Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc (Form: 8-K, Received: 04/12/2017 07:43:51)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 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): April 12, 2017 (April 11, 2017)

 

 

DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-36281   20-5993609

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

87 Cambridgepark Drive

Cambridge, MA 02140

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 621-8097

 

 

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On April 11, 2017, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), closed its previously announced stock purchase transaction for the sale of redeemable convertible preferred stock (“Preferred Stock”) to a syndicate of current and new investors led by Bain Capital Life Sciences Fund, L.P., under which the Company received gross proceeds of $70.0 million. At the closing, the Company issued 700,000 shares of Preferred Stock which are convertible into common shares at an initial conversion price of $3.19 per share.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: April 12, 2017     DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    By:  

/s/ John B. Green

     

John B. Green

Chief Financial Officer