SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): May 11, 2018
ASCENT CAPITAL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
5251 DTC Parkway, Suite 1000
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 628-5600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
At Ascent Capital Group, Inc.'s (the "Company") annual meeting of stockholders held on May 11, 2018 (the "Annual Meeting"), the following proposals were considered and acted upon by the stockholders of the Company: (1) a proposal to elect Thomas P. McMillin to serve as a Class I member of the Company's board of directors for a three year term; and (2) a proposal to ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 (the "Auditor Ratification Proposal"). The number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes as to each proposal are set forth below.
Proposal No. 1 - Election of the following Nominee to the Company's Board of Directors
Thomas P. McMillin
Accordingly, the foregoing nominee was re-elected to the Company’s board of directors.
Proposal No. 2 - The Auditor Ratification Proposal
Accordingly, the Auditor Ratification Proposal was approved.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 15, 2018
ASCENT CAPITAL GROUP, INC.
/s/ William E. Niles
William E. Niles
Chief Executive Officer, General Counsel and Secretary