SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 8, 2021
EVELO BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction|
of incorporation or organization)
620 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:|
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
$0.001 par value per share
|EVLO||Nasdaq Global Select 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).
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 8, 2021, Evelo Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. A total of 44,854,769 shares of common stock were present or represented by proxy at the meeting, representing approximately 84.01% of the Company’s outstanding common stock as of the April 12, 2021 record date. The following are the voting results for the proposals considered and voted upon at the meeting, all of which were described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 26, 2021.
Item 1 — Election of three Class III directors to serve until the 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.
David R. Epstein
|38,494,751 ||3,344,444 ||3,015,574 |
Balkrishan (Simba) Gill, Ph.D.
|38,831,839 ||3,007,356 ||3,015,574 |
John A. Hohneker, M.D.
|39,499,781 ||2,339,414 ||3,015,574 |
Item 2 — Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021.
|44,852,661 ||2,019 ||89|
Based on the foregoing votes, Mr. Epstein and Drs. Gill and Hohneker were elected as Class III directors and Item 2 was approved.
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.
|EVELO BIOSCIENCES, INC.|
|Date: June 10, 2021||By:||/s/ Daniel S. Char|
|Daniel S. Char|
|General Counsel & Secretary|