Prothena Corporation plc
Prothena Corp plc (Form: DEFA14A, Received: 03/31/2017 09:06:27)

 

 

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***
Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 17, 2017.
PROTHENA CORPORATION PLC
(the “Company”)
PROTHENA CORPORATION PLC ADELPHI PLAZA
UPPER GEORGE’S STREET DÚN LAOGHAIRE CO. DUBLIN, A96 T927, IRELAND
E18116-P84961
Meeting Information
Meeting Type: Annual General Meeting For holders as of: March 13, 2017 Date: May 17, 2017 Time: 8:00 A.M. Local Time Location: The Shelbourne Hotel 27 St. Stephen’s Green Dublin 2, Ireland For directions to the meeting, please contact:
Company Secretary Prothena Corporation plc Adelphi Plaza, Upper George’s Street Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, A96 T927
Ireland You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the Company.
This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com, scan the QR Barcode on the reverse side, or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting.
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Irish Statutory Financial Statements Availability of Irish Statutory Financial Statements
The Irish statutory financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2016 are available on the Company’s website at http://ir.prothena.com. E18117-P84961


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Voting Items
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR each of the following director nominees:
1. Election of three directors to hold office until no later than the Annual General Meeting of shareholders in 2020.
Nominees 1a. Lars G. Ekman 1b. Gene G. Kinney 1c. Dennis J. Selkoe
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
2. To ratify, in a non-binding vote, the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 and to authorize, in a binding vote, the Company’s Board of Directors, acting through its Audit Committee, to approve the remuneration of that auditor.
3. To approve, in a non-binding advisory vote, the compensation of the Company’s executive officers named in the Proxy Statement.
4. To approve a further amendment and restatement of the Company’s Amended and Restated 2012 Long Term Incentive Plan, including to increase the number of ordinary shares authorized for issuance under that Plan by 1,350,000 ordinary shares, to a total of 8,750,000 ordinary shares.
5. To renew the Board of Directors’ existing authority under Irish law to allot and issue ordinary shares.
6. To renew the Board of Directors’ existing authority under Irish law to allot and issue ordinary shares for cash without first offering those shares to existing shareholders pursuant to the statutory pre-emption right that would otherwise apply.
7. To approve any motion to adjourn the Annual Meeting, or any adjournment thereof, to another time and place in order to solicit additional proxies if there are insufficient votes at the time of the Annual Meeting to approve Proposal No. 6.
NOTE: The proxies are authorized to vote in their discretion upon such other business as may properly come before the Annual General Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. E18118-P84961


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