ORYZON Announces Voting Results from its 2024 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

  • All resolutions were approved
  • Additional resolution to increase capital for up to 100 million euros approved
  • 42.6867% of the issued shares represented

MADRID, SPAIN and CAMBRIDGE, MA, UNITED STATES, June 28th, 2024 - Oryzon Genomics, S.A. (ISIN Code: ES0167733015, ORY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with a strong unmet medical need, announced the voting results from its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Madrid. A total of 27,110,751 of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Corporation (representing 42.6867% of the capital stock) were represented either in person or by proxy at the meeting.

The shareholders of the Company approved all resolutions listed below, as proposed by the Board of Directors at the Company's Annual General Meeting, with favorable votes ranging from 96% to 79%.

  • The annual report and the financial statements for the year 2023
  • The appropriation of loss
  • The discharge of the members of the Board of Directors
  • Election of a new Audit Firm for the years 2024-2026 (KPMG)
  • Customary delegations to formalize and notarize the resolutions
  • The compensation for the members of the Board of Directors for the fiscal year 2023
  • A Capital increase, by means of cash contributions and excluding pre-emptive subscription rights, in an amount of up to 100 million euros and delegation to the Board of Directors of the power to set the date, the issue price (or the procedure for its determination) and other conditions of the issuance in accordance with the provisions of Article 505 of the Spanish Companies Act.

Full details of the proposed resolutions which have been adopted in their entirety and their independent item voting results will be made available on the Company’s web page.

About Oryzon

Founded in 2000 in Barcelona, Spain, Oryzon (ISIN Code: ES0167733015) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company and the European leader in epigenetics, with a strong focus on personalized medicine in CNS disorders and oncology. Oryzon’s team is composed of highly qualified professionals from the pharma industry located in Barcelona, Boston, and San Diego. Oryzon has an advanced clinical portfolio with two LSD1 inhibitors, vafidemstat in CNS and iadademstat in oncology, in several Phase II clinical trials. The company has other pipeline assets directed against other epigenetic targets like HDAC-6, where ORY-4001 has been nominated as clinical candidate for the treatment of certain neurological disorders such as CMT and ALS. In addition, Oryzon has a strong platform for biomarker identification and target validation for a variety of malignant and neurological diseases. For more information, visit www.oryzon.com


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