8-K
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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): June 14, 2021

 

 

EIGER BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-36183   33-0971591
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

2155 Park Blvd.
Palo Alto, California
  94306
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 272-6138

(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 (par value $0.001 per share)   EIGR   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 14, 2021, Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the Annual Meeting, as well as the number of votes cast for or against each matter and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter. A more complete description of each matter is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021.

Proposal 1—Election of Directors

 

Final Voting Results

Nominees

                     For                                  Withheld                          Broker Non-Votes        

Thomas J. Dietz, Ph.D.

     19,789,319      739,013      4,155,634

Kim Sablich

     20,284,001      244,331      4,155,634

The Company’s stockholders elected each of the two nominees for director to serve until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her respective successor is elected.

Proposal 2—Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation

 

Final Voting Results

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

19,555,119

  773,615   199,598   4,155,634

The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation awarded to the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.

Proposal 3—Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

Final Voting Results

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

24,660,769

  8,552   14,645

The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.

No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.


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.

 

  Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dated: June 15, 2021    
  By:  

/s/ Sriram Ryali

    Sriram Ryali
    Chief Financial Officer