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GNE Genie Energy

Filed: 14 May 21, 7:25am

 

 

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): May 12, 2021

 

GENIE ENERGY LTD.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

1-35327

(Commission File Number)

 

Delaware 45-2069276
(State or other jurisdiction (IRS Employer
of incorporation) Identification No.)

 

520 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey
 07102
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (973) 438-3500

 

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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Class B common stock, par value $.01 per share GNE New York Stock Exchange
Series 2012-A Preferred stock, par value $.01 per share GNE.PRA 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  

 

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.

 

(a) Genie Energy Ltd.’s (the “Company”) Annual Meeting of Stockholders was held on May 12, 2021 (the “Meeting”). Stockholders voted on the matters set forth below.

 

(b) (1) A majority of the votes present or represented at the Meeting by the holders of shares entitled to vote on the following matter were voted in connection with the election of each of the Board of Directors nominees named in the Proxy Statement of the Company.

 

The nominees for election to the Board of Directors were elected, each for a one-year term, based upon the following votes:

 

Nominee Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions  Broker Non-Vote  % Votes For 
Howard S. Jonas  5,737,035   314,924   2,049   0   94.80 
Joyce Mason  6,007,530   42,351   4,128   0   99.30 
W. Wesley Perry  5,847,708   201,625   4,675   0   96.67 
Alan B. Rosenthal  5,812,024   237,630   4,354   0   96.07 
Allan Sass  5,976,588   73,052   4,369   0   98.79 

 

(2) A majority of the votes present or represented at the Meeting by the holders of shares entitled to vote on the following matter were voted in connection with the adoption of the 2021 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (the “2021 Plan”)

 

The number of votes cast with respect to this matter was as follows:

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Vote % Votes For
5,545,893 502,824 5,290 0 91.69

 

(3) A majority of the votes present or represented at the Meeting by the holders of shares entitled to cast an advisory vote on the following matter in connection with the compensation of the “Named Executive Officers” identified in the 2020 Summary Compensation Table in the “Executive Compensation” section of the Proxy Statement.

 

The number of votes cast with respect to this matter was as follows:

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions Broker Non-Vote % Votes For
5,671,575 376,888 5,545 0 93.77

 

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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.

 

 GENIE ENERGY LTD.
  
 By:/s/ Michael Stein
  Name: Michael Stein
  Title: Chief Executive Officer
  
Dated: May 14, 2021 

 

 

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