EYEGATE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:EYEG) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On June 20, 2019, the Company held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on the following proposals:
(i) the election of three Class I Directors for a three-year term, such term to continue until the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2022 and until such Directors’ successors are duly elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal;
(ii) the ratification of the appointment of EisnerAmper LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019;
(iii) the approval of an amendment to the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse stock split at a ratio of not less than 1-for-2 and not greater than 1-for-15 (the “Reverse Stock Split”); and
(iv) the approval of the issuance of up to 12,787,500 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”) upon the conversion of shares of Series C Convertible Preferred Stock of the Company (the “Series C Preferred Stock”) issued in a securities offering completed in April 2018 in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rules 5635(b) and (c).
The voting results are reported below.
Proposal 1 – Election of Directors
Paul Chaney, Bernard Malfroy-Camine and Steven J. Boyd were elected as Class I Directors for a three-year term, such term to continue until the annual meeting of stockholders in 2022 and until such Directors’ successors are duly elected and qualified or until their earlier resignation or removal. Due to the plurality election, votes could only be cast in favor of or withheld from the nominee and thus votes against were not applicable. The results of the election were as follows:
About EYEGATE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:EYEG)
Eyegate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on developing and commercializing therapeutics and drug delivery systems for treating diseases of the eye. The Company’s lead product, EGP-437, incorporates a reformulated topically active corticosteroid, dexamethasone phosphate, which is delivered into the ocular tissues through its drug delivery system, the EyeGate II Delivery System. The Company is developing EGP-437 for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions of the eye, including uveitis, a debilitating form of intraocular inflammation of the anterior portion of the uvea, such as the iris and/or ciliary body, and macular edema, an abnormal thickening of the macula associated with the accumulation of excess fluids in the extracellular space of the neurosensory retina. The EyeGate II Delivery System is designed to deliver optimal quantities of drugs to the anterior or posterior segments of the eye.