AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding
Filed: 15 Jun 21, 4:25pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 10, 2021
AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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|
|Common stock, par value $1||AEL||New York Stock Exchange|
|Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of 5.95% Fixed-Rate Reset Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A||AELPRA||New York Stock Exchange|
|Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of 6.625% Fixed-Rate Reset Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B||AELPRB||New York Stock Exchange|
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 ☐
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Shareholders voted as follows at the American Equity Investment Holding Company annual shareholder meeting on June 10, 2021. Meeting attendance was 80.6% of eligible shares.
1.Election of Directors
|Nominee||For||% For (ex. non-votes)||Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
|Brenda J. Cushing||74,234,683||99.1%||685,614||2,006,551|
|Douglas T. Healy||74,481,331||99.4%||438,966||2,006,551|
|David S. Mulcahy||74,119,575||98.9%||800,722||2,006,551|
|A.J. Strickland, III||70,934,558||94.7%||3,985,739||2,006,551|
Shareholders elected Ms. Cushing, Mr. Healy, Mr. Mulcahy and Mr. Shah to a term expiring at the 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, and Mr. Strickland to a term expiring at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
2. Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2021
(ex. abstain & non-votes)
Shareholders ratified, on an advisory basis, the appointment of the independent auditor for 2021.
3.Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
(ex. abstain & non-votes)
The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the company's compensation of the named executive officers as disclosed in the its 2021 proxy statement.
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.
|AMERICAN EQUITY INVESTMENT LIFE HOLDING COMPANY|
|Date: June 15, 2021||By:||/s/ Phyllis Zanghi|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer|