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8-K
AVEXIS, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 06/02/2017
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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): May 30, 2017

 

AVEXIS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

001-37693

 

90-1038273

(Commission File No.)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 


 

2275 Half Day Rd, Suite 200

Bannockburn, Illinois 60015

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (847) 572-8280

 

 

(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:

 

o            Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o            Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o            Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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

 

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.   x

 

 

 



 

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

 

On May 30, 2017, AveXis, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As of April 5, 2017, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 27,743,174 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 23,789,219 shares, or approximately 85.7% of the eligible voting shares, were represented either in person or by proxy.

 

At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on the following items:

 

1.              Proposal 1: To elect two nominees to the board of directors to hold office until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The following nominees were elected to the Company’s board of directors, with the voting results for each nominee as shown:

 

 

 

For

 

Withheld

 

Paul B. Manning

 

16,924,941

 

2,612,975

 

Sean P. Nolan

 

16,923,411

 

2,614,505

 

 

2.              Proposal 2: To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. This proposal was approved by the votes indicated below:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

23,783,417

 

3,173

 

2,629

 

 

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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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: June 2, 2017

AVEXIS, INC.   

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Sean P. Nolan

 

 

Sean P. Nolan

 

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

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