SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO RULES 13d-1(b),(c), AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)
Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc.
|(Name of Issuer)|
|Class A Common Stock|
|(Title of Class of Securities)|
|December 31, 2021|
|(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)|
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
x 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 (the “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.)
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NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
|Canada Pension Plan Investment Board|
|2||CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS):|
|3||SEC USE ONLY:|
|4||CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION:|
|5||SOLE VOTING POWER:|
|Number of||6||SHARED VOTING POWER:|
|Owned by||7||SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER:|
|8||SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER:|
|9||AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON:|
|10||CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS):|
|11||PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9:|
|12||TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS):|
(1) These shares are held by CPP Investment Board (USRE III) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
(2) Based on a total of 264,109,869 shares of Class A common stock of the issuer outstanding as of November 5, 2021, as disclosed in the issuer’s Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 15, 2021.
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|Item 1(a).||Name of Issuer|
Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc.
|Item 1(b).||Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices|
9601 Wilshire Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, California 90210
|Item 2(a).||Name of Person Filing|
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
|Item 2(b).||Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence|
The principal business address of the Reporting Person is as follows:
One Queen Street East
|Item 2(d).||Title of Class of Securities|
Class A Common Stock
|Item 2(e).||CUSIP Number|
|Item 3.||If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:|
|(a)||o||Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange Act.|
|(b)||o||Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act.|
|(c)||o||Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Exchange Act.|
|(d)||o||Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act.|
|(e)||o||An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).|
|(f)||o||An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).|
|(g)||o||A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).|
|(h)||o||A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.|
|(i)||o||A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act.|
|(j)||x||A non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).|
|(k)||o||Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).|
If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution: Pension investment manager subject to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act.
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Amount Beneficially Owned:
See Item 9 on page 2.
Percent of Class:
See Item 11 on page 2.
|(c)||Number of shares as to which such person has:|
sole power to vote or to direct the vote:
See Item 5 on page 2.
shared power to vote or to direct the vote:
See Item 6 on page 2.
sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
See Item 7 on page 2.
shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
See Item 8 on page 2.
|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 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following ¨.
|Item 6.||Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person|
|Item 7.||Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company|
|Item 8.||Identification and Classification of Members of the Group|
|Item 9.||Notice of Dissolution of Group|
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By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and 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.
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the Canadian regulatory scheme applicable to a pension investment manager subject to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act is substantially comparable to the regulatory scheme applicable to the functionally equivalent U.S. institution(s). I also undertake to furnish to the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, upon request, information that would otherwise be disclosed in a Schedule 13D.
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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.
Date: February 14, 2022
|CANADA PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT BOARD|
|By:||/s/ Patrice Walch-Watson|
|Title:||Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|