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): June 8, 2018



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-37656   47-4452789
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


601 West 26th Street, 9th Floor, New York, New York 10001

(Address of Principal Executive Offices/Zip Code)


(646) 564-2577

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


The annual meeting of the stockholders of Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on June 8, 2018. The stockholders of the Company voted as follows on the matters set forth below.


1.        Election of Three Class I Directors. The following nominees for director were elected to serve terms expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2021, based on the following votes:


Names  For  Against  Abstain  Non-Votes
Karen Murray  44,435,529  1,232,030  10,085  12,235,002
William Sweedler  42,180,039  3,437,236  60,369  12,235,002
Martha Stewart  43,741,256  1,927,549  8,839  12,235,002



2.        Ratification of the Appointment of CohnReznick LLP. The appointment of CohnReznick LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2018 was ratified, based on the following votes:


For  Against  Abstain  Non-Votes
57,164,738  723,320  24,588  -



3.       Advisory Approval of the Compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers. The stockholders approved the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers, based on the following votes:


For  Against  Abstain  Non-Votes
36,911,963  8,668,763  96,918  12,235,002



4.        Stockholder proposal to implement a majority voting standard in our governance documents if properly presented at the meeting. The stockholder proposal was not approved, based on the following votes:


For  Against  Abstain  Non-Votes
16,422,847  29,142,515  112,282  12,235,002








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.



   By:     /s/ Peter Lops  
    Name:   Peter Lops
    Title:     Chief Financial Officer
 Date: June 8, 2018