htgm-8k_20201119.htm

 

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): November 19, 2020

 

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delaware

 

001-37369

 

86-0912294

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

3430 E. Global Loop

Tucson, AZ

 

85706

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 289-2615

Not Applicable

(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 obligations 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, $0.001 par value per share

 

HTGM

 

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

(a)

On November 19, 2020, HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Certificate of Amendment to its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation (the “Amendment”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware to (a) effect a one-for-fifteen reverse stock split of its outstanding common stock and (b) effect a reduction in the number of authorized shares of common stock from 200,000,000 shares to 26,666,667 shares. The Amendment will be effective at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 20, 2020. A series of alternate amendments to effect a reverse stock split and a concurrent reduction in the number of authorized shares of common stock were approved by the Company’s stockholders at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on August 19, 2020, and the specific one-for-fifteen reverse stock split and corresponding reduction in the number of authorized shares of common stock to 26,666,667 were subsequently approved by the Company’s Board of Directors on November 19, 2020.

The Amendment provides that, at the effective time of the Amendment, (a) every fifteen shares of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock will automatically be combined into one issued and outstanding share of common stock, without any change in par value per share, and (b) the number of authorized shares of common stock will be reduced to 26,666,667 shares. The reverse stock split will affect all shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the Amendment. As a result of the reverse stock split, proportionate adjustments will be made to the per share exercise price and/or the number of shares issuable upon the exercise or vesting of all stock options, restricted stock units and warrants issued by the Company and outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the Amendment, which will result in a proportionate decrease in the number of shares of the Company’s common stock reserved for issuance upon exercise or vesting of such stock options, restricted stock units and warrants, and, in the case of stock options and warrants, a proportionate increase in the exercise price of all such stock options and warrants. In addition, the number of shares reserved for issuance under the Company’s equity compensation plans immediately prior to the effective time of the Amendment will be reduced proportionately.

No fractional shares will be issued as a result of the reverse stock split. Stockholders of record who would otherwise be entitled to receive a fractional share will receive a cash payment in lieu thereof. The reverse stock split will affect all stockholders proportionately and will not affect any stockholder’s percentage ownership of the Company’s common stock (except to the extent that the reverse stock split results in any stockholder owning only a fractional share).

The Company’s common stock will begin trading on The Nasdaq Capital Market on a split-adjusted basis when the market opens on November 23, 2020. The new CUSIP number for the Company’s common stock following the reverse stock split is 40434H 203.

The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

 

Exhibit No.

Description

3.1

Certificate of Amendment to Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc.

 



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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc.

 

 

 

Dated:  November 19, 2020

 

By: 

 

/s/ Shaun D. McMeans

 

 

 

 

Shaun D. McMeans

 

 

 

 

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

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EXHIBIT 3.1

CERTIFICATE OF AMENDMENT

TO

AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION

OF

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, INC.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (the “Company”), a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (the “DGCL”), does hereby certify that:

 

First: The name of this corporation is HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc., the original name of this corporation was HTG, Inc. and the date on which the Certificate of Incorporation of this corporation was originally filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware was December 14, 2000.

 

Second: The Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”), acting in accordance with the provisions of Sections 141 and 242 of the DGCL, adopted resolutions amending its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation (the “Certificate of Incorporation”), as follows:

Effective as of the effective time of 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on November 20, 2020 (the “Effective Time”), each fifteen (15) shares of the Company’s Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share, issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time shall, automatically and without any action on the part of the Company or the respective holders thereof, be combined into one (1) share of Common Stock without increasing or decreasing the par value of each share of Common Stock (the “Reverse Split”); provided, however, no fractional shares of Common Stock shall be issued as a result of the Reverse Split and, in lieu thereof, upon receipt after the Effective Time by the exchange agent selected by the Company of a properly completed and duly executed transmittal letter and, where shares are held in certificated form, the surrender of the stock certificate(s) formerly representing shares of pre-Reverse Split Common Stock, any stockholder who would otherwise be entitled to a fractional share of post-Reverse Split Common Stock as a result of the Reverse Split, following the Effective Time (after taking into account all fractional shares of post-Reverse Split Common Stock otherwise issuable to such stockholder), shall be entitled to receive a cash payment (without interest) equal to the fractional share of post-Reverse Split Common Stock to which such stockholder would otherwise be entitled multiplied by the average of the closing sales prices of a share of the Company’s Common Stock (as adjusted to give effect to the Reverse Split) on The Nasdaq Stock Market for each of the five (5) consecutive trading days immediately preceding the date this Certificate of Amendment is filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware. Each stock certificate that, immediately prior to the Effective Time, represented shares of pre-Reverse Split Common Stock shall, from and after the Effective Time, automatically and without any action on the part of the Company or the respective holders thereof, represent that number of whole shares of post-Reverse Split Common Stock into which the shares of pre-Reverse Split Common Stock represented by such certificate shall have been combined (as well as the right to receive cash in lieu of any fractional shares of post-Reverse Split Common Stock as set forth above; provided, however, that each holder of record of a certificate that represented shares of pre-Reverse Split Common Stock shall receive, upon surrender of

 


 

such certificate, a new certificate representing the number of whole shares of post-Reverse Split Common Stock into which the shares of pre-Reverse Split Common Stock represented by such certificate shall have been combined pursuant to the Reverse Split, as well as any cash in lieu of fractional shares of post-Reverse Split Common Stock to which such holder may be entitled as set forth above. The Reverse Split shall be effected on a record holder-by-record holder basis, such that any fractional shares of post-Reverse Split Common Stock resulting from the Reverse Split and held by a single record holder shall be aggregated.

Section A of Article IV of the Certificate of Incorporation is amended and restated to read in its entirety as follows:

A. The corporation is authorized to issue two classes of stock to be designated, respectively, “Common Stock” and “Preferred Stock.” The total number of shares which the corporation is authorized to issue is 36,666,667 shares.  26,666,667 shares shall be Common Stock, each having a par value of one-tenth of one cent ($0.001).  10,000,000 shares shall be Preferred Stock, each having a par value of one-tenth of one cent ($0.001).”

 

Third: The foregoing amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation was duly approved by the Board.

Fourth: Thereafter, pursuant to a resolution of the Board, this Certificate of Amendment was submitted to the stockholders of the Company for their approval, and was duly adopted in accordance with the provisions of Section 242 of the DGCL.

Fifth: This amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation shall be effective on and as of as of the effective time of 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on November 20, 2020.

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In Witness Whereof, HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. has caused this Certificate of Amendment to be executed by its Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary as of November 19, 2020.

 

By: /s/ Shaun D. McMeans

Shaun D. McMeans

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary