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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - LEAP THERAPEUTICS, INC.tm2022731d2_ex99-1.htm






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 17, 2020




Leap Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-37990 27-4412575
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


47 Thorndike Street, Suite B1-1  
Cambridge, MA  
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 714-0360



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)




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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, par value $0.001 LPTX Nasdaq Global Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter)


Emerging growth company x


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Item 1.02.  Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.


As previously disclosed, on September 7, 2018, Leap Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Distribution Agreement (the “Distribution Agreement”) with Raymond James & Associates, Inc. (“Raymond James”) to offer and sell, at the Company’s option, shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), having aggregate gross sales proceeds of up to $30 million, from time to time, through an “at the market” equity offering program under which Raymond James acted as agent.


On June 17, 2020, the Company delivered written notice to Raymond James, effective as of such date, to terminate the Distribution Agreement pursuant to Section 8(a) thereof. During the term of the Distribution Agreement, the Company sold an aggregate of 1,033,147 shares of Common Stock pursuant to the Distribution Agreement, resulting in net proceeds of approximately $1,922,842.


A copy of the Distribution Agreement was filed as Exhibit 1.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 7, 2018. The description of the Distribution Agreement contained in such Current Report on Form 8-K does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the copy of the Distribution Agreement filed as Exhibit 1.1 to the Form 8-K dated September 7, 2018.


Item 8.01.  Other Events.


On June 17, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing a proposed underwritten public offering of its Common Stock and pre-funded warrants to purchase shares of Common Stock. The full text of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)       Exhibits.


99.1   Press Release dated June 17, 2020.


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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.


Dated: June 17, 2020 By: /s/ Douglas E. Onsi
  Name: Douglas E. Onsi
  Title: Chief Executive Officer and President