Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 9, 2020



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-38535   45-4626057
(State or other jurisdiction of
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification


909 Davis Street, Suite 600
Evanston, IL
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(847) 871-0377

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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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 $0.01 per share   APTX   The Nasdaq Global Select Market


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Item 2.02.Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


On January 9, 2020, Aptinyx Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it estimates that its cash and cash equivalents were approximately $99 million as of December 31, 2019. These financial results are only preliminary estimates and are based on information available to management as of the date of this report and these estimates could change. The Company’s actual financial results as of December 31, 2019 are subject to the completion of its financial statements as of and for such period. The Company’s independent registered public accountants have not audited, reviewed or performed any procedures with respect to such preliminary estimates and accordingly do not express an opinion or any other form of assurance with respect thereto. Complete results as of December 31, 2019 will be included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019.


The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.







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.

  Aptinyx Inc.
Date: January 9, 2020 By: /s/ Ashish Khanna
    Ashish Khanna
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Business Officer