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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): January 19, 2023




Gamida Cell Ltd.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)




Israel   001-38716   Not Applicable

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


116 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor

Boston, MA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(617) 892-9080

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(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):


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class  

Trading Symbol(s)

  Name of each exchange on which registered
Ordinary Shares, NIS 0.01 par value   GMDA   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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


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.  







Item 8.01 Other Events.


As previously reported in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2022, Gamida Cell Ltd. (the “Company”) was previously engaged in discussions with Lonza Netherlands B.V. (“Lonza”) to terminate that certain Manufacturing Services Agreement, dated as of June 10, 2019 (the “Manufacturing Agreement”), with Lonza for the manufacture of omidubicel. On December 29, 2022, the Company entered into a settlement agreement (the “Settlement Agreement”) with Lonza pursuant to which the Company agreed to pay an aggregate amount of €8,000,000 to Lonza in a series of installments, with the first installment of €1,500,000 paid prior to December 31, 2022 and the final installment payment to be paid no later than September 30, 2024. In connection with these payments, Lonza and the Company agreed to terminate the Manufacturing Agreement and to a mutual release of any claims arising out of the Manufacturing Agreement.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.




Exhibit No.



104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)







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.


January 19, 2023 By: /s/ Josh Patterson
    Josh Patterson
    General Counsel