NICHOLAS FINANCIAL, INC. (NASDAQ:NICK) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

NICHOLAS FINANCIAL, INC. (NASDAQ:NICK) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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On August 28, 2019, Kelly. M. Malson informed Nicholas Financial, Inc. (the “Company”) of her intent to not renew her employment contract with the Company, which expires on June 30, 2020.  Once a new Chief Financial Officer is identified by the Company and following the completion of an orderly transition of duties and responsibilities from Ms. Malson to the new Chief Financial Officer, the effective date of her voluntary termination of employment will be determined in good faith by Ms. Malson and the Company. The Company will conduct an internal and external search for its next Chief Financial Officer.

Nicholas Financial, Inc. held its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on August 29, 2019. The following tables detail the voting results:

Election of Directors

The directors whose terms of office as directors continued after the meeting were Douglas Marohn and Adam Peterson.

Ratification of Appointment of RSM US, LLP as Independent Auditors

Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation (“Say on Pay”)

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

On August 29, 2019, the Company used an investor slide deck at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit NumberDescription

99.1Investor Presentation dated August 29, 2019

Forward-Looking Information

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains various forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such statements are based on management’s current beliefs and assumptions, as well as information currently available to management. When used in this document, the words “anticipate”, “estimate”, “expect”, “will”, “may”, “plan,” “believe”, “intend” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Although Nicholas Financial, Inc., including its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) believes that the expectations reflected or implied in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Such statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including but not limited to the risk factors discussed under “Item 1A – Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, and our other filings made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should

underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, estimated or expected. Among the key factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements include the availability of capital (including the ability to access bank financing), the ability of the Company to successfully implement its strategy, including without limitation with respect to its Direct Loans, recently enacted, proposed or future legislation and the manner in which it is implemented, including the effect of changes in tax law, fluctuations in the economy, the degree and nature of competition and its effects on the Company’s financial results, fluctuations in interest rates, the effectiveness of the Company’s internal control over financial reporting and disclosure controls and procedures, demand for consumer financing in the markets served by the Company, the Company’s products and services, increases in the default rates experienced on Contracts, adverse regulatory changes in the Company’s existing and future markets, the Company’s intentions regarding strategic alternatives, the Company’s ability to expand its business, including its ability to complete acquisitions and integrate the operations of any acquired businesses and to expand into new markets, and the Company’s ability to recruit and retain qualified employees. All forward-looking statements included in this Quarterly Report are based on information available to the Company as of the date of filing of this Quarterly Report, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement.

EX-99.1 2 nick-ex991_6.htm EX-99.1 nick-ex991_6.pptx.htm Nicholas Financial,…
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Nicholas Financial, Inc. (Nicholas Financial-Canada) is a holding company. The Company’s business activities are conducted through its subsidiary, Nicholas Financial, Inc. (Nicholas Financial). Nicholas Financial is a specialized consumer finance company engaged primarily in acquiring and servicing automobile finance installment contracts (Contracts) for purchases of new and used automobiles and light trucks. Nicholas Financial also originates direct consumer loans (Direct Loans) and sells consumer-finance related products. Another subsidiary, Nicholas Data Services, Inc. (NDS), acts as the interim holding company for Nicholas Financial. The Company is engaged in the business of providing financing programs, primarily on behalf of purchasers of new and used cars and light trucks. The Company originates Direct Loans in Florida and North Carolina. As of March 31, 2016, the Company’s automobile finance programs were conducted in 18 states.

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