VII Peaks Co-Optivist Income BDC II

Filed: 5 Jul 21, 8:00pm











Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):June 28, 2021


VII Peaks Co-Optivist Income BDC II, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Maryland 0-54615 45-2918121
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   Identification No.)


1547 Palos Verde Mall #149

Walnut Creek, California

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (415) 983-0127


Not Applicable

(Former name or address, if changed since last report)


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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements with Certain Officers.


Amit Mahajan, an independent board of director of VII Peaks Co-Optivist Income BDC II, Inc. (the “Company”), has resigned his position, effective as of June 28, 2021, in order to pursue other professional opportunities.  Mr. Mahajan did not resign his position due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.  In accordance with Item 5.02(a)(3) of Form 8-K, the Company provided Mr. Mahajan with a copy of this Form 8-K prior to filing it with the SEC, and the Company understands that Mr. Mahajan agrees with the reasons stated for his resignation. 


On June 28, 2018, the independent member of the Board of Directors of the Company appointed, Mr. Jeya Kumar as an independent board member. Mr. Kumar previously served as an independent board member for the Company from the Company’s inception until his resignation in July of 2018. Mr. Kumar was not appointed pursuant to any arrangement or understanding between himself and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as an director. 


Section 8 – Other Events


Item 8.01 Litigation.


On June 30, 2021, a Right to Attach Order was granted in the amount of $500,000 against the Company in connection with a lawsuit styled Hoyt vs Chandhoke et al in which the Company was named as a defendant. Plaintiff alleges fraud and elder abuse (as well as other claims) with respect to a loan made by the Plaintiff to GeoCommerce Inc. The Company believes the action is completely without merit and intends to vigorously defend itself. Under the terms of the order, the Company is prohibited from making expenditures unless it retains a minimum of $500,000 of cash.





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.



VII Peaks Co-Optivist Income BDC II, Inc.

 July 2, 2021

By:  /s Michelle E. MacDonald
 Michelle E. MacDonald
 Chief Financial Officer