UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the month of December 2021

 

Commission File Number: 001-34541

 

GLOBAL CORD BLOOD CORPORATION

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

48th Floor, Bank of China Tower

1 Garden Road

Central

Hong Kong S.A.R.

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ¨

 

 

 

 

 

 

This report and each of the exhibits to this report are hereby incorporated by reference into the registration statements on Form F-3 (No. 333-183143 and No. 333-233880) of the Company.

 

Other Events

 

On December 7, 2021, Global Cord Blood Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the results of its 2021 Annual General Meeting of shareholders, which was held on December 7, 2021, in Hong Kong. At the 2021 Annual General Meeting, the Company’s shareholders: (1) ratified the re-appointment of KPMG Huazhen LLP as independent auditors of the Company for the financial year ending March 31, 2022, and authorized any duly formed committee of the directors to fix the remuneration of the independent auditors; and (2) re-elected Ms. Jennifer J. Weng, Mr. Ping Xu and Mr. Jacky Cheng as Class C directors of the Company until the 2024 annual general meeting of the Company or until their respective successors are duly appointed and qualified.

 

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as exhibit 99.1.

 

Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

Description

99.1 Press Release, dated December 7, 2021, regarding results of  2021 Annual General Meeting

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  GLOBAL CORD BLOOD CORPORATION
  By: /s/ Albert Chen
  Name: Albert Chen
  Title: Chief Financial Officer

 

Dated: December 7, 2021

 

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1 

 

 

 

Global Cord Blood Corporation Announces Results of 2021 Annual General Meeting

 

HONG KONG, China, December 7, 2021 - Global Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) (“GCBC” or the “Company”), China’s leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced the results of its 2021 Annual General Meeting of shareholders, held on December 7, 2021, in Hong Kong S.A.R., China.

 

At the Annual General Meeting, the Company’s shareholders

 

·ratified the re-appointment of KPMG Huazhen LLP as independent auditors of the Company for the financial year ending March 31, 2022, and authorized any duly formed committee of the directors to fix the remuneration of the independent auditors; and
   
 ·re-elected Ms. Jennifer J. Weng, Mr. Ping Xu and Mr. Jacky Cheng as Class C directors of the Company until the Company’s 2024 annual general meeting, or until their respective successors are duly appointed and qualified.

 

About Global Cord Blood Corporation

 

Global Cord Blood Corporation is the first and largest umbilical cord blood banking operator in China in terms of geographical coverage and the only cord blood banking operator with multiple licenses. Global Cord Blood Corporation provides cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing and stem cell storage services. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at:

http://www.globalcordbloodcorp.com.

 

Safe Harbor Statement

 

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events, performance and results of operations, and underlying assumptions and other statements that are other than statements of historical facts. These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, product and service demand and acceptance, changes in technology, economic conditions, the impact of competition and pricing, government regulation, and other risks contained in statements filed from time to time with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by or on behalf of the Company, are expressly qualified by the cautionary statements and any other cautionary statements which may accompany the forward-looking statements. In addition, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Global Cord Blood Corporation

Investor Relations Department

Tel: (+852) 3605-8180

Email: ir@globalcordbloodcorp.com

 

ICR, Inc.

Mr. William Zima

Tel: (+86) 10-6583-7511 (China) or (+1) 646-405-5185 (U.S.)

Email: william.zima@icrinc.com