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): May 24, 2018
Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
184 Liberty Corner Road, Suite 302
Warren, New Jersey
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (908) 574-4770
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 24, 2018, at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. (the "Company"), the stockholders approved the three proposals listed below. Of the 57,369,165 shares of common stock issued, outstanding and eligible to vote as of the record date of March 26, 2018, a quorum of 50,244,095 shares, or approximately 87.58% of the eligible shares, was present in person or represented by proxy. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth in the following tables.
(a) Election of Directors. The Company's stockholders elected the following nominees to serve on the Company's board of directors for a three-year term until the Company's 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified, based on the following votes:
Matthew M. Bennett
(b) Ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP as the Independent Registered Public Accountants of the Company for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2018: The Company's stockholders approved the proposal based on the following votes:
(c) Approval of a proposed amendment to the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock to 200,000,000 shares: The Company's stockholders approved the proposal based on the following votes:
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.
BELLEROPHON THERAPEUTICS, INC.
Date: May 24, 2018
/s/ Assaf Korner
Chief Financial Officer