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): February 27, 2014
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
135 US Highway 206, Suite 15
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (908) 470-4320
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On February 27, 2014, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its upcoming participation at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.
The investor materials and a live audio webcast of the conference presentation will be publicly available on the conference date and may be accessed by visiting the Companys website at http://www.investors.aeriepharma.com/. The investor materials and replays of the audio webcasts will also be accessible by the public on such website for a limited period following the conference date.
The information in this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1) 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 of 1933, as amended, 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 exhibit relating to Item 7.01 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed:
99.1 Press Release dated February 27, 2014.
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: February 27, 2014||By:|
|Richard J. Rubino|
|Chief Financial Officer|
|Press Release dated February 27, 2014.|