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Iridium World Communications Ltd, et al. – ‘S-8’ on 9/14/98

As of:  Monday, 9/14/98   ·   Effective:  9/14/98   ·   Accession #:  950133-98-3288   ·   File #s:  333-63337, -01

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 9/14/98  Iridium World Communications Ltd  S-8         9/14/98    4:46K                                    Bowne - DC/FA
          Iridium LLC

Registration of Securities to be Offered to Employees Pursuant to an Employee Benefit Plan   —   Form S-8
Filing Table of Contents

Document/Exhibit                   Description                      Pages   Size 

 1: S-8         Registration of Securities to be Offered to            8     40K 
                          Employees Pursuant to an Employee                      
                          Benefit Plan                                           
 2: EX-5.1      Opinion of Conyers Dill & Pearman                      2      9K 
 3: EX-23.1     Consent of Kpmg Peat Marwick LLP                       1      6K 
 4: EX-99.1     Amended & Restated Iridium LLC Option Plan            11     37K 


S-8   —   Registration of Securities to be Offered to Employees Pursuant to an Employee Benefit Plan
Document Table of Contents

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11st Page   -   Filing Submission
"Iridium Option Plan
2Item 3. Incorporation of Certain Documents by Reference
3Item 5. Interests of Named Experts and Counsel
"Item 8. Exhibits
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AS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ON SEPTEMBER 14, 1998 REGISTRATION NO. 333-____ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549 --------------------------- FORM S-8 REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 --------------------------- IRIDIUM WORLD COMMUNICATIONS LTD. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) [Download Table] BERMUDA 52-2025291 (State or other jurisdiction (I.R.S. Employer of incorporation or organization) Identification No.) CLARENDON HOUSE HM11 2 CHURCH STREET (Zip Code) HAMILTON BERMUDA (Address of Principal Executive Offices) --------------- IRIDIUM LLC (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) [Download Table] DELAWARE 52-1984342 (State or other jurisdiction (I.R.S. Employer of incorporation or organization) Identification No.) 1575 EYE STREET, N.W. 20005 WASHINGTON, DC (Zip Code) (Address of Principal Executive Offices) IRIDIUM OPTION PLAN (Full title of the plan) --------------------------- F. THOMAS TUTTLE, ESQ. IRIDIUM LLC IRIDIUM WORLD COMMUNICATIONS LTD. 1575 EYE STREET, N.W. WASHINGTON, DC 20005 (Name and address of agent for service) (202) 408-3800 (Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service) --------------------------- Copy to: DENNIS C. SULLIVAN, ESQ. SULLIVAN & CROMWELL 1701 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W. WASHINGTON, DC 20006 (202) 956-7500 --------------------------- [Enlarge/Download Table] CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE =============================================================================================================================== PROPOSED MAXIMUM PROPOSED MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF AMOUNT TO BE OFFERING PRICE PER UNIT AGGREGATE OFFERING REGISTRATION TITLE OF SECURITIES TO BE REGISTERED REGISTERED (1) (2) PRICE FEE ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SHARES OF CLASS A COMMON STOCK, PAR VALUE $.01 PER SHARE.............. 3,000,000 $32.6875 $98,062,500 $28,928.44 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CLASS 1 MEMBERSHIP INTERESTS OF IRIDIUM LLC........................... 3,000,000 N/A N/A N/A =============================================================================================================================== (1) This Registration Statement covers (i) up to 3,000,000 shares (the "Shares") of Class A Common Stock of Iridium World Communications Ltd. ("IWCL"), par value $.01 per share (the "Class A Common Stock"), to be sold under the Iridium Option Plan. (the "Plan") and (ii) up to 3,000,000 Class 1 Membership Interests in Iridium LLC ("Iridium") to be issued to IWCL in connection with the sale of the Shares. (2) Pursuant to Rule 457(h), the maximum offering price has been calculated, solely for the purpose of determining the registration fee, in accordance with Rule 457(c) based upon the average of the high and low sales prices of the Class A Common Stock, as quoted on the Nasdaq National Market, on September 4, 1998.
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PART I INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE SECTION 10(a) PROSPECTUS The information contained in Iridium World Communications Ltd.'s and Iridium LLC's (the "Registrants") registration statement on Form S-8, Registration File Nos. 333-38173; 333- 38173-01, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 17, 1997 (the "1997 S-8"), is incorporated herein by reference. PART II INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT The information contained in the 1997 S-8 is incorporated herein by reference. This Registration Statement relates to an amendment to the Iridium LLC Option Plan of 1996 to increase the aggregate number of shares issuable thereunder from 2,625,000 to 5,625,000 and to change the name of the plan from the "Iridium LLC Option Plan of 1996" to the "Iridium Option Plan." On January 21, 1998, the directors of Iridium LLC approved the amendment to the Iridium Option Plan, and on May 21, 1998, the amendment to the Iridium Option Plan was approved by Iridium World Communications Ltd.'s shareholders at 1998 Annual General Meeting. ITEM 3. INCORPORATION OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY REFERENCE The following documents previously filed by the Registrants with the Commission are incorporated by reference in this registration statement. (a) The Registrants' Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 1997. (b) All other reports filed by the Registrants pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), since December 31, 1997. (c) The description of the Class A Common Stock contained in the Registration Statement on Form 8-A filed with the Commission on June 2, 1997 declared effective on June 9, 1997 pursuant to the Exchange Act. All documents subsequently filed by the Registrants pursuant to Sections 13(a), 13(c), 14 and 15(d) of the Exchange Act, prior to the filing of a post-effective amendment which indicates that all the securities offered hereby have been sold or which deregisters all such securities then remaining unsold, shall be deemed to be incorporated by reference in this registration statement and to be a part hereof from the date of filing of such documents. Any statement contained in a document incorporated or deemed to be incorporated by reference herein shall be deemed to be modified or superseded for purposes of this registration statement to the extent that a statement contained herein, or in any other subsequently filed document which also is incorporated or deemed to be incorporated by reference herein, modifies or supersedes such statement. Any such statement so modified or superseded shall not be deemed, except as so modified or superseded, to constitute a part of this registration statement.
