SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
8214 Westchester Drive, Suite 400
Dallas, Texas 75225
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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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:
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:
C. Malcolm Holland, III
William C. Murphy
Pat S. Bolin
Ned N. Fleming, III
Mark C. Griege
Michael A. Kowalski
Gregory B. Morrison
John T. Sughrue
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:
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Amendment to Section 4.02(a) of the Third Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company.
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.
/s/ C. Malcolm Holland, III
C. Malcolm Holland, III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Date: May 19, 2017
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.