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): March 16, 2020

 

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
Identification No.)

 

18/F, Zhongshan Building A
No. 154 Hudong Road
Fuzhou, PRC
  350001
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

86-10-6569-3988

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Ordinary Shares, $0.001 par value   PME   The NASDAQ Capital Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

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 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On March 16, 2020, Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. 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 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On March 16, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

 

The information contained in this Item 7.01 and in the accompanying Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) EXHIBITS

 

99.1 Press Release of Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., dated March 16, 2020.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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

 

Date: March 16, 2020

 

  Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.
     
  By: /s/ LiMing Yung
  Name:  LiMing Yung
  Title: Chief Financial Officer

 

 

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