SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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 5, 2013
Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code +972-4-988-9488
(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):
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On February 5, 2013, Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release confirming, in response to inquiries received the morning of the release and a report appearing in the Israeli press, that the Company has engaged Citigroup to assist it in reviewing a broad array of product partnering, technology sharing and other strategic alternatives. There is no assurance that the Company will undertake any such strategic alternative.
A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
The information contained in Item 7.01 of this report and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.