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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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Herman Alan C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
COHERUS BIOSCIENCES, INC.
201 REDWOOD SHORES PARKWAY, SUITE 200

(Street)
REDWOOD CITY CA 94065

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Coherus BioSciences, Inc. [ CHRS ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Scientific Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/02/2015
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, $0.0001 par value 11/02/2015 M 18,416 A $0.4168 233,115 D
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value 11/02/2015 S (1) 16,516 D $28.6457 (2) 216,599 D
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value 11/02/2015 S (1) 1,900 D $29.2508 (3) 214,699 D
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value 300,164 I By Trust (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
Stock Option (right to buy) $0.4168 11/02/2015 M 18,416 (5) 07/17/2021 Common Stock 18,416 $0.00 57,361 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The sale reported in the Form 4 was effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5 1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person.
2. The transaction was executed in multiple trades in prices ranging from $28.02 to $28.99, inclusive. The price reported in Column 4 above reflects the weighted average sale price. The Reporting Person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the Issuer, or a stockholder of the Issuer, information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
3. The transaction was executed in multiple trades in prices ranging from $29.02 to $29.51, inclusive. The price reported in Column 4 above reflects the weighted average sale price. The Reporting Person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the Issuer, or a stockholder of the Issuer, information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
4. These shares are held by the Herman Trust, dated March 16, 2001, of which Reporting Person is a co trustee.
5. The shares underlying this option are vested and exercisable as of the date hereof.
Remarks:
/s/ Matthew R. Hooper, as Attorney-in-Fact for Alan C. Herman, Ph.D. 11/04/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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