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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 13, 2020


Cytokinetics, Incorporated
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware 000-50633 94-3291317
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


280 East Grand Avenue, South San Francisco, California 94080
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(650) 624-3000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable
(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 registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 CYTK The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 2.01. Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.


On November 13, 2020, Cytokinetics, Incorporated (“Cytokinetics”) and RTW Royalty Holdings Designated Activity Company (f/k/a Dolya Holdco 19 Designated Activity Company) (“RTW Royalty Holdings”) closed the previously announced sale of all of Cytokinetics’ rights to receive certain payments on the net sales of products containing the compound mavacamten under that certain Research Collaboration Agreement, dated August 24, 2012, by and between Cytokinetics and MyoKardia, Inc. pursuant to that certain Royalty Purchase Agreement, dated July 14, 2020, by and between Cytokinetics and RTW Royalty Holdings (the “Royalty Purchase Agreement”). At the closing, Cytokinetics received a one-time payment of $85 million.


The foregoing description of the Royalty Purchase Agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Royalty Purchase Agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.3 to Cytokinetics’ Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 6, 2020 and is incorporated herein by reference.


















Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.





Date: November 16, 2020  By:  /s/ Ching Jaw
     Ching Jaw
     Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer