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): May 19, 2021
Two Harbors Investment Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
|601 Carlson Parkway, Suite 1400||Minnetonka, MN||55305|
|(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:
|Title of Each Class:||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Exchange on Which Registered:|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||TWO||New York Stock Exchange|
|8.125% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock||TWO PRA||New York Stock Exchange|
|7.625% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock||TWO PRB||New York Stock Exchange|
|7.25% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock||TWO PRC||New York Stock Exchange|
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).
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 19, 2021, Two Harbors Investment Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders approved the Company’s 2021 Equity Incentive Plan (the “Plan”). The Board had previously approved the Plan on March 18, 2021, subject to stockholder approval.
A description of the Plan, as amended, is included on pages 49-58 the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on April 6, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”). The description of the Plan set forth in the Proxy Statement is incorporated herein by reference and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Plan, which is attached as Appendix A to the Proxy Statement. The following forms of award agreements under the Plan, identified as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4 hereto, respectively, are incorporated by reference herein: (i) form of Director Restricted Stock Unit Agreement; (ii) form of Officer Restricted Stock Unit Agreement; (iii) form of Officer Performance Share Unit Agreement and; (iv) form of Common Stock Award Agreement.
|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 19, 2021 for the purpose of: (i) electing eight directors to serve on the Company’s board of directors until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders; (ii) holding an advisory vote relating to executive compensation; (iii) approving the Two Harbors Investment Corp. 2021 Equity Incentive Plan; and (iv) ratifying the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021.
Proposal 1 — Election of Directors
Each of the eight director nominees proposed by the Company’s board of directors was elected to serve as a director until the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. The voting results for each director nominee were as follows:
|E. Spencer Abraham||138,828,760||12,021,008||693,146||58,803,193|
|James J. Bender||143,504,449||7,314,306||724,159||58,803,193|
|Stephen G. Kasnet||146,226,400||4,612,190||704,324||58,803,193|
|W. Reid Sanders||148,065,648||2,777,255||700,011||58,803,193|
|James A. Stern||149,023,867||1,743,311||775,736||58,803,193|
|Hope W. Woodhouse||149,226,903||1,609,667||706,344||58,803,193|
Proposal 2 — Advisory Vote Relating to Executive Compensation
Stockholders approved the advisory resolution on the Company’s executive compensation. The proposal received the following voting results:
Proposal 3 — Approval of the Two Harbors Investment Corp. 2021 Equity Incentive Plan
Stockholders approved the Two Harbors Investment Corp. 2021 Equity Incentive Plan. The proposal received the following voting results:
Proposal 4 — Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
Stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021. The proposal received the following voting results:
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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.
|TWO HARBORS INVESTMENT CORP.|
|By:||/s/ REBECCA B. SANDBERG|
|Rebecca B. Sandberg|
|General Counsel and Secretary|
|Date: May 19, 2021|