Mercadolibre, Inc.
MERCADOLIBRE INC (Form: SC 13G, Received: 02/07/2017 08:19:29)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
(Amendment No. ___)*
 
MercadoLibre, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
 
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
587733R102
(CUSIP Number)
 
December 31, 2016
(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 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 No. 587733R102
 
Page 2 of 5 Pages
 
1
Name of Reporting Person
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above Persons (Entities Only)
 
Carmignac Gestion
 
2
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group
(a)           [  ]
(b)           [  ]
 
3
SEC Use Only
 
4
Citizenship or Place of Organization
 
France
Number of Shares Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person with
5
Sole Voting Power
 
2,383,523
6
Shared Voting Power
 
0
7
Sole Dispositive Power
 
2,383,523
8
Shared Dispositive Power
 
0
9
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
2,383,523
10
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
 
[   ]
11
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9
 
5.4%
12
Type of Reporting Person
 
FI

 
 



CUSIP No. 587733R102
 
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Item 1.
(a)
Name of Issuer:
 
     
MercadoLibre, Inc.
       
   
(b)
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
       
     
Arias 3751, 7th Floor
Buenos Aires, C1430CRG, Argentina
       
Item 2.
(a)
Name of Persons Filing:
       
     
Carmignac Gestion
       
   
(b)
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence :
       
     
24 Place Vendome
Paris, France 75001
       
   
(c)
Citizenship:
       
     
France
     
 
   
(d)
Title of Class of Securities:
     
 
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
       
   
(e)
CUSIP Number:
 
587733R102.
 
Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to Sections 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.
 
 
(b)
[ ] Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act.
 
 
(c)
[ ] Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act.
 
 
(d)
[ ] Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
 
 
(e)
[ ] An investment adviser in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).
 
 
(f)
[ ] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
 
 
(g)
[ ] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
 
 
(h)
[ ] A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal  Deposit Insurance Act.
 
 
(i)
[ ] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment  company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act o f 1940.
 




CUSIP No. 587733R102
 
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(j)
[X ] A non-U.S. institution in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)
     (ii)(J).
 
(k)
[ ] Group, in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).
     
 
If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Section 240.13d-1
 
(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:
Carmignac Gestion is an investment adviser organized under the laws of France.
     
Item 4.
Ownership.
     
 
(a)
Amount Beneficially Owned:
   
 
2,383,523
     
 
(b)
Percent of Class:
   
 
5.4%
     
 
(c)
Number of Shares as to which the person has:
     
   
(i)     sole power to vote or to direct the vote:
   
 
2,383,523
     
   
(ii)     shared power to vote or direct the vote:  0
     
   
(iii)    sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of:
   
 
2,383,523
     
   
(iv)    shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  0
 
     
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: [   ]
     
Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
     
   
Not Applicable
 
Item 7.
Identification and Classification of Subsidiaries 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
 
 
       




CUSIP No. 587733R102
 
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Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
     
   
Not Applicable
     
Item 10.
Certification:
     
   
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.




SIGNATURE
 
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 7, 2017
       
       
     
     
CARMIGNAC GESTION
       
   
By:
/s/Cyril Billioud
     
Name:
Cyril Billioud
     
Title:
Head of Legal Department