Washington, DC 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


 Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 27, 2018


Enzo Biochem, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


New York

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


001-09974 13-2866202
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
527 Madison Avenue  
New York, New York 10022
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(212) 583-0100

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.


On November 27, 2018, Enzo Biochem, Inc. (the “Company”) closed on the $6 million purchase of a new facility adjacent to its current campus in Farmingdale, NY to be used for manufacturing and distributing its low cost, diagnostic platform products and related services.


In connection with the acquisition of the facility, the Company entered into a fee mortgage security agreement with Citibank, N.A., the mortgagee in the amount of $4.5 million. The mortgage is for a term of 10 years, bears a fixed interest rate of 5.09% per annum, and requires monthly debt service and interest payments of $30,105.84. The mortgage includes financial covenants requiring adherence to certain financial ratios. The Company has Town of Babylon Industrial Development Agency (IDA) commitments that will provide significant multi-year tax abatements and additional incentives with respect to its entire Farmingdale campus


The Company is assuming a short term occupancy lease with an existing tenant from the seller. The tenant may occupy the facility until December 2019, unless it is given or gives notice to vacate prior to that date.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


99.1 Fee and Leasehold Mortgage and Security Agreement dated November 27, 2018.
99.2 Mortgage Note dated November 27, 2018.




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: December 3, 2018 By: /s/ Barry W. Weiner  
    Barry W. Weiner