As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 6, 2020

Registration No. 333-            

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM S-8

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 

 

ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   06-1376651

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

3611 Valley Centre Drive, Suite 300

San Diego, CA 92130

(858) 558-2871

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2004 EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PLAN

(Full Title of the Plan)

Austin D. Kim

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

3611 Valley Centre Drive, Suite 300

San Diego, CA 92130

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

(858) 558-2871

(Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

L. Kay Chandler, Esq.

Sean M. Clayton, Esq.

Cooley LLP

4401 Eastgate Mall

San Diego, CA 92121

(858) 550-6000

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See definitions of “large accelerated filer”, “accelerated filer”, “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

 

Large accelerated filer      Accelerated filer  
Non-accelerated filer      Smaller reporting company  
     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 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act. ☐

 

 

CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE

 

 

Title of Securities

to Be Registered

 

Amount to Be

Registered (1)

 

Proposed

Maximum

Offering Price per

Share (2)

 

Proposed

Maximum

Aggregate

Offering Price (2)

 

Amount of

Registration Fee

Common Stock issuable under the 2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (par value $0.0001 per share)

  3,000,000 shares (3)   $41.68   $ 125,040,000   $16,230.19

 

 

(1)

Pursuant to Rule 416(a) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), this Registration Statement also registers any additional shares of the Registrant’s common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), as may become issuable under the Registrant’s 2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the “2004 Plan”) as a result of any stock split, stock dividend, recapitalization or similar event.

(2)

Estimated solely for the purpose of calculating the amount of the registration fee pursuant to Rule 457(h)(1) and Rule 457(c) under the Securities Act. The price per share and aggregate offering price are based upon the average of the high and low prices of the Registrant’s Common Stock on July 31, 2020, as reported on The Nasdaq Global Select Market.

(3)

Represents shares of Common Stock added to the shares authorized for issuance under the 2004 Plan pursuant to an amendment to such plan approved by the Registrant’s stockholders at the Registrant’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

 

 

 


INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE OF CONTENTS OF

REGISTRATION STATEMENTS ON FORM S-8

The contents of Registration Statements on Form S-8 No. 333-115956, No. 333-128290, No. 333-137557, No. 333-146398, No. 333-153346, No. 333-161057, No. 333-168667, as amended, No. 333-176212, No. 333-183151, No. 333-190400, No. 333-197872, No. 333-213109 and No. 333-232981 originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 27, 2004 September 13, 2005September 22, 2006 September 28, 2007September 5, 2008 August 5, 2009August 9, 2010 August 10, 2011August 19, 2011 August 8, 2012August 6, 2013 August 5, 2014August 12, 2016 and August 2, 2019 respectively, are incorporated by reference herein.

Item 8. Exhibits

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description

  4.1    Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as Amended (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, filed August 6, 2015).
  4.2    Amended and Restated Bylaws (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 3.1 to the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed September 12, 2013).
  4.3    Form of common stock certificate of the Registrant (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.1 to Registration Statement No. 333-52492, filed December 21, 2000).
  5.1    Opinion of Cooley LLP.
23.1    Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.
23.2    Consent of Cooley LLP. Reference is made to Exhibit 5.1.
24.1    Power of Attorney is contained on the signature pages.
99.1 a    2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, as amended (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.1 to the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed June 29, 2020).

 

a 

Indicates management contract or compensatory plan or arrangement.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of San Diego, State of California, on August 6th, 2020.

 

ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
By:  

/s/ Stephen R. Davis

  Stephen R. Davis
  Chief Executive Officer


POWER OF ATTORNEY

KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints STEPHEN R. DAVIS and AUSTIN D. KIM, and each of them, his or her true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him or her and in his or her name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments (including post-effective amendments) to this Registration Statement, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorneys-in-fact and agents, and each of them, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in connection therewith, as fully to all intents and purposes as he or she might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorneys-in-fact and agents, or either of them, or their or his substitutes or substitute, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Registration Statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

 

Signature

  

Title

  

Date

/s/ Stephen R. Davis

STEPHEN R. DAVIS

  

Chief Executive Officer, Director

(Principal Executive Officer)

   August 6, 2020

/s/ Elena H. Ridloff

ELENA H. RIDLOFF

  

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)

   August 6, 2020

/s/ James K. Kihara

JAMES K. KIHARA

  

Vice President and Corporate Controller

(Principal Accounting Officer)

   August 6, 2020

/s/ Stephen R. Biggar

STEPHEN R. BIGGAR

  

Chairman of the Board

   August 6, 2020

/s/ Julian Baker

JULIAN BAKER

  

Director

   August 6, 2020

/s/ Laura A. Brege

LAURA A. BREGE

  

Director

   August 6, 2020

/s/ James Daly

JAMES DALY

  

Director

   August 6, 2020

/s/ Edmund Harrigan

EDMUND HARRIGAN

  

Director

   August 6, 2020

/s/ Daniel B. Soland

DANIEL B. SOLAND

  

Director

   August 6, 2020