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): November 1, 2017
INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(state or other jurisdiction
10 Hudson Yards, Floor 37
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 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 1, 2017, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017 and provided other general business updates. A copy of the Company’s press release (the “Press Release”) containing such announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information in the Press Release is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference, the information contained or incorporated by reference in this Item 2.02 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on financial results dated November 1, 2017|
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.|
|Dated: November 1, 2017||/s/ Mark Pruzanski|
Mark Pruzanski, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer