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DOCUMENT: a8k-2017annualmeeting.htm


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 18, 2017
____________________________________
VERITEX HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
____________________________________
Texas
 
001-36682
 
27-0973566
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
8214 Westchester Drive, Suite 400
Dallas, Texas 75225
(Address of principal executive offices)

(972) 349-6200
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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:
o    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
o    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o    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 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
As described below under Item 5.07, effective as of May 18, 2017, the shareholders of Veritex Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to Section 4.02(a) of the Third Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company to remove the range of the size of the board of directors. The text of such amendment is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 18, 2017, the Company held its annual meeting of shareholders to consider and act upon the following matters:
Proposal 1 — Shareholders approved an amendment to section 4.02(a) of the Third Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company to remove the range of the size of the board of directors. The table below contains a summary of the number of votes for, votes against, votes abstained and broker non-votes for the proposal:
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Votes Abstained
 
Broker Non-Votes
9,111,098
 
2,521,870
 
1,420
 
Proposal 2 — Shareholders elected eleven nominees to serve as directors until the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders, and each until their successors are duly elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal. The table below contains a summary of the number of votes for, votes withheld and broker non-votes for each nominated director:
Nominee
 
Votes For
 
Votes
Withheld
 
Broker
Non-Votes
C. Malcolm Holland, III
 
11,413,823

 
220,565

 
2,196,234

William C. Murphy
 
11,504,719

 
129,669

 
2,196,234

Pat S. Bolin
 
9,573,068

 
2,061,320

 
2,196,234

April Box
 
11,511,777

 
122,611

 
2,196,234

Blake Bozman
 
11,576,777

 
57,611

 
2,196,234

Ned N. Fleming, III
 
11,576,777

 
57,611

 
2,196,234

Mark C. Griege
 
11,576,777

 
57,611

 
2,196,234

Gordon Huddleston
 
11,576,777

 
57,611

 
2,196,234

Michael A. Kowalski
 
11,576,777

 
57,611

 
2,196,234

Gregory B. Morrison
 
11,321,576

 
312,812

 
2,196,234

John T. Sughrue
 
11,536,868

 
97,520

 
2,196,234

Proposal 3 — Shareholders ratified the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the year ending December 31, 2017 by the votes set forth in the table below:
Votes For
 
Votes Against
 
Votes Abstained
 
Broker Non-Votes
13,802,202
 
6,457
 
21,963
 
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit
Number
 
Description
 
 
 
3.1
 
Amendment to Section 4.02(a) of the Third Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company.






SIGNATURE
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.
 
Veritex Holdings, Inc.
 
 
 
By:
/s/ C. Malcolm Holland, III
 
 
C. Malcolm Holland, III
 
 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 
Date: May 19, 2017



DOCUMENT: ex31-amendmenttosection402a.htm
Exhibit 3.1

AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4.02(a) OF THE THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS OF THE COMPANY
As amended, Section 4.02(a) of the Third Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company reads as follows:
4.02. Number and Qualifications.
(a) The number of directors which shall constitute the whole Board of Directors, which shall not be less than three, shall be determined from time to time by a resolution adopted by a majority of the Board of Directors; provided that no decrease in the number of directors which would have the effect of shortening the term of an incumbent director may be made by the Board of Directors. Each director shall hold office for the term for which such director is elected, and until such director’s successor shall have been elected and qualified or until such director’s earlier death, resignation or removal.



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