Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 04/20/2017 16:32:10)

 

 

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): April 17, 2017

 

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-35986

 

26-1870780

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

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

 

3891 Ranchero Drive, Suite 150
Ann Arbor, MI

 

48108

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (734) 887-3903

 

Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

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Emerging growth company     o

 

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

 

The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on April 17, 2017. As of February 17, 2017, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 22,556,038 outstanding shares of the Company’s common stock. The Company’s stockholders voted on the following matters, which are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 6, 2017: (i) to elect Daniel Janney, Tim M. Mayleben and Mark E. McGovern, M.D., as Class I directors of the Company to each serve for a three-year term expiring at the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2020 and until their successors have been elected and qualified (“Proposal 1”), (ii) to approve the advisory resolution on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers (“Proposal 2”), and (iii) to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 (“Proposal 3”).

 

The Company’s stockholders approved the Class I director nominees recommended for election in Proposal 1 at the Annual Meeting. The Company’s stockholders voted for Class I directors as follows:

 

Class I Director Nominee

 

For

 

Withhold

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

Daniel Janney

 

13,863,438

 

44,641

 

3,787,684

 

Tim M. Mayleben

 

13,806,673

 

101,406

 

3,787,684

 

Mark E. McGovern, M.D.

 

13,865,955

 

42,124

 

3,787,684

 

 

The Company’s stockholders approved Proposal 2. The votes cast at the Annual Meeting were as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

13,727,658

 

142,693

 

37,728

 

3,787,684

 

 

The Company’s stockholders approved Proposal 3. The votes cast at the Annual Meeting were as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

 

17,514,893

 

21,131

 

159,739

 

 

 

No other matters were submitted to or voted on by the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting.

 

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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: April 20, 2017

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Tim M. Mayleben

 

 

Tim M. Mayleben

 

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

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