SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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APELLIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders To Be Held on June 18, 2019 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 Annual Meeting and need YOUR participation.
If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of the proxy materials, you must request one. There is no charge to you for requesting a copy. In order to receive a paper package in time for our Annual Meeting, please make this request on or before June 4, 2019.
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Proxy Materials Available to View or Receive:
Annual Report and Proxy Statement
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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.