ESPR Esperion Therapeutics

Filed: 12 Nov 20, 7:01am











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


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 10, 2020


Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-35986 26-1870780
(State or other jurisdiction of
 (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


3891 Ranchero Drive, Suite 150
Ann Arbor, MI


(Address of principal executive offices) 



(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (734) 887-3903


Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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



Title of each class Trading Symbol Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share ESPR NASDAQ Stock Market LLC


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


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 November 10, 2020, Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its proposed private offering of $200 million principal amount of convertible senior subordinated notes due 2025 pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Company granted to the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase up to an additional $30 million aggregate principal amount of notes. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.


On November 12, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing that it had priced an offering of $250 million principal amount of convertible senior subordinated notes due 2025. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.


This Current Report on Form 8-K does not and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any notes or shares of the Company’s common stock, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of notes or such common stock in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated November 10, 2020.
99.2 Press Release dated November 12, 2020.
104 The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.







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.


Date: November 12, 2020Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
 By:/s/ Tim M. Mayleben
  Tim M. Mayleben
  President and Chief Executive Officer