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): April 12, 2017 (April 11, 2017)
DICERNA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
87 Cambridgepark Drive
Cambridge, MA 02140
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrants 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.
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.|
/s/ John B. Green
John B. Green
Chief Financial Officer