SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): July 12, 2017
CATALYST PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
355 Alhambra Circle
Coral Gables, Florida
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (305) 420-3200
Former Name or Former address, if changed since last report
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On July 12, 2017, Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) filed a shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration Statement). The Registration Statement is a universal shelf that will allow the Company to issue up to $150 million of its securities in offerings of the Companys common stock, preferred stock, warrants to purchase common stock, or debt securities (including debt securities that may be convertible or exchangeable for common stock or other securities). The terms of sales of any such securities will be at prices and on such terms as are set forth on one or more prospectus supplements to the Registration Statement that will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in advance of any such sales. The Company has filed the Registration Statement so that it is in a position to raise capital in the future. However, the Company has no current plans to make any sales of the securities being registered pursuant to the Registration Statement.
The Registration Statement has not yet been declared effective by the SEC, and none of the securities being registered in the Registration Statement may be offered for sale or sold until the Registration Statement has become effective. Any offer of the securities being registered in the Registration Statement will be solely by means of a prospectus included in the Registration Statement and any prospectus supplement that may be issued with respect to any such future offerings. You may obtain copies of the Registration Statement by visiting the Investor Relations section of the Companys website, www.catalystpharma.com, or by visiting the SECs website, www.sec.gov.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
|Vice President, Treasurer and CFO
Dated: July 12, 2017