UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 2)*

 

RedHill Biopharma Ltd.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Ordinary Shares, NIS 0.01 par value per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

M8208M118

(CUSIP Number)

 

December 31, 2020

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

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

 

¨ Rule 13d-1(b)

 

x Rule 13d-1(c)

 

¨ 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 (“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. M8208M118

 

1. Names of Reporting Persons
   
  Ibex Investors LLC
   
2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
   
  (a)    ¨
  (b)    ¨
   
   
3. SEC Use Only
   
4. Citizenship or Place of Organization
   
  Colorado, USA

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY EACH

REPORTING

PERSON WITH:

5.  SOLE VOTING POWER 22,777,100*
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER 0
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 22,777,100*
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0

 

9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
   
  22,777,100*
   
10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) ¨
   
11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
   
  5.5%*
   
12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
   
  OO

 

 

 

* The Reporting Persons beneficially own 2,277,710 American Depository Shares representing 22,777,100 Ordinary Shares. The information above is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day before the date of filing of this Schedule 13G.

 

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CUSIP No. M8208M118

 

1. Names of Reporting Persons
   
  Justin B. Borus
   
2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
   
  (a)    ¨
  (b)    ¨
   
   
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 22,777,100*
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER 0
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 22,777,100*
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0

 

9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
   
  22,777,100*
   
10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) ¨
   
11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
   
  5.5%*
   
12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
   
  IN

 

 

 

* The Reporting Persons beneficially own 2,277,710 American Depository Shares representing 22,777,100 Ordinary Shares. The information above is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day before the date of filing of this Schedule 13G.

 

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CUSIP No. M8208M118

 

1. Names of Reporting Persons
 
  Ibex Israel Fund LLLP
 
2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
  (a)    ¨
  (b)    ¨
 
3. SEC Use Only
 
4. Citizenship or Place of Organization
 
  Delaware, USA

 

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH:
5.  SOLE VOTING POWER 22,777,100*
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER 0
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 22,777,100*
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0

 

9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
  22,777,100*
 
10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  ¨
 
11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
  5.5%*
 
12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
  PN

 

 

 

* The Reporting Persons beneficially own 2,277,710 American Depository Shares representing 22,777,100 Ordinary Shares. The information above is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day before the date of filing of this Schedule 13G.

 

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CUSIP No. M8208M118

 

1. Names of Reporting Persons
 
  Ibex GP LLC
 
2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
  (a)    ¨
  (b)    ¨
 
3. SEC Use Only
 
4. Citizenship or Place of Organization
 
  Colorado, USA

 

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH:
5.  SOLE VOTING POWER 22,777,100*
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER 0
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 22,777,100*
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0

 

9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
22,777,100*   
 
10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  ¨
 
11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
  5.5%*
 
12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
  OO

 

 

 

* The Reporting Persons beneficially own 2,277,710 American Depository Shares representing 22,777,100 Ordinary Shares. The information above is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day before the date of filing of this Schedule 13G.

 

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CUSIP No. M8208M118

 

 

1. Names of Reporting Persons
 
  Ibex Investment Holdings LLC
 
2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
  (a)    ¨
  (b)    ¨
 
3. SEC Use Only
 
4. Citizenship or Place of Organization
 
  Delaware, USA

 

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH:
5.  SOLE VOTING POWER 22,777,100*
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER 0
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 22,777,100*
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0

 

9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
  22,777,100*   
 
10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  ¨
 
11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
  5.5%*
 
12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
  OO

 

 

 

* The Reporting Persons beneficially own 2,277,710 American Depository Shares representing 22,777,100 Ordinary Shares. The information above is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day before the date of filing of this Schedule 13G.

 

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CUSIP No. M8208M118

 

1. Names of Reporting Persons
   
  Ibex Investment Holdings II LLC
   
2. Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
   
  (a)    ¨
  (b)    ¨
   
   
3. SEC Use Only
   
4. Citizenship or Place of Organization
   
  Delaware, USA

 

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH:
5.  SOLE VOTING POWER 22,777,100*
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER 0
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER 22,777,100*
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER 0

 

9. Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
   
  22,777,100*
   
10. Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) ¨
   
11. Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
   
  5.5%*
   
12. Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
   
  OO

 

 

 

* The Reporting Persons beneficially own 2,277,710 American Depository Shares representing 22,777,100 Ordinary Shares. The information above is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day before the date of filing of this Schedule 13G.

