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): July 12, 2016
ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
6120 Windward Parkway
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (678) 990-5740
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
Dan Myers, Chief Executive Officer of Alimera Sciences, Inc. (“Alimera”), will be presenting at the Cantor Fitzgerald Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time in New York City. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available for access on the Investor Relations section of Alimera's website at www.alimerasciences.com. The slides that will be used for the presentation are furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Various statements to be made during the presentation and webcast, including statements in the slides furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, are “forward-looking statements,” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, regarding, among other things, that there is a $2 billion market opportunity for ILUVIEN®, Alimera’s ability to gain new territory to sell ILUVIEN, that the Middle East MEAgate agreement will generate revenue in 2017, that ILUVIEN’s estimated peak sales potential exceeds $400 to $500 million and that there is a 17% United States incidence growth of DME yearly. Such forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and involve inherent risks and uncertainties, including factors that could delay, divert or change any of them, and could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in its forward-looking statements. Meaningful factors which could cause actual results to differ include, but are not limited to, uncertainty as to Alimera’s ability to close on additional or alternative debt financing in an appropriate time frame, Alimera’s failure to meet is financial covenants under its amended loan facility with Hercules Capital, Inc., or if Alimera fails to meet is financial covenants, Hercules Capital, Inc. deciding to not waive those failures, any of which could materially affect Alimera’s commercialization of ILUVIEN. Meaningful factors also include, but are not limited to marketing acceptance of ILUVIEN in the US and Europe, physicians’ ability to obtain reimbursement for ILUVIEN and seasonality, as well as other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of Alimera's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and Quarterly Report on 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2016, which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. In addition to the risks described above and in Alimera's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K and other filings with the SEC, other unknown or unpredictable factors also could affect Alimera's results. There can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated by Alimera will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects on, Alimera. Therefore, no assurance can be given that the outcomes stated in such forward-looking statements and estimates will be achieved.
All forward-looking statements made during the presentation and webcast are expressly qualified by the cautionary statements contained or referred to herein. Alimera cautions investors not to rely too heavily on the forward-looking statements Alimera makes or that are made on its behalf. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made (unless another date is indicated). Alimera undertakes no obligation, and specifically declines any obligation, to publicly update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and the slides furnished as Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.
Dated: July 12, 2016
/s/ RICHARD S. EISWIRTH, JR.
Richard S. Eiswirth, Jr.
President and Chief Financial Officer