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Section 1: SC 13G (SC 13G)

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 

 

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 


 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.     )*

 


 

BIOMX INC.

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)

09090D103

(CUSIP Number)

October 28, 2019

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

o

Rule 13d-1(b)

x

Rule 13d-1(c)

o

Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 


 

CUSIP No. 09090D103

 

 

(1)

Names of Reporting Persons
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

 

 

(2)

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

o

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

(3)

SEC Use Only

 

 

(4)

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Japan

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With:

(5)

Sole Voting Power
0

 

(6)

Shared Voting Power
2,470,935

 

(7)

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

(8)

Shared Dispositive Power
2,470,935

 

 

(9)

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
2,470,935 (1)

 

 

(10)

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

(11)

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
10.82% (2)

 

 

(12)

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO

 


(1) Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited’s beneficial ownership of the issuer’s Common Stock is comprised of 2,470,935 shares of Common Stock held by Takeda Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. Takeda Ventures, Inc. is owned directly by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., which is owned directly by both Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (58.09%) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG (41.91%). Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG is a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

 

(2) Based on 22,835,153 shares of Common Stock outstanding as set forth in the Issuer’s Current Report on Form 8-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2019.

 

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CUSIP No. 09090F103

 

 

(1)

Names of Reporting Persons
Takeda Ventures, Inc.

 

 

(2)

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

o

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

(3)

SEC Use Only

 

 

(4)

Citizenship or Place of Organization
USA

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With:

(5)

Sole Voting Power
0

 

(6)

Shared Voting Power
2,470,935

 

(7)

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

(8)

Shared Dispositive Power
2,470,935

 

 

(9)

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
2,470,935

 

 

(10)

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

(11)

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
10.82% (1)

 

 

(12)

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO

 


(1) Based on 22,835,153 shares of Common Stock outstanding as set forth in the Issuer’s Current Report on Form 8-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2019.

 

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Item 1(a)

 

Name of Issuer:
BiomX Inc.

Item 1(b)

 

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices
Pinhas Sapir Street
Floor 2

Ness Ziona, Israel

 

Item 2(a)

 

Name of Person Filing:
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Takeda Ventures, Inc.

Item 2(b)

 

Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited – 1-1, Nihonbashi-Honcho 2-Chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8668, Japan
Takeda Ventures, Inc. – 435 Tasso Street, Suite 300, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA

Item 2(c)

 

Citizenship:
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited – Japan
Takeda Ventures, Inc. – USA

Item 2(d)

 

Title of Class of Securities:
Common Stock

Item 2(e)

 

CUSIP No.:
09090D103

 

Item 3.

If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

 

Not applicable.

 

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Item 4.

Ownership

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.

 

(a)

Amount beneficially owned: See the responses to Item 9 on the attached cover pages.

 

 

(b)

Percent of class: See the responses to Item 11 on the attached cover pages.

 

 

(c)

Number of shares as to which the person has:

 

 

 

(i)

Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: See the responses to Item 5 on the attached cover pages.

 

 

 

(ii)

Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: See the responses to Item 6 on the attached cover pages.

 

 

 

(iii)

Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: See the responses to Item 7 on the attached cover pages.

 

 

 

(iv)

Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: See the responses to Item 8 on the attached cover pages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The percentages used herein and in this Item 4 are calculated based on 22,835,153 shares of Common Stock outstanding.

 

Item 5.

Ownership of 5 Percent or Less of a Class.

Not applicable.

 

Item 6.

Ownership of More than 5 Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

Not applicable.

 

Item 7.

Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.

See Exhibit 99.1.

 

Item 8.

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

Not applicable.

 

Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not applicable.

 

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Item 10.

Certifications

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under § 240.14a-11.

 

Signatures

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Dated: November 5, 2019

 

 

TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED

 

 

 

 

 

By

/s/ Yoshihiro Nakagawa

 

 

Name:

Yoshihiro Nakagawa

 

 

Title:

Corporate Officer, Global General Counsel

 

 

TAKEDA VENTURES, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

By

/s/ Michael Martin

 

 

Name:

Michael Martin

 

 

Title:

President

 

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INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit 99.1          Identification of the subsidiary which acquired the security being reported on by the parent holding company

 

Exhibit 99.2          Joint Filing Agreement

 

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EX-99.1)

Exhibit 99.1

 

Identification of the subsidiary which acquired the security being reported on by the parent holding company.

 

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited’s beneficial ownership of the reported securities is comprised of 2,470,935 shares of Common Stock held by Takeda Ventures, Inc., a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. Takeda Ventures, Inc. is owned directly by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., which is owned directly by both Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (58.09%) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG (41.91%). Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG is a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

 


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Section 3: EX-99.2 (EX-99.2)

Exhibit 99.2

 

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

 

The undersigned hereby agree that the Statement on Schedule 13G filed herewith (and any amendments thereto), relating to the Common Stock of BiomX Inc., a Delaware corporation, is being filed jointly with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, on behalf of each of the undersigned. In addition, each party to this Agreement expressly authorizes each other party to this Agreement to file on its behalf any and all amendments to such Statement on Schedule 13G.

 

This Agreement may be executed in counterparts and each of such counterparts taken together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

 

Date: November 5, 2019

 

 

TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED

 

 

 

 

 

By

/s/ Yoshihiro Nakagawa

 

 

Name:

Yoshihiro Nakagawa

 

 

Title:

Corporate Officer, Global General Counsel

 

 

 

 

 

TAKEDA VENTURES, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

By

/s/ Michael Martin

 

 

Name:

Michael Martin

 

 

Title:

President

 


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