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): April 27, 2022
Sema4 Holdings Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
333 Ludlow Street, North Tower, 8th Floor
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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|
|Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share||SMFR||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|Warrants to purchase one share of Class A common stock, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||SMFRW||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 27, 2022, Sema4 Holdings Corp. (“Sema4” or the “Company”) held its Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”). At the Special Meeting, the Company’s stockholders (the “Stockholders”) considered and voted on the matters listed below. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2022 (the “Proxy Statement”).
There were 245,016,425 shares of Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of the Company (“Class A common stock”), issued and outstanding on March 22, 2022, the record date (the “Record Date”) for the Special Meeting.
The final voting results from the Special Meeting are set forth below.
Proposal N. 1 – The Stock Consideration Issuance Proposal
The Stockholders approved, for purposes of complying with the applicable listing rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”), the issuance of the Company’s Class A common stock in connection with the Company’s acquisition of GeneDx, Inc. (“GeneDx”) (the “Acquisition”), as contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization dated January 14, 2022 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among the Company, GeneDx, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OPKO Health, Inc. (“OPKO”), OPKO, Orion Merger Sub I, Inc. (“Merger Sub I”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, Orion Merger Sub II, LLC (“Merger Sub II” and together with Merger Sub I, “Merger Subs”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and GeneDx Holding 2, Inc., which will own 100% of GeneDx at the Effective Time (as defined in the Proxy Statement). The votes were as follows:
Proposal N. 2 – The PIPE Investment Issuance Proposal
The Stockholders approved, for purposes of complying with the applicable listing rules of Nasdaq, the issuance of the Company’s Class A common stock in connection with the PIPE Investment, as defined and described in the Company’s Proxy Statement, and as contemplated by the Subscription Agreements, each dated as of January 14, 2022 with certain institutional investors (including affiliates of the Company and existing investors in Sema4). The votes were as follows:
Proposal N. 3 – The Special Designee Director Proposal
The Stockholders appointed two directors who will become directors of the Company effective upon the consummation of the Acquisition of GeneDx, to serve until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders. The votes were as follows:
Proposal N. 4 – The Charter Amendment Proposal
The Stockholders approved the amendment to the Company’s Third Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation increasing the number of authorized shares of Class A common stock from 380,000,000 to 1,000,000,000. The votes were as follows:
Proposal N. 5 – The Class I Director Election Proposal
The Stockholders elected three Class I directors of the Company, each to serve a three-year term expiring at the Company’s 2025 annual meeting of stockholders and until such director’s successor is duly elected and qualified. The votes were as follows:
Proposal N. 6 – The Auditor Ratification Proposal
The Stockholders approved the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. The votes were as follows:
Proposal N. 7 – The Adjournment Proposal
The Stockholders approved the adjournment of the Special Meeting to a later date or dates, if necessary, to permit further solicitation and votes of proxies in the event that there were insufficient votes for, or otherwise in connection with the of the proposals described herein and presented at the Special Meeting. The votes were as follows:
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.
|Sema4 Holdings Corp.|
|Date:||April 27, 2022||By:||/s/ Eric Schadt|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|