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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):

March 28, 2023



Otonomy, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-36591   26-2590070

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


Address Not Applicable1   Address Not Applicable
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(619) 488-6202

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

4796 Executive Drive

San Diego, California 92121

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



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common stock, par value $0.001 per share   OTIC   OTC Pink

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Otonomy, Inc. (the “Company”) terminated its lease agreement for office space. Accordingly, the Company does not maintain a headquarters. For purposes of compliance with applicable requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, any stockholder communication required to be sent to the Company’s principal executive offices may be directed to the Company’s agent for service of process at Corporation Service Company, 251 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware 19808, or to the email address set forth in the Company’s proxy materials and/or identified on the Company’s investor relations website.




Item 8.01.

Other Events.

On March 28, 2023, the Company closed the asset sales to Prevail Therapeutics, Inc., an affiliate of Eli Lilly and the Company; Spiral Therapeutics, Inc.; and Dompé farmaceutici S.p.A., as each is further described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 13, 2023.


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 thereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 30, 2023     By:  

/s/ Paul E. Cayer

      Paul E. Cayer
      President, Secretary, Chief Financial and Business Officer