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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-A

 

 

For Registration of Certain Classes of Securities

Pursuant to Section 12(b) or 12(g) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

 

LianBio

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Cayman Islands   98-1594670
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

103 Carnegie Center Drive, Suite 215

Princeton, NJ

Telephone: (609) 486-2308

  08540
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

to be so registered

 

Name of each exchange on which

each class is to be registered

American depositary shares, each representing one Ordinary Share   Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Ordinary Shares, $0.0001 par value per share   Nasdaq Stock Market LLC*

 

 

 

*

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 represent Ordinary Shares and are being registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to a separate Registration Statement on Form F-6. 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 thereunder.

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c) or (e), check the following box.  ☒

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d) or (e), check the following box.  ☐

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities concurrently with a Regulation A offering, check the following box.  ☐

Securities Act registration statement or Regulation A offering statement file number to which this form relates (if applicable):

333-259978

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:

None

 

 

 


Item 1. Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered.

The description of the securities to be registered will be contained in a prospectus, constituting part of LianBio’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-259978) relating to such securities, to be filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (such prospectus as filed pursuant to Rule 424(b), the “Prospectus”). The description of the securities contained in the Prospectus is hereby incorporated by reference into this Form 8-A.

Item 2. Exhibits.

No exhibits are required to be filed because the securities being registered on this form are being registered on an exchange on which no other securities of LianBio are registered and are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


SIGNATURE

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.

 

Dated: October 20, 2021     LianBio
    By:  

/s/ Yizhe Wang, Ph.D.

    Name:   Yizhe Wang, Ph.D.
    Title:   Chief Executive Officer