Idera Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Idera Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

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At the special meeting of stockholders of Idera Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (the “Company”) held on January4, 2018, the Company’s stockholders voted in the following manner with respect to the following proposals:

1. The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock by a whole number ratio of not less than 1-for-4 and not more than 1-for-8, such ratio and the implementation and timing of such reverse stock split to be determined in the discretion of the Company’s board of directors at any time prior to the Company’s 2018 annual meeting of stockholders, and, in connection therewith, to decrease the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock on a basis proportional to the reverse stock split ratio.

For:

134,445,427

Against:

17,488,433

Abstain:

404,020

Broker Non-Votes:

2. The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended, to set the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock at a number determined by calculating the product of 280,000,000 multiplied by two times (2x) the reverse stock split ratio.

For:

127,671,942

Against:

24,130,768

Abstain:

535,170

Broker Non-Votes:


About Idera Pharmaceuticals,Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA)

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutics for oncology and rare diseases. The Company utilizes two drug discovery technology platforms to design and develop drug candidates, which include Toll-like receptor (TLR) targeting technology and third-generation antisense (3GA) technology. Using TLR technology, the Company designs synthetic oligonucleotide-based drug candidates to act by modulating the activity of specific TLRs. Using its 3GA technology, the Company is developing drug candidates to turn off the messenger ribo nucleic acid (mRNA) associated with disease causing genes. The Company’s drug candidates include IMO-8400; IMO-2125/IMO-2055, and IMO-9200. The Company’s TLR antagonist lead drug candidates are IMO-8400 and IMO-9200, which are both antagonists of TLR7, TLR8 and TLR9. Its TLR agonist lead drug candidates are IMO-2055 and IMO-2125, which are both agonists of TLR9.

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