HGEN Humanigen




Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 27, 2020


Humanigen, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-35798 77-0557236
(State or other Jurisdiction of
 (Commission File No.) 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)


533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 400

Burlingame, CA 94010

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(650) 243-3100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Item 1.01.Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


Item 2.03.Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant


On April 27, 2020, the Company made two short-term, secured bridge notes (the “Notes”) evidencing an aggregate of $350,000 of loans made to the Company by two parties: Cheval Holdings, Ltd., an affiliate of Black Horse Capital, L.P., the Company’s controlling stockholder, lent $100,000; and Nomis Bay LTD., the Company’s second largest shareholder, lent $250,000. The proceeds from the Notes will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.


The Notes rank on par with the similar short-term, secured bridge notes made by the Company in June 2019, and possess other terms and conditions substantially consistent with those notes. The Notes bear interest at a rate of 7.0% per annum and will mature on December 31, 2020. The Notes may become due and payable at such earlier time as the Company raises more than $10,000,000 in a bona fide financing transaction or upon a change in control. The Notes also are secured by a lien of substantially all of the Company’s assets.


Upon an event of default, which events include, but are not limited to, (1) the Company failing to timely pay any monetary obligation under the Notes; (2) the Company failing to pay its debts generally as they become due and (3) the Company commencing any proceeding relating to the Company under any bankruptcy reorganization, arrangement, insolvency, readjustment of debt, dissolution or liquidation or similar laws of any jurisdiction now or hereafter in effect, the interest payable on the Notes increases to 10.0% per annum. Further, upon certain events of default, all payments and obligations due and owed under the Notes shall immediately become due and payable without demand and without notice to the Company.






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 hereunto duly authorized.



 Humanigen, Inc.
 By: /s/ Cameron Durrant 
  Name: Cameron Durrant
Title:   Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer


Dated: April 29, 2020