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*
MERIDIAN VENTURE PARTNERS II LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
259 N. RADNOR-CHESTER ROAD
SUITE 130

(Street)
RADNOR PA 19087

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ANI PHARMACEUTICALS INC [ ANIP ]
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)
03/19/2014
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 03/19/2014 S 10,171 D $32.38(1) 2,661,310 D(3)
Common Stock 03/19/2014 S 751 D $33.36(2) 2,660,559 D(3)
Common Stock 03/20/2014 S 10,000 D $31.76(4) 2,650,559 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*
MERIDIAN VENTURE PARTNERS II LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
259 N. RADNOR-CHESTER ROAD
SUITE 130

(Street)
RADNOR PA 19087

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Meridian Venture Partners II GP, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
259 N. RADNOR-CHESTER ROAD
SUITE 130

(Street)
RADNOR PA 19087

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Meridian Venture Partners II, Co.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
259 N. RADNOR-CHESTER ROAD
SUITE 130

(Street)
RADNOR PA 19087

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Brown Robert E. JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ANI PHARMACEUTICALS, INC
210 MAIN STREET WEST

(Street)
BAUDETTE MN 56623

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $32.00 to $32.93 per share, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes 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 by the Reporting Person at each separate price on each date of sale.
2. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $33.10 to $33.69 per share, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes 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 by the Reporting Person at each separate price on each date of sale.
3. Meridian Venture Partners II, Co. (MVP Corp.) is the general partner of Meridian Venture Partners II GP, L.P. (GP), the general partner of Meridian Venture Partners II, L.P. (MVP II). Robert E. Brown, Jr., a director of the Issuer, is the President, sole stockholder and sole director of MVP Corp., as well as a limited partner of GP and one of two principals of MVP II.
4. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $31.50 to $32.31 per share, inclusive. The Reporting Person undertakes 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 by the Reporting Person at each separate price on each date of sale
/s/ Robert E. Brown, Jr 03/20/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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