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

 

August 27, 2020 (August 24, 2020)

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

ELITE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada  001-15697  22-3542636
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

165 Ludlow Avenue, Northvale, New Jersey 07647

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(201) 750-2646

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   ELTP   OTCQB

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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 3.02. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.

 

On August 24, 2020, Nasrat Hakim, CEO of Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”), converted his 24.03443452410 shares of Series J Preferred Stock into an aggregate of 158,017,321 shares of the Company’s common stock pursuant to the terms of the Series J Preferred Stock, at a conversion price of $0.1521 per share of Common Stock.

 

The issuances of these shares of the Company’s common stock were exempt from registration pursuant to Sections 3(a)(9) and 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

As a result of the conversion, there are no more shares of the Company’s Series J Preferred Stock.

 

The terms of the Series J Preferred Stock are disclosed in Note 10 to the Condensed Financial Statements included in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended June 30, 2020 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 14, 2020 and are incorporated herein by reference.

 

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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.

 

Dated: August 27, 2020 ELITE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
   
   
  By:  /s/ Carter Ward
    Carter Ward, CFO

 

 

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