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 27, 2021

 

ACREAGE HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Commission File Number: 000-56021
 
British Columbia, Canada 98-1463868
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
   

450 LEXINGTON AVENUE, #3308

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, 10163, UNITED STATES

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
 
(646) 600-9181
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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))
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class E subordinate voting shares     ACRHF   OTC Markets Group Inc.  
         
Class D subordinate voting shares   ACRDF   OTC Markets Group Inc.

 

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 x

 

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.

 

At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Acreage Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held on May 27, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”), the Company’s shareholders (the “Shareholders”) voted on three proposals as described below. The number of votes cast for, number of votes withheld and the number of broker-non votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below.

 

1. The Shareholders approved setting the number of directors of the Company to eight directors. This proposal was approved as set forth below:

 

Shares Voted For     Shares Withholding Authority  
  519,667,587       2,291,484  

 

2. The individuals listed below were elected at the Annual Meeting to serve as directors of the Company until the next annual general meeting or until each of their respective successors have been duly elected or appointed:

 

Director Nominee   Shares Voted in Favor of     Shares Withholding Authority  
John Boehner     520,861,905       1,097,166  
Kevin P. Murphy     519,928,763       2,030,308  
Douglas Maine     520,555,194       1,403,877  
Brian Mulroney     521,771,042       188,029  
William C. Van Faasen     519,707,883       2,251,188  
Katie J. Bayne     521,777,049       182,022  
Patricia Lopez     521,803,508       155,563  
Peter Caldini     520,099,946       1,859,125  

 

3. The appointment of Marcum LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm to hold office until the next annual general meeting or until a successor has been appointed, and to authorize the Board of Directors of the Company to fix the auditor’s remuneration. This proposal was approved as set forth below:

 

Shares Voted For     Shares Withholding Authority     Broker Non-Votes  
  530,789,076       798,883       0  

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 
  ACREAGE HOLDINGS, INC.
   
Date:  June 3, 2021 /s/ Steve Goertz
  Steve Goertz
  Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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