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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): July 19, 2021




VYNE Therapeutics Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-38356   45-3757789

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


520 U.S. Highway 22, Suite 204

Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)


(800) 775-7936

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report) 




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:


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


¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


¨ 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

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value   VYNE   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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 x


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. x







Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On July 19, 2021, VYNE Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Certificate of Amendment (the “Certificate of Amendment”) to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation (the “Certificate of Incorporation”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware to increase the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock from 75,000,000 to 150,000,000 shares. The increase in the number of authorized shares was approved by the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at its annual meeting, as described in Item 5.07 below.


The foregoing description of the Certificate of Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Certificate of Amendment, a copy of which is filed with this report as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated into this report by reference.


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On July 19, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on three proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 7, 2021. Only stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 27, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. Of the 51,386,596 shares outstanding as of the record date, 33,159,353, or approximately 65%, were present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. The following is a summary of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting.


Proposal 1. The stockholders elected the following two directors to the Company’s Board of Directors, to hold office until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders or until their respective successors are elected. The voting results were as follows:


Nominee  Votes For  Votes Withheld  Broker Non-Votes 
David Domzalski  18,024,373  4,618,113  10,516,867 
Patrick LePore  21,450,112  1,192,374  10,516,867 


Proposal 2. The stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The voting results were as follows:


Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions 
31,361,502  1,185,632  612,219 


Proposal 3. The stockholders approved an amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 75,000,000 shares to 150,000,000 shares. The voting results were as follows:


Votes For  Votes Against  Abstentions 
27,651,056  5,187,046  321,251 





Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


The following exhibit is being filed herewith.


Exhibit No. Description
3.1 Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, dated as of July 19, 2021.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: July 19, 2021 By: /s/ Mutya Harsch
    Mutya Harsch
    Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel