Form 8-K

 

 

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 16, 2019 (May 15, 2019)

 

 

AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-35364   82-1326219

(State or other jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

500 Dallas Street, Suite 1700

Houston, Texas

  77002
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 490-8900

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

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Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b):

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

                  

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).

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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.

On May 15, 2019, Amplify Energy Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) in Houston, Texas for the following purposes: (1) to elect seven directors to serve on the Company’s board of directors with a term of office expiring at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders; (2) to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019; (3) to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and (4) to approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of future advisory votes on executive compensation. The proposals voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the final voting results are indicated below. For additional information on these proposals, please see the Company’s proxy statement on Schedule 14A that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2019.

Proposal 1 — Election of Directors

David M. Dunn, Christopher W. Hamm, Scott L. Hoffman, Evan S. Lederman, David H. Proman, Kenneth Mariani and Edward A. Scoggins, Jr. were elected to continue to serve as the Company’s directors until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified. Votes regarding the persons elected as directors were as follows:

 

Nominee

   For      Withhold      Broker
Non-Votes
 

David M. Dunn

     16,447,196        326,877        3,721,441  

Christopher W. Hamm

     16,254,952        519,121        3,721,441  

Scott L. Hoffman

     16,733,432        40,641        3,721,441  

Evan S. Lederman

     16,547,575        226,498        3,721,441  

Kenneth Mariani

     16,514,353        259,720        3,721,441  

David H. Proman

     16,059,091        714,982        3,721,441  

Edward A. Scoggins, Jr.

     16,547,071        227,002        3,721,441  

Proposal 2 — Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as Independent Auditor

The appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for 2019 was ratified. The voting results were as follows:

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

20,483,696

   7,889    3,929

Proposal 3 — Approval of the Compensation, on an Advisory Basis, of the Company’s Named Executive Officers

The compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved, on an advisory basis, as follows:

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

  

Broker Non-Votes

16,433,139

   336,572    4,362    3,721,441

Proposal 4 — Approval, on an Advisory Basis, of the Frequency of Future Advisory Votes on Executive Compensation

The frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation to occur every year was approved, on an advisory basis, as follows:

 

Every Year

  

Every Two Years

  

Every Three Years

  

Abstain

16,775,554

   3,746    13,086    1,687

The Company has determined that it will hold an advisory vote on executive compensation every year, until the next stockholder advisory vote on the preferred frequency of advisory votes on executive compensation.


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: May 16, 2019   AMPLIFY ENERGY CORP.
  By:  

/s/ Martyn Willsher

    Name:   Martyn Willsher
    Title:   Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer