8-K 1 tm2023568d1_8k.htm FORM 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

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 25, 2020

 

PRECIPIO, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware
(State of incorporation)
  001-36439
(Commission File Number)
  91-1789357
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

4 Science Park, New Haven, CT 06511

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(203) 787-7888

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

 

 

 

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report date)

 

 

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Ticker symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share PRPO 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 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

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 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

On June 25, 2020, Precipio, Inc. (the “Company”) convened its Annual Meeting of shareholders for the purpose of holding a stockholder vote (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders of the Company voted to:

 

1.elect Douglas Fisher, M.D., Jeffrey Cossman, M.D. and Richard Sandberg as Class II directors for terms to expire in 2023 (“Proposal 1: to approve election of directors”)

  

2.approve, for purposes of complying with applicable Nasdaq Listing Rules, the potential issuance and sale of more than 20% of the Company’s common stock pursuant to the Company’s purchase agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC, pursuant to which Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC has agreed to purchase from us, from time to time, up to $10,000,000 of the Company’s common stock (“Proposal 2: to approve Nasdaq Limit in relation to the purchase agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund LLC”)

  

3.approve, for purposes of complying with applicable Nasdaq Listing Rules, the potential issuance of more than 20% of the Company’s common stock which may be issued by the Company to certain investors in connection with an amendment agreement amending the terms of that certain 8% Senior Secured Convertible Promissory Notes (“Proposal 3: to approve Nasdaq Limit in relation to the Convertible Note Transaction March 2020”)

 

4.approve an amendment and restatement of the Company’s 2017 Stock Option and Incentive Plan (the “2017 Plan”) to (i) increase the aggregate number of shares authorized for issuance under the 2017 Plan by 250,000 shares from 913,586 shares to 1,163,586  shares; (ii) increase the maximum number of shares that may be granted in the form of stock options or stock appreciation rights to any one individual in any one calendar year and the maximum number of shares underlying any award intended to qualify as “performance-based compensation” to any one individual in any performance cycle, in each case to 250,000 shares of common stock; (iii) amend the “evergreen” provision, pursuant to which the aggregate number of shares authorized for issuance under the 2017 Plan will be automatically increased each year beginning on January 1, 2021 by 8% of the number of shares of common stock issued and outstanding on the immediately preceding December 31, or such lesser number of shares determined by our Board of Directors or Compensation Committee (“Proposal 4: to approve the 2017 Stock Option Plan Amendment”); and

 

5.ratify the appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020 (Proposal 5: in connection with the Appointment of Public Accounting Firm”)

 

The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2020.

 

The number of shares of common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 10,366,034. The number of shares of common stock present or represented by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting was 5,526,422. Proposals 1, 2, 3 and 5 submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting were approved. Proposal 4 was not approved by a majority of the votes.

 

The votes cast with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below.

 

Proposal 1: elect Douglas Fisher, M.D., Jeffrey Cossman, M.D. and Richard Sandberg as Class II directors for terms to expire in 2023.

 

Douglas Fisher M.D.

 

Votes For Votes Against Withheld Brokers Non-Votes
1,004,975 0 328,388 4,193,059

 

 

 

  

Jeffrey Cossman, M.D.

 

Votes For Votes Against Withheld Brokers Non-Votes
997,518 0 335,845 4,193,059

  

Richard Sandberg

 

Votes For Votes Against Withheld Brokers Non-Votes
1,000,290 0 333,073 4,193,059

  

Proposal 2: to approve Nasdaq Limit in relation to the purchase agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund LLC

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Brokers Non-Votes
850,557 467,899 14,907 4,193,059

  

Proposal 3: to approve Nasdaq Limit in relation to the purchase agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund LLC

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Brokers Non-Votes
829,042 488,666 15,655 4,193,059

  

Proposal 4: to approve the 2017 Stock Option Plan Amendment

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstain Brokers Non-Votes
658,118 664,169 11,076 4,193,059

  

Proposal 5: To ratify the appointment of Marcum LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2020

 

Votes For Votes Against Abstentions
4,678,540 715,712 132,170

  

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

 

  PRECIPIO, INC.
   
  By: /s/ Ilan Danieli
  Name: Ilan Danieli
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

Date: June 26, 2020