SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 10, 2018
ULTRAGENYX PHARMACEUTICAL INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 483-8800
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.01Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets
On January 10, 2018, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (the “Company”) and Ultragenyx International UX003 Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (together with the Company, the “Sellers”) completed the previously announced sale of their Rare Pediatric Disease Priority Review Voucher (“PRV”) to Novartis Pharma AG. The PRV was awarded to the Company by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in connection with the approval of Mepsevii™ (vestronidase alfa-vjbk). In consideration for the PRV, Novartis paid the Sellers $130,000,000 upon closing.
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.
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
By: /s/ Shalini Sharp
Name: Shalini Sharp
Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial