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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 16, 2021



Adicet Bio, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-38359   81-3305277

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


500 Boylston Street, 13th Floor

Boston, MA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (857) 315-5528

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:


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


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   ACET   The Nasdaq Global Market

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 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers

On February 16, 2021, Lloyd Klickstein, M.D., Ph.D. notified Adicet Bio, Inc. (the “Company”) of his resignation as Chief Innovation Officer of the Company, effective February 19, 2021. Dr. Klickstein’s resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company or its Board of Directors or any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices.

In connection with his resignation, Dr. Klickstein and the Company entered into a Consulting Agreement, dated February 19, 2021 (the “Consulting Agreement”), pursuant to which Dr. Klickstein has agreed to serve as a member of the Company’s Scientific Advisory Board and provide strategic advice and services related to scientific and innovation matters as the Company and Dr. Klickstein may mutually agree to from time to time. As compensation for his services under the Consulting Agreement, a portion of the equity awards held by Dr. Klickstein as of February 19, 2021 will continue to vest during the term of the Consulting Agreement.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    Date: February 19, 2021     ADICET BIO, INC.

/s/ Nick Harvey

      Nick Harvey
      Chief Financial Officer