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Cormorant Private Healthcare Fund III

Filed: 27 Oct 21, 4:04pm
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*
Cormorant Asset Management, LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 CLARENDON STREET, 52ND FLOOR

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02116

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Ventyx Biosciences, Inc. [ VTYX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Former 10% Owner
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/25/2021
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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 10/25/2021 C 785,303 A (1) 785,303 I See Footnotes(2)(3)
Common Stock 10/25/2021 P 625,000 A $16 1,410,303 I See Footnotes(2)(4)
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 A Convertible Preferred Stock (1) 10/25/2021 C 548,288 (1) (1) Common Stock 548,288 (1) 0 I See Footnotes(2)(5)
Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (1) 10/25/2021 C 237,015 (1) (1) Common Stock 237,015 (1) 0 I See Footnotes(2)(6)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Cormorant Asset Management, LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 CLARENDON STREET, 52ND FLOOR

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02116

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Chen Bihua

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O CORMORANT ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC
200 CLARENDON STREET, 52ND FLOOR

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02116

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Cormorant Global Healthcare Master Fund, LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 CLARENDON STREET, 52ND FLOOR

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02116

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Cormorant Private Healthcare Fund III LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 CLARENDON STREET, 52ND FLOOR

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02116

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares of Series A and Series B Convertible Preferred Stock were convertible at any time at the holder's election, without payment of additional consideration. Such shares had no expiration date but converted into Common Stock automatically upon the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering.
2. Shares reported herein are held by Cormorant Global Healthcare Master Fund, LP (the "Master Fund"), Cormorant Private Healthcare Fund III, LP ("Fund III"), and a managed account (the "Account"). Cormorant Asset Management, LP ("Cormorant") serves as the investment manager of the Master Fund, Fund III, and the Account. Bihua Chen serves as manager of the general partner of Cormorant. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares reported herein except to the extent of its or her pecuniary interest therein, and the filing of this Form 4 shall not be construed as an admission that any of the Reporting Persons is the beneficial owner of any such shares for purposes of Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or for any other purpose.
3. Represents (i) 169,075 shares held by the Master Fund, (ii) 611,568 shares held by Fund III, and (iii) 4,660 shares held by the Account.
4. Shares reported herein as purchased on October 25, 2021 represent 625,000 shares purchased by the Master Fund.
5. The Series A Convertible Preferred Stock represented, on an as-converted basis, (i) 118,046 shares held by the Master Fund, (ii) 425,582 shares held by Fund III, and (iii) 4,660 shares held by the Account.
6. The Series B Convertible Preferred Stock represented, on an as-converted basis, (i) 51,029 shares held by the Master Fund and (ii) 185,986 shares held by Fund III.
/s/ CORMORANT ASSET MANAGEMENT, LP By: Cormorant Asset Management GP, LLC, its General Partner, By: Bihua Chen, Managing Member 10/27/2021
/s/ CORMORANT GLOBAL HEALTHCARE MASTER FUND, LP, By: Cormorant Global Healthcare GP, LLC, its General Partner By: Bihua Chen, Managing Member 10/27/2021
/s/ CORMORANT PRIVATE HEALTHCARE FUND III, LP By: Cormorant Private Healthcare GP III, LLC, its General Partner By: Bihua Chen, Managing Member 10/27/2021
/s/ Bihua Chen 10/27/2021
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