UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

SCHEDULE 13G


INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS PURSUANT TO RULES 13d-1(b),(c) AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO 13d-2 UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934*

 

Moderna, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

Common stock, $0.0001 par value per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

60770K107

(CUSIP Number)

                          December 11, 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:

o Rule 13d-1(b)

ý Rule 13d-1(c)

o 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 disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

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).

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 2 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Investors LP

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER


0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER


17,096,033

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

17,096,033


9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

17,096,033

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

5.2%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON


PN

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 3 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Performance LLC

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER


0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER


10,201,699

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

10,201,699


9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

10,201,699

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

3.1%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON


OO

           
 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 4 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Equities LP

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

3,478,796

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

3,478,796
9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

3,478,796
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

1.1%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


PN

           
 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 5 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Equities II LP

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware


NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

204,025

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

204,025

 

9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

204,025
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

0.06%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


PN

           
 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 6 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

VGE III Portfolio Ltd.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Cayman Islands


NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

6,518,878

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

6,518,878

 

9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

6,518,878
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

2.0%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


CO

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 7 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Long Fund GP LLC

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER


0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER


4,181,061

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

4,181,061

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

4,181,061

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

1.3%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON


OO

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 8 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Long Fund Master Ltd.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Cayman Islands



NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

4,181,061

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

4,181,061

 

9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

4,181,061
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

1.3%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


CO

           
 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 9 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Opportunities GP LLC

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER


0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER


2,713,273

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

2,713,273

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

2,713,273

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

0.8%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON


OO

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 10 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Opportunities Portfolio GP LLC

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER


0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER


2,713,273

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

2,713,273

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

2,713,273

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

0.8%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON


OO

           
 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 11 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Opportunities Liquid Portfolio Sub-Master LP

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Cayman Islands

 

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER


0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER


41,578

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

41,578


9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

41,578

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

0.01%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON


PN

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 12 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Viking Global Opportunities Illiquid Investments Sub-Master LP

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Cayman Islands



NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

2,671,695

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

2,671,695

 

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

2,671,695

 

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

0.8%

 

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


PN

           

 

 

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 13 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

O. Andreas Halvorsen

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Norway



NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

17,096,033

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

17,096,033

 

9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

17,096,033
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

5.2%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


IN

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 14 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

David C. Ott

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

United States


NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

 

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

17,096,033

 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

 

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

17,096,033

 

9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

17,096,033
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

5.2%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


IN

           

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 60770K107 13G Page 15 of 28 Pages
1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (ENTITIES ONLY)

Rose S. Shabet

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

(a)  ☐
(b)

3 SEC USE ONLY


4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

United States


NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

5 SOLE VOTING POWER

0
6

SHARED VOTING POWER

17,096,033

 

7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0
8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

17,096,033

 

9 AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

17,096,033
10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

5.2%
12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*


IN

           

 

 
 
Item 1(a).Name of Issuer:

 

Moderna, Inc.

Item 1(b).Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

 

200 Technology Square

Cambridge, MA 02139

 

Item 2(a).Name of Person Filing:

Viking Global Investors LP (“VGI”),

Viking Global Performance LLC (“VGP”),

Viking Global Equities LP ("VGE"),

Viking Global Equities II LP ("VGEII"),

VGE III Portfolio Ltd. ("VGEIII"),

Viking Long Fund GP LLC (“VLFGP”),

Viking Long Fund Master Ltd. ("VLFM"),

Viking Global Opportunities GP LLC (“Opportunities GP”),

Viking Global Opportunities Portfolio GP LLC (“Opportunities Portfolio GP”),

Viking Global Opportunities Liquid Portfolio Sub-Master LP ("VGOL”),

Viking Global Opportunities Illiquid Investments Sub-Master LP ("VGOP"),

O. Andreas Halvorsen, David C. Ott and Rose S. Shabet (collectively, the "Reporting Persons")

 

Items 2(b). Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:

The business address of each of the Reporting Persons is: 55 Railroad Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830.

