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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 10, 2017




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Singapore   001-37627   Not Applicable

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

8 Cross Street #10-00, PWC Building

Singapore 048424

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +65 6236 3388



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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 10, 2017, data from preclinical studies of WVE-3972-01, Wave Life Sciences Ltd.’s (the “Company”) investigational stereopure antisense oligonucleotide designed to target the pathogenic allele of the C9ORF72 gene for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD), were presented at the 28th International Symposium on ALS/MND. These data were presented by Robert Brown, Jr., DPhil, MD, with whom the Company is working in collaboration to further understand neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases, including ALS, and characterize the pharmacology of oligonucleotides. The slides presented containing these data are furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

In addition, on December 11, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing these data. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 attached hereto, is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibits relating to Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall be deemed to be furnished and not filed:






99.1    Slides presented on December 10, 2017
99.2    Press release issued on December 11, 2017


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: December 11, 2017       /s/ Keith C. Regnante
      Keith C. Regnante
      Chief Financial Officer