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): May 13, 2019

 

HIGHPOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware 001-34098 20-4062622
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

Building A1, Luoshan Industrial Zone, Shanxia, Pinghu, Longgang, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518111, China

(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (86) 755-89686238

 

(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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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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. ¨

 

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 $0.0001 HPJ Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq Global Market)
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights HPJ Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq Global Market)

 

 

 

 

 

Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On May 13, 2019, Highpower International, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing financial results for the period ended March 31, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and the information therein is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

The information under Item 2.02 above is incorporated herein by reference. 

 

The information reported under Items 2.02 and 7.01 in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being "furnished" and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated May 13, 2019.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

Dated: May 13, 2019 Highpower International, Inc.
   
  /s/ Sunny Pan
  By:   Sunny Pan
  Its: Chief Financial Officer