SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(D)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
July 20, 2018
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
Valeritas Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
750 Route 202, Suite 600
Bridgewater, New Jersey
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (908) 927-9920
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held on July 20, 2018, the following proposals were submitted to the stockholders of the Company:
The election of two directors to serve as Class II directors until the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
The ratification of the appointment of Friedman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.
The approval of the Company’s Amended and Restated 2016 Equity Incentive Compensation Plan.
For more information about the foregoing proposals, see the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on June 22, 2018 (the “Proxy Statement”). Of the 24,706,999 shares of the Company’s common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, 22,368,732 shares, or approximately 90.53%, were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The number of votes cast for, against, or withheld, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, in respect of each such proposal is set forth below:
Election of Directors.
The Company’s stockholders elected the following two directors to serve as Class II directors until the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The votes regarding the election of the directors were as follows:
Rodney Altman, M.D.
Ratification of Appointment of Friedman LLP.
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Friedman LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
Approval of the Amended and Restated 2016 Equity Incentive Compensation Plan.
The Company’s stockholders approved the Company’s Amended and Restated 2016 Equity Incentive Compensation Plan. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
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.
Valeritas Holdings, Inc.
Dated: July 20, 2018
By: /s/ John E. Timberlake
Name: John E. Timberlake
Title: Chief Executive Officer