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): November 20, 2018
PINGTAN MARINE ENTERPRISE LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
18/F, Zhongshan Building A, No. 154 Hudong Road, Fuzhou, PRC 350001
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 86-10-65693988
(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.|
Presented below are the voting results for the proposals, described in detail in the Definitive Proxy Statement of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, 2018, the relevant portions of which are incorporated herein by reference, submitted to our members at the Annual General Meeting of Members of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (the “Company” or “our”) held on November 20, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”).
|At of the close of business on October 8, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting, a total of 79,055,053 ordinary shares were issued and outstanding. At the Annual Meeting, members representing 59,341,826 shares or 75.06% of our ordinary shares were present in person or by proxy, and therefore, a quorum was present for the purposes of the Annual Meeting.|
The following Class C nominees were elected by a simple majority of the shares voting in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting to serve on our board of directors for a three year term expiring as of our 2021 annual general meeting of members with the following vote:
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, 2018, 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.|
Date: November 21, 2018
|By:||/s/ Yang (Roy) Yu|
Name: Yang (Roy) Yu
Title: Chief Financial Officer