PTGX Protagonist Therapeutics

Filed: 28 May 21, 5:16pm






Washington, D.C. 20549









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 27, 2021





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-37852 98-0505495
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc.

7707 Gateway Blvd., Suite 140

Newark, California 94560-1160

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(510) 474-0170

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, par value $0.00001 PTGX The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company x

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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


At the Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) held on May 27, 2021, the stockholders voted on the two proposals listed below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14, 2021. The results of the matters voted upon at the meeting were:


Proposal 1 — To elect the three Class II directors named below to serve until the 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Each of the three named nominees was so elected, with the votes thereon at the Annual Meeting as follows:


  Final Voting Results
Nominees For Withheld Broker Non-Votes
Sarah A. O’Dowd 38,323,022 306,101 2,984,809
William D. Waddill 34,282,286 4,346,837 2,984,809
Lewis T. “Rusty” Williams, M.D., Ph.D. 34,296,520 4,332,603 2,984,809


Proposal 2 — To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. This proposal was approved by the requisite vote, with the votes thereon at the Annual Meeting as follows:


Final Voting Results
For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes
41,608,911 4,897 124 


No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


 Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc.
Dated: May 28, 2021 
 By:/s/ Don Kalkofen
 Don Kalkofen
  Chief Financial Officer