Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland, June 8, 2022 – Kuros Biosciences (SIX:KURN) today announced that its Annual General Meeting approved all resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors.
Ad-hoc announcement pursuant to Article 53 of the SIX listing rules
The Annual General Meeting approved the Annual Report, the Annual Financial Statements, and Consolidated Financial Statements for the year 2021 and took note of the Reports of the Auditors. Shareholders granted discharge to the Board and the persons entrusted with the Management, voted in favor of the proposed appropriation of the Annual Results and approved the compensation for the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
Clemens van Blitterswijk was re-elected as Chairman and Leanna Caron, Joost de Bruijn, Scott P. Bruder, Oliver Walker and Chris Fair were re-elected as members of the Board. Leanna Caron, Chris Fair and Oliver Walker were re-elected as members of the Compensation Committee. The law firm Keller KLG, Zurich was re-elected as independent Proxy. PricewaterhouseCoopers were confirmed for another one-year term as the Company’s auditor.
The Annual General Meeting further approved with the required 2/3 majority the adjustment to the articles of association regarding
- the increase of the Conditional Share Capital for Bonds or Similar Debt Instruments (allowing the issuance of up to 4’650’000 shares in total with a nominal value of CHF 0.10 each),
- the increase of the Conditional Share Capital for Employees, Persons of Comparable Positions and Board Members (allowing the issuance of up to 3'995'213shares in total with a nominal value of CHF 0.10 each),
- and the creation of Authorized Share Capital (allowing the issuance of up to 4’650’000 shares in total with a nominal value of CHF 0.10 CHF until December 31, 2022).
The Annual General Meeting took place at the Company’s headquarters in Schlieren without the physical presence of the shareholders and only voting through the independent proxy was permitted. 15,518,179 shares or 47.3% of a total of 32,811,378 shares were represented.
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About Kuros Biosciences AG
Kuros Biosciences is a fast-growing leader in the development of spinal fusion biologics that ease the burden of back pain. With locations in the United States, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The company’s first commercial product, MagnetOs, is a unique synthetic bone graft that has already been used successfully across three continents and in some 4,000 spinal fusion surgeries. The next candidate in the Kuros pipeline is Fibrin-PTH – the first drug-biologic combination for interbody spinal fusions, currently undergoing a Phase 2 clinical trial in the US. For more information on the company, its products and pipeline, visit kurosbio.com.
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