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): October 20, 2020

 

 

APTINYX INC. 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware   001-38535   47-4626057

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

909 Davis Street, Suite 600 

Evanston, IL 60201 

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(847) 871-0377 

(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:

 

¨ 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 $0.01 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 8.01. Other Events.

 

On October 19, 2020, Aptinyx Inc. (the “Company”) announced top-line data from the Company’s Phase 2 study of NYX-783 in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. A copy of the slide presentation relating to these data is being filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The Company undertakes no obligation to update, supplement or amend the materials attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. 

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
Number

  Description
99.1   Corporate Presentation of Aptinyx Inc., dated October 20, 2020

 

 

 

 

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: October 20, 2020 By:  /s/ Ashish Khanna
     Ashish Khanna
   

 Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer