SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1655 Roberts Boulevard, N.W., Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
(Address of principal executive office) (zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (770) 419-3355
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On November 16, 2021, CryoLife, Inc. (the “Company” or “CryoLife”) held a special meeting of stockholders of the Company (the “Special Meeting”). Holders of 30,697,870 shares of the Company’s common stock, which represented approximately 78% of the shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of the record date of September 21, 2021, were represented in person or by proxy at the Special Meeting.
At the Special Meeting, CryoLife’s stockholders (i) approved the reincorporation of CryoLife from the State of Florida to the State of Delaware, including the Plan of Conversion, Florida Articles of Conversion, Delaware Certificate of Conversion, Delaware Certificate of Incorporation, and Delaware Bylaws, (ii) approved an exclusive forum provision as set forth in the Delaware Certificate of Incorporation to take effect following the reincorporation, and (iii) approved an adjournment of the Special Meeting, if necessary, to solicit additional proxies if there are not sufficient votes in favor of the Reincorporation Proposal or the Exclusive Forum Proposal.
The final results of the voting on each matter of business at the Special Meeting are as follows:
(i)Approval of the reincorporation of CryoLife from the State of Florida to the State of Delaware, including the Plan of Conversion, Florida Articles of Conversion, Delaware Certificate of Conversion, Delaware Certificate of Incorporation, and Delaware Bylaws.
(ii)Approval of an exclusive forum provision as set forth in the Delaware Certificate of Incorporation to take effect following the reincorporation.
(iii)Approval of an adjournment of the Special Meeting, if necessary, to solicit additional proxies if there are not sufficient votes in favor of the Reincorporation Proposal or the Exclusive Forum Proposal.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Exhibits
Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, CryoLife, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: November 18, 2021
/s/ D. Ashley Lee
D. Ashley Lee
Executive Vice President, Chief
Operating Officer and Chief