Rocket Fuel Inc.
Rocket Fuel Inc. (Form: POS AM, Received: 09/06/2017 15:25:21)

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 6, 2017

 

Registration No.  333-211261

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 


 

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO:

 

FORM S-3 REGISTRATION STATEMENT NO. 333- 211261

UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 


 

Rocket Fuel Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

Delaware

 

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or

organization)

 

 

30-0472319

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

 

2000 Seaport Blvd., Suite 400
Redwood City, CA 94063

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive

offices)

 

E. Randolph Wootton III
Rocket Fuel Inc.
2000 Seaport Blvd., Suite 400
Redwood City, CA 94063

(650) 595-1300

(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)

 

with a copy to:

 

Jeffrey B. Golden
Joshua M. Zachariah
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
555 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 439-1400

 

Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: Not applicable.

 

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DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES

 

This Post-Effective Amendment relates to the following Registration Statement of Rocket Fuel Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), on Form S-3 (the “Registration Statement”) filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”):

 

·                                           Registration Statement No. 333-211261, originally filed with the SEC on May 10, 2016, registering the issuance and sale of up to $50,000,000 of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share, preferred stock, par value $0.001 per share, warrants, debt securities, subscription rights and /or units, as amended by Amendment No. 1, filed with the SEC on July 6, 2016, as further amended by Amendment No. 2, filed with the SEC on August 9, 2016.

 

On July 17, 2017, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Sizmek Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), and Fuel Acquisition Co., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), providing for, among other things, the merger of Merger Sub with and into the Company with the Company becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (the “Merger”) pursuant to Section 251(h) of the Delaware General Corporation Law. The Merger became effective at 8:32 a.m., New York City Time, on September 6, 2017, pursuant to the Certificate of Merger filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware.

 

As a result of the Merger, the Company has terminated all offerings of the Company’s securities pursuant to its existing registration statements under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, including the Registration Statement. In accordance with undertakings made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any of the securities that had been registered for issuance that remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company hereby removes from registration all of such securities of the Company registered but unsold under the Registration Statement, if any. The Registration Statement is hereby amended, as appropriate, to reflect the deregistration of such securities.

 

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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 S-3 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 3 to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Redwood City, State of California, on September 6, 2017. No other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment No. 3 to the Registration Statement in reliance on Rule 478 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

 

ROCKET FUEL INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ E. Randolph Wootton III

 

 

E. Randolph Wootton III

 

 

Chief Executive Officer

 

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