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) August 14, 2020

 

 

 

BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-38410   82-1386754
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I. R. S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

555 Long Wharf Drive

New Haven, CT  06511

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

 

 (475) 238-6837

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A 

(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 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 $0.001 BTAI The Nasdaq Capital 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   x

 

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.   x

 

 

 

 

 

Item 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On August 14, 2020, BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020 and other matters described in the press release. A copy of the Company’s press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

 

The information disclosed under this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth in such filing.

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)   Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Description
     
99.1   Press release, dated August 14, 2020.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Date: August 14, 2020 BIOXCEL THERAPEUTICS, INC.
   
   
 

/s/ Vimal Mehta

  Vimal Mehta
  President and Chief Executive Officer