Vertex Pharmaceuticals 8-K 2006
Washington, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 2, 2006
VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS INCORPORATED
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Item 3.02. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
On August 2, 2006, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (the Company) entered into exchange agreements with three of its existing noteholders relating to exchanges of an aggregate of 4,064,500 shares of the Companys common stock, par value $0.01 per share, for $58,345,000 aggregate principal amount of the Companys 5¾% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2011 plus accrued and unpaid interest (the exchanges). The exchanges are scheduled to be concluded on or before August 9, 2006 and will be exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to Section 3(a)(9) thereof as they will be exchanges by the Company of securities with its existing security holders exclusively in a series of related transactions where no commission or other remuneration was paid.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
See Item 3.02. The Company expects to incur a non-cash charge of approximately $5.0 million as a result of the exchanges. This charge is related to the incremental shares to be issued in the transaction over the number that would have been issued upon conversion of the notes under their original terms, and will be reported in the Companys third quarter 2006 financial results.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.