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Important Notice of Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting of
FATE THERAPEUTICS, INC.
To Be Held On:
May 2, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time
3535 General Atomics Court, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92121
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1. Election of two class I directors:
Robert S. Epstein, M.D., M.S.
John D. Mendlein, Ph.D., J.D.
To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
To approve, under applicable Nasdaq listing rules, the issuance of 14,097,745 shares of the Companys common stock upon the conversion of 2,819,549 outstanding shares of the Companys Class A Convertible Preferred Stock.
To approve an amendment and restatement of the Companys 2013 Stock Option and Incentive Plan and to approve the material terms for payment of performance-based compensation.
To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
In her discretion, the proxy is authorized to vote upon such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS A VOTE FOR THE ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AND FOR PROPOSALS 2, 3 AND 4.
Please note that you cannot use this notice to vote by mail.