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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): April 28, 2020

 

SOTHERLY HOTELS INC.

SOTHERLY HOTELS LP

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

Maryland (Sotherly Hotels Inc.)

Delaware (Sotherly Hotels LP)

001-32379 (Sotherly Hotels Inc.)

001-36091 (Sotherly Hotels LP)

20-1531029 (Sotherly Hotels Inc.)

20-1965427 (Sotherly Hotels LP)

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

 

306 South Henry Street, Suite 100

Williamsburg, Virginia

 

23185

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (757) 229-5648

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:

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).

Sotherly Hotels Inc.    Sotherly Hotels LP    

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.

Sotherly Hotels Inc.    Sotherly Hotels LP    

 

Securities registered or to be 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, $0.01 par value

 

SOHO

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

8.0% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value

 

SOHOB

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

7.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value

 

SOHOO

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

8.25% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value

 

SOHON

 

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

 

 

 

 


 

Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

Sotherly Hotels Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 28, 2020 (the “Annual Meeting”).  The Company is providing the following information regarding the final results of the matters voted on by stockholders at the Annual Meeting:

 

 

a)

Election of seven (7) Directors to serve for the ensuing year and until their respective successors are elected:

 

Director Nominee

 

Votes For

 

Votes Withheld

 

Broker Non‑Votes 

Maria L. Caldwell

 

6,339,552

 

217,613

 

6,085,821

David R. Folsom

 

6,343,540

 

213,625

 

6,085,821

G. Scott Gibson IV

 

6,344,048

 

213,117

 

6,085,821

Andrew M. Sims

 

6,341,178

 

215,987

 

6,085,821

Edward S. Stein

 

5,036,803

 

1,520,362

 

6,085,821

Herschel J. Walker

 

5,107,850

 

1,449,315

 

6,085,821

Gen. Anthony C. Zinni

 

5,106,710

 

1,450,455

 

6,085,821

 

 

b)

Ratification of the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020:  12,459,720 shares in favor, 122,708 shares against and 60,558 shares abstaining.  There were no broker non-votes for this proposal.

 

 

c)

An advisory vote on executive compensation:  4,651,598 shares in favor, 1,835,134 shares against and 70,433 shares abstaining.  There were 6,085,821 broker non-votes for this proposal.

 

 


 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date:  April 29, 2020

 

SOTHERLY HOTELS INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Anthony E. Domalski

 

 

 

Anthony E. Domalski

 

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

SOTHERLY HOTELS LP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

by its General Partner,

 

 

 

SOTHERLY HOTELS INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Anthony E. Domalski

 

 

 

Anthony E. Domalski

 

 

 

Chief Financial Officer

 

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