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ICCC Immucell

Filed: 15 Apr 21, 1:49pm

 

 

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) April 14, 2021

 

ImmuCell Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

DE 001-12934 01-0382980
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

56 Evergreen Drive Portland, Maine 04103
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 207-878-2770

 

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)
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))

 

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.

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1.01 – Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

 

On April 14, 2021, ImmuCell Corporation (the “Company”) announced that it entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement dated April 14, 2021 (the “SPA”) with certain purchasers to issue 515,156 shares of the Company’s Common Stock, par value $0.10 per share (the “Common Stock”), for gross proceeds of $4,250,037. The purchase price for each share of Common Stock was $8.25. Attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 is the form of the SPA entered into by the Company and such purchasers, which is incorporated herein by reference.

 

The shares are registered pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-228479), which was declared effective by the Securities Exchange Commission on November 29, 2018, and are being issued pursuant to a Prospectus Supplement dated April 14, 2021 under such Registration Statement.

 

The net proceeds to the Company from the issuance, after deducting the Company’s estimated offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $4,232,037.

 

The foregoing description of the form of the SPA does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibits 10.1.

 

The Company issued a press release announcing the issuance, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

The information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)Exhibits.

 

The Exhibits included as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K are listed in the Exhibit Index that follows. The Exhibit Index and the Exhibits listed therein are incorporated herein by this reference.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

Dated: April 15, 2021IMMUCELL CORPORATION
  
By:/s/ Michael F Brigham
  Michael F. Brigham
  President, Chief Executive Officer
  and Principal Financial Officer

 

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Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit No. Description 
   
5.1

 Opinion of Pierce Atwood LLP
   
10.1 Securities Purchase Agreement, dated April 14, 2021, by and among ImmuCell Corporation and certain purchasers
   
23.1 Consent of Pierce Atwood LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)
   
99.1 Press Release of the Company dated April 14, 2021

 

 

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