Washington, D.C. 20549









Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.     )*


Bicycle Therapeutics plc

(Name of Issuer)


Ordinary Shares

(Title of Class of Securities)


088786108 **

(CUSIP Number)


Mike Evans

Cambridge Innovation Capital (Jersey) Limited,

Gaspé House, 66-72 Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3QT

T. + 44 (0) 1534 283 000


May 22, 2019

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box. o

Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See Rule 13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

* 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 disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on 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 number relates to the American Depositary Shares representing Ordinary Shares. References herein to “Ordinary Shares” include Ordinary Shares underlying American Depositary Shares.





Names of Reporting Persons.
Cambridge Innovation Capital (Jersey) Limited




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












SEC Use Only




Source of Funds (See Instructions):




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Citizenship or Place of Organization.
Jersey, Channel Islands


Number of
Owned by
Person With


Sole Voting Power



Shared Voting Power
1,751,437 (see Item 5 below)



Sole Dispositive Power



Shared Dispositive Power
1,751,437 (see Item 5 below)




Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
1,751,437 (see Item 5 below)




Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (11) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)   o




Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (11)
9.90 % (see Item 5 below)




Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)






Item 1.  Security and Issuer


This Schedule 13D relates to Ordinary Shares of Bicycle Therapeutics plc, a public limited  company organized under the laws of England and Wales (the “Issuer” or the “Company”).  The address of the principal executive offices of the Issuer is N900, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge CB22 3AT, United Kingdom.


Item 2.  Identity and Background


(a) This Schedule 13D is being filed on behalf of Cambridge Innovation Capital (Jersey) Limited, solely owned by Cambridge Innovation Capital plc. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares reported herein except to the extent of its pecuniary interest in such shares, and the inclusion of such securities in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership for any purpose.


(b) Gaspé House, 66-72 Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3QT


(c) See Item 2(a).


(d) None of the Reporting Persons has, during the last five years, been convicted in a criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors).


(e) None of the Reporting Persons has, during the last five years, been a party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body of competent jurisdiction and as a result of such proceeding was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, federal or State securities laws or finding any violation with respect to such laws.


(f) See Item 6 of the respective cover page of each Reporting Person


Item 3.  Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration


The Ordinary Shares reported herein as being beneficially owned by the Reporting Persons were purchased using funds raised by Cambridge Innovation Capital (Jersey) Limited’s parent company for the purposes of investing in life science and technology companies in the Cambridge, UK ecosystem. The aggregate consideration paid for such securities was approximately $18,410,104.


Item 4.  Purpose of Transaction


The Reporting Persons acquired the securities reported herein for the benefit of the above-referenced purposes.  The Reporting Persons intend to evaluate this investment in the Issuer and options with respect to such investment on an ongoing basis.


The Reporting Persons may acquire additional Ordinary Shares and/or other securities of the Issuer from time to time or may dispose of any or all of such Ordinary Shares or other securities held or beneficially owned by them at any time.


From time to time, the Reporting Persons may engage in discussions with the Issuer’s Board of Directors and/or members of the Issuer’s management team concerning, without limitation, potential business combinations and strategic alternatives, the business, operations, capital structure, governance, management, strategy of the Issuer and other matters concerning the Issuer.




The Reporting Persons reserve the right to change their purpose and to formulate and implement plans or proposals with respect to the Issuer at any time and from time to time.  Any such action may be made by the Reporting Persons alone or in conjunction with other shareholders, potential acquirers, financing sources and/or other third parties and could include one or more purposes, plans or proposals that relate to or would result in actions required to be reported herein in accordance with Item 4 of Schedule 13D.


Michael Anstey, representative of the Investment Advisor to the Reporting Person, is also a Director of the Issuer.


Item 5.  Interest in Securities of the Issuer


(a) and (b)  See Items 7-13 of the cover pages and Item 2 above.


The percentage calculations herein are based upon the statement in a prospectus dated May 22, 2019, as filed by the Issuer with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 23, 2019, that there would be 17,696,417 Ordinary Shares of the Issuer outstanding as of the closing of the public offering to which such prospectus related.


(c)  The Reporting Persons did not engage in any transactions in Ordinary Shares of the Issuer during the sixty day period prior to the filing of this Schedule 13D other than (i) the exercise of a warrant to acquire 125,587 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of GBP 0.01 per share immediately prior to the closing of the Issuer’s initial public offering on May 28, 2019 and (ii) the purchase of 314,286 Ordinary Shares in such public offering at a price of $14.00 per share.


(d)  Not applicable.


(e)  Not applicable.


Item 6. Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships with Respect to Securities of the Issuer


Not applicable.


Item 7.  Material to Be Filed as Exhibits


Not applicable






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: 7 June, 2019






Mike Evans, Director