Washington, D.C.  20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934




Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  May 17, 2018



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-31812   58-2301143
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)


210 Main Street West

Baudette, Minnesota

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (218) 634-3500



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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


On May 17, 2018, ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Company") held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The following matters, all of which were set forth in the Company's proxy statement for the 2018 Annual Meeting ("Annual Meeting"), were voted on and approved by the Company's stockholders. The voting results for each proposal are set forth below.


1. The individuals listed below were elected at the Annual Meeting to serve as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified:


Nominee  For   Against   Abstained   Broker Non-Votes 
1. Robert E. Brown, Jr.   7,635,697    448,905    53,786    2,016,980 
2. Arthur S. Przybyl   7,863,844    272,879    1,665    2,016,980 
3. Thomas A. Penn   6,944,804    1,191,909    1,675    2,016,980 
4. Patrick D. Walsh   8,031,707    104,991    1,690    2,016,980 
5. David B. Nash, M.D.   8,030,824    105,874    1,690    2,016,980 
6. Thomas J. Haughey   8,031,544    105,062    1,782    2,016,980 


2. The appointment of EisnerAmper LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2017 2018, as described in the proxy materials, was ratified and approved.


For   Against   Abstained   Broker Non-Votes
 10,115,573    33,749    6,046   N/A






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.


  By: /s/ Stephen P. Carey
    Stephen P. Carey
    Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer
Dated:  May 22, 2018