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): June 8, 2021
PRAXIS PRECISION MEDICINES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc.
One Broadway, 16th Floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
(Address of principal executive offices, including 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
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share|| ||PRAX|| ||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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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 8, 2021, Praxis Precision Medicines, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”), at which a quorum was present. The Company held its Annual Meeting to consider and vote on the two proposals set forth below, each of which is described in greater detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, which was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2021. The final voting results are set forth below.
Proposal 1 - Election of Class I Director
The Company’s stockholders elected Dean Mitchell to serve as a Class I member of the Board of Directors of the Company for a three-year term ending at the Company’s 2024 annual meeting of stockholders and until his successor is duly elected and qualified, subject to his earlier death, resignation or removal, with the votes cast as follows:
|Class I Director Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
Proposal 2 - Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, with the votes cast as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstain||Broker Non-Votes|
No other matters were submitted to or voted on by the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting.
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.
|PRAXIS PRECISION MEDICINES, INC.|
|Date: June 10, 2021||By:|| ||/s/ Marcio Souza|
| ||Marcio Souza|
| ||Chief Executive Officer|