SEC Form 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
|C/O BUZZFEED, INC.|
|111 EAST 18TH STREET, 13TH FLOOR|
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
[ BZFD ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
|Chief Operating Officer||
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr.
||3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
||4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
|No securities are beneficially owned.|
||/s/ Rhonda Powell, Attorney-in-Fact for Christian Baesler
||** Signature of Reporting Person
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
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Instruction 6 for procedure.|
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Rhonda Powell, Samuel Torres,
Felicia DellaFortuna, and Jordan Nadell, as long as they are providing services
to BuzzFeed, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), or any of them, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:
(1) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer and/or director of the Company, Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance
with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the
"Exchange Act"), and the rules and regulations thereunder;
(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Forms 3, 4 and 5
and timely file such forms with the Securities and Exchange Commission and any
stock exchange or similar authority, if required; and
(3) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing that, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to,
in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being
understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
attorney-in- fact's discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform each and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution and revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that each such attorney-in-fact, or each
such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to
be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that each of the foregoing attorneys in
fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not
assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities
to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
The undersigned agrees that each such attorney-in-fact may rely entirely on
information furnished orally or in writing by the undersigned to each such
attorney-in-fact. The undersigned also agrees to indemnify and hold harmless
the Company and each such attorney-in-fact against any losses, claims, damages
or liabilities (or actions in these respects) that arise out of or are based on
any untrue statement or omission of necessary facts in the information provided
by the undersigned to such attorney-in-fact for purposes of executing,
acknowledging, delivering and filing Forms 3, 4 or 5 (including amendments
thereto) and agrees to reimburse the Company and each such attorney-in-fact for
any legal or other expenses reasonably incurred in connection with investigating
or defending against any such loss, claim, damage, liability or action.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of January 12, 2022.
By: /s/ Christian Baesler
Name: Christian Baesler