8-K

 

 

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): February 13, 2020

 

 

AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-34655   04-3581650

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

One Broadway, 14th Floor  
Cambridge, Massachusetts   02142
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 588-1960

 

 

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(s)

  

Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, $0.001 par value    AVEO    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 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On February 13, 2020, AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held a special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”). The Company’s stockholders voted in the following manner with respect to the following proposal at the Special Meeting. No other matters were considered or voted upon at the Special Meeting.

1. An amendment to the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock, by a ratio of not less than 1-for-5 and not more than 1-for-15, and a proportionate reduction in the number of authorized shares of common stock, such ratio and the implementation and timing of the reverse stock split to be determined in the discretion of the Company’s board of directors. This proposal was approved as follows:

 

For:

     88,258,428  

Against:

     40,083,108  

Abstain:

     631,533  

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On February 13, 2020, the Company’s Board of Directors approved a 1-for-10 reverse split of the Company’s common stock that is expected to take effect on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 after the close of trading.


SIGNATURES

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.

 

    AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: February 13, 2020    
    By:   /s/ Michael Bailey
      Michael Bailey
      President and Chief Executive Officer