SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Bessemer Venture Partners VIII L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS
1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 104

(Street)
LARCHMONT NY 10538

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Rocket Lab USA, Inc. [ RKLB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/03/2022
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/03/2022 J(1)(2) 8,142,482(1)(2) D (1)(2) 73,308,472(4) I See footnotes(3)(4)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Bessemer Venture Partners VIII L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS
1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 104

(Street)
LARCHMONT NY 10538

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Bessemer Venture Partners VIII Institutional L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS
1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 104

(Street)
LARCHMONT NY 10538

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Deer VIII & Co. L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS
1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 104

(Street)
LARCHMONT NY 10538

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Deer VIII & Co. Ltd.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BESSEMER VENTURE PARTNERS
1865 PALMER AVENUE, SUITE 104

(Street)
LARCHMONT NY 10538

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. On March 3, 2022 Bessemer Venture Partners VIII Institutional L.P. ("BVP VIII Inst") and Bessemer Venture Partners VIII, L.P. ("BVP VIII", and together with BVP VIII Inst referred to collectively, the "Funds") distributed, for no consideration 4,445,797 shares and 3,696,685 shares, respectively (collectively, the "Shares"), of Common Stock to their limited partners and to Deer VIII & Co. L.P. ("Deer L.P."), representing each such partner's pro rata interest in such Shares. On the same date, one or more of such limited partner(s) distributed, for no consideration, the Shares to certain of its or their members in an amount equal to each such member's or members' respective pro rata interests in the Shares. Finally, on the same date, Deer L.P. distributed, for no consideration, the Shares it received from the distributions to its partners in an amount equal to each such partner's pro rata interest in the Shares.
2. (Continued from footnote 1) All of the aforementioned distributions were made in accordance with the exemptions afforded by Rules 16a-13 and 16a-9 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
3. Deer VIII & Co. Ltd. ("Deer Ltd.") is the general partner of Deer L.P. which is the general partner of each of the Funds. Deer Ltd. and Deer L.P. disclaim beneficial ownership of the securities held by the Funds, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that Deer Ltd. and Deer L.P. are the beneficial owners of such securities, except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein, if any, by virtue of their direct and indirect general partner interests in the Funds.
4. As of the date hereof, BVP VIII Inst and BVP VIII own 40,026,429 shares of Common Stock and 33,282,043 shares of Common Stock, respectively.
Remarks:
/s/ Scott Ring, General Counsel, Deer VIII & Co. Ltd., the General Partner of Deer VIII & Co. L.P., the General Partner of Bessemer Venture Partners VIII L.P. 03/07/2022
/s/ Scott Ring, General Counsel, Deer VIII & Co. Ltd., the General Partner of Deer VIII & Co. L.P., the General Partner of Bessemer Venture Partners VIII Institutional L.P. 03/07/2022
/s/ Scott Ring, General Counsel, Deer VIII & Co. Ltd., the General Partner of Deer VIII & Co. L.P. 03/07/2022
/s/ Scott Ring, General Counsel, Deer VIII & Co. Ltd. 03/07/2022
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