As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 29, 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

 

 

CYTOKINETICS, INCORPORATED

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   94-3291317

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

280 East Grand Avenue

South San Francisco, CA 94080

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

AMENDED AND RESTATED 2004 EQUITY INCENTIVE PLAN

AMENDED AND RESTATED 2015 EMPLOYEE STOCK PURCHASE PLAN

(Full title of the plan)

 

 

Robert I. Blum

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cytokinetics, Incorporated

280 East Grand Avenue

South San Francisco, CA 94080

(650) 624-3000

(Name, address, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)

 

 

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 the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

 

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

 

Amount of

Registration

Fee

Amended and Restated 2004 Equity Incentive Plan, Common Stock $0.001 par value

  750,000   $21.40   $16,050,000   $2,084

Amended and Restated 2015 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Common Stock $0.001 par value

  500,000   $21.40   $10,700,000   $1,389

TOTAL:

  1,250,000       $26,750,000   $3,473

 

 

(1)

Pursuant to Rule 416(a) promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), this Registration Statement shall cover any additional shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Common Stock”) which become issuable under the plans covered hereby by reason of any stock split, stock dividend, recapitalization or any other similar transaction without receipt of consideration which results in an increase in the number of shares of the outstanding Common Stock.

(2)

Estimated in accordance with Rule 457(h) and Rule 457(c) under the Securities Act solely for the purpose of calculating the total registration fee. The computation is based upon the average of the high and low prices of the Common Stock as reported on The Nasdaq Global Select Market on May 21, 2020.

 

 

 


EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Registration Statement on Form S-8 is being filed for the purpose of registering an additional (a) 750,000 shares of the Common Stock to be issued pursuant to the Amended and Restated 2004 Equity Incentive Plan (the “EIP”) in order to establish a pool from which to grant inducement awards to certain individuals as an inducement material to entering into employment with the Registrant, within the meaning of Rule 5635(c)(4) of the Nasdaq Listing Rules and (b) 500,000 shares of Common Stock to be issued pursuant to the Company’s Amended and Restated 2015 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the “ESPP”). The shares of the Common Stock previously reserved for issuance under the EIP were registered on the Registrant’s Registration Statements on Form S-8 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 4, 2004 (File No. 333-115146), June 20, 2005 (File No. 333-125973), April 14, 2006 (File No. 333-133323), August 11, 2006 (File No. 333-136524), February 28, 2007 (File No. 333-140963), March 14, 2008 (File No. 333-149713), August 7, 2008 (File No. 333-152850), August 6, 2009 (File No. 333-161116), August 4, 2010 (File No. 333-168520), August 5, 2011 (File No. 333-176089), August 6, 2012 (File No. 333-183091), August 7, 2013 (File No. 333-190458), August 5, 2015 (File No. 333-206101) and November 3, 2017 (File No. 333-221348), and the shares of the Common Stock previously reserved for issuance under the ESPP were registered on the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-8 previously filed with the SEC on August 5, 2015 (File No. 333-206101), (collectively, the “Prior Registration Statements”).

This Registration Statement on Form S-8 relates to securities of the same class as that to which the Prior Registration Statements relate, and is submitted in accordance with General Instruction E to Form S-8 regarding Registration of Additional Securities. Pursuant to General Instruction E of Form S-8, the contents of the Prior Registration Statements, to the extent relating to the registration of Common Stock issuable under the EIP and ESPP, are incorporated herein by reference and made part of this Registration Statement, except as amended hereby.


ITEM 8.

EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description

4.1(1)   

Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation.

4.2(2)   

Certificate of Amendment of Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation.

4.3(3)   

Amended and Restated Bylaws.

4.4(4)   

Certificate of Amendment of Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation.

4.4(5)   

Certificate of Amendment of Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation.

4.4(6)   

Specimen Common Stock Certificate.

5.1   

Opinion of Cooley LLP.

23.1   

Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.

23.2   

Consent of Cooley LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).

24.1   

Power of Attorney (included on the signature page of this Form S-8).

99.1   

Amended and Restated 2004 Equity Incentive Plan.

99.2(7)   

Amended and Restated 2015 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

 

(1)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s registration statement on Form S-3, registration number 333-174869, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 13, 2011.

 

(2)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 4, 2011.

 

(3)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s registration statement on Form S-1, registration number 333-112621, declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2004.

 

(4)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 25, 2013.

 

(5)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 20, 2016.

 

(6)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 9, 2007.

 

(7)

Incorporated by reference from the Company’s definitive proxy statement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 26, 2020.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the Registrant, Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, 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 South San Francisco, State of California, on this 29th day of May, 2020.

 

CYTOKINETICS, INCORPORATED

By:

 

/s/ Robert I. Blum

 

Robert I. Blum

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer)

POWER OF ATTORNEY

KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints Robert I. Blum, Ching Jaw, Mark A. Schlossberg, and Robert Wong jointly and severally, as his or her attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution in each, for him or her in any and all capacities to sign any amendments to this Registration Statement on Form S-8, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, hereby ratifying and confirming all that each of said attorneys-in-fact, or his or her substitutes, may 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 below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature

  

Title

 

Date

    /s/ Robert I. Blum

  

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

(Principal Executive Officer)

 

May 29, 2020

        Robert I. Blum

    /s/ Ching Jaw

  

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)

 

May 29, 2020

        Ching Jaw

    /s/ Robert Wong

  

Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

(Principal Accounting Officer)

 

May 29, 2020

        Robert Wong

    /s/ L. Patrick Gage

  

Chairman of the Board of Directors

 

May 29, 2020

        L. Patrick Gage, Ph.D.

    

    /s/ Robert Califf

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        Robert Califf, M.D.

    

    /s/ Santo J. Costa

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        Santo J. Costa

    

    /s/ John T. Henderson

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        John T. Henderson, M.B., Ch. B.

    

    /s/ Edward M. Kaye

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        Edward M. Kaye, M.D.

    

    /s/ B. Lynne Parshall

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        B. Lynne Parshall, Esq.

    

    /s/ Sandford D. Smith

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        Sandford D. Smith

    

    /s/ Wendell Wierenga

  

Director

 

May 29, 2020

        Wendell Wierenga, Ph. D.

    
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