Amendment No. 1





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)

July 23, 2019




Fluidigm Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware   001-34180   77-0513190

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)




File Number)



(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)




7000 Shoreline Court, Suite 100, South San Francisco, California 94080
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(650) 266-6000

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code


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


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):


  Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


  Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))



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



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, par value $0.001 per share FLDM Nasdaq Global Select Market


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

Emerging growth company ☐


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Explanatory Note


In accordance with Instruction No. 2 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, this Current Report on Form 8-K/A updates the disclosures made in the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Fluidigm Corporation on July 25, 2019 (the “Original Filing”) as set forth below. Except as expressly set forth herein, this Report does not amend, modify or update the disclosures contained in the Original Filing.


Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


As reported in the Original Filing, on July 23, 2019, Bill W. Colston, Ph.D., was appointed a Class I director by the Board of Directors of Fluidigm Corporation. At the time of the Original Filing, the Board had not made a determination regarding board committee assignments for Dr. Colston.


On September 4, 2019, Dr. Colston was appointed to serve as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee effective as of the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors.

















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:  September 6, 2019 By: /s/ Nicholas Khadder                                     

Nicholas Khadder

Senior Vice President, General Counsel,
and Secretary