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FNCH Finch Therapeutics

Filed: 23 Mar 21, 4:45pm

 

 

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):

March 23, 2021

 

 

Finch Therapeutics Group, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 001-40227 82-3433558

(state or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

200 Inner Belt Road, Suite 400

Somerville, Massachusetts

 02143
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 229-6499

Not applicable

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

 

 

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)

 

 

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

 

 

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

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, $0.001 par value per share FNCH The 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 (§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 5.03

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

Amendment and Restatement of Certificate of Incorporation

On March 23, 2021, Finch Therapeutics Group, Inc. (the “Company”) filed an amended and restated certificate of incorporation (the “Restated Certificate”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware, in connection with the closing of the Company’s initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The Company’s board of directors and stockholders previously approved the Restated Certificate to be filed in connection with, and to be effective upon, the closing of the Company’s initial public offering. A description of certain provisions of the Restated Certificate is set forth in the section titled “Description of Capital Stock” in the final prospectus the Company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 22, 2021 pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, relating to the Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended (File No. 333-253622) (the “Prospectus”).

Amendment and Restatement of Bylaws

Effective as of March 23, 2021, the Company adopted amended and restated bylaws (the “Restated Bylaws”) in connection with the closing of the Company’s initial public offering. The Company’s board of directors and stockholders previously approved the Restated Bylaws to become effective upon the closing of the Company’s initial public offering. A description of certain provisions of the Restated Bylaws is set forth in the section of the Prospectus titled “Description of Capital Stock.”

The foregoing descriptions of the Restated Certificate and the Restated Bylaws are qualified in their entirety by reference to the full texts of the Restated Certificate and the Restated Bylaws, which are filed as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2 hereto and are incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 8.01

Other Events.

On March 23, 2021, the Company closed its initial public offering of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share, at a price to the public of $17.00 per share. The gross proceeds to the Company from the initial public offering were $127.5 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses payable by the Company.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit

No.

  

Description

3.1  Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of Finch Therapeutics Group, Inc.
3.2  Amended and Restated Bylaws of Finch Therapeutics Group, Inc.


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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

FINCH THERAPEUTICS GROUP, INC.
By: 

/s/ Mark Smith

 

Mark Smith, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Dated: March 23, 2021