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ITEM 5. INTERESTS OF NAMED EXPERTS AND COUNSEL The validity of the Class A Common Stock registered hereby is being passed upon by Conyers Dill & Pearman. ITEM 8. EXHIBITS The information in Item 8 "Exhibits" in the 1997 S-8 is supplemented as follows: Exhibit No. Description 5.1 Opinion of Conyers Dill & Pearman as to the validity of the shares to be issued.* 23.1 Consent of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.* 23.2 Consent of Conyers Dill & Pearman: Contained in Exhibit 5.1. 24.1 Power of Attorney: Included on signature page. 99.1 Amended and Restated Iridium Option Plan effective as of July 14, 1998.* -------------- * Filed herewith.
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SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrants certify that they have reasonable grounds to believe that they meet all of the requirements for filing on Form S-8 and have duly caused this registration statement to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized, in the City of Washington, District of Columbia, on September 11, 1998. IRIDIUM WORLD COMMUNICATIONS LTD. By: /s/ Edward F. Staiano --------------------------------------- Edward F. Staiano Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Date: September 11, 1998 IRIDIUM LLC By: /s/ Robert W. Kinzie --------------------------------------- Robert W. Kinzie Chairman Date: September 11, 1998
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POWER OF ATTORNEY KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears below hereby constitutes and appoints each of Edward F. Staiano, Robert W. Kinzie and F. Thomas Tuttle, acting individually, as his attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution, for him in any and all capacities, to sign the registration statement on Form S-8 of Iridium World Communications Ltd. and Iridium LLC and any and all amendments thereto under the Securities Act of 1933, including any and all pre-effective or post-effective amendments, and to file the same, with exhibits thereto and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorney-in-fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully as he might or could do in person, and hereby ratifies, approves and confirms all that his said attorney-in-fact and agent, or his substitute or substitutes, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this registration statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated. [Enlarge/Download Table] NAME TITLE DATE -------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------ ---------------------- /s/ Robert W. Kinzie Director of Iridium World September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Communications Ltd. and Robert W. Kinzie Chairman of Iridium LLC /s/Edward F. Staiano Chairman and Chief Executive September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Officer of Iridium World Edward F. Staiano Communications Ltd. and Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Iridium LLC /s/ Roy Grant Chief Financial Officer of Iridium September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- World Communications Ltd. and Roy Grant Vice President-Chief Financial Officer of Iridium LLC /s/ Aburizal Bakrie Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Aburizal Bakrie Director of Iridium LLC September __, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Hasan M. Binladin /s/ Gordon J. Comerford Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Gordon J. Comerford Director of Iridium LLC September __, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Atilano de Oms Sobrinho
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[Enlarge/Download Table] /s/ Robert A. Ferchat Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Robert A. Ferchat /s/ Alberto Finol Deputy Chairman and Director of September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Iridium World Communications Alberto Finol Ltd. and Director of Iridium LLC /s/ Edward Gams Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Edward Gams /s/ Durell Hillis Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Durell Hillis /s/ Kazuo Inamori Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Kazuo Inamori /s/ S.H. Khan Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- S. H. Khan Director of Iridium LLC September __, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Anatoly I. Kiselev /s/ Richard L. Lesher Director of Iridium World September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Communications Ltd. and Iridium Richard L. Lesher LLC /s/ John F. Mitchell Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- John F. Mitchell /s/ Jung L. Mok Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Jung L. Mok Director of Iridium LLC September __, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Giuseppe Morganti /s/ J. Michael Norris Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- J. Michael Norris /s/ Yusai Okuyama Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Yusai Okuyama /s/ John A. Richardson Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- John A. Richardson Director of Iridium LLC September __, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Theodore H. Schell /s/ William A. Schreyer Director of Iridium World September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Communications Ltd. and Iridium William A. Schreyer LLC
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[Enlarge/Download Table] /s/ Sribhumi Sukhanetr Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Sribhumi Sukhanetr /s/ Tao-Tsun Sun Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Tao-Tsun Sun /s/ Yoshiharu Yasuda Director of Iridium World September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Communications Ltd. and Iridium Yoshiharu Yasuda LLC /s/ Wang Mei Yue Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Wang Mei Yue /s/ Peter Zaboji Director of Iridium LLC September 11, 1998 -------------------------------------------------- Peter Zaboji
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EXHIBIT INDEX Exhibit No. Description 5.1 Opinion of Conyers Dill & Pearman as to the validity of the shares to be issued.* 23.1 Consent of KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.* 23.2 Consent of Conyers Dill & Pearman: Contained in Exhibit 5.1. 24.1 Power of Attorney: Included on signature page. 99.1 Amended and Restated Iridium LLC Option Plan effective as of July 14, 1998.* -------------- * Filed herewith.

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