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): June 16, 2022

 

 

FIRST EAGLE ALTERNATIVE CAPITAL BDC, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   814-00789   27-0344947

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

500 Boylston St., Suite 1200,

Boston, MA 02116

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (800) 450-4424

 

 

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

 

Title of Each Class

 

Trading

Symbols

 

Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   FCRD   NASDAQ Global Select Market
5.0% Senior Notes due 2026   FCRX   The 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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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.

The Company held its Annual Meeting on June 16, 2022. There were present at the Annual Meeting, in person or by proxy, stockholders holding an aggregate of 22,530,416 shares of the Company’s common stock, out of a total number of 29,941,732 shares of the Company’s common stock issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. There were no broker non-votes for Proposals 2 and 3. Following are descriptions of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting and the final results of such voting:

Proposal 1 — Election of Directors

The following individuals, constituting all of the nominees named in the Company’s Proxy Statement, were elected as directors to serve until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The following votes were taken in connection with this proposal:

 

Director

   For      Withheld      Broker Non-vote  

Christopher J. Flynn

     13,495,626        331,314        8,703,476  

Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr.

     13,254,365        572,575        8,703,476  

Nancy Hawthorne

     13,225,375        601,565        8,703,476  

James D. Kern

     13,209,369        617,571        8,703,476  

Deborah McAneny

     13,479,869        347,071        8,703,476  

Jane Musser Nelson

     13,475,357        351,583        8,703,476  

Proposal 2 — Ratification of Appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022 was approved. The following votes were taken in connection with this proposal

 

For

       Against              Abstain      

21,589,547

     205,269        735,600  

Proposal 3 — Approval of Adjournment of the Annual Meeting to Solicit Additional Proxies

A proposal to approve the adjournment of the Annual Meeting, if necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies was approved. A vote was not taken on this proposal as there were sufficient votes present to conduct the business of the Annual Meeting. The vote, prior to the Annual Meeting, to approve such proposal was as follows:

 

For

   Against      Abstain  

21,604,493

     548,174        377,749  

 

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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    FIRST EAGLE ALTERNATIVE CAPITAL BDC, INC.
Date: June 17, 2022     By:  

/s/ Sabrina Rusnak-Carlson

    Name:   Sabrina Rusnak-Carlson
    Title:  

General Counsel, Secretary and

Interim Chief Compliance Officer

 

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