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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 12, 2022

 

GINKGO BIOWORKS HOLDINGS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

 

001-40097

 

87-2652913

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

27 Drydock Avenue

8th Floor

Boston, MA 02210

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 422-5362

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading
Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange
on which registered

Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share

 

DNA

 

NYSE

Warrants to purchase one share of Class A common stock, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share

 

DNA.WS

 

NYSE

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 12, 2022, Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings, Inc. issued a press release announcing certain preliminary unaudited revenue highlights and performance updates for the year ended December 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
 

The information contained in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
Number

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

Press Release, issued by Ginkgo Bioworks Holdings, Inc. on January 12, 2022

 

 

 

104

 

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)

 

 

 

 

 


 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

GINKGO BIOWORKS HOLDINGS, INC.

 

 

 

 

Date: January 12, 2022

 

By:

/s/ Mark Dmytruk

 

 

Name:

Mark Dmytruk

 

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 


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