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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 9, 2018

 

TOWN SPORTS INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
     
Delaware 001-36803 20-0640002
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
     
1001 US North Highway 1, Suite 201, Jupiter, Florida 33477
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
   
399 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, New York 10523
(Mailing Address) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (212) 246-6700

 

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, If Changed Since Last Report)

 

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Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

(e) On May 9, 2018, Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at which the Company’s stockholders approved the Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the “Employee Stock Purchase Plan”) and authorized 800,000 shares of the Company’s common stock to be issued thereunder. The Board of Directors of the Company previously approved the Employee Stock Purchase Plan on March 13, 2018, subject to stockholder approval.

The material features of the Employee Stock Purchase Plan are described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A for the Annual Meeting filed on March 27, 2018 (the “Proxy Statement”) in the Section entitled “Proposal Four — Approval of the Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan,” which description is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference. The above description of the Employee Stock Purchase Plan is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Employee Stock Purchase Plan filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1.

 

Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. 

 

On May 9, 2018, the Company held its Annual Meeting. The following matters were submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting: (i) the election of seven directors to serve until the Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualify; (ii) the ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018; (iii) a non-binding advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers; and (iv) the approval of the Company’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan and authorization of 800,000 shares of the Company’s common stock to be issued thereunder. The number of shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and eligible to vote as of March 14, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting, was 27,205,277.

 

Each of the matters submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting was approved by the requisite vote of the Company’s stockholders. Set forth below is the number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes, as to each such matter, including a separate tabulation with respect to each nominee for director, as applicable:

 

Proposal 1

Election of Directors

 

Director Nominees

  For     Withheld    

Broker

Non-Votes

 
Martin J. Annese     18,308,413       161,054       6,421,053  
Marcus B. Dunlop     18,276,630       192,837       6,421,053  
Jason M. Fish       18,341,704       127,763       6,421,053  
Thomas J. Galligan III       18,312,340       157,127       6,421,053  
Mandy Lam     18,284,191       185,276       6,421,053  
Patrick Walsh       18,326,394       143,073       6,421,053  
L. Spencer Wells     17,975,359       494,108       6,421,053  

  

Proposal 2   For     Against     Abstain    

Broker

Non-Votes

 
Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP     24,869,297       4,210       17,013       --  

  

Proposal 3   For     Against     Abstain    

Broker

Non-Votes

 
Advisory vote on compensation of named executive officers     14,749,275       3,689,903       30,289       6,421,053  

 

Proposal 4   For     Against     Abstain    

Broker
Non-Votes

 
Approval of the Company’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan     18,163,734       211,694       94,039       6,421,053  

 

 

 

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Description  
10.1   Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan (incorporated herein by reference to Appendix A of the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 27, 2018).
     
99.1   The section entitled “Proposal Four—Approval of the Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan” of the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement (incorporated herein by reference to the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 27, 2018).

 

 

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.

 

 

  TOWN SPORTS INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS, INC.
   
     
Dated: May 10, 2018 By: /s/ Carolyn Spatafora
    Name: Carolyn Spatafora
    Title: Chief Financial Officer

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.   Description  
10.1   Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan (incorporated herein by reference to Appendix A of the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 27, 2018).
     
99.1   The section entitled “Proposal Four—Approval of the Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan” of the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement (incorporated herein by reference to the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed on March 27, 2018).