Washington, DC  20549










Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 21, 2016





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   001-34632   88-0313393
(State of other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
17305 Daimler St., Irvine CA 92614
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (949) 470-2300
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)




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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On September 21, 2016, the Board of Directors of Cryoport, Inc. (the “Company”) adopted a resolution to change the Company’s fiscal year end from March 31 to December 31, effective immediately as of the date of the board resolution. Consequently, the Company will file an annual report on Form 10-K for the nine-month period ended December 31, 2016 to cover such transition period.


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


The Company held its 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”) on September 21, 2016. The final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting, each of which is described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, are set forth below.


Proposal No. 1: Election of the Board of Directors to serve until the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The individuals listed below were elected to serve as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of the stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified:


Directors  VotesFor   Votes Withheld   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
Richard Berman   5,596,963    1,190,426        2,973,357 
Dr. Robert Hariri, M.D., Ph.D.   6,354,424    432,965        2,973,257 
Dr. Ramkumar Mandalam, Ph.D.   6,280,398    506,991        2,973,257 
Jerrell Shelton   6,368,408    418,981        2,973,257 
Edward Zecchini   5,833,693    953,696        2,973,257 


   VotesFor   Votes Against   Abstain   BrokerNon-Votes 
Proposal No. 2:  Ratify the Audit Committee’s selection of KMJ Corbin & Company LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.  This proposal was approved.   9,503,473    88,970    168,203     
Proposal No. 3:  To approve the potential issuance of more than 20% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock in connection with the warrant exchange offer.  This proposal was approved.   6,200,902    544,904    41,583    2,973,257 
Proposal No. 4:  To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.  This proposal was approved.   5,855,301    716,990    215,098    2,973,257 
Proposal No. 5:  To approve the adjournment of the meeting, if necessary to solicit additional proxies if there are not sufficient votes at the time of the meeting to approve Proposal 3.  This proposal was approved.   6,055,079    557,857    174,453    2,973,257 





Item 8.01 Other Events.


On September 23, 2016, the Company extended its issuer tender offer (the “Offer”) with respect to the Company’s outstanding warrants to purchase one share of common stock at an exercise price of $3.57 per share (the “Original Warrants”) until 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time on October 14, 2016, unless further extended by the Company. The Offer had been previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time on September 23, 2016.


The Offer is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Company’s Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO and the related exhibits included therein (as may be amended and/or supplemented from time to time, the “Offering Materials”), initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on August 11, 2016.


As of 1:00 p.m., Pacific Time on September 23, 2016, 1,603,398 Original Warrants were tendered by holders of Original Warrants in connection with the Offer.


Important Information


The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is for informational purposes only, and the foregoing reference to the Offer shall not constitute an offer to buy, exchange or amend securities or constitute the solicitation of an offer to sell, exchange or amend any of the Company’s securities. The Offering Materials contain important information that should be read carefully and considered before any decision is made with respect to the Offer. These documents may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.







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:  September 23, 2016 By:   /s/ Robert Stefanovich
    Robert Stefanovich
    Chief Financial Officer