SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of incorporation or organization)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
270 E. Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
to be so registered
Name of exchange on which
each class is to be registered
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box. x
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box. ¨
Securities Act registration statement file number to which the form relates:
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
Item 1. Description of Registrants Securities to be Registered.
A description of the common stock, $0.001 par value per share, of Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Registrant), to be registered hereunder is contained in the section entitled Description of capital stock in the prospectus included in the Registrants Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-187901), initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) on April 12, 2013, as amended from time to time (the Registration Statement), and is incorporated herein by reference. Any form of prospectus subsequently filed by the Registrant with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, that constitutes part of the Registration Statement shall be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2. Exhibits.
Under the Instructions as to Exhibits with respect to Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed with this registration statement because no other securities of the Registrant are registered on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|PORTOLA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: May 17, 2013||By:||/s/ Mardi C. Dier|
Mardi C. Dier
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer