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): March 16, 2020

Seelos Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada

 

000-22245

 

87-0449967

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

300 Park Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY

 

10022

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (646) 293-2100

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:

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o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

o  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, $0.001 par value

SEEL

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      o     

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.      o     



Item 8.01.    Other Events.

On March 16, 2020, Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock. In the offering, the Company sold an aggregate of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $0.60 per share. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

     

Number

  

Description

99.1

  

Press Release, dated March 16, 2020.

     

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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.

 

Seelos Therapeutics, Inc.

 

 

 Date: March 16, 2020

By:

/s/ Raj Mehra, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Name: Raj Mehra, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Title: Chief Executive Officer, President and Interim Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

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March 16, 2020 8-K Exhibit 99.1

Exhibit 99.1

Seelos Therapeutics Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock

NEW YORK, March 16, 2020 /GLOBE NEWSWIRE/ -- Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEEL), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapies for central nervous system disorders and rare diseases, announced today the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 7,500,000 shares of its common stock, at a price to the public of $0.60 per share. The net proceeds to Seelos from this offering are expected to be approximately $3.9 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by Seelos. Seelos intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes and to advance the development of its product candidates.

Benchmark Company acted as sole book-running manager for the offering.

The securities described above were offered by Seelos pursuant to a "shelf" registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-221285) previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on November 2, 2017, amended on December 1, 2017 and declared effective by the SEC on December 7, 2017. A final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to and describing the offering was filed with the SEC. Electronic copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained by visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or by contacting The Benchmark Company, LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 150 E. 58th Street, 17th floor, New York, NY 10155, by calling (212) 312-6700 or by e-mail at prospectus@benchmarkcompany.com.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.


About Seelos Therapeutics:

Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutics to address unmet medical needs in central nervous system (CNS) disorders and other rare orphan disorders. The Company's robust portfolio includes several late-stage clinical assets. The target indications include Acute Suicidal Ideation and Behavior (ASIB) in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Sanfilippo syndrome, Parkinson's Disease and other psychiatric and movement disorders.

For more information, please visit our website: http://seelostherapeutics.com, the content of which is not incorporated herein by reference.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements related to Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. and its subsidiaries under the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding the amount and anticipated use of proceeds from the offering and other matters that are described in Seelos' most recent periodic reports filed with the SEC, including Seelos' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018 filed on March 28, 2019, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus related to the public offering filed with the SEC on March 12, 2020, including risks and uncertainties associated with general economic and market conditions and the other risk factors set forth in those filings. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release and Seelos disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements except as required by law.

Contact Information:
Anthony Marciano
Head of Corporate Communications
Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEEL)
300 Park Ave., 12th Fl
New York, NY 10022
(646) 293-2136
anthony.marciano@seelostx.com
www.seelostherapeutics.com
https://twitter.com/seelostx
https://www.linkedin.com/company/seelos