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): April 19, 2019 (April 18, 2019)
AGNC INVESTMENT CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number)
2 Bethesda Metro Center, 12th Floor
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On April 18, 2019, AGNC Investment Corp. (the “Company”), a Delaware corporation, approved a form of indemnification agreement and entered into indemnification agreements (each, an "Indemnification Agreement") with each of the Company's directors and executive officers (each, an "Indemnitee"). The Indemnification Agreement, which was authorized by the Board of Directors (the "Board") at a regularly scheduled quarterly meeting of the Board, is intended to clarify and supplement the indemnification rights and obligations of the Indemnitees and the Company that are included in the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, and Third Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended, and generally provides that, subject to the terms and conditions specified in the Indemnification Agreement, the Company will indemnify the Indemnitee to the fullest extent permitted by Delaware law in the event the Indemnitee becomes subject to, or a participant in, certain claims or proceedings as a result of the Indemnitee’s service as a director or officer. The Company will also, subject to certain exceptions and repayment conditions, be obligated to advance to the Indemnitee specified indemnifiable expenses incurred in connection with any such claims or proceedings.
The foregoing description of the Indemnification Agreements does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Indemnification Agreements, a form of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 18, 2019, AGNC Investment Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The record date for the Annual Meeting was February 22, 201. As of the record date, a total of 391,316,840 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 (“Common Stock”), were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. There were 536,339,092 shares of Common Stock present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting. Set forth below are the matters acted upon by the common stockholders and the final voting results of each such proposal.
1. Election of Directors. The Company’s common stockholders voted to elect five (5) Director Nominees to hold office for a term of one (1) year and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified.
Gary D. Kain
Donna J. Blank
Morris A. Davis
Prue B. Larocca
Paul E. Mullings
2. Executive Compensation. The Company’s common stockholders voted on an advisory and non-binding basis in favor of approval of the advisory resolution on executive compensation.
3. Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP. The Company’s common stockholders voted to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent public accountant for the year ending December 31, 2019.
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.
AGNC INVESTMENT CORP.
Dated: April 19, 2019
/s/ Kenneth L. Pollack
Kenneth L. Pollack
Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Secretary