Ethan Allen Interiors 8-K 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2015
ETHAN ALLEN INTERIORS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 743-8000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On November 16, 2015 the Company issued a press release today announcing that Egan-Jones Ratings Company, a leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance firm, has recommended that stockholders vote FOR ALL Ethan Allen’s nominees and FOR ALL proposals on the WHITE proxy card at the Company’s November 24, 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and hereby incorporated by reference.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
the company and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the company's stockholders in respect of the 2015 Annual Meeting. Ethan Allen HAS FILED with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a definitive proxy statement and an accompanying WHITE proxy card in connection with the 2015 Annual Meeting (the “2015 Proxy Materials”). The 2015 Proxy Materials contain important information about the company, its directors and executive officers, the 2015 Annual Meeting and related matters. Stockholders are strongly urged to read the 2015 Proxy Materials, any amendments and supplements thereto, and the accompanying proxy card carefully. Stockholders will be able to obtain free copies of the 2015 Proxy Materials and other documents filed with the SEC by THE COMPANY through the web site maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov and on THE COMPANY’s web site at http://www.ethanallen.com/en_US/investor-relations1.html. Information regarding the identity of potential participants, and their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, ARE set forth in the 2015 Proxy Materials.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
See Index to Exhibits attached hereto.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.