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 27, 2020
RIGEL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File No.)||
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1180 Veterans Boulevard
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 624-1100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which|
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per
|RIGL||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 27, 2020, Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Rigel”) announced certain financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. A copy of Rigel’s press release, titled “Rigel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update,” is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
The information in this report, including the exhibit hereto, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information contained herein and in the accompanying exhibit shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made by Rigel, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated February 27, 2020, titled “Rigel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update.”|
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.
Dated: February 27, 2020
RIGEL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
|By:||/s/ Dolly A. Vance|
|Dolly A. Vance|
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary