SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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)
(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)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Ordinary Shares, $0.00003881 par
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).
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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.
Alexandria Forbes, Ph.D.
Keith R. Harris, Ph.D.
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.
Based on the foregoing votes, the director nominees named above were elected and Item 2 was approved.
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
/s/ Richard Giroux
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer