Sec Form 4 Filing - BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP @ Prelude Therapeutics Inc - 2020-03-27

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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 *
BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Prelude Therapeutics Inc [ PRLD]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director X __ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
860 WASHINGTON STREET, 3RD FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
03/27/2020
(Street)
NEW YORK, NY10014
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 09/29/2020 C 329,478 A 350,169 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 3 ) ( 4 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 C 2,965,263 A 3,151,483 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 3 ) ( 5 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 C 370,552 A 720,721 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 4 ) ( 6 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 C 4,047,634 A 7,199,117 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 5 ) ( 6 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 C 45,524 A 766,245 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 4 ) ( 7 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 C 574,327 A 7,773,444 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 5 ) ( 7 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 P 104,628 A $ 19 870,873 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 4 ) ( 8 )
Common Stock 09/29/2020 P 1,474,319 A $ 19 9,247,763 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 5 ) ( 8 )
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
Series B Preferred Stock ( 19 ) 03/27/2020 P 308,793 ( 18 ) ( 19 ) ( 19 ) Common Stock or Non-Voting Common Stock ( 19 ) 308,793 $ 3.9324 ( 18 ) 308,793 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Series B Preferred Stock ( 19 ) 03/27/2020 P 3,373,029 ( 18 ) ( 19 ) ( 19 ) Common Stock or Non-Voting Common Stock ( 19 ) 3,373,029 $ 3.9324 ( 18 ) 3,373,029 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Series C Preferred Stock ( 20 ) 08/21/2020 P 75,873 ( 21 ) ( 20 ) ( 20 ) Common Stock or Non-Voting Common Stock ( 20 ) 75,873 $ 14.5196 ( 21 ) 75,873 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Series C Preferred Stock ( 20 ) 08/21/2020 P 957,211 ( 21 ) ( 20 ) ( 20 ) Common Stock or Non-Voting Common Stock ( 20 ) 957,211 $ 14.5196 ( 21 ) 957,211 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $ 12.85 09/24/2020 A 46,688 ( 17 ) ( 15 ) 09/01/2030 Common Stock 46,688 $ 0 46,688 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 16 )
Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ( 3 ) 09/29/2020 C 329,478 ( 3 ) ( 3 ) Common Stock 329,478 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 4 )
Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ( 3 ) 09/29/2020 C 2,965,263 ( 3 ) ( 3 ) Common Stock 2,965,263 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 5 )
Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ( 10 ) 09/29/2020 C 219,653 ( 10 ) ( 10 ) Non-Voting Common Stock 219,653 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Non-Voting Common Stock ( 10 ) 09/29/2020 C 219,653 ( 10 ) ( 10 ) Common Stock 219,653 ( 9 ) 219,653 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ( 10 ) 09/29/2020 C 1,976,841 ( 10 ) ( 10 ) Non-Voting Common Stock 1,976,841 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Non-Voting Common Stock ( 10 ) 09/29/2020 C 1,976,841 ( 10 ) ( 10 ) Common Stock 1,976,841 ( 9 ) 1,976,841 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Series B Convertible Preferred Stock ( 6 ) 09/29/2020 C 370,552 ( 6 ) ( 6 ) Common Stock 370,552 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 4 )
Series B Convertible Preferred Stock ( 6 ) 09/29/2020 C 4,047,634 ( 6 ) ( 6 ) Common Stock 4,047,634 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 5 )
Series B Convertible Preferred Stock ( 13 ) 09/29/2020 C 247,034 ( 13 ) ( 13 ) Non-Voting Common Stock 247,034 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Non-Voting Common Stock ( 13 ) 09/29/2020 C 247,034 ( 13 ) ( 13 ) Common Stock 247,034 ( 9 ) 466,687 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Series B Convertible Preferred Stock ( 13 ) 09/29/2020 C 2,698,424 ( 13 ) ( 13 ) Non-Voting Common Stock 2,698,424 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Non-Voting Common Stock ( 13 ) 09/29/2020 C 2,698,424 ( 13 ) ( 13 ) Common Stock 2,698,424 ( 9 ) 4,675,265 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Series C Convertible Preferred Stock ( 7 ) 09/29/2020 C 45,524 ( 7 ) ( 7 ) Common Stock 45,524 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 4 )
Series C Convertible Preferred Stock ( 7 ) 09/29/2020 C 574,327 ( 7 ) ( 7 ) Common Stock 574,327 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 5 )
Series C Convertible Preferred Stock ( 14 ) 09/29/2020 C 30,349 ( 14 ) ( 14 ) Non-Voting Common Stock 30,349 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Non-Voting Common Stock ( 14 ) 09/29/2020 C 30,349 ( 14 ) ( 14 ) Common Stock 30,349 ( 9 ) 497,036 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 11 )
Series C Convertible Preferred Stock ( 14 ) 09/29/2020 C 382,884 ( 14 ) ( 14 ) Non-Voting Common Stock 382,884 ( 9 ) 0 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Non-Voting Common Stock ( 14 ) 09/29/2020 C 382,884 ( 14 ) ( 14 ) Common Stock 382,884 ( 9 ) 5,058,149 I See Footnotes ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 12 )
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
BAKER BROS. ADVISORS LP
860 WASHINGTON STREET
3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10014
X X
667, L.P.
860 WASHINGTON STREET, 3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10014
X X
Baker Bros. Advisors (GP) LLC
860 WASHINGTON STREET
3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10014
X X
Baker Brothers Life Sciences LP
860 WASHINGTON STREET
3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10014
X X
BAKER FELIX
860 WASHINGTON STREET
3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10014
X X
BAKER JULIAN
860 WASHINGTON STREET, 3RD FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY10014
X X
Signatures
By: Baker Bros. Advisors LP, Name: Scott L. Lessing, Title: President /s/ Scott L. Lessing 09/30/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Baker Bros. Advisors LP, Mgmt. Co. and Inv. Adviser to 667, L.P., pursuant to authority granted by Baker Biotech Capital, L.P., GP to 667, L.P. Name: Scott L. Lessing, Title: President /s/ Scott L. Lessing 09/30/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
By: Baker Bros. Advisors (GP) LLC, Name: Scott L. Lessing, Title: President /s/ Scott L. Lessing 09/30/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Baker Bros. Advisors LP, Mgmt. Co. and Inv. Adviser to BAKER BROTHERS LIFE SCIENCES, L.P., pursuant to authority granted by Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital, L.P., GP to Baker Brothers Life Sciences, L.P., Name: Scott L. Lessing, Title: President /s/ 09/30/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
/s/ Felix J. Baker 09/30/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
/s/ Julian C. Baker 09/30/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Baker Bros. Advisors LP (the "Adviser") serves as the investment adviser to 667, L.P. ("667") and Baker Brothers Life Sciences, L.P. ("Life Sciences", and together with 667, the "Funds"). In connection with the services provided by the Adviser, the Adviser receives an asset-based management fee that does not confer any pecuniary interest in the securities held by the Funds. Baker Bros. Advisors (GP) LLC (the "Adviser GP") is the Adviser's sole general partner. Julian C. Baker and Felix J. Baker are managing members of the Adviser GP. The Adviser has complete and unlimited discretion and authority with respect to the investment and voting power of the securities held by the Funds. The general partners of the Funds relinquished to the Adviser all discretion and authority with respect to the investment and voting power of the securities held by the Funds.
( 2 )Julian C. Baker, Felix J. Baker, the Adviser GP and the Adviser disclaim beneficial ownership of the securities held directly by the Funds except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that any of Julian C. Baker, Felix J. Baker, the Adviser GP or the Adviser is a beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or any other purpose.
( 3 )Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ("Series A Preferred") of Prelude Therapeutics Incorporated (the "Issuer") automatically converted on a 1-for-1 basis ("Series A Preferred Conversion Ratio") without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the Issuer's initial public offering ("IPO") into voting common stock of the Issuer ("Common Stock"). The Funds elected to automatically convert immediately prior to the IPO into the number of shares of Common Stock shown in column 5 of Table I. The Series A Preferred had no expiration date.
