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ANIP ANI Pharmaceuticals

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2020

 

ANI PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 001-31812 58-2301143
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

210 Main Street West

Baudette, Minnesota

56623
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code:(218) 634-3500

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class: Trading Symbol(s): Name of each exchange on which registered:
Common Stock ANIP Nasdaq Stock Market

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01.Other Events.

 

On April 29, 2020, ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it received a Refusal to File (“RTF”) letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regarding its supplemental New Drug Application (“sNDA”) for Cortrophin Gel. Upon its preliminary review, the FDA determined that certain portions of the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls section in the sNDA were not sufficiently complete to permit a substantive review. The Company will seek immediate guidance, which potentially includes requesting a Type A meeting with the FDA, to clarify and respond to the issues identified in the RTF letter.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

 

To the extent any statements made in this report deal with information that is not historical, these are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the Company’s planned response to the RTF letter and other statements that are not historical in nature, particularly those that utilize terminology such as “anticipates,” “will,” “expects,” “plans,” “potential,” “future,” “believes,” “intends,” “continue,” other words of similar meaning, derivations of such words and the use of future dates. Uncertainties and risks may cause the Company’s actual results to be materially different than those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company’s business generally is subject to a number of risks which are described more fully in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, as well as its proxy statement. All forward-looking statements in this report speak only as of the date of this report and are based on the Company’s current beliefs, assumptions, and expectations. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Exhibit Description
99.1 Press release dated April 29, 2020.

 

 

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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

 ANI PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    
 By: /s/ Stephen P. Carey 
  Stephen P. Carey
  Vice President Finance, and Chief Financial Officer

 

Dated: April 29, 2020