SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 18, 2019
CONATUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
16745 West Bernardo Drive, Suite 250
San Diego, California
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 376-2600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)
16745 West Bernardo Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92127
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||CNAT||The Nasdaq Capital Market|
|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement|
On December 18, 2019, Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) and Pacific Real Estate Partnership (“Subtenant”) entered into a Sublease Agreement (the “Sublease”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to sublet to Subtenant approximately 13,225 rentable square feet of office space (the “Premises”), which the Company currently leases, at 16745 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA 92127. The Sublease is subordinate to the Office Lease Agreement between the Company and The Point Office Partners, LLC (the “Landlord”).
The term of the Sublease will commence five days after approval from the Landlord and will expire on September 30, 2020. At the commencement of the Sublease, the Company will sublet 9,954 rentable square feet of the Premises (the “Initial Premises”), and the Company will sublet the remaining 3,271 rentable square feet of the Premises (the “Expansion Premises”) commencing on April 1, 2020. Subtenant will pay the Company monthly rent in the amount of $22,396.50 for the Initial Premises and $3,271.00 for the Expansion Premises. In addition, Subtenant will pay 100% of electricity used in the subleased Premises and any other utilities and services exclusively for the subleased Premises. The Company will also receive a security deposit of $25,667.50
The Sublease contains customary provisions allowing the Company to, among other things, terminate the Sublease in its entirety and retake the Premises if Subtenant fails to remedy certain defaults of its obligations under the Sublease within specified time periods.
The description of the terms and conditions of the Sublease set forth herein is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Sublease, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2019.
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.
|CONATUS PHARMACEUTICALS INC.|
|Date: December 23, 2019||By:||/s/ Keith W. Marshall, Ph.D.|
|Name:||Keith W. Marshall, Ph.D.|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer|