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): June 15, 2023
Caribou Biosciences, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
2929 7th Street, Suite 105
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (510) 982-6030
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||CRBU||NASDAQ Global Select 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).
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 15, 2023, Caribou Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The final results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting are set forth below. A more detailed description of each proposal is set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2023.
Proposal 1 - Election of Two Class I Directors
Each of the following nominees was elected to serve as a Class II director, to hold office until the Company’s 2026 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successor is duly elected and qualified or until their earlier death, resignation, or removal.
Andrew Guggenhime, M.B.A.
David L. Johnson, M.B.A.
Nancy Whiting, Pharm.D.
Proposal 2 - Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023, by the following votes:
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Caribou Biosciences, Inc.|
|Date:||June 16, 2023||By: || /s/ Rachel E. Haurwitz|
|Rachel E. Haurwitz|
President and Chief Executive Officer