( 4 )After giving effect to the transaction reported herein and as a result of their ownership interest in (i) Baker Biotech Capital, L.P. and (ii) 667, Julian C. Baker and Felix J. Baker each may be deemed to have an indirect pecuniary interest in the Common Stock reported in column 5 of Table I directly held by 667, a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Biotech Capital, L.P., a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Biotech Capital (GP), LLC, due to their interest in 667 and Baker Biotech Capital, L.P.'s right to receive an allocation of a portion of the profits from 667.
( 5 )After giving effect to the transaction reported herein and as a result of their ownership interest in (i) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital L.P. and (ii) Life Sciences, Felix J. Baker and Julian C. Baker may be deemed to have an indirect pecuniary interest in Common Stock reported in column 5 of Table I beneficially owned by Life Sciences, a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital, L.P., a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital (GP), LLC, due to their interest in Life Sciences and Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital, L.P.'s right to receive an allocation of a portion of the profits from Life Sciences.
( 6 )Series B Convertible Preferred Stock ("Series B Preferred") of the Issuer automatically converted on a 1-for-1 basis ("Series BPreferred Conversion Ratio") without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into Common Stock. The Funds elected to automatically convert immediately prior to the IPO into the number of shares of Common Stock shown in column 5 of Table I. The Series B Preferred had no expiration date.
( 7 )Series C Convertible Preferred Stock ("Series C Preferred") of the Issuer automatically converted on a 1-for-1 basis ("Series CPreferred Conversion Ratio") without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into Common Stock. The Funds elected to automatically convert immediately prior to the IPO into the number of shares of Common Stock shown in column 5 of Table I. The Series C Preferred had no expiration date.
( 8 )667 and Life Sciences purchased 104,628 and 1,474,319 shares of Common Stock, respectively, for $19.00 per share pursuant to the IPO that closed on September 29, 2020.
( 9 )Pursuant to Instruction 4(c)(iii), this response has been left blank.
( 10 )Series A Preferred automatically converted at the Series A Preferred Conversion Ratio without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into non-voting common stock of the Issuer ("Non-Voting Common Stock"). The Funds elected to automatically convert immediately prior to the IPO into the number of shares of Non-Voting Common Stock shown in column 7 of Table II. The Series A Preferred had no expiration date. Each share of Non-Voting Common Stock is convertible into one share of Common Stock at any time at the option of the holder without consideration subject to a 9.99% beneficial ownership limitation which may be increased or decreased by the holder upon 61 days notice to the Issuer.
( 11 )After giving effect to the transaction reported herein and as a result of their ownership interest in (i) Baker Biotech Capital, L.P. and (ii) 667, Julian C. Baker and Felix J. Baker each may be deemed to have an indirect pecuniary interest in the securities reported in column 7 of Table II directly held by 667, a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Biotech Capital, L.P., a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Biotech Capital (GP), LLC, due to their interest in 667 and Baker Biotech Capital, L.P.'s right to receive an allocation of a portion of the profits from 667.
( 12 )After giving effect to the transaction reported herein and as a result of their ownership interest in (i) Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital L.P. and (ii) Life Sciences, Felix J. Baker and Julian C. Baker may be deemed to have an indirect pecuniary interest in the securities reported in column 7 of Table II beneficially owned by Life Sciences, a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital, L.P., a limited partnership of which the sole general partner is Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital (GP), LLC, due to their interest in Life Sciences and Baker Brothers Life Sciences Capital, L.P.'s right to receive an allocation of a portion of the profits from Life Sciences.
( 13 )Series B Preferred automatically converted at the Series B Preferred Conversion Ratio without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into Non-Voting Common Stock. The Funds elected to automatically convert immediately prior to the IPO into the number of shares of Non-Voting Common Stock shown in column 7 of Table II. The Series B Preferred had no expiration date. Each share of Non-Voting Common Stock is convertible into one share of Common Stock at any time at the option of the holder without consideration subject to a 9.99% beneficial ownership limitation which may be increased or decreased by the holder upon 61 days notice to the Issuer.
