MediciNova 8-K 2010
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): July 6, 2010
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (858) 373-1500
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On July 6, 2010, MediciNova, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it completed the sale of all of its Auction Rate Securities (ARS) held by UBS AG at par value, resulting in net proceeds to MediciNova after payment of its outstanding ARS loan of $9.5 million, all of which has been invested in money market funds. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
On July 12, 2010, MediciNova, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it expects to make an initial payment from the escrow account to the former stockholders of Avigen, Inc. by July 29, 2010. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K being provided under this Item 7.01, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 furnished herewith, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for any purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such Section. The information in this current report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, MediciNova has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.