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): December 14, 2016



Gevo, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35073   87-0747704

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

345 Inverness Drive South, Building C, Suite 301

Englewood, CO 80112

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 858-8358


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



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

On December 14, 2016, Gevo, Inc. (the “Company”) held a Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) in Englewood, Colorado. As of the record date for the Special Meeting, there were 136,447,127 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding. The holders of 94,197,061 shares were represented in person or by proxy at the Special Meeting. The Company’s stockholders voted on, and approved, the following proposal at the Special Meeting:

Proposal No. 1 — A proposal to approve an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse stock split of the outstanding shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share, by a ratio of not less than one-for-two and not more than one-for-twenty at any time on or prior to January 6, 2017, with the exact ratio to be set at a whole number within this range by the Board of Directors of the Company in its sole discretion.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker
68,331,524   24,900,597   964,940  


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 hereunto duly authorized.


    GEVO, INC.
Dated: December 15, 2016     By:   /s/ Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.
      Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.
      General Counsel and Secretary