SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 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
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Morningside Venture Investments Ltd

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2ND FLOOR, LE PRINCCE DE GALLES
3-5 AVENUE DES CITRONNIERS

(Street)
MC 98000 O9

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [ APLS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/13/2017
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X 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) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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 11/13/2017 C 10,778,303 A (1) 10,778,303 D(2)
Common Stock 11/13/2017 P 575,000 A $14 11,353,303 D(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 (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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 (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (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: 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 (1) 11/13/2017 C 1,054,544 (1) (1) Common Stock 494,394 $0.00 0 D
Series C Preferred Stock (1) 11/13/2017 C 17,200,000 (1) (1) Common Stock 8,063,759 $0.00 0 D
Series D Preferred Stock (1) 11/13/2017 C 4,476,275 (1) (1) Common Stock 2,098,581 $0.00 0 D
Series E Preferred Stock (1) 11/13/2017 C 259,302 (1) (1) Common Stock 121,566 $0.00 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Series B, Series C, Series D and Series E Preferred Stock converted into Common Stock on a 2.133-for-one basis upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering without payment of consideration. The Series B, Series C, Series D and Series E Preferred Stock were 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. Louise Mary Garbarino, Jill Marie Franklin, Peter Stuart Allenby Edwards and Raymond Long Sing Tang, the directors of Morningside Venture Investments, Ltd. ("MVIL"), share voting and dispositive control over the shares held by MVIL.
Remarks:
/s/ Louise Mary Garbarino 11/13/2017
/s/ Jill Marie Franklin 11/13/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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