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): August 6, 2021
HALL OF FAME RESORT & ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
2626 Fulton Drive NW
Canton, OH 44718
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (330) 458-9176
(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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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On August 12, 2021, Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (the “Company”) issued a press release relating to its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1. A slide presentation, which includes supplemental information relating to the Company’s second quarter 2021 earnings, is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.2.
|Item 3.02||Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.|
On August 12, 2021, the Company issued to American Capital Center, LLC (the “Investor”) 900 shares (the “Shares”) of 7.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (“Series A Preferred Stock”) at a price of $1,000 per share for an aggregate purchase price of $900,000. The Company will pay the Investor an origination fee of 2% of the aggregate purchase price. The issuance and sale of the Shares to the Investor is exempt from registration pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The Investor has represented to the Company that it is an “accredited investor” as defined in Rule 501 of the Securities Act and that the Shares are being acquired for investment purposes and not with a view to, or for sale in connection with, any distribution thereof.
|Item 5.03||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
Effective August 6, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company approved and adopted amended and restated Bylaws of the Company (the “Amended and Restated Bylaws”) to, among other things: (i) expand who can call a special meeting of stockholders to add the Chairman of the Board and the Chief Executive Officer; (ii) incorporate additional requirements, and make clarifications, to the special meeting notice request that eligible stockholders must deliver in order for a stockholder-requested special meeting to be called, and (iii) add advance notice and other procedural requirements related to stockholder nominations for election of directors or proposals of business at the Company’s stockholder meetings.
The foregoing summary and description of the provisions of the Amended and Restated Bylaws does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended and Restated Bylaws, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 with this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|3.1||Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company|
|99.1||Press Release dated August 12, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
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.
|HALL OF FAME RESORT & ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY|
|By:||/s/ Michael Crawford|
|Name: Michael Crawford|
|Title: President and Chief Executive Officer|
|Dated: August 12, 2021|