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

June 10, 2020

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

 

LOGO

HELIUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

DELAWARE   001-38445   36-4787690
(State or other jurisdiction of   (Commission   (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)   File Number)   Identification No.)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

642 Newtown Yardley Road, Suite 100

Newtown, Pennsylvania, 18940

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (215) 944-6100

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 

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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 Exchange Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

symbol

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Stock   HSDT   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.

On June 10, 2020, Helius Medical Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The stockholders considered three proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 11, 2020. Of the 38,041,666 shares of Class A Common Stock outstanding as of the record date, 23,344,921 shares, or 61.4%, were present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. Set forth below are the results of the matters submitted for a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting.

Proposal No. 1: Our stockholder elected the following individuals to serve on our board of directors until the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders of the Company and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The votes were cast as follows:

 

Name

   Votes
For
     Votes
Withheld
     Against    Broker
Non-Vote
 

Philippe Deschamps

     15,192,387        194,815      0      7,929,509  

Dane C. Andreeff

     15,105,528        281,674      0      7,929,509  

Jeffrey Mathiesen

     15,262,287        124,915      0      7,929,509  

Edward M. Straw

     15,108,045        279,158      0      7,929,509  

Mitchell E. Tyler

     15,263,948        123,254      0      7,929,509  

Blane Walter

     14,951,018        436,184      0      7,929,509  

Proposal No. 2: Our stockholder approved the ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The votes were cast as follows:

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

23,034,288   28,951   253,472  

Proposal No. 3: Our stockholders approved the amendment to our Certificate of Incorporation and grant of discretionary authority to the Board of Directors to effect a reverse stock split. The votes were cast as follows::

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

15,142,684   219,095   25,423   7,929,509


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.

 

  HELIUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Dated: June 12, 2020

 

By:

 

/s/ Joyce LaViscount

   

Joyce LaViscount, Chief Financial Officer

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