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Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On March 8, 2022, Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) received notice (the “Notice”) from the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) that the Company’s stockholders’ equity as reported in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021 does not satisfy the Nasdaq Global Market continued listing requirement set forth in Nasdaq Stock Market Rule 5450(b)(1) (the “Rule”).
The Company has 45 calendar days from the date of the Notice to submit to Nasdaq a plan to regain compliance with the Rule. The Company currently anticipates timely submitting such a plan to Nasdaq. If the plan is accepted, Nasdaq may grant an extension of up to 180 calendar days from the date of the Notice for the Company to provide evidence of compliance. If the plan is not accepted or the Company is not granted an extension, the Company will then consider actions appropriate to the circumstances, which may include applicable appeals to a Nasdaq Hearings Panel.
There can be no assurance that the Company will be able to regain compliance with the Rule.
Statements contained in this report regarding matters that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s intention and timing for submitting a plan to Nasdaq, Nasdaq’s potential responses to the Company’s plan and the Company’s proposed actions if the plan is not accepted by Nasdaq. Risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to prepare a submit a plan on its expected timing, Nasdaq’s review of the Company’s plan and the Company’s ability to complete expected actions following Nasdaq’s review. These and other risks and uncertainties are described more fully under the caption “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in the Company’s filings and reports with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements contained in this report speak only as of the date on which they were made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.
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.
|MINERVA NEUROSCIENCES, INC.|
Date: March 14, 2022