 

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Item 1.

 

(a) The name of the issuer is RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (the “Issuer”).

 

(b) The principal executive offices of the Issuer are located at 21 Ha’arba’a Street, Tel Aviv 6473921, Israel.

 

Item 2.

 

(a) This Schedule 13G (this “Statement” or this “Schedule 13G”) is being filed by: (1) Justin B. Borus; (2) Ibex Investors LLC, a Colorado limited liability company (the “Investment Manager”); (3) Ibex Israel Fund LLLP, a Delaware limited liability limited partnership (the “Fund”); (4) Ibex GP LLC, a Colorado limited liability company (the “General Partner”); (5) Ibex Investment Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“IM Holdings”); and (6) Ibex Investment Holdings II LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“GP Holdings”) (all of the foregoing, collectively, the “Reporting Persons”). The Fund is a private investment vehicle. The Fund directly beneficially owns the Ordinary Shares (as defined below) reported in this Statement. The Investment Manager is the investment manager of the Fund. IM Holdings is the sole member of the Investment Manager. The General Partner is the general partner of the Fund. GP Holdings is the sole member of the General Partner. Justin B. Borus is the manager of the Investment Manager, IM Holdings, the General Partner and GP Holdings. Justin B. Borus, the Investment Manager, IM Holdings, the General Partner and GP Holdings may be deemed to beneficially own the Ordinary Shares directly beneficially owned by the Fund. Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership with respect to any shares other than the shares directly beneficially owned by such Reporting Person.

 

(b) The principal business office of the Reporting Persons is c/o Ibex Investors LLC, 260 N. Josephine, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80206.

 

(c) For citizenship information see Item 4 of the cover page of each Reporting Person.

 

(d) This Statement relates to the Ordinary Shares, NIS 0.01 par value per share (the “Ordinary Shares”).

 

(e) The CUSIP Number of the Ordinary Shares is M8208M118. The CUSIP Number of the related ADRs is 757468103.

 

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:

 

(a) ¨    Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b) ¨    Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c) ¨    Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

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(d) ¨ Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
(e) ¨ An investment adviser in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
(f) ¨ An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
(g) ¨ A parent holding company or control person in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
(h) ¨ A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
(i) ¨ A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
(j) ¨ A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
(k) ¨ Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).

 

If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:                                  

 

Item 4. Ownership.

 

See Items 5-9 and 11 on the cover page for each Reporting Person, and Item 2, which information is given as of the end of business on January 14, 2021, the business day prior to the date of filing of this Schedule 13G. The percentages of beneficial ownership contained therein are based on 415,869,220 Ordinary Shares outstanding as of such date, based on the Issuer’s Prospectus Supplement dated January 11, 2021 filed with the SEC on January 13, 2021.

 

As of the Event Date of December 31, 2020, the Fund owned American Depository Shares representing 18,925,930 Ordinary Shares, which equaled 4.9% of all outstanding Ordinary Shares. Such percentage of beneficial ownership is based on 383,981,460 Ordinary Shares outstanding as of such date, based on the Issuer’s Prospectus Supplement dated January 11, 2021 filed with the SEC on January 13, 2021.

 

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following: ¨

 

Item 6. Ownership of More than Five 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.

 

Not applicable.

 

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Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

 

Not applicable.

 

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

 

Not applicable.

 

Item 10. Certification.

 

(a) Not applicable.

 

(b) Not applicable.

 

(c) 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.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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: January 15, 2021

 

Justin B. Borus

Ibex Investors LLC

Ibex Israel Fund LLLP

Ibex GP LLC

Ibex Investment Holdings LLC

Ibex Investment Holdings II LLC

 

 

By: /s/ Justin B. Borus  
  Justin B. Borus, for himself and as the Manager of each of the Investment Manager, IM Holdings, the General Partner (for itself and on behalf of the Fund) and GP Holdings  

 

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