As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 16, 2022
Registration No. 333-239356
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
STEALTH BIOTHERAPEUTICS CORP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Translation of Registrants Name into English)
|Cayman Islands||2834||Not Applicable|
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(Primary Standard Industrial
Classification Code Number)
Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp
c/o Intertrust Corporate Services (Cayman) Limited
One Nexus Way, Camana Bay
KY1-9005 Cayman Islands
(Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrants Principal Executive Offices)
Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc.
123 Highland Ave, Suite 201
Needham, MA 02494
(Name, Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Agent for Service)
Rosemary G. Reilly, Esq.
Michael Gilligan, Esq.
Ryan S. Brewer, Esq.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
Telephone: (617) 526-6000
Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: Not applicable.
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DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 (this Amendment) to the Registration Statement on Form F-1 (File No. 333-239356) (the Registration Statement) filed by Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp (the Registrant) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) on June 22, 2020 and declared effective by the Commission on July 10, 2020, is being filed to deregister all securities of the Registrant that were registered for issuance on the Registration Statement and remain unsold under such Registration Statement.
On November 16, 2022, the Registrant completed the merger contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated July 31, 2022 (the Merger Agreement), among the Registrant, Stealth Parent Limited (Parent) and Stealth Merger Sub Limited. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, the Registrant is now directly owned by Parent and the holders of the Continuing Shares (as defined in the Merger Agreement) (the Merger).
As a result of the Merger, the offering of the Registrants securities pursuant to the Registration Statement has been terminated. In accordance with an undertaking made by the Registrant in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any securities of the Registrant which remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Registrant is filing this Amendment to terminate the effectiveness of the Registration Statement and to remove from registration all of the securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement as of the date hereof, if any.
The foregoing description of the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the Merger Agreement, which is incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.2 to the Form 6-K filed with the Commission by the Registrant on August 1, 2022.
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 this Amendment to Form F-1 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized in the Town of Needham, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on this 16th day of November, 2022.
|Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp|
|By:||/s/ Irene P. McCarthy|
|Name:||Irene P. McCarthy|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Note: In reliance upon Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, no other person is required to sign this Amendment.