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VTYX Ventyx Biosciences

Filed: 25 Oct 21, 5:09pm

 

 

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): October 25, 2021

 

 

Ventyx Biosciences, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 001-40928 83-2996852

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

662 Encinitas Blvd., Suite 250

Encinitas, CA 92024

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(760) 593-4832

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

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(s)

 

Name of exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share VTYX The Nasdaq Global Select Market

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.

On October 25, 2021, Ventyx Biosciences, 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 completion of the Company’s initial public offering (“IPO”). A description of the Restated Certificate is set forth in the sections entitled “Risk Factors” and “Description of Capital Stock” of the Company’s Prospectus (the “Prospectus”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 21, 2021 pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), relating to the Registration Statements on Form S-1, as amended (Registration Nos. 333-259891 and 333-260397). The description of the Restated Certificate is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Restated Certificate filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Effective as of October 25, 2021, the Company adopted amended and restated bylaws (the “Restated Bylaws”) in connection with the completion of the IPO. A description of the Restated Bylaws is set forth in the sections of the Prospectus entitled “Risk Factors” and “Description of Capital Stock.” The description of the Restated Bylaws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Restated Bylaws filed herewith as Exhibit 3.2 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

Press Release

On October 25, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the closing of its IPO of 10,893,554 shares of its common stock (which includes 1,420,898 shares that were offered and sold pursuant to the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares). A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Channels for Disclosure of Information

Investors and others should note that the Company may announce material information to the public through filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, its website (www.ventyxbio.com), press releases, public conference calls, and public webcasts. The Company uses these channels, as well as social media, to communicate with the public about the Company, its product candidates and other matters. As such, investors, the media and others are encouraged to review the information disclosed through the Company’s social media and other channels listed above as such information could be deemed to be material information. Please note that this list may be updated from time to time.

The information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 on this Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any other filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.

  

Description

  3.1  Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Registrant.
  3.2  Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Registrant.
99.1  Press Release, dated October 25, 2021.


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.

 

VENTYX BIOSCIENCES, INC.
By: /s/ Raju Mohan
 Raju Mohan, Ph.D.
 Chief Executive Officer

Date: October 25, 2021