8-K 1 d754206d8k.htm 8-K 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549






Current Report

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

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

430 East 29th Street, 10th Floor

New York, NY 10016

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

(646) 490-2695

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

(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

Ordinary Shares, $0.00003881 par value per share   MGTX   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).

Emerging growth company   ☒

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.   ☐




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 Company’s ordinary shares were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting, representing approximately 73.81% of the Company’s 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 Company’s 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 Company’s annual general meeting of shareholders to be held in 2022 and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.



Martin Indyk

     22,303,664        26,328        2,283,362  

Arnold J. Levine, Ph.D.

     22,302,779        27,213        2,283,362  

Thomas E. Shenk, Ph.D.

     22,303,269        26,723        2,283,362  

Item 2 – Ratification, by ordinary resolution, of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.



24,431,700      179,499        2,155        —    

Item 3 – Approval, by special resolution, of an amendment and restatement of the Company’s Memorandum and Articles of Association.



22,323,958      1,854        4,180        2,283,362  

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             

/s/ Bruce Gottlieb

    Name:   Bruce Gottlieb
    Title:   General Counsel and Corporate Secretary