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MGTX MeiraGTx

Filed: 11 Jun 21, 4:42pm

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 10, 2021

MeiraGTx Holdings plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Cayman Islands

    

001-38520

    

98-1448305

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

450 East 29th Street, 14th Floor

New York, NY 10016

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

(646) 860-7985

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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:

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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

Ordinary Shares, $0.00003881 par
value per share

 

MGTX

 

The 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).

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 10, 2021, MeiraGTx Holdings plc (the “Company”) held its annual general meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). A total of 35,013,882 of the Company’s ordinary shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing approximately 79.1% of the Company’s ordinary shares outstanding as of the April 13, 2021 record date. Following are the voting results for the proposals considered and voted upon at the Annual Meeting, each of which were described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021.

Item 1 – Election of three Class III directors to hold office until the Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2024 and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.

FOR

WITHHELD

BROKER NON-VOTES

Alexandria Forbes, Ph.D.

31,347,374

31,330

3,635,178

Keith R. Harris, Ph.D.

25,020,718

6,357,986

3,635,178

Lord Mendoza

25,822,393

5,556,311

3,635,178

Item 2 – Ratification, by ordinary resolution, of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

FOR

AGAINST

ABSTAINED

24,809,753

10,187,565

16,564

Based on the foregoing votes, the director nominees named above were elected and Item 2 was approved.

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SIGNATURE

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.

Date: June 11, 2021

MEIRAGTX HOLDINGS PLC

By:

/s/ Richard Giroux

Name:

Richard Giroux

Title:

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

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