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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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 28, 2021

 

 

 

MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Ohio   0-14902   31-0888197

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

3471 River Hills Drive,

Cincinnati, Ohio

  45244
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (513) 271-3700

(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):

 

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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, no par value   VIVO   NASDAQ Global Select Market

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 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17CFR §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 28, 2021, Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its resubmission of its application for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Company’s SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic test on the Revogene® platform. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

The information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 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. The information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 shall not be incorporated by reference in any filing (whether made before or after the date hereof) or any other document under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing or document. The furnishing of the information contained in Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1) is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination or admission by the Company that this information is material or complete, or that investors should consider this information before making an investment decision with respect to any security of the Company.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)

Exhibits

 

99.1    Press Release dated June 28, 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.

 

      MERIDIAN BIOSCIENCE, INC.
Date: June 28, 2021      

By: /s/ Bryan T. Baldasare

      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
      (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)