CAPNIA, INC. (NASDAQ:CAPN) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year

CAPNIA, INC. (NASDAQ:CAPN) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year

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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws;
Change in Fiscal Year.

On May 8, 2017, Capnia, Inc. (the Company) filed a certificate of
amendment (the Certificate of Amendment) to its amended and
restated certificate of incorporation (the Restated Certificate)
to change its name from Capnia, Inc. to Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.
The name change will be effective as of 12:01 a.m. Eastern time
on May 12, 2017, and was made to Section 242 of the Delaware
General Corporation Law (the DGCL).
>The name change does not affect the rights of the Companys
security holders. There were no other changes to the Restated
Certificate in connection with the name change.
On May 12, 2017, the Companys common stock, which trades on the
Nasdaq Capital Market, will cease trading under the ticker symbol
CAPN and commence trading under the ticker symbol SLNO. Along
with the ticker change, the Companys common stock has been
assigned a new CUSIP number of 834203 101.
On May 12, 2017, the Companys Series A Warrant, which trades on
the Nasdaq Capital Market, will cease trading under the ticker
symbol CAPNW and commence trading under the ticker symbol SLNOW.
Along with the ticker change, the Companys Series A Warrant has
been assigned a new CUSIP number of 834203 119.
A copy of the Certificate of Amendment effecting the name change,
as filed with the Delaware Secretary of State on May 8, 2017, is
attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by
reference.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security
Holders.>
On May 8, 2017, the Company held its 2017 Annual Meeting of
Stockholders. Of the 47,587,647 shares of common stock
outstanding as of April 12, 2017, the record date, 36,895,126
shares of common stock were represented at the meeting in person
or by proxy, constituting 77.53% of the outstanding shares of
common stock entitled to vote and constituting a quorum for the
transaction of business.
The stockholders of the Company voted on the following items at
the Meeting:
1.
To elect four Class III directors to serve until the 2020
Annual Meeting of stockholders or until their respective
successors are duly elected and qualified;
2.
To ratify the appointment of Marcum LLP as the Companys
independent registered public accounting firm for the
fiscal year ending December 31, 2017;
3.
To approve the Certificate of Amendment to amend the
Restated Certificate of the Company, at the discretion of
the Board of Directors, to change the name of the Company
from Capnia, Inc. to Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.; and
4.
To approve an amendment to amend the Restated Certificate
of the Company to effect, at the discretion of the Board of
Directors, a reverse stock split of all of the outstanding
shares of the Companys common stock at a ratio between
one-for-two (1:2) and one-for-ten (1:10) to be determined
by the Board of Directors, to be effected at the sole
discretion of the Board of Directors at any time within six
months following the 2017 Annual Meeting of stockholders;
and authorize any other action deemed by the Board of
Directors to be necessary in connection therewith, all
without further approval or authorization of the Companys
stockholders.
Proposal One Election of Directors
The table below presents the voting results of the election of
the four Class III directors to the Companys Board of Directors
by the Companys stockholders:
Nominee
Votes For
Votes Withheld
Votes For
Broker Non-Votes
Ernest Mario, Ph.D.
34,249,026
25,696
99.93%
2,620,404
Anish Bhatnagar, M.D.
34,232,183
42,539
99.88%
2,620,404
William G. Harris
34,237,148
37,574
99.89%
2,620,404
Stuart Collinson, Ph.D.
34,247,861
26,861
99.92%
2,620,404
Proposal Two Ratification of Appointment of Independent
Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Companys stockholders ratified the appointment of Marcum
LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting
firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 by the
following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
36,254,334
214,460
426,330
Proposal Three Approval of Amendment of Charter to Change the
Companys Name to Soleno Therapeutics, Inc.
The Companys stockholders approved the amendment of the
Companys Restated Charter to change the Companys>Name to
Soleno Therapeutics, Inc. by the following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
36,833,310
59,157
2,659
Proposal Four Approval of Amendment of Charter to Perform the
Reverse Split
The Companys stockholders approved the amendment of the
Companys Restated Charter to perform a reverse split of all of
the outstanding shares of the Companys common stock at a ratio
between one-for-two (1:2) and one-for-ten (1:10) to be
determined by the Board of Directors, to be effected at the
sole discretion of the Board of Directors at any time within
six months following the 2017 Annual Meeting of stockholders,
by the following votes:
Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
35,254,493
1,207,436
433,196
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit
Description
3.1
Certificate of Amendment


About CAPNIA, INC. (NASDAQ:CAPN)

Capnia, Inc. is a healthcare company that develops and commercializes diagnostics, devices and therapeutics addressing unmet medical needs. The Company also has a therapeutics platform based on its technology for precision metering of gas flow. Its first commercial product, CoSense End-Tidal Carbon Monoxide (ETCO) Monitor, aids in the detection of excessive hemolysis, a condition in which red blood cells degrade rapidly. It also develops and markets pulmonary resuscitation solutions for the inpatient and ambulatory neonatal markets. The Company, through its subsidiary NeoForce, Inc., offers NeoPip T-piece resuscitator and related consumable, which delivers pre-set inspiratory pressure and positive end-expiratory pressures. Its other products include temperature probes, scales, surgical tables and patient surfaces. The Company’s therapeutic technology involves the use of metered nasal carbon dioxide (CO2) for the relief of symptoms related to various diseases.

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