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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 22, 2021

 

 

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-50768   06-1376651

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

12830 El Camino Real, Suite 400

San Diego, California

  92130
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 558-2871

N/A

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

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. of Form 8-K):

 

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, par value $0.0001 per share   ACAD   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. ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

  (a)

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 22, 2021 (the “2021 Annual Meeting”).

 

  (b)

The election of three nominees to serve as Class II directors on the Company’s Board of Directors until the Company’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders was carried out at the 2021 Annual Meeting. The following three Class II directors were elected by the votes indicated:

 

    

For

 

Withheld

 

Broker Non- Votes

Stephen R. Biggar, M.D., Ph.D.

  122,088,731   6,085,531   12,680,158

Julian C. Baker

  125,012,265   3,161,997   12,680,158

Daniel B. Soland

  104,770,800   23,403,462   12,680,158

In addition to the election of three Class II directors, the following matters were submitted to a vote of the stockholders at the 2021 Annual Meeting:

 

  (i)

the approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement, which was approved by the following vote:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

125,418,510   2,400,666   355,086   12,680,158

 

  (ii)

the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 was ratified by the following vote:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

140,387,115   252,354   214,951

Each of the foregoing voting results from the 2021 Annual Meeting is final.


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.

 

Date: June 24, 2021     ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    By:  

/s/ Austin D. Kim

    Name: Austin D. Kim
    Title:   Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
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