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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 27, 2019

Registration No. 333-            


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549



FORM F-1
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933



360 Finance, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)



Not Applicable
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)



Cayman Islands
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
  6199
(Primary Standard Industrial
Classification Code Number)
  Not Applicable
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

China Diamond Exchange Center, Building B
No. 555 Pudian Road, No. 1701 Century Avenue
Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200122
People's Republic of China
+86 21 6151-6360
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including
area code, of Registrant's principal executive offices)



Cogency Global Inc.
10 E. 40th Street, 10th Floor
New York, New York, 10016
+1 212 947 7200
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)



Copies to:

Z. Julie Gao, Esq.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
c/o 42/F, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark
15 Queen's Road
Central, Hong Kong
+852 3740-4700

 

Haiping Li, Esq.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
JingAn Kerry Centre, Tower II, 46th Floor
1539 Nanjing West Road
Shanghai 200040
People's Republic of China
+86 (21) 6193 8200

 

David T. Zhang, Esq.
Steve Lin, Esq.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
c/o 26/F, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark
15 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong
+852 3761-3300



Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: as soon as practicable after the effective date of this registration statement.

            If any of the securities being registered on this Form are to be offered on a delayed or continuous basis pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, check the following box.    o

            If this Form is filed to register additional securities for an offering pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act, please check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.    ý333-232259

            If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(c) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.    o

            If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(d) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering.    o

            Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933.

            Emerging growth company    ý

            If an emerging growth company that prepares its financial statements in accordance with U.S. GAAP, 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.    o

The term "new or revised financial accounting standard" refers to any update issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board to its Accounting Standards Codification after April 5, 2012.



CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE

               
 
Title of each class of securities
to be registered

  Amount to be
registered(2)

  Proposed maximum
offering price per
share(3)

  Proposed maximum
aggregate offering
price(3)

  Amount of
registration fee

 

Class A ordinary shares, par value US$0.00001 per share(1)

  4,850,440   $5.00   $24,252,200.00   $2,939.37

 

(1)
American depositary shares issuable upon deposit of class A ordinary shares registered hereby have been registered under a separate registration statement on Form F-6 (Registration No. 333-228343). Each American depositary share represents two class A ordinary shares.

(2)
Includes class A ordinary shares that are issuable upon the exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. Also includes class A ordinary shares initially offered and sold outside the United States that may be resold from time to time in the United States either as part of their distribution or within 40 days after the later of the effective date of this registration statement and the date the shares are first bona fide offered to the public. These class A ordinary shares are not being registered for the purpose of sales outside the United States.

(3)
Estimated solely for the purpose of determining the amount of registration fee in accordance with Rule 457(a) under the Securities Act of 1933.

            The registration statement shall become effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in accordance with Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

   



EXPLANATORY NOTE

        This Registration Statement is being filed pursuant to Rule 462(b) and General Instruction V to Form F-1, both promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The contents of the Registration Statement on Form F-1 (File No. 333-232259) initially filed by 360 Finance, Inc. (the "Company") with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") on June 21, 2019, which was declared effective by the Commission on June 26, 2019, including all amendments, supplements and exhibits thereto and each of the documents filed by the Company with the Commission and incorporated or deemed to be incorporated therein, are incorporated herein by reference.

        The required opinions and consents are listed on an Exhibit Index attached hereto.


360 Finance, Inc.

Exhibit Index



SIGNATURES

        Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form F-1 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in Beijing, China, on June 27, 2019.

    360 Finance, Inc.

 

 

By:

 

/s/ JUN XU

        Name:   Jun Xu
        Title:   Chief Executive Officer and Director

        Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Registration Statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

Signature
 
Title
 
Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
*

Hongyi Zhou
  Chairman of the Board of Directors   June 27, 2019

/s/ JUN XU

Jun Xu

 

Director and Chief Executive Officer
(Principal Executive Officer)

 

June 27, 2019

*

Wei Liu

 

Director

 

June 27, 2019

*

Fan Zhang

 

Director

 

June 27, 2019

*

Gang Xiao

 

Director

 

June 27, 2019

*

Yongjin Fu

 

Director

 

June 27, 2019

*

Yunfan Zhang

 

Director

 

June 27, 2019

/s/ JIANG WU

Jiang Wu

 

Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)

 

June 27, 2019

*By:

 

/s/ JUN XU


 

 

 

 
    Name:   Jun Xu        
    Attorney-in-fact        


SIGNATURE OF AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IN THE UNITED STATES

        Pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, the undersigned, the duly authorized representative in the United States of 360 Finance, Inc. has signed this registration statement or amendment thereto in New York on June 27, 2019.

  Authorized U.S. Representative

 

Cogency Global Inc.

 

By:

 

/s/ RICHARD ARTHUR


      Name:   Richard Arthur

      Title:   Assistant Secretary on behalf of Cogency Global Inc.



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EXPLANATORY NOTE
Exhibit Index
SIGNATURES
SIGNATURE OF AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE IN THE UNITED STATES