ZOSANO PHARMA CORPORATION (NASDAQ:ZSAN) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year

ZOSANO PHARMA CORPORATION (NASDAQ:ZSAN) Files An 8-K Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
Item 5.03 Amendment to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year

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Increase in Authorized Shares and Reverse Stock Split

On January23, 2018, Zosano Pharma Corporation (“we” or the “Company”) held a special meeting of stockholders. At the special meeting, the stockholders approved, among other things, an amendment to our Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 100,000,000 to 250,000,000 shares (the “Authorized Share Increase”). A Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation authorizing the Authorized Share Increase was filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on January 24, 2018, and the Authorized Share Increase became effective in accordance with the terms of the Certificate of Amendment upon filing with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware.

The stockholders also approved a proposal authorizing the Company’s Board of Directors, in its discretion, to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”) at a ratio ranging from 1-for-5 to 1-for-20 to be determined by the Board of Directors and effected, if at all, no later than November23, 2018. Accordingly, on January23, 2018, the Board of Directors approved a 1-for-20 reverse stock split of the Common Stock (the “Reverse Stock Split”) and the filing of a Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company to effectuate the Reverse Stock Split.

A Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation authorizing the Reverse Stock Split was filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on January24, 2018, and the Reverse Stock Split will become effective in accordance with the terms of the Certificate of Amendment at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on January25, 2018 (the “Effective Time”).

Impact of the Reverse Stock Split

At the Effective Time, every twenty shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding will automatically combine into one share of issued and outstanding Common Stock, without any change in the par value per share.

As a result of the Reverse Stock Split, there will be approximately 2.0million shares of Common Stock outstanding. The Reverse Stock Split will not affect the number of authorized shares of Common Stock, which, after giving effect to the Authorized Share Increase, is 250,000,000 shares. The number of authorized shares of preferred stock under the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation will remain the same. In addition, a proportionate adjustment will be made to the per share exercise price and the number of shares issuable upon the exercise of the Company’s outstanding equity awards, options and warrants to purchase shares of common stock and the number of shares reserved for issuance to the Company’s equity incentive compensation plans.

Fractional shares will not be issued as a result of the Reverse Stock Split; instead, holders of pre-Reverse Stock Split shares of the Company’s Common Stock, who otherwise would have been entitled to receive a fractional share as a result of the Reverse Stock Split, will receive a cash payment in lieu of fractional shares to which they would otherwise be entitled on a post-Reverse Stock Split share basis for such fractional interests.

The Company’s transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company, N.A., will act as exchange agent for the Reverse Stock Split and will send instructions to stockholders of record regarding the exchange of certificates for Common Stock.

The Common Stock will begin trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market on a split-adjusted basis at the open of the market on January26, 2018. The Company’s common stock will continue to trade on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol, “ZSAN” and the new CUSIP number for common stock following the Reverse Stock Split will be 98979H202.

The information set forth herein does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Certificate of Amendment that effectuated the Authorized Share Increase and the Certificate of Amendment that effectuated the Reverse Stock Split, which are filed as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2 hereto, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.

Item 5.03. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On January23, 2018, we held a special meeting of stockholders. A total of 39,460,931 shares of our common stock were outstanding as of December12, 2017, the record date for the special meeting. Set forth below are the matters acted upon at the special meeting and the final voting results on each matter as reported by our inspector of elections.

Proposal One: Approval of the increase in number of authorized shares of common stock

Our stockholders approved the amendment of our Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of our common stock from 100,000,000 to 250,000,000. The results of the vote were as follows:

For

Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

22,592,051

6,930,267 1,198,230

Proposal Two: Approval of the reverse stock split

Our stockholders approved the authorization of our Board of Directors, in its discretion but in no event later than November23, 2018 (in advance of the expiration of the second 180 calendar day period the Company may be afforded by Nasdaq to regain compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price continued listing requirement), to amend our Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse stock split of our common stock, at a ratio in the range of 1-for-5 to 1-for-20, such ratio to be determined by our Board of Directors and included in a public announcement. The results of the vote were as follows:

For

Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

25,381,197

4,882,792 456,559

Proposal Three: Adjournment

Our stockholders approved the adjournment of the special meeting, if necessary, to solicit additional proxies if there were not sufficient votes in favor of any of the foregoing proposals. The results of the vote were as follows:

For

Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes

23,225,483

6,850,873 644,191

On January25, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the Reverse Stock Split as described in Item 5.03. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Item 5.03 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Zosano Pharma Corp Exhibit
EX-3.1 2 d527393dex31.htm EX-3.1 EX-3.1 Exhibit 3.1 CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT TO AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF ZOSANO PHARMA CORPORATION Zosano Pharma Corporation (the “Corporation”),…
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About ZOSANO PHARMA CORPORATION (NASDAQ:ZSAN)

Zosano Pharma Corporation is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company has developed a transdermal microneedle patch system to deliver its formulations of existing drugs through the skin for the treatment of a range of indications. Its microneedle patch system offers consistent drug delivery and improved ease of use and room-temperature stability. The Company’s short-wear-time transdermal patch consists of an array of titanium microneedles that is coated with its formulation of an approved drug and attached to an adhesive patch. When the patch is applied with its hand-held applicator, the microneedles painlessly penetrate the skin, resulting in rapid dissolution and absorption of the drug coating through the capillary bed. Its product candidates include ZP-Triptan, ZP-Glucagon and ZP-PTH. ZP-PTH is a formulation of teriparatide, a synthetic form of parathyroid hormone. ZP-Glucagon is a formulation of glucagon.

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