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): June 26, 2020 (June 24, 2020)
Portman Ridge Finance Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
650 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 891-2880
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||PTMN|| |
The NASDAQ Global Select
|6.125% Notes due 2022||KCAPL|| |
The NASDAQ Global Select
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 24, 2020, Portman Ridge Finance Corporation (the Company) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting). Set forth below are the three proposals voted upon by the Companys stockholders at the Annual Meeting, as described in the Companys Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2020, together with the voting results for each proposal. As of April 27, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 44,725,872 shares of the Companys common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote.
Proposal 1. The Companys stockholders elected the following nominees to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company, each of whom will serve until the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until his successor is duly elected and qualifies: Graeme Dell and Robert Warshauer. The tabulation of votes was:
Proposal 2. The Companys stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, as set forth below. There were no broker non-votes in connection with this proposal.
Proposal 3. The compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, as described in the joint proxy statement, was approved by a non-binding, advisory vote. The results of the vote were as follows:
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.
|Date: June 26, 2020|| |
PORTMAN RIDGE FINANCE CORPORATION
|Name:||Edward U. Gilpin|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|