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 19, 2020 (May 18, 2020)

ATLANTIC AMERICAN CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Georgia
0-3722
58-1027114
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS employer Identification No.)

4370 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia
 
30319
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(404) 266-5500

N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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))
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share
 
AAME
 
NASDAQ Global Market

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 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Atlantic American Corporation (the “Company”) was held on Monday, May 18, 2020, at which the following matters were submitted to a vote of the shareholders, with voting results as set forth below:
 
(a) A vote regarding the election of six (6) directors of the Company to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified:

Shares Voted
 
For
Withhold
Broker Non-Vote
       
Hilton H. Howell, Jr.
17,024,924
856,564
1,694,791
Robin R. Howell
17,048,307
833,181
1,694,791
Mark E. Preisinger
17,684,717
196,771
1,694,791
Joseph M. Scheerer
17,669,924
211,564
1,694,791
Scott G. Thompson
17,032,496
848,992
1,694,791
D. Keehln Wheeler
17,684,717
196,771
1,694,791

(b) A vote regarding the ratification of the appointment of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020:

Shares Voted
 
For
Against
Abstain
     
19,449,282
90,720
36,277

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SIGNATURES

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.

 
ATLANTIC AMERICAN CORPORATION
     
  By:
/s/ J. Ross Franklin
   
J. Ross Franklin
   
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Date:  May 19, 2020


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