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 24, 2018
STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
590 Madison Avenue, 32nd Floor, New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 520-2300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 24, 2018, Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Limited Partners (the "Annual Meeting"). A total of 26,164,143 limited partnership units of the Company were entitled to vote as of March 29, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting. There were 23,099,274 units present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing approximately 88.28% of the units entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, unitholders were asked to vote on four proposals; set forth below are the matters acted upon by the unitholders at the Annual Meeting and the final voting results of each such proposal.
The unitholders elected each of the four independent director nominees to the Board of Directors of the Company's general partner, Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc., until the limited partners' annual meeting in 2019 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
John P. McNiff
Joseph L. Mullen
General Richard I. Neal
The unitholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers.
The unitholders ratified the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.
The unitholders approved the 2018 Incentive Award Plan.
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.
May 29, 2018
STEEL PARTNERS HOLDINGS L.P.
Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc.
Its General Partner
/s/ Douglas B. Woodworth
Douglas B. Woodworth
Chief Financial Officer