Form 8-K





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): February 3, 2014



Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-31161   23-2908305

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

6154 Nancy Ridge Drive, San Diego, California 92121

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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In this report, “Arena Pharmaceuticals,” “Arena,” “Company,” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and/or one or more of our wholly owned subsidiaries, unless the context otherwise provides. Arena Pharmaceuticals® and Arena® are registered service marks of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BELVIQ is a trademark of our wholly owned subsidiary, Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH, and is registered in the United States.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On February 3, 2014 (Japan Standard Time), Eisai Co., Ltd., or Eisai, held a conference call to report its third quarter financial results for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. Eisai’s subsidiary, Eisai Inc., markets and distributes BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl) in the United States under a marketing and supply agreement with our subsidiary, Arena Pharmaceuticals GmbH. In connection with the call, Eisai reported that Eisai’s net sales of BELVIQ in the United States were approximately $17 million from June 2013, when BELVIQ first became available in the United States, to December 31, 2013.

We plan to report our financial results as part of our upcoming fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results announcement.


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: February 3, 2014     Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 /s/ Steven W. Spector

      Steven W. Spector
      Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary