SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 22, 2017
CONATUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
16745 West Bernardo Drive, Suite 200
San Diego, CA
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 376-2600
(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.
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on June 22, 2017. The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the meeting and the number of votes cast for, withheld or against, the number of abstentions and the number of broker non-votes with respect to each matter, as applicable.
|1.||The election of two nominees to serve as Class I directors for a three-year term to expire at the 2020 annual meeting of stockholders. The following two Class I directors were re-elected by the votes indicated:|
|Preston S. Klassen, M.D., M.H.S.||10,682,583||83,026||9,784,331|
|William R. LaRue||10,685,899||79,710||9,784,331|
|2.||The ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. The selection was ratified by the votes indicated:|
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 26, 2017||CONATUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC.|
|Name:||Steven J. Mento, Ph.D.|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|