SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
June 18, 2018 (June 14, 2018)
Date of Report (date of Earliest Event Reported)
NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES CORP.
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
1981 Marcus Avenue, Suite 130, Lake Success, NY 11042
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Company’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed from last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Newtek Business Services Corp. (the “Company” or the “Registrant”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on June 14, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”). The proposals considered at the Annual Meeting are described in detail in the Registrant’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting Proxy”).
At the Annual Meeting, the Registrant’s shareholders approved Proposals I and II, as described in the Annual Meeting Proxy, and provided an advisory vote with respect to Proposal III.
A total of 16,948,753 shares of the Company’s common stock were present or represented by proxy at the meeting. The tabulation of votes was:
Proposal I: To elect two directors of the Company, to serve on the Board of Directors until the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2021 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified:
Proposal II: To ratify the selection of RSM US LLP as the Company’s independent registered accounting firm (independent auditors) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018:
Proposal III: An advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:
In accordance with the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES CORP.
Date: June 18, 2018
/S/ BARRY SLOANE
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer