ORGO Organogenesis

Filed: 27 May 21, 4:09pm





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): May 24, 2021




(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-37906 98-1329150

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



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85 Dan Road

Canton, MA

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(781) 575-0775

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Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value  ORGO  Nasdaq Capital Market

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Item 3.01

Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

On May 24, 2021, Organogenesis Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) notified Nasdaq that, as a result of Joshua Tamaroff’s resignation from the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) and all committees of the Board effective May 24, 2021 (as described below in Item 5.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K), the Company was no longer in compliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(2)(A), which requires the Company’s Audit Committee to be composed of at least three independent directors.

Pursuant to Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(4)(B), the Company is entitled to a cure period to regain compliance with Listing Rule 5605(c)(2)(A), which cure period will expire upon the earlier of the Company’s next annual stockholders’ meeting or May 24, 2022; provided, however, that if the next annual stockholders meeting is held on or before November 20, 2021, then the Company must comply no later than November 20, 2021.

The Company expects to regain compliance with the Audit Committee composition requirements of Nasdaq Listing Rule 5605(c)(2)(A) by or before the end of the cure period.


Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On May 24, 2021, Joshua Tamaroff notified the Company that he was resigning as a member of the Board and all committees thereof effective May 24, 2021. His resignation was not because of any disagreement with the Company on matters relating to its operations, policies or practices.

As reported on a Schedule 13D/A filed on May 27, 2021, Avista Capital Partners (Offshore) IV, L.P. and Avista Capital Partners IV, L.P. (the “Avista Entities”) completed an in-kind distribution to their respective partners of all of the remaining shares of the Company’s Class A common stock held by the Avista Entities on a pro-rata basis, for no additional consideration on May 26, 2021. Mr. Tamaroff is an employee of an affiliate of the Avista Entities and had served on the Board as a representative of the Avista Entities.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Organogenesis Holdings Inc.



/s/ Lori Freedman



Lori Freedman



Vice President and General Counsel

Date: May 27, 2021