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): March 1, 2021
Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
4800 Montgomery Lane, Suite 800
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Name of each exchange on which
|Common Stock, par value, $0.001 per share||NWBO||OTCQB|
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. l 2b-2 of this chapter).
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
Loan Entered Into
On March 1, 2021, Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Commercial Loan Agreement and Note (collectively, the “Loan Agreement”) with Streeterville Capital, LLC (the “Holder”) in the amount of $11,005,000. The Loan Agreement has a maturity of 22 months. Repayments do not start until November 1, 2021.
Following November 1, 2021, the Loan Agreement will be amortized in 14 equal monthly installments of principal at 110% of the pro rata amount, plus accrued interest. Interest on the Loan Agreement accrues at a rate of 8% per annum, and the Loan Agreement includes an original issue discount of ten percent. The Loan Agreement allows pre-payment at any time at the Company’s election. If the Company elects to pre-pay, the pre-payment would include a 10% charge. The Loan Agreement contains customary default provisions, including for potential acceleration.
The funds will be used for the Company’s ongoing business operations.
|Item 2.03.||Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.|
The information included in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
|NORTHWEST BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Date: March 1, 2021||By:||/s/ Linda Powers|
|Name :Linda Powers|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer and Chairman|