PRLD Prelude Therapeutics

Filed: 22 Jun 21, 4:02pm





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): June 18, 2021



Prelude Therapeutics Incorporated

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-39527 81-1384762

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

200 Powder Mill Road

Wilmington, Delaware, 19803

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (302) 467-1280


(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 registered

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value PRLD Nasdaq Global Select Market

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).

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Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 18, 2021, Prelude Therapeutics Incorporated (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) and the following proposals were adopted:



Election of two Class I Directors, Paul A. Friedman, M.D., and David Bonita, M.D., each to serve a three-year term, which will expire at the 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until such time as their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified or until such director’s earlier resignation or removal. The vote tally was as follows:



  Shares For   Shares Withheld   Broker Non-Votes 

Paul A. Friedman, M.D.

   28,275,656    1,344,710    447,075 

David Bonita, M.D.

   27,793,859    1,826,507    447,075 



Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The vote tally was as follows:


Shares For  Shares Against  Shares Abstaining
30,058,296  853  8,292


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


Date: June 22, 2021  By: 

/s/ Brian Piper

   Brian Piper
   Chief Financial Officer