SC 13G

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934*

 

 

TuanChe Limited

(Name of Issuer)

Class A Ordinary Shares, par value of US$0.0001 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

89856T104**

(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 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 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.

 

**

There is no CUSIP number assigned to the Class A Ordinary Shares. CUSIP number 89856T104 has been assigned to the American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) of the Company, which are quoted on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “TC.” Each ADS represents 4 Class A Ordinary 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).

 

 

 


SCHEDULE 13G

 

 

CUSIP No.    89856T104

 

     

 

  1   

Names of Reporting Persons

 

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

  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

 

Germany

Number of

Shares

Beneficially  

Owned by

Each

Reporting

Person

With:

     

Sole Voting Power

 

0

   6       

Shared Voting Power

 

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares. See Item 4.

   7   

Sole Dispositive Power

 

0

   8   

Shared Dispositive Power

 

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares. See Item 4.

  9      

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares. See Item 4.

10  

Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)  

 

11  

Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)

 

16.3%. See Item 4.

12  

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

 

CO

 

 

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  1   

Names of Reporting Persons

 

BAI GmbH

  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

 

Germany

Number of

Shares

Beneficially  

Owned by

Each

Reporting

Person

With:

     

Sole Voting Power

 

0

   6       

Shared Voting Power

 

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares. See Item 4.

   7   

Sole Dispositive Power

 

0

   8   

Shared Dispositive Power

 

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares. See Item 4.

  9      

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares. See Item 4.

10  

Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)  

 

11  

Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)

 

16.3%. See Item 4.

12  

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)

 

CO

 

 

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Item 1.

(a)    Name of Issuer: TuanChe Limited

(b)    Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices: 9F, Ruihai Building, No. 21 Yangfangdian Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100038, People’s Republic of China

 

Item 2.

(a)    Name of Person Filing: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, BAI GmbH

 

(b)

Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA: Carl-Bertelsmann-Strasse 270, 33311 Gütersloh, Germany

BAI GmbH: Carl-Bertelsmann-Strasse 270, 33311 Gütersloh, Germany

 

(c)

Citizenship:

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA — Germany

BAI GmbH — Germany

 

(d)

Title and Class of Securities: Class A Ordinary Shares, par value of $0.0001 per share

(e)    CUSIP No.:    89856T104

 

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.

 

Item 4.

Ownership

The table below sets forth the ownership of the Class A Ordinary Shares by each of the reporting persons:

 

Reporting Person

   Amount
Beneficially
Owned
    Percent
of
Class(1):
    Sole Power to
Vote or 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:
 

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

     28,715,429 (2)       16.3     0        28,715,429 (2)       0        28,715,429 (2)  

BAI GmbH

     28,715,429 (3)       16.3     0        28,715,429 (3)       0        28,715,429 (3)  

 

(1)

The percentage set forth in this Schedule 13G is calculated based upon an aggregate of 175,842,902 Class A Ordinary Shares outstanding, as reported in the Company’s Prospectus filed pursuant to Rule 424(b)(4) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 21, 2018.

(2)

Includes 28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares held by BAI GmbH. BAI GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

(3)

28,715,429 Class A Ordinary Shares held by BAI GmbH.

 

Item 5.

Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

Not applicable.

 

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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 or control person. Not applicable.

 

Item 8.

Identification and classification of members of the group. Not applicable.

 

Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of Group. Not applicable.

 

Item 10.

Certifications. Not applicable.

 

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LIST OF EXHIBITS

Exhibit A — Joint Filing Agreement

 

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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 30, 2019

 

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA     By:   /s/ ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Name:   ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Title:   Authorized Signatories
BAI GmbH     By:   /s/ ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Name:   ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Title:   Authorized Signatories

Attention: Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).

 

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EX-99.(A)

Exhibit A

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the undersigned hereby agree to the joint filing with all other Reporting Persons (as such term is defined in the Schedule 13G referred to below) on behalf of each of them of a statement on Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the Class A Ordinary Shares, par value of $0.0001 per share, of TuanChe Limited, a Cayman Islands exempted company, and that this Agreement may be included as an exhibit to such joint filing. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, all of which taken together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned hereby execute this Agreement as of January 30, 2019.

 

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA     By:   /s/ ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Name:   ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Title:   Authorized Signatories
BAI GmbH     By:   /s/ ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Name:   ppa. Dr. Michael Kronenburg / ppa. Thomas Werth
    Title:   Authorized Signatories

 

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