SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Argo Blockchain plc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)
|England and Wales
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Primary Standard Industrial
Classification Code Number)
16 Great Queen Street
London WC2B 5DG
Tel: +44 20 788 400 3403
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box. x
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box. ¨
Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: No. 333-258926
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class
to be so registered
|Name of each exchange on which|
each class is to be registered
|Ordinary shares, nominal value of £0.001 per share*||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC*|
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None
* The ordinary shares are represented by American Depositary Shares, which are exempt from registration under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, pursuant to Rule 12a-8 thereunder.
INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Item 1. Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered.
Argo Blockchain plc (the “Company”) hereby incorporates by reference herein the description of the securities to be registered hereunder set forth under the headings “Description of Share Capital and Articles of Association” and “Description of American Depositary Shares” in the Company’s Registration Statement on Form F-1 (File No. 333-258926), originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), on August 19, 2021, as subsequently amended (the “Registration Statement”), and any prospectus that constitutes part of the Registration Statement that is subsequently filed by the Company with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act, which information shall be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference. The American Depositary Shares, each representing one ordinary share, nominal value of £0.001 per share, are expected to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC.
Item 2. Exhibits.
Pursuant to the Instructions as to Exhibits for Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed because no other securities of the Company are registered on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|ARGO BLOCKCHAIN PLC|
|Date: September 17, 2021||By:||/s/ Peter Wall|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|