Marinus Pharmaceuticals
MARINUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 05/15/2017 16:46:57)

 

 

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 11, 2017

 

MARINUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-36576

 

20-0198082

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

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

 

170 Radnor Chester Road, Suite 250
Radnor, PA

 

19087-5279

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (484) 801-4670

 

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

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

 

On May 11, 2017, Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The following proposals were submitted by the Company’s Board of Directors (“Board”) to a vote of the Company’s stockholders and the final results of the voting on each proposal are noted below.

 

Proposal 1 — Election of Directors

 

The stockholders elected the following individuals to serve as Class III directors for a three-year term until the 2020 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified:

 

Name

 

Votes For

 

Votes Withheld

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Enrique J Carrazana M.D.

 

6,256,480

 

443,260

 

6,113,886

 

Tim M. Mayleben

 

5,419,000

 

1,280,740

 

6,113,886

 

 

Proposal 2 — A mendment to the Company’s 2014 Equity Compensation Plan (the “Plan”) increasing the maximum number of shares of common stock available for issuance under the Plan to from 700,000 to 4,158,164, and further increasing the number of shares of common stock available for issuance under the Plan pursuant to an annual increase on January 1 of each year until the expiration of the Plan from the lesser of 1,120,000 common shares or 4% of the total number of shares of the Company’s capital stock calculated on a common-equivalent basis and outstanding on that date or such lesser number of shares as the Board may determine, to the lesser of 2,000,000 common shares or 5% of the total number of shares outstanding on that date or such lesser number of shares as the Board may determine.

 

The stockholders approved the amendment of the Company’s 2014 Equity Compensation Plan as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

4,829,823

 

1,826,133

 

43,784

 

6,113,886

 

 

Proposal 3 — Ratification of the selection of KPMG  LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.

 

The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

14,846,640

 

238,004

 

159,774

 

0

 

 

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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.

 

 

MARINUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Edward Smith

 

 

Edward Smith,

 

 

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,

 

 

Secretary and Treasurer

 

 

 

Date:  May 15, 2017

 

 

 

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