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): May 22, 2020 (May 21, 2020)

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

Delaware   001-36483   47-1187261
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

6200 Lookout Rd.
Boulder, CO
80301
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (720) 643-5200
Not Applicable
(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 obligations 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 Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value MGEN 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
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. ☐



Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 21, 2020, Miragen Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”), for the following purposes:
to elect seven nominees for director, each to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until his or her successor has been elected and qualified or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal;
to ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2020;
to approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement;
to indicate, on an advisory basis, the preferred frequency of stockholder votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers; and
to approve amendments to the Company’s certificate of incorporation, as amended, and authorize the Company’s Board of Directors, if in their judgment it is necessary, to select and file one such amendment to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s Common Stock, at a ratio of between 1-for-3 and 1-for-20, inclusive, such ratio to be determined at the discretion of the Company’s Board of Directors.
Of the 53,077,348 shares outstanding as of the record date, 39,921,230 shares, or 75.2%, were present or represented by proxy at the 2020 Annual Meeting. At the 2020 Annual Meeting, each of William S. Marshall, Ph.D., Thomas E. Hughes, Ph.D., Kevin Koch, Ph.D., Joseph L. Turner, Arlene M. Morris, Jeffrey S. Hatfield and Christopher J. Bowden, M.D. was re-elected as a director of the Company. The stockholders of the Company ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The stockholders of the Company approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement. The stockholders indicated, on an advisory basis, that the preferred frequency of stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers is every year. The stockholders approved amendments to the Company’s certificate of incorporation, as amended, and authorized the Company’s Board of Directors, if in their judgment it is necessary, to select and file one such amendment to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s Common Stock, at a ratio of between 1-for-3 and 1-for-20, inclusive, such ratio to be determined at the discretion of the Company’s Board of Directors. The final voting results on each of the matters submitted to a vote of stockholders at the 2020 Annual Meeting were as follows:
 
      For Withheld Broker Non-Votes
1.   Election of Directors
  William S. Marshall, Ph.D.   18,184,927   317,602   21,418,701
  Thomas E. Hughes, Ph.D.   17,336,372   1,166,157   21,418,701
  Kevin Koch, Ph.D.   16,978,257   1,524,272   21,418,701
  Joseph L. Turner   18,039,699   462,830   21,418,701
  Arlene M. Morris   17,292,492   1,210,037   21,418,701
  Jeffrey S. Hatfield   17,972,830   529,699   21,418,701
  Christopher J. Bowden, M.D.   16,424,087   2,078,442   21,418,701
 
        For   Against   Abstentions
2.  
Ratification of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2020
  39,595,001   222,096   104,133
 



        For   Against   Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
3.   Approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s proxy statement   14,507,038   1,227,805   2,767,686   21,418,701
 
        Every One Year   Every Two Years   Every Three Years Abstentions   Broker Non-Votes
4.   Indicate, on an advisory basis, the preferred frequency of stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers   18,199,631   48,423   148,905 105,570   21,418,701
 
        For   Against   Abstentions
5.   Approve amendments to the Company’s certificate of incorporation, as amended, and authorize the Company’s Board of Directors, if in their judgment it is necessary, to select and file one such amendment to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s Common Stock, at a ratio of between 1-for-3 and 1-for-20, inclusive, such ratio to be determined at the discretion of the Company’s Board of Directors   35,259,880   4,362,603   298,747
 



SIGNATURES
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.
 
  Miragen Therapeutics, Inc.
Date: May 22, 2020   By:   /s/ Jason A. Leverone
    Jason A. Leverone
    Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary


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