Sec Form 4 Filing - MAKOWER JOSHUA @ Akouos, Inc. - 2020-06-30

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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 *
MAKOWER JOSHUA
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Akouos, Inc. [ AKUS]
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)
1954 GREENSPRING DRIVE, SUITE 600
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
06/30/2020
(Street)
TIMONIUM, MD21093
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ 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 06/30/2020 C 513,758 ( 1 ) A 513,758 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
Common Stock 06/30/2020 C 1,992,238 ( 3 ) A 2,505,996 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
Common Stock 06/30/2020 C 1,199,976 ( 4 ) A 3,705,972 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
Common Stock 06/30/2020 P 588,235 A $ 17 4,294,207 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
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 Seed Preferred Stock ( 1 ) 06/30/2020 C 513,758 ( 1 ) ( 1 ) Common Stock 513,758 $ 0 0 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
Series A Preferred Stock ( 3 ) 06/30/2020 C 1,992,238 ( 3 ) ( 3 ) Common Stock 1,992,238 $ 0 0 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
Series B Preferred Stock ( 4 ) 06/30/2020 C 1,199,976 ( 4 ) ( 4 ) Common Stock 1,199,976 $ 0 0 I See Note 2 ( 2 )
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
MAKOWER JOSHUA
1954 GREENSPRING DRIVE
SUITE 600
TIMONIUM, MD21093
X
Signatures
/s/ Sasha Keough, attorney-in-fact 07/01/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )On June 30, 2020, the Series Seed Preferred Stock converted into Common Stock on a 21.073-for-1 basis upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering without payment of consideration. The Series Seed Preferred Stock was convertible at any time at the holder's election and automatically upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering. The shares had no expiration date.
( 2 )The Reporting Person is a manager of NEA 16 GP, LLC ("NEA 16 GP"), which is the sole general partner of NEA Partners 16, L.P. ("NEA Partners 16"). NEA Partners 16 is the sole general partner of New Enterprise Associates 16, L.P. ("NEA 16"), which is the direct beneficial owner of the shares. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership within the meaning of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise of such portion of the shares held by NEA 16 in which the Reporting Person has no pecuniary interest.
( 3 )On June 30, 2020, the Series A Preferred Stock converted into Common Stock on a 21.073-for-1 basis upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering without payment of consideration. The Series A Preferred Stock was convertible at any time at the holder's election and automatically upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering. The shares had no expiration date.
( 4 )On June 30, 2020, the Series B Preferred Stock converted into Common Stock on a 21.073-for-1 basis upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering without payment of consideration. The Series B Preferred Stock was convertible at any time at the holder's election and automatically upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering. The shares had no expiration date.

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