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 23, 2021

 

Iterum Therapeutics plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Ireland

001-38503

98-1283148

(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

of incorporation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Block 2 Floor 3, Harcourt Centre,

Harcourt Street,

Dublin 2, Ireland


Not Applicable

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +353 1 903 8920

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of Each Class

Trading Symbol

Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered

Ordinary Shares, par value $0.01 per share

ITRM

Nasdaq Capital Market

 

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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(e) 2018 Equity Incentive Plan

On June 23, 2021, Iterum Therapeutics plc (the “Company”) held its annual general meeting of shareholders, during which the Company’s shareholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated 2018 Equity Incentive Plan (the “2018 Plan”), to increase the number of ordinary shares of the Company, par value $0.01 per share authorized for issuance under the plan by 15,000,000 to 19,437,298 ordinary shares.  

 

The description of the 2018 Plan contained on pages 38 to 48 of the Company’s definitive proxy statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2021 and as supplemented on June 14, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”), is incorporated herein by reference. A complete copy of the 2018 Plan, as amended, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 23, 2021, the Company held its annual general meeting of shareholders, at which the Company’s shareholders voted on the following proposals, each of which is described in the Proxy Statement.

 

Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors.  The shareholders re-elected, by separate resolutions, Corey N. Fishman, Ronald M. Hunt and Michael W. Dunne to the Company’s board of directors as Class III directors, each to serve for a three-year term expiring at the 2024 annual general meeting of shareholders.  The results of the shareholders’ vote for the re-election of such Class III directors were as follows:

 

Nominee

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

 

Corey N. Fishman

32,242,650

914,785

684,736

48,879,279

Ronald M. Hunt

31,349,370

1,804,083

688,718

48,879,279

Michael W. Dunne

31,916,369

1,249,396

676,406

48,879,279

 

 

Proposal No. 2: Changes to 2018 Equity Incentive Plan.  The shareholders approved an amendment to the 2018 Plan increasing by 15,000,000 to 19,437,298 the number of ordinary shares of the Company, par value $0.01 per share authorized for issuance under the 2018 Plan.  The results of the shareholders’ vote were as follows:

 

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

24,867,741

8,431,210

543,220

48,879,279

 

 

Proposal No. 3: Ratification of Appointment of the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2021 and Authorization of the Board of Directors to Approve the Remuneration of the Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The shareholders ratified, in a non-binding vote, the appointment of KPMG as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2021 and authorized the Company’s board of directors, acting through its audit committee, to set the independent registered public accounting firm’s remuneration.  The results of the shareholders’ vote were as follows:

 

For

Against

Abstain

79,931,730

1,168,129

1,621,591

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

 

 

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

 

 

99.1

 

Amended and Restated 2018 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

SIGNATURE

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.

 

 

Iterum Therapeutics plc

 

 

 

Dated: June 23, 2021

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Corey N. Fishman

 

 

 

 

Corey N. Fishman

 

 

 

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

 

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