CYCN Cyclerion Therapeutics

Filed: 4 May 21, 4:39pm

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 30, 2021

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification Number)

245 First Street, 18th Floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (857) 327-8778

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Common Stock, no par value CYCN 
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Item 1.02Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

Cyclerion Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) has entered into the Lease Termination Agreement, dated as of April 30, 2021 (the “Lease Termination”), with BMR-Rogers Street LLC (the “Landlord”) relating to the Company’s existing Lease, dated as of April 1, 2019, as amended by that certain First Amendment to and Partial Termination of Lease Agreement, dated as of February 28, 2020, as further amended by that certain Second Amendment to and Partial Termination of Lease Agreement, dated as of September 15, 2020 (as so amended, the “Lease”), with the Landlord relating to certain premises located at 301 Binney Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts (the “Premises”).

The Lease Termination provides for, among other terms, the surrender to the Landlord of the Premises. The consideration for the surrender and certain other terms pursuant to the Lease Termination includes (i) no payment by the Company of any termination fee, and (ii) a release of the Company’s security deposit, in the form of a letter of credit posted to the Landlord, of approximately $3.8 million, among other terms. Based on the Lease Termination, the Company will reduce its remaining lease payments by approximately $53 million through the remaining lease term which ends in June 2029. 

The foregoing description of the Lease Termination does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Lease Termination, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
Lease Termination Agreement, dated as of April 30, 2021, by and between BMR-Rogers Street LLC and 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.
  Cyclerion Therapeutics, Inc.
 Dated: May 4, 2021By:/s/Anjeza Gjino
   Name:Anjeza Gjino
   Title:Chief Financial Officer