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TPVG TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC

Filed: 1 Jun 20, 5:21pm





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 29, 2020


TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Maryland 814-01044 46-3082016
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp.
2755 Sand Hill Road, Suite 150
Menlo Park, California
 94025
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(650) 854-2090
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
n/a
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share TPVG New York Stock Exchange
5.75% Notes due 2022 TPVY New York Stock Exchange

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 Instructions A.2. below):
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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)TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on May 1, 2020. On May 1, 2020, the Company adjourned the Annual Meeting in order to permit additional time to solicit votes to establish a quorum for the Annual Meeting. The reconvened Annual Meeting (the “Reconvened Meeting”) was held on May 29, 2020. As of April 6, 2020, the record date for the determination of stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Reconvened Meeting, 30,746,131 shares of common stock were eligible to be voted in person or by proxy. Of the eligible shares of common stock to be voted, 26,298,686 were voted in person or by proxy at the Reconvened Meeting.

(b)At the Reconvened Meeting, the Company’s stockholders (i) elected two Class III directors to serve on the Company’s board of directors until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified, and (ii) ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 6, 2020 (as supplemented on May 6, 2020). The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth below:

(i)The voting results with respect to the election of two Class III directors were as follows:

Name Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes
James P. Labe 14,460,473 711,494 11,126,719
Cynthia M. Fornelli 14,617,268 554,699 11,126,719

(ii)The voting results with respect to the ratification of the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020 were as follows:

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
25,708,592 210,487 379,607 





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.

TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp.
  
By:/s/ James P. Labe
Name:James P. Labe
Title:Chief Executive Officer
Date: June 1, 2020