SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 2, 2021
SONNET BIOTHERAPEUTICS HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
100 Overlook Center, Suite 102
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (609) 375-2227
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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, $0.0001 Par Value||SONN||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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This Amendment No. 1 to Form 8-K (“Form 8-K/A”) amends the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Sonnet BioTherapeutics Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 3, 2021 (the “Original Filing”). This Form 8-K/A is being filed solely for the purposes of restating the list of countries that comprise the “Exclusive Territory,” as defined below, because the Original Filing omitted three countries that are included in the list in the Agreement (as defined below). This Form 8-K/A does not change any of the other information contained in the Original Filing except as specifically set forth herein. This Form 8-K/A continues to speak as of the date of the Original Filing and we have not updated or amended any disclosures, except as specifically set forth herein, contained in the Original Filing to reflect events that have occurred since the time of the Original Filing.
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On May 2, 2021, Sonnet BioTherapeutics Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “Sonnet”) entered into a License Agreement (the “Agreement”) with New Life Therapeutics PTE, LTD., a company organized under the laws of Singapore (“New Life”). Pursuant to the Agreement, Sonnet granted New Life an exclusive license (with the right to sublicense) to develop and commercialize pharmaceutical preparations containing a specific recombinant human interleukin-6 (or any derivatives, fragments or conjugates thereof) (the “Compound”) (such preparations, the “Products”) for the prevention, treatment or palliation of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in humans (the “DPN Field”) in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar, Lao PDR and Cambodia (the “Exclusive Territory”).
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.
|Sonnet BioTherapeutics Holdings, Inc.|
|a Delaware corporation|
|Date: May 3, 2021||By:||/s/ Pankaj Mohan, Ph.D.|
|Name:||Pankaj Mohan, Ph.D.|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|