Yext, Inc.
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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

  

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

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

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

June 17, 2022 (June 14, 2022)

  

YEXT, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   001-38056   20-8059722
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

61 Ninth Avenue

New York, NY 10011

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(212) 994-3900

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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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
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   YEXT   New York Stock Exchange

 

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.

 

The annual meeting of stockholders of Yext, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on June 14, 2022. Stockholders of record of the Company’s common stock at the close of business on April 18, 2022 were entitled to vote at such meeting. For more information about the proposals voted on at the meeting, see the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2022. The results of the voting at such meeting were as follows:

 

1. The Class II directors were elected to serve a three-year term expiring at the 2025 annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her respective successors have been elected and qualified. The three nominees receiving the largest number of affirmative votes representing shares of the Company’s common stock present and entitled to vote at the annual meeting were elected as the Class I directors by the following vote:

 

Director Nominee  For   Withheld   Broker Non-Votes 
Hillary Smith   65,523,391    14,238,945    15,261,748 
Michael Walrath   64,549,912    15,212,424    15,261,748 
Seth Waugh   33,773,396    45,988,940    15,261,748 

 

2. The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2023 was ratified by the following vote:

 

For   Against   Abstain
94,740,616   203,609   79,859

 

3. The compensation of the Company’s named executive officers was approved on an advisory, non-binding basis by the following vote:

  

For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
74,343,624   5,297,724   120,988   15,261,748

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

    YEXT, INC.
   
  By: /s/ Ho Shin
    Ho Shin
    EVP & General Counsel

 

Date: June 17, 2022