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 12, 2017

 

PINGTAN MARINE ENTERPRISE LTD.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Cayman Islands   001-35192   n/a
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
ID Number)

 

18/F, Zhongshan Building A

No. 154 Hudong Road

Fuzhou, PRC

  350001
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 86-10-6569-3988

 

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))

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). 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 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On May 15, 2017, Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

 

The information contained in this Item 2.02 and in the accompanying Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On May 15, 2017, Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

 

On May 12, 2017, Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. issued a press release. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K.

 

The information contained in this Item 7.01 and in the accompanying Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

The information contained in this Item 9.01 and in the accompanying Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

  (d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., dated May 15, 2017
99.2   Press Release of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., dated May 12, 2017

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereto duly authorized.

 

Dated: May 15, 2017

 

  Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.
       
  By: /s/ Xinrong Zhuo
    Name: Xinrong Zhuo
    Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

 

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