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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 3, 2020


Benefytt Technologies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-35811   46-1282634

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


15438 N. Florida Avenue, Suite 201

Tampa, Florida

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 376-5831


Health Insurance Innovations, Inc.

(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 each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value   BFYT   Nasdaq Global Market


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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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


5.02(e): Approval of Performance Bonus


On March 5, 2020, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Benefytt Technologies, Inc., formerly known as Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (the “Company”), approved the payment of a 2019 performance bonus of $1,200,000 to Gavin D. Southwell, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President. The bonus will be paid under the Company’s annual management incentive cash bonus program.


Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


Amendment of Certificate of Incorporation


On March 3, 2020, the Company filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware a Certificate of Amendment to the company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation changing the Company’s corporate name from Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. to Benefytt Technologies, Inc. A copy of the Certificate of Amendment is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Amendment and Restatement of By-Laws


In addition, the Company amended and restated its Amended and Restated Bylaws, effective as of March 6, 2020, to reflect the above-described corporate name change. A copy of the Amended and Restated Bylaws is filed as Exhibit 3.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Related Matters


In connection with its name change, the Company also took the following steps:


● Obtained a new CUSIP number for its Class A common stock, which is 08182C 106, and


● Changed its trading symbol on the Nasdaq Global Market from “HIIQ” to “BFYT” effective as of March 6, 2020.


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.


On March 6, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the above-described corporate name change. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.


The information set forth in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and 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, and it shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as expressly provided by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed or furnished herewith:


Exhibit No.   Description
3.1   Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation.
3.2   Second Amended and Restated Bylaws of Benefytt Technologies, Inc.
99.1   Press Release, dated March 6, 2020.






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.


  By: /s/ Erik Helding
  Name: Erik Helding
  Title: Chief Financial Officer


Date: March 6, 2020