POS AM

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, 2022

Registration No. 333-264907

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO:

FORM S-3

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 

 

ZYMERGEN INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   46-2942439

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

5959 Horton Street, Suite 700

Emeryville, California 94608

(415) 801-8073

(Address, including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrant’s Principal Executive Offices)

 

 

Zymergen Inc. 2021 Incentive Award Plan

Zymergen Inc. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

(Full Title of the Plans)

 

 

Enakshi Singh

Chief Financial Officer

5959 Horton Street, Suite 700

Emeryville, California 94608

Telephone: (415) 801-8073

(Name, Address, including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, including Area Code, of Agent for Service)

 

 

with a copy to:

Marko Zatylny

Ropes & Gray LLP

Prudential Tower

800 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02199

(617) 957-7000

 

 

If the only securities being registered on this Form are being offered pursuant to dividend or interest reinvestment plans, please check the following box:  ☐

If any of the securities being registered on this Form are to be offered on a delayed or continuous basis pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, other than securities offered only in connection with dividend or interest reinvestment plans, check the following box:  ☐

If this Form is filed to register additional securities for an offering pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act, please check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.  ☐

If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(c) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.  ☐

If this Form is a registration statement pursuant to General Instruction I.D. or a post-effective amendment thereto that shall become effective upon filing with the Commission pursuant to Rule 462(e) under the Securities Act, check the following box.  ☐

If this Form is a post-effective amendment to a registration statement filed pursuant to General Instruction I.D. filed to register additional securities or additional classes of securities pursuant to Rule 413(b) under the Securities Act, check the following box.  ☐

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

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

 

Large accelerated filer       
Accelerated filer      Smaller reporting company  
Non-accelerated filer      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 revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act.  ☐

 

 

 


EXPLANATORY NOTE

Deregistration of Unsold Securities

This Post-Effective Amendment relates to the Registration Statement No. 333-264907 on Form S-3, filed by Zymergen Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 13, 2022, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement filed with the SEC on May 31, 2022 (as amended, the “Registration Statement”). The Registration Statement pertains to the registration of an indeterminate number of (a) shares of common stock, (b) shares of preferred stock, (c) debt securities, (d) depositary shares, (e) warrants to purchase common stock, preferred stock, debt securities or depositary shares of the registrant, (f) purchase contracts and (g) units consisting of some or all of these securities (together, the “Securities”) up to a maximum aggregate public offering price of $200,000,000.

On October 19, 2022, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of July 24, 2022 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and between Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), Pepper Merger Subsidiary Inc., a Delaware corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), and the Company, Merger Sub merged with and into the Company (the “Merger”), with the Company surviving the Merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.

As a result of the Merger and the related transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement, the offerings of the Securities pursuant to the Registration Statement have been terminated. In accordance with an undertaking made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any of the Securities registered under the Registration Statement that remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company hereby removes from registration the Securities and terminates the effectiveness of the Registration Statement.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Emeryville, State of California, on October 19, 2022. No other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement in reliance upon Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

ZYMERGEN INC.
By:  

/s/ Enakshi Singh

Name:   Enakshi Singh
Title:   Chief Financial Officer