Items 2(c). Citizenship:

VGI, VGE and VGEII are Delaware limited partnerships; VGP, VLFGP, Opportunities GP and Opportunities Portfolio GP are Delaware limited liability companies; VGEIII and VLFM are Cayman Islands exempted companies; VGOL and VGOP are Cayman Islands exempted limited partnerships; O. Andreas Halvorsen is a citizen of Norway; and David C. Ott and Rose S. Shabet are citizens of the United States.

Item 2(d).Titles of Classes of Securities:

 

Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share.

Item 2(e).CUSIP NUMBER: 60770K107 (“Common Stock”).

 

Item 3. If This Statement is Filed Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), Check Whether the Person Filing is a:

(a)[ ] Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange Act
 Page 16 of 28 Pages 

 

(b)[ ] Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act
(c)[ ] Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Exchange Act
(d)[ ] Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment
Company Act of 1940
(e)[ ] Investment Adviser registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940: see Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E)
(f)[ ] Employee Benefit Plan, Pension Fund which is subject to the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 or Endowment Fund; see Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F)
(g)[ ] Parent holding company, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
(h)[ ] Savings Association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
(i)[ ] Church Plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
(j)[ ] Non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:
(k)[ ] Group, in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).

 

Item 4. Ownership

A. VGI

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 17,096,033
(b)Percent of Class: 5.2%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 17,096,033
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 17,096,033

VGI provides managerial services to VGE, VGEII, VGEIII, VLFM, VGOL, and VGOP. VGI has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock.

 Page 17 of 28 Pages 

 

Based on Rule 13d-3 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Act"), VGI may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock directly held by VGE, VGEII, VGEIII, VLFM, VGOL, and VGOP. VGI does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.

VGI beneficially owns 17,096,033 shares of Common Stock consisting of (i) 3,478,796 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGE, (ii) 204,025 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGEII, (iii) 6,518,878 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGEIII, (iv) 4,181,061 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VLFM, (v) 41,578 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOL and (vi) 2,671,695 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOP.

B. VGP

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 10,201,699
(b)Percent of Class: 3.1%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 10,201,699
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 10,201,699

VGP, as the general partner of VGE and VGEII, has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by VGE and VGEII. VGP serves as investment manager to VGEIII and has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by VGEIII. VGP does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.

Based on Rule 13d-3 of the Act, VGP may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock directly held by VGE, VGEII and VGEIII.

VGP beneficially owns 10,201,699 shares of Common Stock consisting of (i) 3,478,796 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGE, (ii) 204,025 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGEII, and (iii) 6,518,878 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGEIII.

C. VGE

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 3,478,796
(b)Percent of Class: 1.1%
 Page 18 of 28 Pages 

 

(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 3,478,796
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 3,478,796

VGE has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by it, which power may be exercised by its general partner, VGP, and by VGI, an affiliate of VGP, which provides managerial services to VGE.

D. VGEII

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 204,025
(b)Percent of Class: 0.06%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 204,025
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 204,025

VGEII has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by it, which power may be exercised by its general partner, VGP, and by VGI, an affiliate of VGP, which provides managerial services to VGEII.

E. VGEIII

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 6,518,878
(b)Percent of Class: 2.0%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 6,518,878
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 6,518,878

VGEIII has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by it, which power may be exercised by its investment manager, VGP, and by VGI, an affiliate of VGP, which provides managerial services to VGEIII. Viking Global Equities III Ltd. (a Cayman Islands exempted company) invests substantially all of its assets through VGEIII.

 Page 19 of 28 Pages 

 

F. VLFGP

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 4,181,061
(b)Percent of Class: 1.3%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 4,181,061
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 4,181,061

VLFGP serves as the investment manager of VLFM and has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by VLFM. VLFGP does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.

Based on Rule 13d-3 of the Act, VLFGP may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock directly held by VLFM.

