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EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE DATED JANUARY 26, 2012. - EnteroMedics Incd288289dex991.htm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: January 26, 2012

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

ENTEROMEDICS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Commission File Number: 1-33818

 

Delaware   48-1293684

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

2800 Patton Road, St. Paul, Minnesota 55113

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(651) 634-3003

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(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:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 26, 2012, EnteroMedics Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2011. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information furnished herewith pursuant to Item 2.02 of this Current Report and in Exhibit 99.1 hereto is being “furnished” in accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Item 8.01     Other Events.

On January 26, 2012, the Company announced that it has received approvals for the final Maestro System components from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (the “TGA”) for listing on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (the “ARTG”). The listing of these remaining components by the TGA on the ARTG completes the approval for listing of all components of the Maestro System in Australia. The approvals for the listing of the other components of the Maestro System on the ARTG were previously disclosed by the Company on a Current Report on Form 8-K filed on December 13, 2011.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

   

Exhibit No.

  

Description

          99.1    Press Release dated January 26, 2012.


SIGNATURE

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.

 

    ENTEROMEDICS INC.
   

By:

  /s/ Greg S. Lea
      Greg S. Lea
      Senior Vice President and
      Chief Financial Officer
Date: January 26, 2012      

 


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description

99.1    Press Release dated January 26, 2012.