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Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On November 16, 2023, Axcella Health Inc. (the “Company”) was notified by the Listing Qualifications Department (the “Staff”) of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) that the Company was not in compliance with the continued listing requirements of Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) because its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2023 had not yet been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).
The Nasdaq Hearings Panel (the “Panel”) will consider this matter in its decision regarding the Company’s continued listing on The Nasdaq Global Market.
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this report constitute “forward-looking statements” of Axcella within the meaning of applicable laws and regulations and constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Any statements contained herein which do not describe historical facts, including statements regarding our Nasdaq listing status are forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those discussed in such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the possibility that Axcella’s stockholders will not realize any value in Axcella’s shares, as well as those risks identified in the Company’s filings with the Commission, including under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year-ended December 31, 2022, and subsequent filings, with the Commission, including the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 30, 2023 and June 30, 2023. Copies of these documents may be obtained for free at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Axcella cautions investors not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Except as required by law, Axcella undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.
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.
|Axcella Health Inc.|
|Date: November 17, 2023||By:||/s/ Craig R. Jalbert|
|Name:||Craig R. Jalbert|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|