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Novation Companies (NOVC)

Filed: 13 Dec 19, 2:41pm

 


 

 

 

 

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

 

   

December 12, 2019

  
 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

 

NOVATION COMPANIES, INC.

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

     

Maryland

 

000-22897

 

74-2830661

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

9229 Ward Parkway, Suite 340, Kansas City, MO 64114

 

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(816) 237-7000

 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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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 December 12, 2019, Novation Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) and submitted the following matters to a vote of its shareholders:

 

 

1.

the election of five directors to serve until the Company’s 2020 annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualify;

 

 

2.

the ratification of the selection of Boulay PLLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019;

 

 

3.

a non-binding advisory resolution to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and

 

 

4.

a non-binding advisory resolution to approve the frequency of shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation.

 

As of October 24, 2019, the record date of the Annual Meeting, 112,403,893 shares of the Company’s common stock were outstanding and eligible to vote.

 

Each of the matters submitted to a vote of the Company’s shareholders at the Annual Meeting was approved by the requisite vote of the Company’s shareholders. Set forth below is the number of votes for, against or withheld, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as to each such matter, including a separate tabulation with respect to each nominee for director, as applicable.

   

For

 

Withheld

 

Broker Non-Votes

Proposal 1 – Election of Directors

      
 

Howard M. Amster

 

    37,337,462

 

     5,282,334

 

  32,573,764 

 

Howard Timothy Eriksen

 

    37,051,320

 

     5,568,476

 

  32,573,764 

 

Barry A. Igdaloff

 

    37,340,431

 

     5,279,365

 

  32,573,764 

 

Lee D. Keddie

 

    36,592,611

 

     6,027,185

   32,573,764 
 

David W. Pointer

 

    37,263,956

 

     5,355,840

   32,573,764 

 

 

 

  

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

Proposal 2 – Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

   64,823,783

 

   9,836,024

 

   533,753

 

   0 

         

Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation

   37,203,464

 

    5,252,682

 

   163,650

 

   32,573,764

 

 

 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Proposal 4 – Advisory Vote on Frequency of Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation   32,796,433    53,288    9,571,864    198,211    32,573,764

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

   
  

NOVATION COMPANIES, INC.

  

DATE: December 13, 2019

 

/s/ David W. Pointer

  

David W. Pointer

Chief Executive Officer