SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Dated: February 23, 2018
Commission File No. 001-34104
NAVIOS MARITIME ACQUISITION CORPORATION
7 Avenue de Grande Bretagne, Office 11B2
Monte Carlo, MC 98000 Monaco
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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Continued Listing Standards Notice
On February 23, 2018, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (Navios Acquisition) issued a press release announcing it received notice from the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (the NYSE) indicating that Navios Acquisition is not currently in compliance with certain of the NYSEs continued listing standards. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
|NAVIOS MARITIME ACQUISITION CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Angeliki Frangou|
Chief Executive Officer
Date: February 23, 2018
|99.1||Press Release, dated February 23, 2018.|
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Receives Continued Listing Standards Notice From NYSE
MONACO, February 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Inc. (Navios Acquisition or the Company) (NYSE: NNA) announced today that on February 13, 2018, the Company was notified by the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (NYSE) that it is no longer in compliance with the NYSEs continued listing standards because the average closing price of the Companys common stock over a consecutive 30 trading-day period was less than $1.00 per share. The NYSEs notification has no impact on the Companys business operations.
The Company will respond to the NYSE to confirm its intent to cure this deficiency within the prescribed timeframe set out in the NYSEs Listed Company Manual. During this time, the Companys common stock will continue to be listed and trade on the NYSE. The NYSEs notification does not affect the Companys Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements.
About Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) is an owner and operator of tanker vessels focusing on the transportation of petroleum products (clean and dirty) and bulk liquid chemicals. For more information about Navios Acquisition, please visit its website: www.navios-acquisition.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements (as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) concerning future events and expectations including with respect to the Companys ability to regain compliance with the NYSEs continued listing standards. Although Navios Acquisition believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable at the time made, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. These statements involve known and unknown risks and are based upon a number of assumptions and estimates which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the control of Navios Acquisition. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Navios Acquisition expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in Navios Acquisition expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.
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