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): December 17, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-37722   46-4312787

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


901 S. MoPac Expressway

Barton Oaks Plaza One

Suite 250

Austin, TX

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(512) 942-2935

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 1.02

Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement

On December 17, 2018, Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) provided notice of termination to JonesTrading Institutional Services LLC (“JonesTrading”) to terminate its existing Capital on DemandTM Sales Agreement (the “Prior Agreement”) with JonesTrading, effective December 21, 2018, in connection with the Company’s entry into an Open Market Sale AgreementSM with Jefferies LLC on December 21, 2018. The Prior Agreement had established an “at-the-market offering” program through which the Company had the right to issue and sell shares of its common stock for an aggregate offering price of up to $20.0 million. Prior to termination, the Company had sold 1,845,820 shares of its common stock pursuant to the Prior Agreement, for aggregate net proceeds of $16.4 million. The Company will not incur any early termination penalties in connection with the termination thereof.




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.


Date: December 21, 2018     By:  

/s/ Charles N. York II

      Charles N. York II
      Chief Financial Officer