SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on June 14, 2016
SANGAMO BIOSCIENCES, INC. Meeting Type: Annual Meeting
For holders as of: April 19, 2016 B
Date: June 14, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM PDT A
Location: Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. R 501 Canal Boulevard C
BROKER Richmond, CA 94804
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal(s):
1. Election of Directors
3. To ratify the appointment of Ernst Nominees & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public
1A Edward O. Lanphier accounting firm for the year ending
December 31, 2016. B
1B Robert F. Carey A
1C Paul B. Cleveland C
1D Stephen G. Dilly, MBBS O
1E Steven J. Mento, Ph.D E
1F H. Stewart Parker
1G Saira Ramasastry
1H William R. Ringo
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2. To approve an amendment to the Companys Certificate of
Incorporation and Bylaws to eliminate the provisions prohibiting removal of directors without cause; Broadridge Internal Use Only xxxxxxxxxx
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