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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 15, 2022



Acumen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)




Delaware   001-40551   36-4108129

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


427 Park St.,

Charlottesville, Virginia

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(434) 297-1000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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, $0.0001 par value   ABOS   The Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

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

On June 15, 2022, Acumen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The stockholders considered two proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2022. Of the 40,496,512 shares outstanding as of the record date, 34,703,319.92 shares, or approximately 85.69%, were present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. Set forth below are the results of the matters submitted for a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting.

Proposal No. 1: Election of three nominees to serve as Class I directors until the 2025 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The votes were cast as follows:



   Votes For      Votes Withheld  

Kimberlee C. Drapkin

     28,991,354.73        53,957.18  

Jeffrey Ives, Ph.D.

     28,513,555.73        531,756.18  

Sean Stalfort

     28,322,074.00        723,237.91  

Broker Non-Votes: 5,658,008.00.

All three nominees were elected.

Proposal No. 2: Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. The votes were cast as follows:


     Votes For      Votes Against      Abstained  

Ratification of appointment of Ernst & Young LLP

     34,702,393.73        761.18        165.00  


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.


    Acumen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dated: June 21, 2022     By:  

    /s/ Matthew Zuga

          Matthew Zuga
          Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer