Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 06/10/2019 @ 9:04PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Nantkwest, Inc. (NK)
Quote : 1.27  0.02 (1.60%) @ 1:00AM

Current Report Filing (8-k)





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 31, 2019



NantKwest, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-37507   43-1979754

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3530 John Hopkins Ct.

San Diego, CA 92121

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(858) 633-0300

(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)


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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





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   NK   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 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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 8.01 Other Events.

On May 31, 2019, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Diego, granted preliminary approval of the settlement in the stockholder derivative action captioned Meyer v. Soon-Shiong et al., Case No. 37-2019-00019103-CU-SL-CTL (the “Derivative Litigation”). The Derivative Litigation arose from the resolution of three stockholder demands for NantKwest, Inc.’s (the “Company”) board action to remedy purported harm to the Company resulting from certain alleged wrongful conduct concerning, among other things, disclosures about Dr. Soon-Shiong’s compensation and a related-party lease agreement.

Pursuant to the Order granting preliminary approval, the Company is publishing the Notice of Pendency of Proposed Settlement of Stockholder Derivative Action, dated May 31, 2019 (the “Notice”), attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The Stipulation of Settlement was previously disclosed on the Company’s Form 10-Q, filed on May 8, 2019, and is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2. This Notice and the Stipulation of Settlement are available for review on the company’s investor relations website at


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.



99.1    Notice of Pendency of Proposed Settlement of Stockholder Derivative Action dated May 31, 2019.
99.2    Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement dated April 10, 2019.


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.


Date: June 10, 2019   By:   

/s/ Sonja Nelson

     Chief Financial Officer

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