G. VLFM

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 4,181,061
(b)Percent of Class: 1.3%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 4,181,061
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 4,181,061

VLFM has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by it, which power may be exercised by its investment manager, VLFGP, and by VGI, an affiliate of VLFGP, which provides managerial services to VLFM. Viking Long Fund LP (a Delaware limited partnership) and Viking Long Fund III Ltd. (a Cayman Islands exempted company), through its investment in Viking Long Fund Intermediate LP (a Cayman Islands limited partnership), invest substantially all of their assets through VLFM.

H. Opportunities GP

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 2,713,273
(b)Percent of Class: 0.8%
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(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 2,713,273
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 2,713,273

Opportunities GP serves as the sole member of Opportunities Portfolio GP and has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock controlled by Opportunities Portfolio GP, which consists of the shares of Common Stock directly held by VGOL and VGOP. Opportunities GP does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.

Based on Rule 13d-3 of the Act, Opportunities GP may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock directly held by VGOL and VGOP.

Opportunities GP beneficially owns 2,713,273 shares of Common Stock consisting of (i) 41,578 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOL and (ii) 2,671,695 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOP.

I. Opportunities Portfolio GP

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 2,713,273
(b)Percent of Class: 0.8%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 2,713,273
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 2,713,273

Opportunities Portfolio GP serves as the general partner of VGOL and VGOP and has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by VGOL and VGOP. Opportunities Portfolio GP does not directly own any shares of Common Stock.

Based on Rule 13d-3 of the Act, Opportunities Portfolio GP may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock directly held by VGOL and VGOP.

Opportunities Portfolio GP beneficially owns 2,713,273 shares of Common Stock consisting of (i) 41,578 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOL and (ii) 2,671,695 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOP.

 

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J. VGOL

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 41,578
(b)Percent of Class: 0.01%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 41,578
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 41,578

VGOL has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by it, which power may be exercised by its general partner, Opportunities Portfolio GP, and by VGI, an affiliate of Opportunities Portfolio GP, which provides managerial services to VGOL. Viking Global Opportunities LP (a Delaware limited partnership) and Viking Global Opportunities III LP (a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership), through its investment in Viking Global Opportunities Intermediate LP (a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership), invest substantially all of their assets in Viking Global Opportunities Master LP (a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership), which in turn invests through VGOL.

K. VGOP

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 2,671,695
(b)Percent of Class: 0.8%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 2,671,695
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 2,671,695

VGOP has the authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock directly owned by it, which power may be exercised by its general partner, Opportunities Portfolio GP, and by VGI, an affiliate of Opportunities Portfolio GP, which provides managerial services to VGOP. Viking Global Opportunities LP (a Delaware limited partnership) and Viking Global Opportunities III LP (a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership), through its investment in Viking Global Opportunities Intermediate LP (a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership), invest substantially all of their assets in Viking Global Opportunities Master LP (a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership), which in turn invests through VGOP.

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L. O. Andreas Halvorsen, David C. Ott and Rose S. Shabet

(a)Amount beneficially owned: 17,096,033
(b)Percent of Class: 5.2%
(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:
(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: 0
(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: 17,096,033
(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 0
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: 17,096,033

Mr. Halvorsen, Mr. Ott and Ms. Shabet, as Executive Committee Members of Viking Global Partners LLC, general partner of VGI, VGP, VLFGP and Opportunities GP, have shared authority to dispose of and vote the shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by VGI, VGP, VLFGP and Opportunities GP.

None of Mr. Halvorsen, Mr. Ott and Ms. Shabet directly owns any shares of Common Stock. Based on Rule 13d-3 of the Act, each may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock directly held by VGE, VGEII, VGIII, VLFM, VGOL, and VGOP.

Mr. Halvorsen, Mr. Ott and Ms. Shabet each beneficially own 17,096,033 shares of Common Stock consisting of (i) 3,478,796 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGE, (ii) 204,025 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGEII, (iii) 6,518,878 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGEIII, (iv) 4,181,061 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VLFM, (v) 41,578 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOL and (vi) 2,671,695 shares of Common Stock directly and beneficially owned by VGOP.

