Docoh
Loading...

ALEC Alector

Filed: 21 Jun 21, 4:07pm

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 17, 2021

 

 

Alector, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

Delaware

001-38792

82-2933343

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

 

 

 

 

131 Oyster Point Blvd.

Suite 600

 

South San Francisco, California

 

94080

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (415) 231-5660

 

Not applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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


Title of each class

 

Trading
Symbol(s)

 


Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock

 

ALEC

 

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

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 


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

On June 17, 2021, Alector, Inc. (“Alector”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, Alector’s stockholders voted on four proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the definitive proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021. The following is a brief description of each matter voted on and the certified results, including the number of votes cast for and against each matter, and if applicable, the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.

1. The Class III director nominees were elected to serve until Alector’s 2024 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:

Director Name:

  

Votes For

 

  

Votes Withheld

 

  

Broker Non-Votes

 

  

Percentage of Votes in
Favor

 

Tillman Gerngross, Ph.D.

  

 

43,225,269

 

  

 

9,075,336

 

 

 

8,974,459

 

 

 

54.19 %

 

Richard Scheller, Ph.D.

 

 

43,113,542

 

  

 

9,187,063

 

 

 

8,974,459

 

 

 

54.05 %

 

Louis J. Lavigne, Jr.

 

 

48,653,078

 

 

 

3,647,527

 

 

 

8,974,459

 

 

 

61.00 %

 

2. Stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Alector’s independent registered accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The voting results were as follows:

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Percentage of Votes in
Favor

61,105,470

 

60,586

 

109,007

 

 

76.61 %

3. Stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, Alector’s named executive officer compensation as disclosed in the proxy statement for the Annual Meeting (“Say-on-Pay Vote”). The voting results were as follows:

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Percentage of Votes in
Favor

51,877,002

 

359,457

 

64,146

 

8,974,459

 

65.04 %

4. Stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the frequency of Alector’s future Say-on-Pay Votes to be every year. The voting results were as follows:

Every Year

 

Every Two Years

 

Every Three Years

 

Abstentions

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

45,653,265

 

50,091

 

6,541,066

 

56,183

 

8,974,459

 

Alector has considered the outcome of this advisory vote and has determined, as was recommended with respect to this proposal by Alector’s board of directors in the proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, that Alector will hold future Say-on-Pay Votes on an annual basis until the occurrence of the next advisory vote on the frequency of Say-on-Pay Votes, which is required to occur no later than Alector’s 2027 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

 


SIGNATURES

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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

ALECTOR, INC.

 

 

 

 

Date:

June 21, 2021

By:

/s/ Arnon Rosenthal

 

 

 

Arnon Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer