SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): December 24, 2013
INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(state or other jurisdiction
18 Desbrosses Street
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (646) 747-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Between December 5, 2013 and December 19, 2013, the officers and directors of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) named in the table below entered into pre-arranged stock trading plans pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). Each plan contemplates the sale of a limited number of shares of the Company’s common stock for personal financial management reasons.
The following table provides the scheduled termination date and the maximum number of shares of common stock subject to the plan.
|Name||Number of Shares||Scheduled Termination Date|
|Mark Pruzanski||100,000||December 31, 2014|
|Barbara Duncan||12,073||July 20, 2014|
|Daniel Regan||20,000||March 4, 2015|
|David Shapiro||66,341||January 7, 2015|
|Srinivas Akkaraju||3,250||May 15, 2014|
|Paolo Fundaro||7,895||August 29, 2014|
|Lorenzo Tallarigo||8,582||January 7, 2015|
Sales under the plans may be executed earlier than the scheduled termination dates. Transactions made under these plans will be publicly disclosed through filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under Section 16 of the Exchange Act. Except as may be required by law, the Company does not undertake to report on specific Rule 10b5-1 pre-planned stock trading plans of directors and officers of the Company, nor to report modifications or terminations of the aforementioned plans or the plan of any other individual.
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.
|INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: December 24, 2013||/s/ Mark Pruzanski|
Mark Pruzanski, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer