Form 8-K Sientra, Inc. For: Oct 23

October 23, 2015 2:04 PM EDT

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Washington, DC 20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): October 23, 2015




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)








(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)


File Number)


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


420 South Fairview Avenue, Suite 200

Santa Barbara, CA 93117

(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)


(805) 562-3500

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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


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o      Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))





Item 8.01.                                        Other Events.


On October 23, 2015, Sientra, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding the manufacturing facilities of Silimed, the Company’s contract manufacturer. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01.                                        Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)                                 Exhibits


Exhibit No.





Press Release of Sientra, Inc. dated October 23, 2015.






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 hereto duly authorized.






Dated: October 23, 2015


/s/ Hani Zeini



Hani Zeini



President and Chief Executive Officer






Exhibit No.





Press Release of Sientra, Inc. dated October 23, 2015.



Exhibit 99.1



Sientra Issues Statement Regarding Silimed Manufacturing Facilities


SANTA BARBARA, Calif., October 23, 2015 — Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIEN), a medical aesthetics company, today issued the following statement regarding a recent development at Silimed’s manufacturing facilities:


We are aware of a fire in one of the two manufacturing buildings at Silimed, and are in contact with Silimed in order to assess the situation. Our thoughts are with the entire Silimed team. Our management team is working diligently to get answers and we will share additional information when it is available.


About Sientra


Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Sientra is a medical aesthetics company committed to making a difference in patients’ lives by enhancing their body image, growing their self-esteem and restoring their confidence. The Company was founded to provide greater choice to board-certified plastic surgeons and patients in need of medical aesthetics products. The Company has developed a broad portfolio of products with technologically differentiated characteristics, supported by independent laboratory testing and strong clinical trial outcomes. The Company sells its breast implants and breast tissue expanders exclusively to board-certified and board-admissible plastic surgeons and tailors its customer service offerings to their specific needs. The Company also offers a range of other aesthetic and specialty products.




Investor Contacts:

The Ruth Group

Nick Laudico

(646) 536-7030

[email protected]


Media Contacts:

Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

Daniel Katcher / Kelly Sullivan / Alyssa Cass

(212) 355-4449




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