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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 (Date of earliest event reported):

 

January 18, 2013 (January 18, 2013)

 

 

 

HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP, INC.

 

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         
New York
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  0-11576
(Commission File
Number)
  13-3119827
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
 

 

1450 Broadway
New York, New York 10018

 

 

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

 

(212) 582-0900

 

 

(Registrant'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 registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 
 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

 

Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (the “Company”) noted the announcement by its portfolio company, Solazyme, Inc., that it has priced its offering of $115 million aggregate principal amount of Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2018 in a private placement under the Securities Act of 1933. The Company also noted the announcement by Solazyme that it has secured a 245.7 million-real (U.S. $120 million) loan from Brazil’s national development agency, BNDES, for a plant it is building in South America.

 

The Company's press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(a)Not applicable.

 

(b)Not applicable.

 

(c)Not applicable.

 

(d)Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No. Description
   
99.1 Press Release dated January 18, 2013

 

 
 

 

SIGNATURES

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Date: January 18, 2013   HARRIS & HARRIS GROUP, INC.
         
         
         
      By: /s/ Douglas W. Jamison
        Douglas W. Jamison
        Chief Executive Officer
 
 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

Exhibit No. Description
   
99.1 Press Release dated January 18, 2013