8-K 1 tv492882_8k.htm FORM 8-K











Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: April 26, 2018

(Date of earliest event reported)


(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


British Columbia, Canada
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


(Commission File Number)
Not Applicable
(IRS Employer Identification No.)


7961 Shaffer parkway, suite 5, littleton, colorado 80127

(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (720) 981-1185


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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 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders


On April 26, 2018 Vista Gold Corp. (the “Corporation’) held its annual general and special meeting of shareholders at Suite 1200, 200 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia at 10:00 a.m. (Vancouver time). A total of 60,182,042 common shares in the capital of the Company (“Common Shares”) were represented at the meeting, being 60.54% of the Common Shares. Detailed results for the ballot votes are as follows:


Election of Directors Votes For Votes Withheld Broker Non-Votes
John M. Clark 22,293,141 417,558 37,471,343
Frederick H. Earnest 22,292,941 417,758 37,471,343
W. Durand Eppler 22,275,563 435,136 37,471,343
C. Thomas Ogryzlo 22,273,917 436,782 37,471,343
Michael B. Richings 22,181,395 529,304 37,471,343
Tracy A. Stevenson 22,270,919 439,780 37,471,343


Proposal Votes For Votes Withheld Abstain Broker Non-Votes
Approve Appointment of EKS&H   58,247,412 1,934,630 0 0
Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation 21,071,728 948,642 690,329 37,471,343
Approve Unallocated Options under Stock Option Plan 20,614,467 1,398,483 697,749 37,471,343


All nominees for election to the Corporation’s Board of Directors were elected to the Board of Directors and will serve until the Corporation’s 2019 annual meeting of shareholders or until successors are duly elected and qualified. In addition, at the Meeting, shareholders appointed EKS&H LLLP as auditors of the Company and passed ordinary resolutions to approve: on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Corporation’s Named Executive Officers; and all unallocated options under the Corporation’s Stock Option Plan.


The Corporation received some feedback from shareholders on the matters to approve all unallocated awards under the Corporation’s Long Term Equity Incentive Plan and to adopt a Deferred Share Unit Plan for the Corporation. Management plans to take some time to consider the feedback received. Accordingly, these matters were not considered at the Meeting.


Item 7.01  Regulation FD


On April 26, 2018, the Registrant issued a press release announcing the voting results from its Annual General Meeting of shareholders held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Vancouver, British Columbia.


A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1. In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth herein and in the press release is deemed to be “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing. The information set forth in Item 7.01 of this report shall not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in this report on Form 8-K that is required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.


Item 9.01 Exhibits


99.1Press Release dated April 26,2018*


*The Exhibit relating to Item 7.01 is intended to be furnished to, not filed with, the SEC pursuant to Regulation FD.







In accordance with 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 thereunto duly authorized.



Dated: May 2, 2018 By:

/s/John F. Engele

  John F. Engele
  Chief Financial Officer




Exhibit No.Description
99.1Press Release dated April 26, 2018*


*The Exhibit relating to Item 7.01 is intended to be furnished to, not filed with, the SEC pursuant to Regulation FD.