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*
SOFINNOVA VENTURE PARTNERS VI L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc [ ANTH ]
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)
12/21/2011
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 12/21/2011 S 20,630 D $6.5108 3,339,944 D (1)
Common Stock 12/21/2011 S 4,090 D $6.5108 661,730 D (2)
Common Stock 12/21/2011 S 280 D $6.5108 45,529 D (3)
Common Stock 12/22/2011 S 20,630 D $6.2242 3,319,314 D (1)
Common Stock 12/22/2011 S 4,090 D $6.2242 657,640 D (2)
Common Stock 12/22/2011 S 280 D $6.2242 45,249 D (3)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SOFINNOVA VENTURE PARTNERS VI L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sofinnova Management VI, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sofinnova Venture Partners VI GmbH & Co. KG

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sofinnova Venture Affiliates VI LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Azan Alain

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
POWELL MICHAEL

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Buatois Eric

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES
2800 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 150

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Shares are held by Sofinnova Venture Partners VI, L.P. ("SV VI"). Sofinnova Management VI, L.L.C. ("SV LLC") is the general partner of SV VI and James I. Healy ("Healy"), a director of the issuer, Michael F. Powell ("Powell"), Alain L. Azan ("Azan") and Eric P. Buatois ("Buatois"), the managing members of SV LLC, may be deemed to share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by such entities.
2. Shares are held by Sofinnova Venture Partners VI GmbH & Co. KG ("SV KG"). SV LLC is the general partner of SV KG, and Healy, Powell, Azan and Buatois, the managing members of SV LLC, may be deemed to share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by such entities.
3. Shares are held by Sofinnova Venture Affiliates VI L.P. ("SV A"). SV LLC is the general partner of SV A, and Healy, Powell, Azan and Buatois, the managing members of SV LLC, may be deemed to share voting and dispositive power over the shares held by such entities.
Remarks:
SV LLC and its managing members disclaim benefical ownership of these shares except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein, and the filing of this report is not an admission that SV LLC or any of its managing members is the beneficial owner of these shars for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Sofinnova Venture Partners VI, L.P. 12/23/2011
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Sofinnova Venture Partners VI GmbH & Co. KG 12/23/2011
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Sofinnova Venture Affiliates VI, L.P. 12/23/2011
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Sofinnova Management VI, L.L.C. 12/23/2011
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Michael F. Powell 12/23/2011
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Alain L. Azan 12/23/2011
/s/ Nathalie Auber, Attorney-in-Fact for Eric P. Buatois 12/23/2011
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