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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): February 20, 2020

 

Cerus Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

000-21937

 

68-0262011

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1220 Concord Avenue, Suite 600

Concord, California

 

94520

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(925) 288-6000

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

N/A

(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 obligations 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 $0.001

 

CERS

 

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 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On February 20, 2020, Cerus Corporation (the “Company”) announced its financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of the Company’s press release, entitled “Cerus Corporation Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results,” is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

The information in this report, including the exhibit hereto, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of Section 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information contained herein and in the accompanying exhibit shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

  (d) Exhibits.

The following exhibit is furnished with this report:

 

99.1

   

Press release, dated February 20, 2020, entitled “Cerus Corporation Announces Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results.”

         
 

104

   

Cover page interactive data file (formatted as Inline XBRL)

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SIGNATURE

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.

 

 

CERUS CORPORATION

             

Dated: February 20, 2020

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Kevin D. Green

 

 

 

Kevin D. Green

 

 

 

Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

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