SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
July 24, 2020
(Date of Report date of earliest event reported)
Aptose Biosciences Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
251 Consumers Road, Suite 1105
Toronto, Ontario M2J 4R3
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
|Common Shares, no par value||APTO||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).
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|Item 8.01.|| |
On July 24, 2020, Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Aptose) filed a material change report (Material Change Report) with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The Material Change Report (i) summarized Aptoses previous announcements of the commencement and pricing of an underwritten public offering of its common shares (the Offering) on July 15, 2020, which were also disclosed on Current Reports on Form 8-K dated July 15, 2020 and July 16, 2020, respectively, and (ii) reported the closing of the Offering of 10,500,000 common shares on July 20, 2020 for gross proceeds of approximately $55,000,000, excluding underwriting discounts and commissions. A copy of the Material Change Report is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Material Change Report, dated July 24, 2020|
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: July 30, 2020
|APTOSE BIOSCIENCES INC.|
|By:||/s/ Gregory K. Chow|
|Name:||Gregory K. Chow|
|Title:||Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|