SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 13, 2016
EMISPHERE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
4 Becker Farm Road,
Suite 103, Roseland, New Jersey
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: 973-532-8000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events .|
On August 20, 2014, Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (the Company) entered into a series of agreements with MHR Capital Partners Master Account LP, MHR Capital Partners (100) LP, MHR Institutional Partners II LP, and MHR Institutional Partners IIA LP (collectively, MHR), including (a) the Second Amended and Restated Convertible Reimbursement Promissory Notes (the Reimbursement Notes), (b) a Senior Secured Loan Agreement (the Loan Agreement), and (c) a Royalty Agreement (the Royalty Agreement).
The terms of the Reimbursement Notes and Loan Agreement require the Company to prepay amounts outstanding thereunder using 50% of certain proceeds (the Proceeds) paid to the Company, including $14 million received by the Company on October 26, 2015 in connection with certain licensing agreements with Novo Nordisk AS. Further, the terms of the Royalty Agreement require the Company to pay to MHR annual royalties on net sales of the Companys oral Eligen ® B12 product (Royalties).
On September 13, 2016, MHR agreed to further extend the payment of the Proceeds and Royalties to October 13, 2016.
Copies of the Reimbursement Notes, Loan Agreement and Royalty Agreement were filed by the Company in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 2014, and a summary of their material terms was filed in the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on August 21, 2014.
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.
|Emisphere Technologies, Inc.|
|September 15, 2016||By:||
/s/ Alan L. Rubino
Name: Alan L. Rubino
Title: President & Chief Executive Officer