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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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 10, 2021

 

 

CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-36500   94-3103561

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

7575 Gateway Blvd., Suite 110

Newark, CA 94560

(Address of principal executive offices)

(510) 293-8800

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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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, $0.0001 par value per share   CBAY   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).

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 10, 2021, CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (“CymaBay”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Set forth below is a brief description of each matter considered and voted upon at the Annual Meeting, together with the final tally of the number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as the number of abstentions and broker non-votes as to each such matter, including a separate tabulation with respect to each of the six directors. A more complete description of each matter is set forth in CymaBay’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”).

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

CymaBay’s stockholders elected each of the six directors proposed by CymaBay for election, to serve until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, and until their successors are elected and have qualified, or until their earlier death, resignation or removal. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:

 

Director Nominee    Shares Voted For      Shares Withheld  

Sujal A. Shah

     36,065,721        395,620  

Caroline Loewy

     33,868,460        2,592,881  

Kurt von Emster

     35,909,206        552,135  

Robert J. Wills

     35,497,208        964,133  

Thomas G. Wiggans

     36,124,717        336,624  

Janet Dorling

     35,125,062        1,336,279  

There were 14,155,646 broker non-votes for this proposal.

Proposal 2: Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

CymaBay’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as CymaBay’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:

 

Shares voted for:

     49,666,447  

Shares voted against:

     878,451  

Shares abstaining

     72,089  

There were no broker non-votes for this proposal.

Proposal 3: Advisory Vote to Approve the Compensation of our Named Executive Officers as Disclosed in the Proxy Statement

CymaBay’s stockholders approved, by advisory vote, the compensation of our named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows:

 

Shares voted for:

     30,529,869  

Shares voted against:

     5,450,899  

Shares abstaining

     480,573  

There were 14,155,646 broker non-votes for this proposal.


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.

 

CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc.
By:  

/s/ Paul Quinlan

  Paul Quinlan
  General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Date: June 14, 2021