Capital Southwest Corporation
CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/04/2017 17:08:56)

 

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):  August 2, 2017

 

CAPITAL SOUTHWEST CORPORATION

(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Charter)

 

 

 

 

Texas

814-00061

75-1072796

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

5400 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Suite 1300

Dallas, Texas 75240

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 238-5700

 


 

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Item 5.07   Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

Capital Southwest Corporation (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on August 2, 2017 (the “Annual Meeting”). As of June 13, 2017, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 16,006,296 shares of common stock outstanding were entitled to vote, and 14,590,245 of those shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting.

 

Following is a brief descriptions of each of the proposals voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the final voting results of each proposal. The proposals are described in more detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 16, 2017 (the “Proxy Statement”),

 

(1)

Election of Directors. The following six (6) directors were elected to serve until the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified by the following vote:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director Nominee

    

Votes For

 

Votes Withheld

 

Broker Non-Votes

David R. Brooks

 

8,795,696

 

3,938,575

 

1,855,974

Bowen S. Diehl

 

12,622,170

 

112,101

 

1,855,974

Jack D. Furst

 

7,944,772

 

4,789,499

 

1,855,974

T. Duane Morgan

 

7,984,416

 

4,749,855

 

1,855,974

William R. Thomas III

 

7,484,290

 

5,249,981

 

1,855,974

John H. Wilson

 

8,089,972

 

4,644,299

 

1,855,974

 

(2)

Conversion of Capital Southwest Corporation from a Texas corporation to a Maryland corporation. The proposal to convert the Company from a Texas corporation to a Maryland corporation required the approval by two-thirds of the Company’s outstanding shares. Although a majority of the Company’s shareholders voted in favor of the proposal, the proposal was not approved.

 

 

 

 

Votes For

 

8,551,258

Votes Against

 

4,145,250

Abstentions

 

37,763

Broker Non-Votes

 

1,855,974

 

(3)

Advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed and discussed in the Proxy Statement was approved on an advisory basis by the following vote:

 

 

 

 

Votes For

 

7,416,122

Votes Against

 

4,387,549

Abstentions

 

930,600

Broker Non-Votes

 

1,855,974


 

(4)

Advisory vote on the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved for “One Year” by the following vote:

 

 

 

 

One Year

 

11,288,399

Two Years

 

128,011

Three Years

 

444,542

Abstentions

 

873,319

Broker Non-Votes

 

1,855,974

 

In accordance with the shareholders’ recommendation,  the Company’s Board of Directors determined to implement an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers each year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, which is scheduled to occur at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

 

(5)

Ratification of the appointment of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. The appointment of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018 was ratified by the following vote:

 

 

 

 

Votes For

 

14,524,797

Votes Against

 

14,046

Abstentions

 

51,402

 

 


 

 

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.

 

Dated: August 4, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

By:

 /s/ Bowen S. Diehl

 

 

Name: Bowen S. Diehl

 

 

Title:   Chief Executive Officer and President