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): March 25, 2016



BioTelemetry, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   000-55039   46-2568498

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1000 Cedar Hollow Road

Malvern, PA

  (Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (610) 729-7000

Not Applicable

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



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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On March 25, 2016, BioTelemetry, Inc. (“Biotelemetry”) and VirtualScopics, Inc. (“VirtualScopics”) issued a joint press release announcing that they had entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby BioTelemetry will acquire VirtualScopics. BioTelemetry will commence an all cash tender offer for all outstanding common and preferred shares of VirtualScopics, in which BioTelemetry will offer investors $4.05 per share for VirtualScopics’ common stock, $336.30 per share for VirtualScopics’ Series A and Series B Convertible Preferred Stock and $920.00 per share for VirtualScopics’ Class C-1 Convertible Preferred Stock. A copy of the joint press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.



99.1    Joint Press Release, dated March 25, 2016


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.


    BioTelemetry, Inc.

/s/ Peter Ferola

      Peter Ferola
      Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Date: March 25, 2016      

Exhibit Index


Exhibit No.



99.1    Joint Press Release, dated March 25, 2016