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the Reporting Persons have ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ ].

Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

 

Yes, see Item 4.

Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security

Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.

 

Not applicable.

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Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

 

Not applicable.

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

 

Not applicable

Item 10.Certification. (if filing pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c))

By signing below each Reporting Person certifies that, to the best of its 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 not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

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SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of our knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Dated: December 21, 2018

/s/ O. ANDREAS HALVORSEN

By: O. Andreas Halvorsen - individually and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC, on behalf of VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS LP, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PERFORMANCE LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES LP, VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES II LP and VGE III PORTFOLIO LTD., and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING LONG FUND GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING LONG FUND MASTER LTD, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES PORTFOLIO GP LLC, VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES LIQUID PORTFOLIO SUB-MASTER LP, and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS SUB-MASTER LP.

 

/s/ DAVID C. OTT

By: David C. Ott - individually and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC, on behalf of VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS LP, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PERFORMANCE LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES LP, VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES II LP and VGE III PORTFOLIO LTD., and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING LONG FUND GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING LONG FUND MASTER LTD, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES PORTFOLIO GP LLC, VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES LIQUID PORTFOLIO SUB-MASTER LP, and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS SUB-MASTER LP.

 

/s/ ROSE S. SHABET

By: Rose S. Shabet - individually and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC, on behalf of VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS LP, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PERFORMANCE LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES LP, VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES II LP and VGE III PORTFOLIO LTD., and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING LONG FUND GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING LONG FUND MASTER LTD, and as an Executive

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Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES PORTFOLIO GP LLC, VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES LIQUID PORTFOLIO SUB-MASTER LP, and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS SUB-MASTER LP.

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EXHIBIT A - JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

 

This joint filing agreement is made and entered into as of this 21st day of December, 2018, by and among Viking Global Investors LP, Viking Global Performance LLC, Viking Global Equities LP, Viking Global Equities II LP, VGE III Portfolio Ltd., Viking Long Fund GP LLC, Viking Long Fund Master Ltd., Viking Global Opportunities GP LLC, Viking Global Opportunities Portfolio GP LLC, Viking Global Opportunities Liquid Portfolio Sub-Master LP, Viking Global Opportunities Illiquid Investments Sub-Master LP, O. Andreas Halvorsen, David C. Ott and Rose S. Shabet.

 

The parties hereby agree to jointly prepare and file a Schedule 13G with respect to Moderna, Inc., as well as any amendments thereto, pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this agreement as of the date first set forth above.

 

Dated: December 21, 2018

 

/s/ O. ANDREAS HALVORSEN

By: O. Andreas Halvorsen - individually and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC, on behalf of VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS LP, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PERFORMANCE LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES LP, VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES II LP and VGE III PORTFOLIO LTD., and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING LONG FUND GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING LONG FUND MASTER LTD, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES PORTFOLIO GP LLC, VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES LIQUID PORTFOLIO SUB-MASTER LP, and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS SUB-MASTER LP.

 

/s/ DAVID C. OTT

By: David C. Ott - individually and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC, on behalf of VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS LP, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PERFORMANCE LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES LP, VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES II LP and VGE III PORTFOLIO LTD., and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING LONG FUND GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING LONG FUND MASTER LTD, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES PORTFOLIO GP LLC, VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

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LIQUID PORTFOLIO SUB-MASTER LP, and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS SUB-MASTER LP.

 

/s/ ROSE S. SHABET

By: Rose S. Shabet - individually and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PARTNERS LLC, on behalf of VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS LP, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL PERFORMANCE LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES LP, VIKING GLOBAL EQUITIES II LP and VGE III PORTFOLIO LTD., and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING LONG FUND GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING LONG FUND MASTER LTD, and as an Executive Committee Member of VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES GP LLC, on behalf of itself and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES PORTFOLIO GP LLC, VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES LIQUID PORTFOLIO SUB-MASTER LP, and VIKING GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS SUB-MASTER LP.

 

 

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