Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 2, 2019 


NextCure, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter) 


Delaware   001-38905   47-5231247
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


9000 Virginia Manor Road, Suite 200
Beltsville, Maryland
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(240) 399-4900
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.) 

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


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share NXTC Nasdaq Global Select Market


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Emerging growth company  x


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Item 8.01Other Events.


NextCure, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), announced today that the underwriters for its recent underwritten public offering of common stock (the “Offering”) exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 611,578 shares of common stock of the Company at the public offering price of $36.75 per share (the “Option Exercise”). The original closing of the Offering was on November 19, 2019, and the Option Exercise closed on December 2, 2019. The gross proceeds to the Company from the Option Exercise, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, were approximately $22.5 million, bringing the total gross proceeds to the Company from the Offering to approximately $172.3 million.







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.


    NEXTCURE, Inc.
Date: December 2, 2019    
    /s/ Steven P. Cobourn
    Steven P. Cobourn
    Chief Financial Officer