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*
ROBERTS BRYAN E

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O VENROCK
3340 HILLVIEW AVENUE

(Street)
PALO ALTO CA 94304

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
IRONWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS INC [ IRWD ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/14/2014
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
Class A Common Stock 01/14/2014 S (1) 17,817 D $12.57 756,383 I By Funds (2)
Class A Common Stock 01/14/2014 S (1) 3,383 D $12.57 143,617 I By Funds (3)
Class A Common Stock 24,575 D (4)
Class A Common Stock 1,862,497 I By Funds (5)
Class B Common Stock 36,290 I By Funds (6)
Class A Common Stock 105 I By LLC (7)
Class B Common Stock 1,919,704 I By Funds (8)
Class A Common Stock 88,262 I By Funds (9)
Class A Common Stock 7,483 I By Funds (10)
Class A Common Stock 18,910 I By Funds (11)
Class B Common Stock 40,000 I By LLC (12)
Class A Common Stock 3,040 I By LLC (13)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners, L.P. ("VHCP") and VHCP Co-Investment Holdings, LLC ("VHCP Co-Investment") on October 30, 2013 and modified on November 27, 2013.
2. VHCP holds an aggregate of 756,383 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. VHCP Management, LLC ("VHCP Management") is the general partner of VHCP and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts is a managing member of VHCP Management and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts and VHCP Management expressly disclaim beneficial ownership over these shares except to the extent of their indirect pecuniary interests therein.
3. VHCP Co-Investment holds an aggregate of 143,617 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. VHCP Management is the manager of VHCP Co-Investment and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts is a managing member of VHCP Management and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts and VHCP Management expressly disclaim beneficial ownership over these shares except to the extent of their indirect pecuniary interests therein.
4. The reporting person is a member of the Management Company. Under an agreement between the reporting person and the Management Company, the reporting person is deemed to hold 9,554 of the reported shares for the sole benefit of the Management Company and must hold or sell these 9,554 shares solely upon the direction of the Management Company. The Management Company may be deemed the indirect beneficial owner of these 9,554 shares, and the reporting person may be deemed the indirect beneficial owner of these 9,554 shares through his interest in the Management Company. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these 9,554 shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
5. Venrock Associates II, L.P. holds an aggregate of 1,862,497 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. The reporting person is a general partner of Venrock Associates II, L.P. and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his indirect pecuniary interest therein.
6. Venrock Entrepreneurs Fund, L.P. ("VEF") holds an aggregate of 36,290 shares of Class B Common Stock of the Issuer. Venrock Management, LLC ("VM") is the sole general partner of VEF and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts is a member of VM and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts and VM expressly disclaim beneficial ownership over all shares held by VEF, except to the extent of their indirect pecuniary interests therein.
7. VM holds an aggregate of 105 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. Dr. Roberts is a member of VM and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts expressly disclaims beneficial ownership over all shares held by VM, except to the extent of his indirect pecuniary interest therein.
8. Venrock Associates holds an aggregate of 1,919,704 shares of Class B Common Stock of the Issuer. The reporting person is a general partner of Venrock Associates and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his indirect pecuniary interest therein.
9. Venrock Associates V, L.P. ("VA5") holds an aggregate of 88,262 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. Venrock Management V, LLC ("VM5") is the sole general partner of VA5 and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts is a member of VM5 and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts and VM5 expressly disclaim beneficial ownership over all shares held by VA5, except to the extent of their indirect pecuniary interests therein.
10. Venrock Partners V, L.P. ("VP5") holds an aggregate of 7,483 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. Venrock Partners Management V, LLC ("VPM5") is the sole general partner of VP5 and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts is a member of VPM5 and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts and VPM5 expressly disclaim beneficial ownership over all shares held by VP5, except to the extent of their indirect pecuniary interests therein.
11. VHCP Management holds an aggregate of 18,910 shares of Class A Common Stock of the Issuer. Dr. Roberts is a managing member of VHCP Management and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts expressly disclaims beneficial ownership over these shares except to the extent of his indirect pecuniary interest therein.
12. Consists of 40,000 shares of Class B Common Stock of the issuer held by the Managment Company. Dr. Roberts is a member of the Management Company and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his indirect pecuniary interest therein.
13. Consists of 3,040 shares of Class A Common Stock of the issuer held by the Management Company. Dr. Roberts is a member of the Management Company and may be deemed to beneficially own these shares. Dr. Roberts disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his indirect pecuniary interest therein.
Remarks:
/s/ Bryan E. Roberts 01/16/2014
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