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 19, 2019
MeiraGTx Holdings plc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Cayman Islands||001-38520||Not applicable|
(State or other jurisdiction
430 East 29th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrants 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
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|Ordinary Shares, $0.00003881 par value per share||MGTX||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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|Item 5.07|| |
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 19, 2019, MeiraGTx Holdings plc (the Company) held its annual general meeting of shareholders (the Annual Meeting). A total of 24,613,354 of the Companys ordinary shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing approximately 73.81% of the Companys ordinary shares outstanding as of the April 22, 2019 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 Companys Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2019.
Item 1 Election of three Class I directors to hold office until the Companys annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2022 and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.
Arnold J. Levine, Ph.D.
Thomas E. Shenk, Ph.D.
Item 2 Ratification, by ordinary resolution, of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.
Item 3 Approval, by special resolution, of an amendment and restatement of the Companys Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Based on the foregoing votes, the director nominees named above were elected and Items 2 and 3 were 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 20, 2019|
|MEIRAGTX HOLDINGS PLC|
|Title:||General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|