PDL BioPharma 8-K 2012
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): June 5, 2012
PDL BioPharma, Inc.
(Exact name of Company as specified in its charter)
(Commission File Number)
932 Southwood Boulevard
Incline Village, Nevada 89451
(Address of principal executive offices, with zip code)
(Company’s telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Company under any of the following provisions:
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On June 5, 2012, PDL BioPharma, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release specifying the adjustment of the conversion rates of its outstanding convertible notes related to the Company’s upcoming June 14, 2012, dividend payment. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
This filing and the press release, and the Company’s statements herein and in the attached press release regarding its intentions with respect to the quarterly dividend payment include and constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Important factors that could impair the Company’s royalty assets or business and limit the Company’s ability to pay dividends are disclosed in the “Risk Factors” contained in the Company’s 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 23, 2012. All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by such factors. We do not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statement except as required by law.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: June 5, 2012