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): June 21, 2022.

 

SOLITARIO ZINC CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Colorado

 

001-32978

 

84-1285791

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

4251 Kipling Street, Suite 390

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 534-1030 

 

Not Applicable

(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

 

Name of each exchange

 on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value

 

XPL

 

NYSE American

    

Indicate by checkmark 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.

   

On June 21, 2022, Solitario Zinc Corp. (“Solitario”) held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at which holders of 33,396,907 shares of common stock or approximately 51.56% of the total outstanding shares eligible to vote as of the record date were present in person or by proxy. The three matters identified below were submitted to a vote of the shareholders. Each proposal is more fully described in Solitario’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission dated April 28, 2022.

 

 

1.

 Election of Directors. Seven directors were elected to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected and qualified, with each director receiving the votes below:

 

Number of Shares

Name

 

For

 

 

Against

 

 

Withheld

 

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Brian Labadie

 

 

23,447,123

 

 

 

52,174

 

 

 

246,485

 

 

 

9,651,125

 

John Labate

 

 

23,144,964

 

 

 

354,020

 

 

 

246,798

 

 

 

9,651,125

 

James Hesketh

 

 

21,993,252

 

 

 

1,645,524

 

 

 

107,005

 

 

 

9,651,126

 

Christopher E. Herald

 

 

23,572,327

 

 

 

54,114

 

 

 

119,341

 

 

 

9,651,125

 

Gil Atzmon

 

 

22,144,213

 

 

 

1,269,348

 

 

 

332,221

 

 

 

9,651,125

 

Joshua D. Crumb

 

 

23,138,489

 

 

 

362,765

 

 

 

244,528

 

 

 

9,651,125

 

Debbie Mino-Austin

 

 

23,574,143

 

 

 

65,147

 

 

 

106,491

 

 

 

9,651,126

 

      

 

2.

 Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation. The shareholders approved a resolution substantially as set forth below regarding the compensation of Solitario’s named executive officers with 23,328,557 shares voting for (98.24% of shares voting), 417,223 shares voting against, and 9,651,127 broker non-votes.

 

 

 

 

 

“RESOLVED THAT: Solitario shareholders approve the compensation of Solitario’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement, dated April 28, 2022, pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission set forth in Item 402 of Regulation S-K, including, but not limited to, the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, the compensation tables, and any related material disclosed in the proxy statement for the 2022 annual meeting.”

 

 

 

 

3.

 Appointment of Auditors. The appointment of Plante Moran PLLC as Solitario’s auditors for fiscal year 2022 was ratified with 32,837,362 shares voting for (98.32% of shares voting), 215,748 shares voting against, 343,797 shares voting to abstain, and no broker non-votes.

 

ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits         

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit Number

 

Description of Exhibit

99.1

 

Press Release, dated June 22, 2022, announcing the Voting Results of Solitario’s Annual Meeting held June 21, 2022

 

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

 

June 22, 2022

 

  Solitario Zinc Corp.
       
By: /s/ James R. Maronick

 

 

James R. Maronick, Chief Financial Officer  
       

 

 

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