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): May 7, 2015
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
2030 Main Street, Suite 1500
Irvine, California 92614
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (949) 526-8700
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On May 7, 2015, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
The information in this Item 2.02 (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (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, as amended (the Securities Act), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On or after May 7, 2015, representatives of the Company may present to various investors the information about the additional analyses of the results from the Companys first Phase 3 registration trial of RhopressaTM, named Rocket 1, as described in the slides attached to this report as Exhibit 99.2 hereto. Exhibit 99.2 is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.
The information in this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.2) is being furnished, not filed, pursuant to Regulation FD. Accordingly, the information in this Item 7.01 will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference. The furnishing of the information in this Item 7.01 is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination or admission by the Company that this information is material or complete, or that investors should consider this information before making an investment decision with respect to any security of the Company.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits relating to Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed:
99.1 Press Release dated May 7, 2015.
99.2 RhopressaTM Rocket 1 Additional Analyses dated May 7, 2015.
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.
|AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: May 7, 2015||By:||/s/ Richard J. Rubino|
|Richard J. Rubino|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|99.1||Press Release dated May 7, 2015.|
|99.2||RhopressaTM Rocket 1 Additional Analyses dated May 7, 2015.|