FORM 4 - Corporate

SEC Form 4
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
FORM 4
Washington, D.C. 20549
Check this box if no longer subject
to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5
obligations may continue. See
Instruction 1(b).
3235-0287
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STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
(First)
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
KERYX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC
[ KERX ]
Holmes Scott A
(Last)
OMB APPROVAL
OMB Number:
(Middle)
X
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
C/O KERYX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
ONE MARINA PARK DRIVE, 12TH FLOOR
02210
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Other (specify
below)
Chief Financial Officer
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable
Line)
X
MA
10% Owner
Officer (give title
below)
01/28/2016
(Street)
BOSTON
Director
Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting
Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3)
Common Stock
2. Transaction
Date
(Month/Day/Year)
2A. Deemed
Execution Date,
if any
(Month/Day/Year)
01/28/2016
3.
Transaction
Code (Instr.
8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or
Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4
and 5)
Code
Amount
V
A
(A) or
(D)
53,750 (1)
A
Price
5. Amount of
Securities
Beneficially
Owned
Following
Reported
Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
$0.00
6. Ownership
Form: Direct
(D) or
Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
113,492 (2)
7. Nature
of Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership
(Instr. 4)
D
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.
3. Transaction
Conversion Date
or Exercise (Month/Day/Year)
Price of
Derivative
Security
3A. Deemed
Execution Date,
if any
(Month/Day/Year)
4.
Transaction
Code (Instr.
8)
Code
Employee
Stock
Option
(Right to
Buy)
$3.35
01/28/2016
A
V
5. Number
of
Derivative
Securities
Acquired
(A) or
Disposed
of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4
and 5)
(A)
107,500
6. Date Exercisable and
Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
Date
(D) Exercisable
7. Title and
Amount of
Securities
Underlying
Derivative
Security (Instr. 3
and 4)
Expiration
Date
Title
01/28/2017 (3) 01/28/2026
Common
Stock
8. Price
of
Derivative
Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of
derivative
Securities
Beneficially
Owned
Following
Reported
Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10.
Ownership
Form:
Direct (D)
or Indirect
(I) (Instr.
4)
$0.00
107,500
D
11. Nature
of Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Amount
or
Number
of
Shares
107,500
Explanation of Responses:
1. The 53,750 shares are restricted common stock, with one-third of the 53,750 shares vesting on January 28, 2017 and one-twelfth vesting on each of April 28, 2017, July 28, 2017, October 28, 2017, January
28, 2018, April 28, 2018, July 28, 2018, October 28, 2018, and January 28, 2019.
2. Includes 98,750 shares of restricted stock.
3. The options vest according to the following schedule: one-third of the 107,500 options will vest on January 28, 2017 and one-twelfth will vest on each of April 28, 2017, July 28, 2017, October 28, 2017,
January 28, 2018, April 28, 2018, July 28, 2018, October 28, 2018, and January 28, 2019.
Remarks:
/s/ Brian Adams
02/01/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person
Date
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* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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