GEOVAX LABS, INC. (OTCMKTS:GOVX) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
We held a special meeting of stockholders on April 15, 2019. We received proxies for 252,169,006 shares (approximately 97.72%) of our issued and outstanding shares of common stock, as of the record date of February 15, 2019. Our stockholders voted on the following proposals and the results of the voting are presented below. No other matter was presented for a vote of the stockholders.
Grant of Discretionary Authority to the Board of Directors to Effect a Reverse Stock Split
Our stockholders approved the grant of discretionary authority to our Board of Directors to amend our Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse stock split of our issued and outstanding common stock at a ratio within the range of 1-for-100 to 1-for-500, as selected by our Board of Directors. There were no broker non-votes on this item.
As the reverse stock split proposal was approved, no adjournment of the special meeting was deemed necessary.
About GEOVAX LABS, INC. (OTCMKTS:GOVX)
GeoVax Labs, Inc. (GeoVax) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. The Company is engaged in developing human vaccines against infectious diseases using its modified vaccine Ankara-virus-like particles (MVA-VLP) vaccine platform. The Company’s platform supports in vivo expression of non-infectious virus-like particles (VLPs) from the cells of the person receiving the vaccine. The Company’s development programs are focused on vaccines against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Zika virus and hemorrhagic fever viruses (Ebola, Marburg and Lassa Fever), as well as for use in cancer immunotherapy. The Company’s clinically advanced vaccine development program is a (deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)/MVA) vaccine regimen designed to protect against the clade B subtype of the HIV virus. The Company is developing a Tetravalent Vaccine (TV) utilizing its MVA-VLP platform to address the unmet need for a product that can respond to future filovirus epidemics.