As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2020
Registration No. 333-219962
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
AQUAVENTURE HOLDINGS LIMITED
(Exact name of issuer as specified in its charter)
British Virgin Islands
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
c/o Conyers Corporate Services (BVI) Limited
Commerce House, Wickhams Cay 1
P.O. Box 3140 Road Town
British Virgin Islands VG 1110
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
AquaVenture Holdings Limited 2016 Share Option and Incentive Plan
AquaVenture Holdings Limited 2016 Employee Stock Purchase Plan
(Full title of plan)
Vice President and General Counsel
9399 W. Higgins Rd, Ste 1100
Rosemont, IL 60018
(Name, address and telephone number of agent for service)
James R. Griffin
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
6950, 200 Crescent Ct suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75201
Telephone: (214) 746 7779
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
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Emerging Growth Company x
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DEREGISTRATION OF COMMON STOCK
On August 14, 2017 AquaVenture Holdings Limited (“AquaVenture”) filed a registration statement on Form S-8 (File No. 333-219962) (the “Registration Statement”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission, registering (i) 1,055,521 ordinary shares of AquaVenture, no par value (the “Ordinary Shares”), under the AquaVenture Holdings Limited 2016 Share Option and Incentive Plan, and (ii) 200,000 Ordinary Shares under the AquaVenture Holdings Limited 2016 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
On March 30, 2020, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of December 23, 2019, by and among AquaVenture, Culligan International Company, a Delaware corporation (“Culligan”) and Amberjack Merger Sub, a business company incorporated under the laws of the British Virgin Islands and subsidiary of Culligan (“Amberjack”), Amberjack merged with and into AquaVenture, with AquaVenture being the surviving company of the merger and AquaVenture became a subsidiary of Culligan (the “Merger”). As a result of the Merger, the offerings pursuant to the Registration Statement have been terminated. In accordance with an undertaking made by AquaVenture in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any of the Ordinary Shares registered under the Registration Statement that remain unsold at the termination of the offerings, AquaVenture hereby removes from registration the Ordinary Shares registered but unsold under the Registration Statement.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, on the 31st day of March, 2020.
AQUAVENTURE HOLDINGS LIMITED.
/s/ Allen Hamood
Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 of the Registration Statement on Form S-8 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.
/s/ Allen Hamood
March 31, 2020
Executive Vice President
/s/ Andrew Kellog
March 31, 2020