( 14 )Series C Preferred automatically converted at the Series C Preferred Conversion Ratio without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into Non-Voting Common Stock. The Funds elected to automatically convert immediately prior to the IPO into the number of shares of Non-Voting Common Stock shown in column 7 of Table II. The Series C Preferred had no expiration date. Each share of Non-Voting Common Stock is convertible into one share of Common Stock at any time at the option of the holder without consideration subject to a 9.99% beneficial ownership limitation which may be increased or decreased by the holder upon 61 days notice to the Issuer.
( 15 )46,688 non-qualified stock options ("Stock Options") exercisable solely into Common Stock were granted under the Issuer's 2016 Stock Incentive Plan to Dr. Kelvin M. Neu, a full-time employee of the Adviser in his capacity as a director of the Issuer. The Stock Options have a strike price of $12.85, vest in 36 equal monthly installments beginning on October 24, 2020, subject to Dr. Neu's continued service on the board of directors of the Issuer (the "Board").
( 16 )Dr. Neu serves on the Board as a representative of the Funds. Pursuant to the policies of the Adviser, Dr. Neu does not have any right to any of the Issuer's securities issued as part of his service on the Board and the Funds are entitled to receive all the pecuniary interest in the securities issued. The Funds each own an indirect proportionate pecuniary interest in the Stock Options. Solely as a result of Felix J. Baker's and Julian C. Baker's ownership interest in (i) the general partners of the Funds and (ii) the Funds, Felix J. Baker and Julian C. Baker may be deemed to have an indirect pecuniary interest in the Stock Options (i.e. no direct pecuniary interest).
( 17 )This number reflects the 1 for 1.1566 reverse stock split effected on September 18, 2020.
( 18 )On March 27, 2020, 667 and Life Sciences purchased 185,276 and 3,373,029 Series B Preferred, adjusted for a 1.1566 for 1 reverse stock split on September 18, 2020, respectively, for $3.9324 per share in a private financing.
( 19 )Series B Preferred were convertible at the election of the holder or automatically converted at the Series B Preferred Conversion Ratio without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into either Common Stock or Non-Voting Common Stock. Each holder's option to convert into Non-Voting Common Stock was limited to no more than 40 percent of the aggregate shares of Common Stock and Non-Voting Common Stock issuable to such holder upon conversion of such holder's Series A Preferred, Series B Preferred and Series C Preferred. The Series B Preferred had no expiration date. Each share of Non-Voting Common Stock is convertible into one share of Common Stock at any time at the option of the holder without consideration subject to a 9.99% beneficial ownership limitation which may be increased or decreased by the holder upon 61 days notice to the Issuer.
( 20 )Series C Preferred were converted at the election of the holder or automatically converted at the Series C Preferred Conversion Ratio without payment or further consideration immediately prior to the close of the IPO into either Common Stock or Non-Voting Common Stock. Each holder's option to convert into Non-Voting Common Stock was to no more than 40 percent of the aggregate shares of Common Stock and Non-Voting Common Stock issuable to such holder upon conversion of such holder's Series A Preferred, Series B Preferred and Series C Preferred. The Series C Preferred had no expiration date. Each share of Non-Voting Common Stock is convertible into one share of Common Stock at any time at the option of the holder without consideration subject to a 9.99% beneficial ownership limitation which may be increased or decreased by the holder upon 61 days' notice to the Issuer.
( 21 )On August 21, 2020, 667 and Life Sciences purchased 75,873 and 957,211 Series C Preferred, adjusted for a 1.1566 for 1 reverse stock split on September 18, 2020, respectively, for $14.5196 per share in a private financing.

Remarks:
Dr. Kelvin M. Neu, a full-time employee of Baker Bros. Advisors LP, is a director of Prelude Therapeutics Incorporated (the "Issuer"). By virtue of his representation on the Board ofDirectors of the Issuer, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the reporting persons are deemed directors by deputization of the Issuer.

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