CSTR CapStar Financial
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2020 (April 24, 2020)
CAPSTAR FINANCIAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1201 Demonbreun Street, Suite 700
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (615)732-6400
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common Stock, $1.00 par value per share||CSTR||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On March 5, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) unanimously approved and adopted, subject to shareholder approval, an amendment to the Charter of the Company (the “Amendment”) that provides for an increase in the authorized number of shares of capital stock from 30,000,000 to 40,000,000, with 35,000,000 shares being common stock and 5,000,000 shares being preferred stock, and recommended that the Company’s shareholders approve the Amendment at the 2020 annual meeting of the Company’s shareholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”). As described below under Item 5.07, the Company’s shareholders approved the Amendment at the 2020 Annual Meeting. Thereafter, the Company filed the Articles of Amendment to the Charter (the “Articles”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Tennessee (the “TN SOS”) on April 24, 2020, and, upon acceptance by the TN SOS, the Articles will be effective as of the date of filing.
The foregoing description of the Articles does not purport to be complete and is qualified in all respects by reference to the full text of the Articles, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form8-K (this “Report”) and which is incorporated herein by reference.
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 24, 2020, the Company held the 2020 Annual Meeting at which the Company’s shareholders (i) elected twelve (12) directors to serve as directors of the Company until the 2021 annual meeting of the Company’s shareholders and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified, (ii) ratified the appointment of Elliott Davis, LLC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020 and (iii) approved an amendment to the Charter of the Company to increase the number of authorized shares of the Company’s capital stock from 30,000,000 to 40,000,000, with 35,000,000 shares being common stock and 5,000,000 shares being preferred stock (together, the “Proposals”). The Proposals presented at the 2020 Annual Meeting are described in more detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A that was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on March 27, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”). Holders of 15,974,687 shares of the Company’s common stock, or 86.86% of the 18,392,336 shares of common stock that were issued and outstanding and entitled to vote, wererepresented by proxy at the 2020 Annual Meeting.
The following are the final voting results on the Proposals presented to the Company’s shareholders at the 2020 Annual Meeting.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors
The Company’s shareholders elected by the following vote each of the twelve (12) director nominees nominated by the Board to serve as directors of the Company until the 2021 annual meeting of the Company’s shareholders and until their successors have been duly elected and qualified:
Dennis C. Bottorff
L. Earl Bentz
Jeffrey L. Cunningham
Thomas R. Flynn
Louis A. Green III
Myra NanDora Jenne
Joelle J. Phillips
Dale W. Polley
Timothy K. Schools
Stephen B. Smith
James S. Turner, Jr.
Toby S. Wilt
Proposal 2: Ratification of Elliott Davis, LLC as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Company’s shareholders ratified the Audit Committee’s appointment of Elliott Davis, LLC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The table below sets forth the voting results for Proposal 2:
Proposal 3: Approval of Amendment to the Charter of CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc.
The Company’s shareholders approved the Amendment. The table below sets forth the voting results for Proposal 3:
Financial Statement and Exhibits.
|3.1||Articles of Amendment to the Charter of CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc.|
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.
|CAPSTAR FINANCIAL HOLDINGS, INC.|
/s/ Robert B. Anderson
|Robert B. Anderson|
|Chief Financial Officer and|
|Chief Administrative Officer|
Date: April 29, 2020