8-K 1 xenetic_8k.htm FORM 8-K

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K

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CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 13, 2020

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Xenetic Biosciences, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

Nevada 001-37937 45-2952962
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
of incorporation)   Identification No.)

 

40 Speen Street, Suite 102  
Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(781) 778-7720

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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

 

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 per share XBIO The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Purchase Warrants XBIOW The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).  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 November 13, 2020, Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020 and providing a corporate update.

 

The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and hereby incorporated in this Item 2.02 by reference. The information in this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

 

This Form 8-K, including the press release, contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this Form 8-K, including the press release, other than statements of historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These statements can be identified by words such as “expects,” “plans,” “projects,” “will,” “may,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “should,” “intends,” “estimates,” and other words of similar meaning. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on current expectations, and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause our actual activities or results to differ materially from the activities and results anticipated in forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include those described in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on March 26, 2020, as amended on April 29, 2020, and subsequent reports that the Company may file with the SEC. In addition, forward-looking statements may also be adversely affected by general market factors, general economic and business conditions, including potential adverse effects of public health issues, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, on economic activity, competitive product development, product availability, federal and state regulations and legislation, the regulatory process for new product candidates and indications, manufacturing issues that may arise, patent positions and litigation, among other factors. The forward-looking statements contained in this Form 8-K, including the press release, speak only as of the date the statements were made, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated November 13, 2020 pertaining to the financial results of the Company for the quarter ended September 30, 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.

 

  XENETIC BIOSCIENCES, INC.
   
   
  By: /s/ James Parslow                                        
Date: November 13, 2020 Name:   James Parslow
  Title:     Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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