General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The annual meeting of stockholders of the Company was held on December 6, 2018 in Pasadena, California. Stockholders of record at the close of business on October 9, 2018 were entitled to one vote for each share of common stock held. On October 9, 2018, there were 30,259,966 shares of common stock outstanding.

At the annual meeting, the stockholders of the Company voted on the following proposals:

1.Proposal 1. To elect three Class C directors to serve for terms of three years each, in each case until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The nominees for director were elected by a vote of the stockholders as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

William H. Baribault (three-year term)

16,477,470

1,960,501

684

6,851,926

Larry D. Tashjian (three-year term)

16,469,075

1,968,896

684

6,851,926

Ronald F. Valenta (three-year term)

18,391,748

46,223

684

6,851,926

2.Proposal 2. Ratification of the selection of Crowe LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. The proposal was approved by a vote of stockholders as follows:

For

25,203,933

Against

6,539

Abstain

80,109

3.Proposal 3. An amendment to the Company’s bylaws to require litigation by stockholders against the Company to be filed in Delaware. The proposal was approved by a vote of stockholders as follows:

For

16,402,793

Against

1,949,643

Abstain

86,219

Broker non-votes

6,851,926


About General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN)

General Finance Corporation is a specialty rental services company. The Company offers a range of portable storage units, including its core 20-feet and 40-feet steel containers, office container, mobile office and modular space products and steel tanks. It has two geographic areas that include its four operating segments: the Asia-Pacific area, consisting of the leasing operations of Royal Wolf Holdings Limited and its Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries (Royal Wolf), and North America, consisting of the combined leasing operations of Pac-Van, Inc. and its Canadian subsidiary, PV Acquisition Corp. (Pac-Van) and Lone Star Tank Rental Inc. (Lone Star), and the manufacturing operations of GFN Manufacturing Corporation and its subsidiary, Southern Frac, LLC (Southern Frac). As of June 30, 2016, the Company provided its storage solutions to over 41,000 customers across a range of industries, including commercial, construction, retail, transportation, education and others.

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