Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 4, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-37566   26-1824804

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


301 Binney St., Suite 402

Cambridge, MA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 401-9975

Not applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock   SYBX   The Nasdaq Capital Market

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Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a)     On June 4, 2020, Synlogic, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, a quorum of 22,622,001 shares of the Company’s common stock, or 69.69% of the outstanding shares of common stock entitled to vote as of the record date of April 9, 2020, were present at the meeting or represented by proxy.

(b)     The following actions were taken at the Annual Meeting:



The following nominees were reelected to serve on the Company’s board of directors (the “Board of Directors”) as Class II directors until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders, based on the following votes:



Voted For
     Shares Voted to
Withhold Authority

Peter Barrett

     15,514,565        1,657,577        0  

Edward Mathers

     14,403,959        2,768,183        0  

After the Annual Meeting, Michael Burgess, MB, CHB, Ph.D., Chau Khuong and Nick Leschly continued to serve as Class III Directors for terms that expire at the 2021 annual meeting and Aoife Brennan, MB, BCh, BAO, MMSC, Patricia Hurter, Ph.D., and Richard P. Shea continued to serve as Class I Directors for terms that expire and the 2022 annual meeting. In addition, Michael Powell, Ph.D., served as a director of the Company until the end of his term, which concluded at the Annual Meeting. The Company thanks Dr. Powell for his service and contributions to the Company.

2. The selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020 was ratified, based on the following votes:


Shares Voted For


Shares Voted Against


Shares Abstaining


Broker Non-Votes

22,513,824   77,509   30,668   0




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: June 4, 2020     By:   /s/ Gregg Beloff
    Name:   Greg Beloff
    Title:   Interim Chief Financial Officer