SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 13D-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 13D-2(a)
Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
(Title of Class of Securities)
Andrew D. Hudders, Esq.
Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP,
711 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized
to Receive Notices and Communications)
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)
If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of Rule 13d-1(b)(3) or (4), check the following box. [ ]
Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See §240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.
* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
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CUSIP NO.: 29772L 108
|1)||NAME OF REPORTING PERSON|
|Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|2)||CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP||(a) [ ]|
|(b) [ ]|
|3)||SEC Use Only|
|4)||SOURCE OF FUNDS||WC|
|5)||CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)||[ ]|
|6)||CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION||State of Delaware|
SOLE VOTING POWER
SHARED VOTING POWER
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
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|ITEM 1.||SECURITY AND ISSUER.|
The class of equity securities to which this Statement of Schedule 13D (this “Schedule 13D”) relates is shares of common stock, $0.001 par value (the “Common Stock”) of Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Issuer”). The principal executive office of the Issuer is 21925 W. Field Parkway, Suite 235, Deer Park, Illinois 60010.
|ITEM 2.||IDENTITY AND BACKGROUND.|
(a) This Schedule 13D is being filed by Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Reporting Person”).
(b) The Reporting Person’s principal business address is 12264 El Camino Real, Suite 350, San Diego, California 92130.
(c) The Reporting Person is an ophthalmology-focused pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, production and sale of innovative medications that offer unique competitive advantages and serve unmet needs in the marketplace.
(d) During the past five years, the Reporting Person has not been convicted in a criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors).
(e) During the past five years, the Reporting Person has not been a party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body of competent jurisdiction or as a result of such a proceeding was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, federal or state securities laws or finding any violation with respect to such laws.
(f) The Reporting Person is a corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.
|ITEM 3.||SOURCE AND AMOUNT OF FUNDS AND OTHER CONSIDERATION.|
The securities were acquired by the Reporting Person for an aggregate $3,500 through its working capital.
|ITEM 4.||PURPOSE OF TRANSACTION.|
The securities were initially acquired when the Reporting Person formed the Issuer as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Reporting Person in April 2017 (in June 2017, in connection with an offering of Series A Preferred stock by the Issuer, the Issuer was no longer a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Reporting Person) and are now being held for investment purposes. The Reporting Person intends to review its investment in the Issuer on a continuing basis and will routinely monitor a wide variety of investment considerations, including, without limitation, current and anticipated future trading prices for the Common Stock, the Issuer’s financial position, operations, assets, prospects, strategic direction and business and other developments affecting the Issuer. The Reporting Person may from time to time take such actions with respect to its investment in the Issuer as it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, (i) acquiring additional shares or disposing of some or all of its shares of Common Stock (or other securities of the Issuer); (ii) changing its current intentions with respect to any or all matters referred to in this Item 4; and/or (iii) engaging in hedging, derivative or similar transactions with respect to any securities of the Issuer. Any acquisition or disposition of the Issuer’s securities may be made by means of open-market purchases or dispositions, privately negotiated transactions, direct acquisitions from or dispositions to the Issuer.
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As a matter of disclosure, the Chief Executive Officer and one of five directors of the Reporting Person is a director and shareholder of the Issuer, however such person does not possess voting or dispositive power over the shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by the Reporting Person.
At the date of this Schedule 13D, except as set forth in this Schedule 13D, the Reporting Person does not have any plans or proposals which would result in:
(a) The acquisition by any person of additional securities of the Issuer, or the disposition of securities of the Issuer;
(b) An extraordinary corporate transaction, such as a merger, reorganization or liquidation, involving the Issuer or any of its subsidiaries;
(c) A sale or transfer of a material amount of assets of the Issuer or any of its subsidiaries;
(d) Any change in the present board of directors or management of the Issuer, including any plans or proposals to change the number or term of directors or fill any existing vacancies on the board;
(e) Any material change in the present capitalization or dividend policy of the Issuer;
(f) Any other material change in the Issuer’s business or corporate structure;
(g) Changes in the Issuer’s charter, bylaws or instruments corresponding thereto or other actions which may impede the acquisition of control of the Issuer by any person;
(h) Causing a class of securities of the Issuer to be delisted from a national securities exchange or to cease to be authorized to be quoted in an inter-dealer quotation system of a registered national securities association;
(i) A class of equity securities of the Issuer becoming eligible for termination of registration pursuant to Section 12(g)(4) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1940; or
(j) Any action similar to any of those actions enumerated above.
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|ITEM 5.||INTERESTS IN SECURITIES OF THE ISSUER.|
(a) As of November 15, 2018, the Reporting Person beneficially owned 3,500,000 shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock, representing approximately 20.7% of the shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock issued and outstanding as of such date. The percentage is based on 16,918,354 shares issued and outstanding of the Issuer.
(b) The Reporting Person has the sole power to vote and to dispose of 3,500,000 shares of Common Stock.
(c) Not applicable.
(d) Not applicable
(e) Not applicable.
|ITEM 6.||CONTRACTS, ARRANGEMENTS UNDERSTANDINGS OR RELATIONSHIPS WITH RESPECT TO SECURITIES OF THE ISSUER.|
|ITEM 7.||MATERIAL TO BE FILED AS EXHIBITS.|
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After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
|Dated as of: November 23, 2018||IMPRIMIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Andrew Boll|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|