SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT TO § 240.13d-1(b), (c)
AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO § 240.13d-2
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(Amendment No. )*
ASLAN Pharmaceuticals Limited
(Name of Issuer)
Ordinary shares, par value NT$10.00 per share (Shares), represented by American
Depositary Shares (ADSs)
(one ADS represents five Shares)
(Title of Class of Securities)
May 8, 2018
(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)
☒ Rule 13d-1(c)
☐ Rule 13d-1(d)
The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting persons 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.
CUSIP number of the ADSs, each of which represents five Shares.
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).
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NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
(a) ☐ (b) ☐
SEC USE ONLY
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
Republic of Singapore
SOLE VOTING POWER
SHARED VOTING POWER
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS) ☐
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
Based on 160,248,940 Shares outstanding as of June 17, 2019, as set forth in the Issuers registration statement on Form F-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) on such date.
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|Item 1(a).|| |
Name of Issuer:
ASLAN Pharmaceuticals Limited (the Issuer)
|Item 1(b).|| |
Address of Issuers Principal Executive Offices:
83 Clemenceau Avenue #12-03 UE Square
|Item 2(a).|| |
Name of Person Filing:
Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (Temasek)
|Item 2(b).|| |
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:
60B Orchard Road, #06-18 Tower 2, The Atrium@Orchard, Singapore 238891
|Item 2(c).|| |
Republic of Singapore
|Item 2(d).|| |
Title of Class of Securities:
Ordinary shares, par value NT$10.00 per Share, represented by ADSs (one ADS represents five Shares. References to NT$ are to New Taiwan dollars, the legal currency of the Republic of China.
|Item 2(e).|| |
04522R101 (CUSIP number of the Issuers ADSs, each of which represents five Shares)
|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:
|Item 4.|| |
Amount beneficially owned:
As of the date hereof, V-Sciences Investments Pte Ltd (V-Sciences) directly owns in aggregate 7,112,375 Shares (in the form of 1,422,475 ADSs each representing five Shares) and Aranda Investments Pte. Ltd. (Aranda) directly owns in aggregate 1,278,000 Shares.
V-Sciences is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Life Sciences Private Limited (TLS), which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fullerton Management Pte Ltd (FMPL), which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek. Aranda is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seletar Investments Pte Ltd (Seletar), which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Capital (Private) Limited (Temasek Capital), which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek.
Each of TLS and FMPL, through the ownership described herein, may be deemed to beneficially own the Shares directly owned by V-Sciences, and each of Seletar and Temasek Capital, through the ownership described herein, may be deemed to beneficially own the Shares directly owned by Aranda. Accordingly, Temasek, through the ownership described herein, may be deemed to beneficially own the aggregate 8,390,375 Shares beneficially owned by FMPL and Temasek Capital in aggregate.
Percent of class:
As of the date hereof, the 8,390,375 Shares deemed to be beneficially owned by Temasek as described above represents approximately 5.2% of the Shares outstanding. This is based on 160,248,940 Shares outstanding as of June 17, 2019, as set forth in the Issuers registration statement on Form F-1 filed with the Commission on such date.
Number of shares as to which the person has:
With respect to the shared power to vote, or to direct the vote, and to dispose, or to direct the disposition of, the Shares, please see Item 4(a) above regarding qualifications as to beneficial ownership.
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Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
|Item 5.|| |
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
|Item 6.|| |
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
|Item 7.|| |
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company.
|Item 8.|| |
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
|Item 9.|| |
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
|Item 10.|| |
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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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|
|TEMASEK HOLDINGS (PRIVATE) LIMITED|
|Name:||Andrew Ang Lye Whatt|