8-K

 

 

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)

April 2, 2021

 

 

Codiak BioSciences, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

 

001-39615

(Commission

File Number)

 

47-4926530

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

35 CambridgePark Drive, Suite 500

Cambridge, MA 02140

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

(617) 949-4100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

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:

 

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(s)

  

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share    CDAK    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 April 2, 2021, Codiak BioSciences, Inc. (“Codiak”) and Jazz Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited (“Jazz”) mutually agreed to discontinue their work on exoASO-STAT3, one of five oncogene targets subject to the Collaboration and License Agreement by and between Codiak and Jazz, dated as of January 2, 2019 (the “Collaboration Agreement”), a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.14 to Codiak’s Registration Statement on Form S-1, as amended (File No. 333-248692), filed on October 7, 2020. Codiak and Jazz continue to jointly advance their research and development efforts on other exosome-based therapeutic programs to treat cancer pursuant to the Collaboration Agreement.

The information under this Item 7.01 is being furnished herewith and shall not be deemed “filed” for the 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 such information be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


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.

 

Date: April 8, 2021     Codiak BioSciences, Inc.
    By:   /s/ Douglas E. Williams
    Name:   Douglas E. Williams, Ph.D.
    Title:   Chief Executive Officer and President