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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): June 2, 2021

 

 

WAVE LIFE SCIENCES LTD.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Singapore   001-37627   00-0000000
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

7 Straits View #12-00, Marina One

East Tower

Singapore

  018936
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +65 6236 3388

 

 

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)

 

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

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

$0 Par Value Ordinary Shares   WVE   The Nasdaq Global Market

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 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On June 2, 2021, Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the first in vivo data from the Company’s ADAR editing discovery program for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (“AATD”). A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

From time to time, the Company presents and/or distributes slides and presentations to the investment community to provide updates and summaries of its business. On June 2, 2021, the Company updated its corporate presentation to include the first in vivo data from the Company’s ADAR editing discovery program for AATD. The presentation is available on the “For Investors & Media” section of the Company’s website at http://ir.wavelifesciences.com/ and is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

The information in this Item 7.01 is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)        Exhibits

The following exhibits relating to Item 7.01 are furnished and not filed:

 

Exhibit
No.
   Description
99.1    Press Release issued by Wave Life Sciences Ltd. dated June 2, 2021
99.2    Corporate Presentation of Wave Life Sciences Ltd. dated June 2, 2021
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


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.

 

WAVE LIFE SCIENCES LTD.
By:  

/s/ Paul B. Bolno, M.D.

  Paul B. Bolno, M.D.
  President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: June 2, 2021