As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 2, 2022
Registration No. 333-            
 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 
FORM S-8
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
MAGNITE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization)
20-8881738
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

1250 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, New York 10001
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Zip Code)

The Rubicon Project, Inc. 2014 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended
The Rubicon Project, Inc. 2014 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, as amended
(Full title of the plans)
Aaron Saltz
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Magnite, Inc.
1250 Broadway, 15
th Floor
New York, New York 10001
(Name and address of agent for service)
(212) 243-2769
(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
 
Large accelerated filer Accelerated filer
Non-accelerated filer
Smaller reporting company
Emerging growth company
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 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act. ☐






INTRODUCTION
    This Registration Statement on Form S-8 is filed by Magnite, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Registrant”), pursuant to General Instruction E to Form S-8, to register 33,773,920 additional shares of the Registrant’s Common Stock, $0.00001 par value per share, issuable pursuant to future awards that may be granted under the Rubicon Project, Inc. 2014 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended (the “2014 Plan”) and the Rubicon Project, Inc. 2014 Employee Stock Purchase Plan, as amended (the “ESPP” and together with the “2014 Plan” the “Plans”). In accordance with such instruction, the Registrant hereby incorporates herein by reference the prior Registration Statements on Form S-8 filed by the Registrant with respect to the Plans on May 15, 2014 (SEC File No. 333-195972), July 28, 2017 (SEC File No. 333-219563), and April 9, 2020 (SEC File No. 333-237613), together with all exhibits filed therewith or incorporated therein by reference.




PART II
INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Item 8.    Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Exhibit Description
4.1
4.2
4.3
5.1*
23.1*
23.2*
24.1*
99.1
99.2
107*
____________
*Filed herewith.





SIGNATURES
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 Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York, State of New York, on March 2, 2022.
 
Magnite, Inc.

By:
/s/ David Day
Name:
David Day
Title:
Chief Financial Officer
 


POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below constitutes and appoints Michael Barrett, David Day and Aaron Saltz, and each of them, his or her true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents, each with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him or her and in his or her name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments, including post-effective amendments, to this Registration Statement, and any registration statement relating to the offering covered by this Registration Statement and filed pursuant to Rule 462 under the Securities Act, and to file the same, with exhibits thereto and other documents in connection therewith, with the Commission, granting unto said attorneys-in-fact and agents, and each of them, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done, as fully to all intents and purposes as he or she might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that each of said attorneys-in-fact and agents or their substitute or substitutes may lawfully so or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, the following persons have signed this Registration Statement in the capacities and on the date(s) indicated.
 



Signature Title Date
/s/ Michael Barrett
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
March 2, 2022
Michael Barrett
/s/ David Day
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer)
March 2, 2022
David Day
/s/ Brian Gephart
Chief Accounting Officer
(Principal Accounting Officer)
March 2, 2022
Brian Gephart
/s/ Paul Caine
Director March 2, 2022
Paul Caine
/s/ Robert J. Frankenberg
Director March 2, 2022
Robert J. Frankenberg
/s/ Sarah P. Harden
Director March 2, 2022
Sarah P. Harden
/s/ Doug Knopper
Director March 2, 2022
Doug Knopper
/s/ Rachel Lam
Director March 2, 2022
Rachel Lam
/s/ James Rossman
Director March 2, 2022
James Rossman
/s/ Robert F. Spillane
Director March 2, 2022
Robert F. Spillane
/s/ Lisa L. Troe
Director March 2, 2022
Lisa L. Troe

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