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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

May 26, 2022

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)

 

 

LIFE STORAGE, INC.

LIFE STORAGE LP

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

Maryland

(Life Storage, Inc.)

  1-13820   16-1194043

 

Delaware

(Life Storage LP)

  0-24071   16-1481551

(State or Other Jurisdiction

Of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

6467 Main Street

Williamsville, New York 14221

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(716) 633-1850

(Registrants’ Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

 

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

 

 

Written Communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Life Storage, Inc.:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $.01 par value   LSI   New York Stock Exchange

Life Storage LP:

 

Title of each class

  

Trading

Symbol(s)

  

Name of each exchange

on which registered

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).

Life Storage, Inc.:

Emerging growth company  

Life Storage LP:

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.

Life Storage, Inc.  ☐

Life Storage LP  ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Life Storage, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on May 26, 2022. Proxies were solicited pursuant to the Company’s proxy statement filed on April 14, 2022 with the Securities and Exchange Commission under Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. There was no solicitation in opposition to the Company’s solicitation. As of the record date of March 29, 2022, there were 84,199,759 shares of the Company’s common stock issued and outstanding. 77,421,775 shares were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting, or approximately 92% of the total shares issued and outstanding. Set forth below is a brief description of each matter voted on at the meeting and the final voting results.

Proposal 1.    The election of eight directors of the Company to hold office until the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. In accordance with the results below, each nominee as listed in the proxy statement was elected to serve as a director.

 

     Votes For      Votes
Withheld
     Broker
Non-Votes
 

Mark G. Barberio

     72,459,353        1,620,799        3,341,623  

Joseph V. Saffire

     73,563,664        516,488        3,341,623  

Stephen R. Rusmisel

     72,427,595        1,652,557        3,341,623  

Arthur L. Havener, Jr.

     72,754,744        1,325,408        3,341,623  

Dana Hamilton

     73,577,533        502,619        3,341,623  

Edward J. Pettinella

     69,845,839        4,234,313        3,341,623  

David L. Rogers

     73,562,046        518,106        3,341,623  

Susan Harnett

     73,573,825        506,327        3,341,623  

Proposal 2.    The ratification of the appointment by the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. In accordance with the results below, the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP was ratified and approved.

 

Votes For   Votes Against   Abstentions  

Broker Non-

Votes

73,682,999

  3,688,640   50,136   0

Proposal 3.    Proposal to approve (on a non-binding basis) the compensation of the Company’s executive officers. In accordance with the results below, the compensation was approved (on a non-binding basis).

 

Votes For   Votes Against   Abstentions  

Broker Non-

Votes

69,640,869

  4,342,038   97,245   3,341,623


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrants have duly caused this Report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

Date: May 31, 2022

    LIFE STORAGE, INC.
    By  

/s/ Andrew J. Gregoire

    Name:   Andrew J. Gregoire
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer

 

    LIFE STORAGE LP
Date: May 31, 2022     By:   LIFE STORAGE HOLDINGS, INC., as General Partner
    By  

/s/ Andrew J. Gregoire

    Name:   Andrew J. Gregoire
    Title:   Chief Financial Officer