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 18, 2019
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
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Ordinary Shares, $0.001 par value||PME||The NASDAQ Capital Market|
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. (the “Company” or “our”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 8, 2019 the relevant portions of which are incorporated herein by reference, submitted to our members at the Annual General Meeting of Members of the Company held on December 18, 2019 (the “Annual Meeting”).
As of the close of business on November 5, 2019, 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 55,073,216 of our ordinary shares were present in person or by proxy.
Proposal 1: Each of the following Class A nominees were elected to serve on the Company’s board of directors for a three-year term expiring at the Company’s 2022 annual general meeting of members or until their successor is duly elected and qualified with the following vote:
Proposal 2: 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, 2019 was ratified with the following vote:
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: December 20, 2019
|Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.|
|By:||/s/ LiMing Yung|
|Name: LiMing Yung|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|