SC 13G/A





Washington, D.C. 20549




Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 3)*




(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock $0.001 par value

(Title of Class of Securities)


(CUSIP Number)

February 4th, 2019

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)



Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

☐ Rule 13d-1(b)

☒ Rule 13d-1(c)

☐ 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 the 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. 811292101



Names of Reporting Persons




Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐



SEC Use Only



Citizenship or Place of Organization


The Republic of France

Number of



Owned by






Sole Voting Power


0 share


Shared Voting Power


0 share


Sole Dispositive Power


0 share


Shared Dispositive Power


0 share


Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person


0 share


Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  ☐



Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)




Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)




Item 1.


              (a)    Name of Issuer
     SCYNEXIS, Inc.


              (b)    Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices
     1 Evertrust Plaza, 13th Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302-6548



Item 2.


              (a)    Name of Person Filing


              (b)    Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence
     54 Rue La Boétie, 75008 Paris (France)


              (c)    Citizenship
     The Republic of France


              (d)    Title of Class of Securities
     Common Stock $0.001 par value


              (e)    CUSIP Number



Item 3.

If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:


              (a)       Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o);
  (b)       Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);
  (c)       Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);
  (d)       Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8);
  (e)       An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
  (f)       An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
  (g)       A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
  (h)       A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
  (i)       A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

              (j)       A non-U.S. institution in accordance with § 240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
  (k)       Group, in accordance with § 240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with § 240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:                                         


Item 4.


Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.


              (a)    Amount beneficially owned:
     0 share


              (b)    Percent of class:


              (c)    Number of shares as to which the person has:


     (i)    Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
        0 share


     (ii)    Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
        0 share


     (iii)    Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
        0 share


     (iv)    Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
        0 share



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 person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following  ☒.

In January 2019, the Reporting Person, on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Aventisub LLC and Aventis Agriculture, sold all of its shares of Common Stock of the Issuer and is no longer the beneficial owner of Common Stock of the Issuer.


Item 6.

Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person


Aventisub LLC*    0 share    0%
Aventis Agriculture*    0 share    0%



Shares are held of record by Aventisub LLC and Aventis Agriculture, wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Reporting Person.

Item 7.

Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person

Not applicable.


Item 8.

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group

Not applicable.


Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of Group

Not applicable.


Item 10.


By signing below I certify that, to the best of my 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 are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.


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


February 12th, 2019


/s/ Alexandra Roger*


Alexandra Roger

Head of Securities Law and Capital Markets




Alexandra Roger is signing on behalf of Sanofi by power of attorney previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 3, 2016 as Exhibit 24 to Form 4, and hereby incorporated by reference herein.