SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of May 2021
Commission File Number: 001-40106
4D pharma plc
(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)
5th Floor, 9 Bond Court
Tel: +44 (0) 113 895 013
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Announcement of Results of Annual General Meeting
On May 24, 2021, 4D pharma plc (the “Company”) issued a press release to announce that all resolutions put to the shareholders during the Annual General Meeting of the Company were passed. Electronic copies of both the notice of the meeting and the results of the resolutions can be found on the Company’s website at www.4dpharmaplc.com.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 6-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|4D pharma plc|
|Date: May 25, 2021||/s/ Duncan Peyton|
|Chief Executive Officer|
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
|99.1||Press Release, dated May 24, 2021.|
4D pharma plc
(the “Company” or “4D”)
Result of AGM
At the annual general meeting of 4D pharma plc (AIM: DDDD), a pharmaceutical company leading the development of Live Biotherapeutics, held earlier today, all resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed.
The full text of each resolution was included in the notice of the meeting, which was posted to shareholders on 15 April 2021, and is available on the Company’s website www.4dpharmaplc.com.
The results for the resolutions will shortly be available on the Shareholder Information section of Company’s website, www.4dpharmaplc.com.
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About 4D pharma plc
4D pharma is a world leader in the development of Live Biotherapeutics, a novel and emerging class of drugs, defined by the FDA as biological products that contain a live organism, such as a bacterium, that is applicable to the prevention, treatment or cure of a disease. 4D has developed a proprietary platform, MicroRx®, that rationally identifies Live Biotherapeutics based on a deep understanding of function and mechanism.
4D pharma’s Live Biotherapeutic products (LBPs) are orally delivered single strains of bacteria that are naturally found in the healthy human gut. The Company has six clinical programmes, namely a Phase I/II study of MRx0518 in combination with KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab) in solid tumours, a Phase I study of MRx0518 in a neoadjuvant setting for patients with solid tumours, a Phase I study of MRx0518 in patients with pancreatic cancer, a Phase I/II study of MRx-4DP0004 in asthma, a Phase II study of MRx-4DP0004 in patients hospitalised with COVID-19, and Blautix® in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) which has completed a successful Phase II trial. Preclinical-stage programmes include candidates for CNS disease such as Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. The Company has a research collaboration with MSD, a tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, to discover and develop Live Biotherapeutics for vaccines.
For more information, refer to https://www.4dpharmaplc.com.