UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-16 OR 15D-16
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of June 2020

Commission File Number 001-37889

TOP SHIPS INC.
(Translation of registrant's name into English)

1 VAS. SOFIAS & MEG.
ALEXANDROU STREET
151 24, MAROUSSI
ATHENS, GREECE

(Address of principal executive offices)

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INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS FORM 6-K REPORT

On June 23, 2020 TOP Ships Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a placement agent agreement with Maxim Group LLC relating to the sale of the Company’s securities (the “Placement Agent Agreement”).  Pursuant to the Placement Agent agreement, the Company entered into a securities purchase agreement (the “Securities Purchase Agreement”) with certain institutional investors in connection with a registered direct offering of 166,666,667 of the Company's common shares at a public offering price of $0.12 per share (the “Registered Offering”). The aggregate gross proceeds of the Registered Offering is $20.0 million. The Registered Offering is expected to close on or about June 26, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 is a copy of the Placement Agent Agreement.

Attached hereto as Exhibit 2 is a copy of the Securities Purchase Agreement.

Attached hereto as Exhibit 5.1 is the opinion of Seward Kissel LLP relating to the common shares.

The information contained in this report on Form 6-K is hereby incorporated by reference into the Company's registration statement on Form F-3 (File No. 333-234281) that was filed with the SEC and became effective on November 4, 2019.


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, thereunto duly authorized.





 
TOP SHIPS INC.
 
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
Dated:  June 26, 2020
By:
 /s/ Evangelos Pistiolis
 
 
Evangelos Pistiolis
Chief Executive Officer
 
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