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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders To Be Held on June 4, 2018 for Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

This communication is not a form of voting and presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. To view the proxy statement, annual report, directions to the annual meeting and voting instructions, go to www.proxydocs.com/apls. To submit your proxy while visiting this site, you will need the 12 digit control number in the box below.

      

Under United States Securities and Exchange Commission rules, proxy materials do not have to be delivered in paper. Proxy materials can be distributed by making them available on the Internet. We have chosen to use these procedures for our 2018 Annual Meeting and need YOUR participation.

 

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Annual Report and Proxy Statement

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Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Notice of Annual Meeting
  LOGO   Meeting Type:   Annual Meeting  
    For holders as of:   April 10, 2018  
   

Date:

 

Monday, June 4, 2018

 
   

Time:

 

11:00 A.M. (Eastern Time)

 
   

Place:

  Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, 60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

 

  The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote FOR the director nominee listed in proposal 1 and FOR proposal 2.

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To elect one Class I director to hold office until the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders.

  Nominees:  

(01) Stephanie Monaghan O’Brien

     

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To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

 

  Note: To conduct any other business properly brought before the Annual Meeting.

 

Vote In-Person Instructions: While we encourage stockholders to vote by the means indicated above, a stockholder is entitled to vote in person at the Annual Meeting. If you wish to vote your shares at the Annual Meeting, please register with the Inspector of Elections at the desk marked “Stockholder Registration” at the entrance to receive a ballot. Proper photo ID is required. Ballots should be returned to the Inspector of Elections in order to be counted. Additionally, a stockholder who has submitted a proxy before the meeting may revoke that proxy in person at the Annual Meeting.