SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 19, 2020
MATINAS BIOPHARMA HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
or other jurisdiction
1545 Route 206 South, Suite 302
Bedminster, New Jersey
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (908) 443-1860
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock||MTNB||NYSE American|
Item 1.02. Termination of Material Definitive Agreement.
On February 19, 2020, Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) provided notice of its termination of the Controlled Equity Offering Sales Agreement, dated as of April 28, 2017 (the “Equity Sales Agreement”), by and between Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) and Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. (“Cantor Fitzgerald”). The termination of the Equity Sales Agreement will be effective on or before March 1, 2020. As previously reported, pursuant to the terms of the Equity Sales Agreement, the Company could offer and sell shares of its common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), having an aggregate offering price of up to $30.0 million from time to time through Cantor Fitzgerald. The Company is not subject to any termination penalties related to the termination of the Equity Sales Agreement. The Company sold a total of 13,220,987 shares of its Common Stock pursuant to the Equity Sales Agreement from August 2017 to October 2018.
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.
|MATINAS BIOPHARMA HOLDINGS, INC.|
|Dated: February 20, 2020||By:||/s/ Jerome D. Jabbour|
|Name:||Jerome D. Jabbour|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|