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): December 13, 2017
PINGTAN MARINE ENTERPRISE LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
18/F, Zhongshan Building A
No. 154 Hudong Road
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 86-10-6569-3988
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Presented below are the voting results for the proposals, described in detail in the Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2017 (the "Proxy Statement") of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., a Cayman Islands company (the "Company" or "our"), the relevant portions of which are incorporated herein by reference, submitted to our members at our Annual General Meeting of Members held on December 13, 2017 ("Annual General Meeting").
At the Annual General Meeting, members representing 52,753,055 ordinary shares, or 66.73% of the 79,055,053 ordinary shares outstanding on the record date of October 18, 2017, were present in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum for the purposes of the Annual General Meeting.
|Proposal No. 1.||The following Class B nominee was elected by at least a simple majority of the shares present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual General Meeting to serve on the board of directors for a three year term expiring at our 2020 annual general meeting of members with the following vote:|
|Director Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-votes|
|Proposal No. 2.||The compensation of our executive officers was approved, in a non-binding advisory vote, by the affirmative vote of at least a simple majority of the votes cast with the following vote:|
|Proposal No. 3.||The appointment of BDO China Shu Lun Pan Certified Public Accountants LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, was ratified by the affirmative vote of at least a simple majority of the votes cast with the following vote:|
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.
|Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.|
|By:||/s/ Roy Yu|
|Date: December 15, 2017||Name: Roy Yu|
Title: Chief Financial Officer