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SPLP Steel Partners

Filed: 10 Jun 21, 4:22pm

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): June 9, 2021
STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
   
Delaware001-3549313-3727655
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
   
590 Madison Avenue, 32nd Floor, New York, New York10022
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 520-2300
N/A
(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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolsName of each exchange on which registered
Common Units, $0 parSPLPNew York Stock Exchange
6.0% Series A Preferred UnitsSPLP-PRANew 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

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 June 9, 2021, Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Limited Partners (the "Annual Meeting"). A total of 22,957,480 common limited partnership units of the Company (the "LP Units") were entitled to vote as of April 13, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting. There were 19,014,888 LP Units present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing approximately 82.82% of the LP Units entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, unitholders were asked to vote on four proposals; set forth below are the matters acted upon by the unitholders at the Annual Meeting and the final voting results of each such proposal.

Proposal 1

The unitholders elected each of the six independent director to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company's general partner, Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc.
NomineeForWithheldBroker Non-Votes
John P. McNiff15,675,110389,7592,950,019
General Richard I. Neal15,681,067383,8022,950,019
Lon Rosen15,711,710353,1592,950,019
Eric P. Karros15,679,031385,8382,950,019
James Benenson III15,711,710353,1592,950,019
Rory H. Tahari15,711,710353,1592,950,019

Proposal 2
The unitholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.

For14,481,982 
Against708,068 
Abstain874,819 
Broker Non-Votes2,950,019 


Proposal 3

The unitholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

For19,002,192 
Against2,412 
Abstain10,284 

Proposal 4

The unitholders approved the amendment and restatement of the Amended & Restated 2018 Incentive Award Plan to increase the number of LP Units reserved for issuance by 1,000,000.

For14,767,597 
Against1,292,007 
Abstain5,265 
Broker Non-Votes2,950,019 



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.

June 10, 2021STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P.
  
 By:Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc.
  Its General Partner
   
  
By:/s/ Jason Wong
Jason Wong
Chief Financial Officer