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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)
July 15, 2021 (July 9, 2021)

 

 

 

ASSERTIO HOLDINGS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-39294   85-0598378
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

100 South Sanders Rd., Suite 300,
Lake Forest
, IL 60045

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(224) 419-7106

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(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, $0.0001 par value  

ASRT

  The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

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))

 

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 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

On July 9, 2021, Zyla Life Sciences (“Zyla”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Assertio Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), and Cosette Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (formerly G&W Laboratories, Inc.) (“Cosette”) entered into Amendment No. 3 (the “Amendment”) to the Collaborative License, Exclusive Manufacture and Global Supply Agreement (the “Agreement”), to among other things extend the expiration date of the Agreement from July 31, 2023, to July 9, 2028.

 

The Agreement provides for the manufacture and supply of INDOCIN Suppositories by Cosette to Zyla for commercial distribution in the United States. Zyla is obligated to purchase all of its requirements for INDOCIN Suppositories from Cosette. Pursuant to the Amendment, Zyla will be required to meet minimum purchase requirements each calendar year during the extended term of the Agreement.

 

The foregoing summary of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ending September 30, 2021.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: July 15, 2021

 

 ASSERTIO HOLDINGS, INC.

 

 /s/ Dan Peisert
 Dan Peisert
 President and Chief Executive Officer