As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 27, 2020


Registration No. 333-                





Washington, D.C. 20549







IMV Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Canada Not applicable

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


130 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 19

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia


B3B 2C4
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Amended Stock Option Plan

(Full title of the plan)


C T Corporation System

28 Liberty Street

New York, NY 10005

(Name and address of agent for service)  


(212) 894-8800

(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)  


Copy to:



Pierre Labbé

IMV Inc.

130 Eileen Stubbs Avenue, Suite 19

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3H 0A8


(902) 492-1819

Thomas M. Rose

Troutman Sanders LLP

401 9th Street, NW

Suite 1000

Washington, DC 20004

(757) 687-7715



Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.


Large accelerated filer   ¨   Accelerated filer   þ
Non-accelerated filer   ¨   Smaller reporting company   ¨
        Emerging growth company   þ


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 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act   ¨





Title of securities

to be registered(1)

  Amount to be
maximum offering
price per share
aggregate offering
    Amount of
registration fee
Common shares, no par value   1,162,500 shares   $ 2.52(3)     $ 2,929,500     $ 380.25  


(1)Common shares, no par value, offered by IMV Inc. (the “Registrant”), offered pursuant to its Amended Stock Option Plan (effective September 25, 2009, as amended) (the “Stock Option Plan”).


(2)Pursuant to Rule 416(a) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), this registration statement also covers an indeterminate number of additional shares that may be offered and issued to prevent dilution resulting from stock splits, stock dividends or similar transactions as provided in the Plan.


(3)Calculated in accordance with Rule 457(c) and (h) based on the average of the high and low prices for the Registrant’s common shares reported on the Toronto Stock Exchange on March 22, 2020, which was Cdn$3.53 per share, or US$2.52 per share (converted into US dollars based on the average exchange rate on March 22, 2020, as reported by the Bank of Canada, for the conversion of Canadian dollars into U.S. dollars of Cdn$1.00 equals US$0.7135).






INCORPORATION by reference of contents

of registration statement on form s-8


This Registration Statement is being filed by the Registrant for the purpose of registering an additional 1,162,500 common shares issuable pursuant to the Stock Option Plan. These additional common shares are securities of the same class as other securities for which a Registration Statement on Form S-8 of the Registrant relating to the same employee benefit plan is effective. The Registrant previously registered common shares for issuance under the Stock Option Plan under a Registration Statement on Form S-8 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on June 1, 2018 (File No. 333-225363). Pursuant to General Instruction E to Form S-8, this Registration Statement hereby incorporates by reference the contents of the Registration Statement referenced above.




Item 8. Exhibits


The following exhibits are filed as part of this registration statement:


Number   Description

Amended Stock Option Plan (effective September 25, 2009, as amended on April 12, 2010, on September 15, 2011, on November 15, 2012, on April 30, 2013, on October 10, 2014, on March 20, 2015, on March 7, 2017, on May 30, 2018 and on May 9, 2019)

5.1   Opinion of McCarthy Tétrault LLP
23.1   Consent of McCarthy Tétrault LLP (included in the Opinion filed as Exhibit 5.1)
23.2   Consent of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
24.1   Powers of Attorney (included on the signature pages to this registration statement)







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Dartmouth, Province of Nova Scotia, Canada, on May 27, 2020.


  By: /s/ Pierre Labbé
    Pierre Labbé
    Chief Financial Officer




KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints Frederic Ors and Pierre Labbé, and each of them, his true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments to the registration statement, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorneys-in-fact and agents and each of them, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as he or she might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all said attorneys-in-fact and agents of them or their substitute or substitutes, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this registration statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities indicated on May 27, 2020.


Signature   Title
/s/ Frederic Ors   Chief Executive Officer and Director
Frederic Ors   (Principal Executive Officer)
/s/ Pierre Labbé   Chief Financial Officer
Pierre Labbé   (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)
/s/ Andrew Sheldon   Chairman of the Board of Directors
Andrew Sheldon    
/s/ Julia P. Gregory   Director
Julia P. Gregory    
/s/ James Hall   Director
James Hall    
/s/ Wayne Pisano   Director
Wayne Pisano    
/s/ Shermaine Tilley   Director
Shermaine Tilley    
/s/ Markus Warmuth   Director
Markus Warmuth    






Pursuant to the requirements of Section 6(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the undersigned has signed this registration statement, solely in the capacity of the duly authorized representative of IMV Inc. in the United States, in the City of Newark, State of Delaware, on May 27, 2020.


  By: /s/ Donald J. Puglisi
  Name: Donald J. Puglisi
  Title: Managing Director