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Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): September 7, 2021  



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Québec, Canada 001-35776 98-1359336
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


3009, boul. de la Concorde East

Suite 102

Laval, Québec

CA H7E 2B5

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)



(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


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 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))


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). 


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. ☐


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 Shares, no par value per share   ACST   NASDAQ Stock Market




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


On September 7, 2021, Acasti Pharma Inc. (“Acasti”) received confirmation of filing of replacement Articles of Amendment (the “Replacement Amended Certificate”) with the Registraire des entreprises du Québec pursuant to the Business Corporations Act (Québec). The Replacement Amended Certificate, which is effective as of August 27, 2021, confirms that in connection with Acasti’s recently completed 1-8 reverse stock split, any fractional shares were rounded to the nearest whole number. The foregoing description of the Replacement Amended Certificate does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Replacement Amended Certificate, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.   Description
3.1   Articles of Amendment of Acasti Pharma Inc. (English translation)






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: September 9, 2021 By:  /s/ Jan D’Alvise
    Jan D’Alvise
    Chief Executive Officer