8-K
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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): January 13, 2020

 

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-36070

 

26-0038620

(state or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

111 Oyster Point Boulevard

South San Francisco, California

 

94080

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 365-5600

 

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

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of Each Class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

 

FPRX

 

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 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (“FivePrime”) is in the process of finalizing its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. Set forth below is a preliminary estimate of FivePrime’s cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2019, based on information currently available as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K (this “Current Report”).

FivePrime estimates that its cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2019 was approximately $158 million. FivePrime’s actual consolidated cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2019 may differ from these estimates due to the completion of FivePrime’s year-end closing and auditing procedures.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

FivePrime expects that its net cash used in operating activities for fiscal year 2020 will be between $77 and $82 million. FivePrime expects that its cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2020 will be between $77 and $82 million.

The disclosures set forth in Item 2.02 of this Current Report are incorporated herein by reference.

The information provided in this Item 7.01 is furnished pursuant to Regulation FD and 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 in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Cautionary Note on Forward-looking Statements

This Current Report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “intend” and similar expressions (as well as other words or expressions referencing future events, conditions or circumstances) are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on FivePrime’s expectations and assumptions as of the date of this Current Report. Each of these forward-looking statements involves risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements contained in this Current Report include statements about FivePrime’s (i) estimated cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2019; (ii) estimated net cash used in operating activities for fiscal year 2020; and (iii) estimated cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2020. Other factors that may cause FivePrime’s actual results to differ from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements in this Current Report are discussed in FivePrime’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including the “Risk Factors” sections contained therein. Except as required by law, FivePrime assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in expectations, even as new information becomes available.


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.

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.

     

By:

 

/s/ Francis Sarena

 

Francis Sarena

 

Chief Strategy Officer and Secretary

Dated: January 13, 2020