SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
July 16, 2021
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
INVIVO THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
|Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||Identification No.)|
One Kendall Square, Suite B14402
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (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||Trading symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which |
|Common Stock, $0.00001 par value per
|NVIV||The Nasdaq Capital Market|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 16, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s 2015 Equity Incentive Plan (as so amended, the “Incentive Plan”) to increase the number of shares available for issuance thereunder by 2,700,000 shares. A copy of the Incentive Plan is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Set forth below is a summary of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting.
Election of Directors
The Company’s stockholders elected C. Ann Merrifield and Richard Roberts as Class I directors, each to serve for a three-year term expiring at the 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified. The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to the election of such Class I directors were as follows:
|C. Ann Merrifield||5,759,736||711,337|
Approval of Common Stock Amendment
The Company’s stockholders did not approve the proposal to amend to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to increase the number of shares of authorized common stock from 50,000,000 to 350,000,000 shares (the “Common Stock Amendment”). The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to the Common Stock Amendment were as follows:
Approval of Preferred Stock Amendment
The Company’s stockholders did not approve the proposal to amend the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to authorize 1,000,000 shares of “blank-check” preferred stock (the “Preferred Stock Amendment”). The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to the Preferred Stock Amendment such amendment were as follows:
Approval of Amendment to 2015 Equity Incentive Plan
The Company’s stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s 2015 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the shares available for issuance thereunder by 2,700,000 shares. The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to such amendment were as follows:
Ratification of the Appointment of RSM US, LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2021
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of RSM US, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to such ratification were as follows:
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. 2015 Equity Incentive Plan (incorporated by reference to Appendix C to the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement, as filed with the SEC on May 18, 2021).|
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.
|INVIVO THERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS CORP.|
|Date: July 16, 2021||By:||/s/ Richard Toselli|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|