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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On November 15, 2023, Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc. (the “Company”) filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware a Certificate of Amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended to date, to increase the authorized number of shares of the Company’s common stock from 200,000,000 shares to 400,000,000 shares.
A complete copy of the Certificate of Amendment is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On November 15, 2023, the Company held a special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”). The stockholders considered one proposal, which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 5, 2023. Of the 186,960,193 shares outstanding as of the record date, 134,913,709 shares, or approximately 72.16%, were present or represented by proxy at the Special Meeting. Set forth below are the results of the matter submitted for a vote of stockholders at the Special Meeting.
Proposal No. 1: Approval of an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended to date, to increase the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock from 200,000,000 to 400,000,000. The votes were cast as follows:
Amendment to effectuate an authorized shares increase
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|3.1||Certificate of Amendment.|
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc.|
|Dated: November 15, 2023||By:|
|Chief Financial Officer|
CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT TO THE
AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF
TAYSHA GENE THERAPIES, INC.
Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc. (the Company), a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the DGCL), hereby certifies that:
First: The name of the Company is Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc., and that this corporation was originally incorporated in Texas pursuant to the Texas Business Organizations Code.
Second: That the Company subsequently converted to a corporation incorporated under the DGCL and filed the Certificate of Incorporation on February 13, 2020 under the name Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc., which was amended and restated on March 4, 2020 and July 2, 2020, amended on July 28, 2020 and September 16, 2020 and amended and restated on September 28, 2020.
Third: The Board of Directors of the Company, acting in accordance with the provisions of Sections 141 and 242 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, adopted resolutions to amend its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation as follows:
Article IV, Section A shall be amended and restated to read in its entirety as follows:
The Company is authorized to issue two classes of stock to be designated, respectively, Common Stock and Preferred Stock. The total number of shares of all classes of capital stock which the Company shall have authority to issue is four hundred ten million (410,000,000) shares, of which four hundred million (400,000,000) shares shall be Common Stock (the Common Stock), each share having a par value of $0.00001, and ten million (10,000,000) shares shall be Preferred Stock (the Preferred Stock), each share having a par value of $0.00001.
Fourth: Thereafter pursuant to a resolution of the Board of Directors, this Certificate of Amendment was submitted to the stockholders of the Company for their approval, and was duly adopted at a special meeting of the stockholders of the Company, in accordance with the provisions of Section 242 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.
In Witness Whereof, the Company on has caused this Certificate of Amendment to be signed by its Chief Executive Officer this 15th day of November, 2023.
|Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Sean P. Nolan|
Name: Sean P. Nolan
Title: Chief Executive Officer