SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Federal Republic of Germany||Not Applicable|
|(State of incorporation or organization)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
An der Goldgrube 12
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which
American Depositary Shares, each
representing one ordinary share
|The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Ordinary shares, no par value per share*||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC*|
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Securities Act registration statement or Regulation A offering statement file number to which this form relates:
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
Not for trading, but only in connection with the listing of the American Depositary Shares on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. The American Depositary Shares each represent one ordinary share and are registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to a separate Registration Statement on Form F-6 (File No. 333-233688). Accordingly, the American Depositary Shares are exempt from the operation of Section 12(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, pursuant to Rule 12a-8.
Item 1. Description of Registrants Securities to be Registered.
BioNTech SE (the Company) hereby incorporates by reference (a) the description of its ordinary shares, no par value, contained under the heading Description of Share Capital and Articles of Association (Satzung), (b) the description of its American Depositary Shares, each representing one ordinary share, no par value, contained under the heading Description of American Depositary Shares and (c) the information set forth under the heading Taxation, in each case, in the Companys Registration Statement on Form F-1 (File No. 333-233688), as amended, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) September 24, 2019 (the Registration Statement), and any prospectus that constitutes part of the Registration Statement to be filed separately by the Company with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, which information shall also be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2. Exhibits.
In accordance with the Instructions as to Exhibits for Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed as part of this registration statement because no other securities of the Company are registered on the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC, and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
/s/ Prof. Ugur Sahin, M.D.
Name: Prof. Ugur Sahin, M.D.
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Dated: October 7, 2019