 
Paul G. Gabos   5,941,364    101,135    2,872,350 
Robert S. Murley   5,927,726    114,773    2,872,350 
Peggy B. Scott   5,767,386    275,113    2,872,350 
Gavin D. Southwell   5,961,655    80,844    2,872,350 

 

Proposal 2: Approval of, on an Advisory Basis, Named Executive Officer Compensation

 

The final results of stockholder voting on the approval of, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers were as follows:

 

Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
 5,207,869    823,990    10,639    2,872,351 

 

Proposal 3: To ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as independent auditors of the Company

 

The final results of stockholder voting to ratify the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as independent auditors of the Company were as follows:

 

Votes For   Votes Against   Votes Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
 8,518,608    387,047    9,194     

 

The stockholders did not vote on any other matters during the Annual Meeting.

 

   

 

 

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.

 

  BENEFYTT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
     
  By: /s/ Erik M. Helding
  Name: Erik M. Helding
  Title: Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer

 

Date: May 14, 2020