Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 12/18/2019 @ 9:42PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Pacific Biosciences of California Inc (PACB)
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Current Report Filing (8-k)

 

 

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)

December 17, 2019

 

 

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-34899   16-1590339

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1305 O’Brien Drive

Menlo Park, California 94025

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(650) 521-8000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(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)

 

 

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))

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   PACB   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 (17 CFR §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 8.01.

OTHER EVENTS.

On November 1, 2018, Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (as amended, the “Merger Agreement”) with Illumina, Inc. (“Illumina”) and FC Ops Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Illumina (“Merger Subsidiary”).The Merger Agreement provides that, subject to its terms and conditions, Merger Subsidiary will merge with and into the Company (the “Merger”), with the Company surviving the Merger and becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Illumina. The Company, Illumina and Merger Subsidiary entered into Amendment No. 1 to the Merger Agreement on September 25, 2019.

On December 17, 2019, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission publicly announced that it has authorized a legal action to block the Merger.

On December 18, 2019, the Company received written notice from Illumina pursuant to which Illumina exercised its right under Section 10.01(b)(i) of the Merger Agreement to extend the End Time (as defined in the Merger Agreement) to March 31, 2020. As a result of this extension, Illumina is obligated to make cash payments to the Company of $6 million on or before each of January 2, 2020, and March 2, 2020, and a cash payment to the Company of $22 million on or before February 3, 2020.


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.

 

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc.

By:  

/s/ Susan K. Barnes

 

Susan K. Barnes

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer

Date: December 18, 2019

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