Form 8-K





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): November 20, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-38536   20-3352427

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

180 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1810

Chicago, IL 60601

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(844) 445-5704

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Item 1.01.

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On November 20, 2018, Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) and 180 N LaSalle Property Owner LLC (“LaSalle”) entered into a First Amendment to Office Lease Agreement (the “Amendment”) to expand the premises underlying the original Office Lease Agreement, dated January 26, 2018 (the “Lease Agreement”).

Pursuant to the Lease Agreement, the Company leases from LaSalle Suite 1810 in the building located at 180 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois, which is used by the Company as its headquarters (the “Existing Premises”). The Amendment will relocate and expand the Existing Premises to Suite 1500 and Suite 1600 and extend the term of the Lease Agreement until June 30, 2031, with the option to renew by the Company for an additional five years. The initial term is expected to commence on July 1, 2019. The Company will be obligated to pay approximately $12.5 million in rent over the initial term of the lease.

The foregoing description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2018.


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.


     Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.                                    

Date: November 23, 2018


/s/ Barry Deutsch


Barry Deutsch

Chief Financial Officer