At the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on October 13, 2016 (the “Annual Meeting”) of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PPHM), the stockholders of the Company approved an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Company’s 2010 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the number of shares of the Company’s common stock reserved for issuance under the 2010 Employee Stock Purchase Plan by 10,000,000 shares (as so amended, the “Amended ESPP”).
The Amendment previously had been approved by the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors on April 22, 2016, subject to stockholder approval. The Amendment became effective immediately upon stockholder approval at the Annual Meeting.
Persons eligible to participate in the Amended ESPP will continue to include all eligible employees and officers of the Company and its subsidiaries.
This summary of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit B to the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement for its 2016 Annual Stockholders Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 26, 2016 and incorporated herein by this reference. In addition, a more detailed summary of the Amended ESPP can be found in such Definitive Proxy Statement, under “Proposal No. 4: Approval of an Amendment to our 2010 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.”