Novan, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVN) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing

Novan, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVN) Files An 8-K Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing
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Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Ruleor Standard; Transfer of Listing.

On January14, 2019, Novan, Inc. (the “Company”) received a notice from the staff (the “Staff”) of the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC notifying the Company that, for the last 30 consecutive business days, the market value of the Company’s listed securities has been below the minimum $50.0 million requirement for continued inclusion on The Nasdaq Global Market to Nasdaq Listing Rule5450(b)(2)(A) (the “Rule”). The Staff also noted that the Company did not meet alternative requirements for satisfying continued listing criteria found in Nasdaq Listing Rule 5450(b)(3)(A).

The Company has 180 calendar days, or until July 15, 2019, to regain compliance with the Rule.If, at any time before July15, 2019, the market value of the Company’s listed securities closes at $50.0 million or more for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days, the Staff will provide written notification to the Company that it complies with the Rule.

If the Company does not regain compliance with the Ruleby July15, 2019, the Staff will provide written notification to the Company that its common stock is subject to delisting.At that time, the Company may either apply for listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market, provided it meets the continued listing requirements of that market, or appeal the decision to a Nasdaq Listing Qualifications Panel (the “Panel”). In the event of an appeal, the Company’s securities would remain listed on The Nasdaq Global Market pending a decision by the Panel following the hearing.The Company is currently evaluating its options for regaining compliance.

About Novan, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVN)

Novan, Inc. is a late-stage pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of therapies using its nitric oxide platform. The Company develops product candidates using its Nitricil technology, which enables the Company to engineer tunable new chemical entities (NCEs). The Company’s formulation science enables it to further tune the release of nitric oxide when applied to the skin by using the combinations of inactive ingredients. It is developing SB204 for the treatment of acne vulgaris in Phase III. The Company is developing its product candidate, SB206, for the treatment of external genital and perianal warts in Phase II. It is developing SB208, an investigational topical anti-fungal for the treatment of fungal infections of the skin and nails. It is developing SB204 for the treatment of inflammatory skin diseases. Its pipeline also includes SB414, a topical cream product candidate.

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