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): April 2, 2012

 

 

Alico Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Florida   0-261   59-0906081

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

10070 Daniels Interstate Court Suite 100

Fort Myers, FL 33913

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (239) 226-2000

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications 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))

 

 

 


Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 2, 2012, Alico, Inc., announced the settlement of the shareholder derivative action complaint, which was executed on April 1, 2012. The shareholder derivative action complaint was originally filed by Baxter Troutman against John R. Alexander, Chairman of the Board of Directors and JD Alexander, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, which also named Alico Inc. as a nominal defendant.

 

Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)    Exhibits.
99.1    Alico, Inc. Press Release dated April 2, 2012.
99.2    Settlement Agreement.


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.

 

Date: April 2, 2012   ALICO, INC.
  By:  

/s/ W. Mark Humphrey

    W. Mark Humphrey
    Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer