Sec Form 4 Filing - Versant Venture Capital IV, L.P. @ CRISPR Therapeutics AG - 2016-10-24

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Versant Venture Capital IV, L.P.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CRISPR Therapeutics AG [ CRSP]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director X __ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
ONE SANSOME STREET, SUITE 3630
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
10/24/2016
(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA94104
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_____ Form filed by One Reporting Person
__ X __ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 10/24/2016A 95,596 A $ 14 4,104,045 I See Footnote ( 1 ) ( 5 )
Common Stock 10/24/2016A 602 A $ 14 24,334 I See Footnote ( 2 ) ( 5 )
Common Stock 10/24/2016A 60,219 A $ 14 2,443,803 I See Footnote ( 3 ) ( 5 )
Common Stock 10/24/2016A 4,583 A $ 14 185,987 I See Footnote ( 4 ) ( 5 )
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Versant Venture Capital IV, L.P.
ONE SANSOME STREET, SUITE 3630
SAN FRANCISCO, CA94104
X
Versant Side Fund IV, L.P.
ONE SANSOME STREET, SUITE 3630
SAN FRANCISCO, CA94104
X
Versant Venture Capital V, L.P.
ONE SANSOME STREET, SUITE 3630
SAN FRANCISCO, CA94104
X
Versant Venture Capital V (Canada), LP
ONE SANSOME STREET, SUITE 3630
SAN FRANCISCO, CA94104
X
Signatures
/s/ Robin L. Praeger, Managing Director of Versant Ventures IV, LLC, general partner of Versant Venture Capital IV, L.P.10/26/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
/s/ Robin L. Praeger, Managing Director of Versant Ventures IV, LLC, general partner of Versant Side Fund IV, L.P.10/26/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
/s/ Robin L. Praeger, Managing Director of Versant Ventures V, LLC, general partner of Versant Venture Capital V, L.P.10/26/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
/s/ Robin L. Praeger, Managing Director of Versant Ventures V GP-GP (Canada), Inc., general partner of Versant Ventures V (Canada), L.P., the general partner of Versant Venture Capital V (Canada) LP10/26/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )These securities are held of record by Versant Venture Capital IV, L.P. ("VVC IV"). Versant Ventures IV, LLC ("VV IV") is the sole general partner of VVC IV and may be deemed to have voting and investment power over the securities held by VVC IV and as a result may be deemed to have beneficial ownership over such securities. Brian G. Atwood, Samuel D. Colella, Ross A. Jaffe, William J. Link, Rebecca B. Robertson, Bradley Bolzon, Ph.D., Charles M. Warden, Kirk G. Nielsen, Thomas Woiwode and Robin L. Praeger are managing directors of VV IV and share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by VVC IV; however, they each disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares held by VVC IV and VSF IV, except to the extent of their pecuniary interests therein.
( 2 )These securities are held of record by Versant Side Fund IV, L.P. ("VSF IV"). VV IV is the sole general partner of VSF IV and may be deemed to have voting and investment power over the securities held by VSF IV and as a result may be deemed to have beneficial ownership over such securities. Brian G. Atwood, Samuel D. Colella, Ross A. Jaffe, William J. Link, Rebecca B. Robertson, Bradley Bolzon, Ph.D., Charles M. Warden, Kirk G. Nielsen, Thomas Woiwode and Robin L. Praeger are managing directors of VV IV and share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by VSF IV; however, they each disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares held by VVC IV and VSF IV, except to the extent of their pecuniary interests therein.
( 3 )These securities are held of record by Versant Venture Capital V, L.P. ("VVC V"). Versant Ventures V, LLC ("VV V") is the sole general partner of VVC V and may be deemed to have voting and investment power over the securities held by VVC V and as a result may be deemed to have beneficial ownership over such securities. Samuel D. Colella, William J. Link, Bradley Bolzon, Ph.D., Robin L. Praeger, Kirk G. Nielson and Thomas Woiwode, Ph.D. are managing directors of VV V and share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by VVC V; however, they each disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares held by VVC V, except to the extent of their pecuniary interests therein.
( 4 )These securities are held of record by Versant Venture Capital V (Canada) LP ("VVC CAN"). Versant Ventures V (Canada) GP-GP, Inc. ("VV V CAN GP") is the sole general partner of Versant Ventures V (Canada), L.P. ("VV V CAN") and VV V CAN is the sole general partner of VVC CAN. By virtue of such relationships, VV V CAN GP and VV V CAN may be deemed to have voting and investment power over the securities held by VVC CAN and as a result may be deemed to have beneficial ownership over such securities. Samuel D. Colella, William J. Link, Bradley Bolzon, Ph.D., Robin L. Praeger, Kirk G. Nielson and Thomas Woiwode, Ph.D. are managing directors of VV V CAN GP and share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by VVC CAN; however, they each disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares held by VVC CAN, except to the extent of their pecuniary interests therein.
( 5 )This report on Form 4 is jointly filed by VVC IV, VSF IV, VVC V and VVC CAN. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), except to the extent of its pecuniary interest therein, if any. This report shall not be deemed an admission that any such entity is a beneficial owner of such securities for the purpose of Section 16 of the Exchange Act, or for any other purpose.

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