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 20, 2019





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-37719   46-4670809

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


863 Mitten Road, Suite 102
Burlingame, CA 94010
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 900-4520



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Title of each class Trading symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, Par Value $0.0001 per share CRVS Nasdaq Global Market






Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On June 20, 2019, Corvus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at 863 Mitten Road, Suite 102, Burlingame, California 94010. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on April 24, 2019, the record date for the Annual Meeting, were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. As of the record date, there were 29,326,900 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 27,021,417 shares of the Company’s common stock were voted in person or by proxy for the two proposals set forth below, each of which is described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2019.


The tabulation of the stockholder votes on each proposal brought before the Annual Meeting is as follows:


Proposal No. 1 — Election of Directors


The Company’s stockholders elected the Class III director nominees below to the Company’s Board of Directors to hold office until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are elected and qualified or appointed, or the earlier of their death, resignation or removal. 


Class III Director Nominees     Votes For   Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes
Ian T. Clark   17,741,792   7,185,155   2,094,470
Elisha P. (Terry) Gould III   22,535,894   2,391,053   2,094,470
Peter Thompson, M.D.   22,531,875   2,395,072   2,094,470


Proposal No. 2 — Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Accounting Firm


The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.


Votes For   Votes Against   Abstain  
24,712,924   4,403   2,304,090  









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.


Date: June 21, 2019 By: /s/ Leiv Lea  
    Leiv Lea  
    Chief Financial Officer