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): April 5, 2021

Maravai LifeSciences Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
10770 Wateridge Circle Suite 200
San Diego, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(858) 546-0004
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each classTrading
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par valueMRVIThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq Global Select 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 revisited financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On April 5, 2021, Maravai LifeSciences Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain preliminary financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference.

The information in this Form 8-K and the exhibit attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 8.01. Other Events

The Board of Directors of the Company has established May 19, 2021 as the date of the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2021 Annual Meeting”). The 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually by means of remote communication.

Shareholders who wish to present a proposal in accordance with SEC Rule 14a-8 for inclusion in the proxy materials to be distributed in connection with the 2021 Annual Meeting, or who intend to propose any resolution at the 2021 Annual Meeting, but do not wish to include it in the proxy materials, must submit such proposals or provide notice, as applicable, in writing to the Company by the close of business on April 15, 2021. Proposals and notices must comply with the specific requirements set forth in the Company’s bylaws and must be sent to the Company’s General Counsel and Secretary at 10770 Wateridge Circle Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92121.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Description of Exhibit


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.

Date: April 5, 2021By:/s/ Kevin M. Herde
Name:Kevin M. Herde
Title:Chief Financial Officer