Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (or Date of Earliest Event Reported): December 4, 2015



HCI Group, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Florida   001-34126   20-5961396

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

5300 West Cypress Street, Suite 100

Tampa, Florida 33607

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(813) 849-9500

(Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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Item 5.02 Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On December 4, 2015, our compensation committee established a plan to award cash bonuses to certain of our executives, including “named executive officers,” as set forth below.


Name and office

   Cash Bonus  

Paresh Patel, chief executive officer

   $ 4,000,000   

Richard R. Allen, chief financial officer

   $ 200,000   

Anthony Saravanos, president—real estate division

   $ 200,000   

Andrew L. Graham, general counsel

   $ 200,000   

Mr. Patel’s bonus was made pursuant to a performance based cash bonus plan adopted by our compensation committee on January 19, 2015. That plan is a sub-plan under our 2012 Omnibus Incentive Plan. The bonuses are scheduled to be paid before year end 2015.


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, thereunto duly authorized.

Dated: December 14, 2015.



/s/ Andrew L. Graham

Name:   Andrew L. Graham
Title:   General Counsel

A signed original of this Form 8-K has been provided to HCI Group, Inc. and will be retained by HCI Group, Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.