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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): January 12, 2021

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Delaware

001-36509

33-0702205

(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer Identification
Number)

11570 6th Street

Rancho Cucamonga, California

91730

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (909) 980-9484

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:

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:

T

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share

AMPH

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 (§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 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

On January 12, 2021, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”), released an updated investor presentation of the Company’s business model, products, and product candidates. The investor presentation will be used from time to time in meetings with investors.

A copy of the above-referenced presentation is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of this current report, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing. The furnishing of the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination or admission by the Company that the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K is material or complete, or that investors should consider this information before making an investment decision with respect to any security of the Company.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.

  

Description

  99.1

  

Investor presentation of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. dated January 2021.

  104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

AMPHASTAR PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

Date: January 12, 2021

 

By:

/S/WILLIAM J. PETERS

 

 

William J. Peters

 

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President