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 Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2020

APTINYX INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware   001-38535   45-4626057
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification
Number)

909 Davis Street, Suite 600
Evanston, IL
  60201
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(847) 871-0377

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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 240.13d-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 $0.01 per share   APTX   The 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 (§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 x

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 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On May 14, 2020, Aptinyx Inc. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press release issued by Aptinyx Inc. on May 14, 2020, furnished herewith

 

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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.

    Aptinyx Inc.
       
Date: May 14, 2020   By: /s/ Ashish Khanna
      Ashish Khanna
      Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer

 

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