SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 30, 2021 (July 29, 2021)
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|4131 ParkLake Ave., Suite 225|| |
|(Address of principal executive offices)|| ||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 919-582-9050
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common stock, par value $0.001|| ||BDSI|| ||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||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On July 29, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Proxies were solicited pursuant to the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed on June 22, 2021, with the Securities and Exchange Commission under Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The number of shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Company (the “Common Stock”) entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 98,521,379. The number of shares of Common Stock present or represented by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting was 79,920,364, thus establishing a quorum for the Annual Meeting. All matters submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting were approved and the director nominees were elected. The voting results reported below are final.
The following is a tabulation of the voting on the proposals presented at the Annual Meeting:
Proposal 1: To elect Peter S. Greenleaf, W. Mark Watson, Jeffrey Bailey, Kevin Kotler, Todd C. Davis, Vanila Singh and Mark A. Sirgo as directors to the Board of Directors (the “Board”), each to hold office until the 2022 annual meeting of the Company and until his or her successor shall have been duly elected and qualified or until his or her earlier resignation or removal.
Peter S. Greenleaf
W. Mark Watson
Todd C. Davis
Mark A. Sirgo
Proposal 2: To ratify the appointment by the Audit Committee of the Board of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.
Based on the foregoing, Peter S. Greenleaf, W. Mark Watson, Jeffrey Bailey, Kevin Kotler, Todd C. Davis, Vanila Singh and Mark A. Sirgo were elected as directors, each to hold office until the 2022 annual meeting of the Company and until each such director’s successor shall have been duly elected and qualified or until his or her earlier resignation or removal. Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company’s registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|July 30, 2021|| ||BIODELIVERY SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
| ||By:|| ||/s/ Mary Theresa Coelho|
| ||Name:|| ||Mary Theresa Coelho|
| ||Title:|| ||Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|