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Washington, D.C. 20549








Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 30, 2022



(Exact Name of Company as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware   001-35817   04-3462475

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


2 Executive Campus

2370 State Route 70, Suite 310

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Company’s telephone number, including area code (201) 479-1357


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


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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   VYNT   The Nasdaq Capital Market


Indicate by check mark whether the Company is an emerging growth company as defined by Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company


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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On December 30, 2022, vivoPharm Pty, Ltd. (“vivoPharm”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Vyant Bio, Inc. (the “Company”), entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Sabine Brandt as trustee for the Brandt Family Trust (“Buyer”), pursuant to which vivoPharm sold the entirety of the Company’s remaining vivoPharm business for early discovery services, represented by 100% of the outstanding shares of (i) of RDDT a vivoPharm Company Pty Ltd; and (ii) vivoPharm Europe Ltd, to Buyer in exchange for a nominal cash amount, subject to adjustments for closing cash and accounts payable, on and subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein (the “Transaction”). The Transaction results in the Company delivering target closing cash as part of the sold entities of approximately $827,000 and the assumption by Buyer of liabilities of the sold entities aggregating approximately $2.2 million. The Transaction was consummated effective December 31, 2022. The Agreement contains customary representations, warranties, covenants and indemnification provisions.


The above summary is not a complete description of the Agreement, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the document, which is filed as Exhibit 2.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference in its entirety.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(b) Pro Forma Financial Information


The unaudited pro forma financial information of the Company required to be filed in connection with the Transaction is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference as though fully set forth herein.


(d) Exhibits


As described above, the following exhibits are furnished as part of this report:


Exhibit No.   Description
2.1*   Share Purchase Agreement, dated December 30, 2022, by and between vivoPharm Pty, Ltd. and Sabine Brandt as trustee for the Brandt Family Trust
99.1   Unaudited Pro Forma Financial Information of Vyant Bio, Inc.
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


* We have omitted certain schedules and exhibits to this agreement in accordance with Item 601(b)(2) of Regulation S-K. A copy of any omitted schedule and/or exhibit will be furnished to the SEC upon request.






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: January 5, 2023 By: /s/ John A. Roberts
    Name: John A. Roberts
    Title: President and Chief Executive Officer