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*
Westphal Christoph H

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FLEX PHARMA, INC.
800 BOYLSTON STREET

(Street)
BOSTON MA 02199

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Flex Pharma, Inc. [ FLKS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
President and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/11/2016
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 03/11/2016 P 89,680 A $7 2,786,944 I See notes (1) (2)
Common Stock 3,925,248 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. 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. On March 11, 2016, Longwood Fund III, L.P. ("Longwood Fund III") purchased 89,680 shares. Following such purchase, Longwood Fund III owns 89,680 shares of Common Stock of the Issuer (the "Common Shares") and Longwood Fund II, L.P. ("Longwood Fund II") owns 2,697,264 Common Shares.
2. Longwood Fund II GP, LLC is the ultimate General Partner of Longwood Fund II and Longwood Fund III GP, LLC is the ultimate General Partner of Longwood Fund III. Christoph Westphal, M.D., Ph.D., Richard Aldrich and Michelle Dipp, M.D., Ph.D. (collectively, the "Managers") are managers of Longwood Fund II GP, LLC and Longwood Fund III GP, LLC, and, as such, may be deemed to have shared voting and dispositive power with respect to the Issuer's securities held by Longwood Fund II and Longwood Fund III (the "Longwood Shares"). Each of the Managers disclaims beneficial ownership of the Longwood Shares, except to the extent of their respective pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of these shares in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership of the shares for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
Remarks:
/s/ Robert Hadfield, Attorney-in-Fact 03/15/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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