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*
ORBIMED ADVISORS LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 54TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(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)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/29/2012
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 06/29/2012 S 1,283,300 D $0.7341 (4) 0 I See Footnotes (1) (2) (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*
ORBIMED ADVISORS LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 54TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
OrbiMed Capital GP IV LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 54TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ISALY SAMUEL D

(Last) (First) (Middle)
601 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 54TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The shares of Common Stock ("Shares") reported herein as indirectly beneficially owned by OrbiMed Capital GP IV LLC ("OrbiMed Capital"), OrbiMed Advisors LLC ("OrbiMed Advisors") and Samuel D. Isaly ("Isaly") are directly owned by OrbiMed Private Investments IV, LP ("OPI IV") and each of OrbiMed Capital, OrbiMed Advisors and Isaly may be deemed to have a pecuniary interest in Shares beneficially owned by OPI IV. This Form 4 is being jointly filed by OrbiMed Capital, OrbiMed Advisors and Isaly.
2. OrbiMed Capital is the sole general partner of OPI IV. OrbiMed Advisors is a registered adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, and the sole managing member of OrbiMed Capital. OrbiMed Advisors and OrbiMed Capital may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of the Shares reported herein by virtue of such relationships and the authority of OrbiMed Capital to direct the vote and disposition of the Shares held by OPI IV. Isaly, a natural person, may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of the Shares reported herein in his capacity as the holder of a controlling interest in OrbiMed Advisors.
3. Each of OrbiMed Advisors, OrbiMed Capital and Isaly disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), except to the extent of its or his pecuniary interest therein, if any. This report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting persons are beneficial owners for the purpose of Section 16 of the Exchange Act, or for any other purpose.
4. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These Shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $0.6760 to $0.7700, inclusive. The reporting persons undertake to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer or the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of Shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote
/s/ Samuel D. Isaly 07/03/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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