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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): May 20, 2021



MannKind Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-50865   13-3607736

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


30930 Russell Ranch Road, Suite 300

Westlake Village, CA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (818) 661-5000


(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   MNKD   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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).

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Item 1.01

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On May 24, 2021, MannKind Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a Sixth Amendment to Supply Agreement (the “Sixth Amendment”) with Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. pursuant to which the parties agreed to, among other things, extend the term of the supply agreement an additional year (to December 31, 2027) and restructure the annual purchase commitments as follows:


Calendar Year   

Existing Supply


As of March 31, 2021


Supply Agreement

As Amended May 24, 2021


   €7.0 million    €3.3 million


   €8.5 million    €5.4 million


   €10.9 million    €8.8 million


   €14.6 million    €14.6 million


   €15.5 million    €15.5 million


   €19.4 million    €19.4 million


   —                              €9.2 million

In connection with Sixth Amendment, the Company is obligated to pay amendment fees of $1.0 million by June 30, 2021 and $1.0 million by January 31, 2022. The foregoing description of the Sixth Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Sixth Amendment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on May 20, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”), as well as the number of votes with respect to each matter.

The Company’s stockholders elected each of the nine individuals nominated by the Company’s Board of Directors to serve as directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders. The tabulation of votes in the election was as follows:


Nominee    Shares Voted For    Shares Withheld    Broker Non-Votes

James S. Shannon

   89,344,422    3,381,248    76,432,098

Michael E. Castagna

   88,305,390    4,420,280    76,432,098

Ronald J. Consiglio

   88,177,675    4,547,995    76,432,098

Michael A. Friedman

   86,572,366    6,153,304    76,432,098

Jennifer Grancio

   89,433,957    3,291,713    76,432,098

Anthony Hooper

   89,600,216    3,125,454    76,432,098

Sabrina Kay

   89,366,179    3,359,491    76,432,098

Kent Kresa

   88,019,089    4,706,581    76,432,098

Christine Mundkur

   89,041,311    3,684,359    76,432,098

The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows: shares voted for: 165,150,118; shares voted against: 3,579,170; shares abstaining: 428,480; and broker non-votes: 0.

The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 7, 2021. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows: shares voted for: 83,582,134; shares voted against: 7,850,095; shares abstaining: 1,293,441; and broker non-votes: 76,432,098.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





99.1*    Sixth Amendment to Supply Agreement, dated May 24, 2021, by and between MannKind Corporation and Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)



Certain portions of this exhibit have been omitted pursuant to Item 601(b)(10)(iv) of Regulation S-K.


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.


Dated: May 25, 2021     By:  

/s/ David Thomson, Ph.D., J.D.

      David Thomson, Ph.D., J.D.
      Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary