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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-51173   56-2020050

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

611 Gateway Blvd, Suite 710, South San Francisco, CA 94080

(Address of principal executive offices)

(650) 871-0761

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock   CBIO   Nasdaq

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).

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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 1.01

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On April 16, 2021, Catalyst Biosciences, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Catalyst”) entered into a license agreement (the “License Agreement”) with SL 2T, LLC, a Delaware limited company (“SmartLabs”), to use laboratory facilities at Two Tower Place, South San Francisco, California 94080. Catalyst entered into the License Agreement for laboratory space to further the company’s discovery research in complement and protease medicines.

The license commences on May 1, 2021 and expires on April 30, 2022. Catalyst has an option to extend the term for an additional six (6) month period. The license fee is $104,000 per month.

SmartLabs has the right to terminate the license for “cause,” if SmartLabs has provided written notice of a breach by Catalyst of the terms of the License Agreement and such breach is not cured within five (5) days of receipt of such notice.

The above description of the License Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Lease Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to Catalyst’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending June 30, 2021.


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.


Date: April 21, 2021      

/s/ Clinton Musil

      Clinton Musil
      Chief Financial Officer
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