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*
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
Synthorx, Inc. [ THOR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/11/2018
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 12/11/2018 P(1) 1,363,636 A $11 1,363,636 I See Footnote(2)(3)
Common Stock 12/11/2018 C 3,952,719(4) A (4) 5,316,355 I See Footnote(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
Series C Preferred Stock (4) 12/11/2018 C 6,333,206 (4) (4) Common Stock 3,952,719 $0.00 0 I See Footnote(2)(3)
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 VII LLC

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

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The shares were purchased at the Issuer's initial public offering.
2. These securities are held of record by OrbiMed Private Investments VII, LP ("OPI VII"). OrbiMed Capital GP VII LLC ("GP VII") is the sole general partner of OPI VII, and OrbiMed Advisors LLC ("OrbiMed Advisors") is the managing member of GP VII. By virtue of such relationships, GP VII and OrbiMed Advisors may be deemed to have voting and investment power with respect to the shares held by OPI VII and as a result may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of such shares. OrbiMed Advisors exercises investment and voting power through a management committee comprised of Carl L. Gordon, Sven H. Borho and Jonathan T. Silverstein. The Reporting Persons have designated a representative, currently Peter A. Thompson, an employee of Advisors, to serve on the Issuer's board of directors.
3. This report on Form 4 is jointly filed by GP VII and OrbiMed Advisors. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a) under the Securities Exchange At of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), except to the extent of its pecuniary interest therein, if any. This report shall not be deemed an admission that any of the Reporting Persons is a beneficial owner of such securities for the purpose of Section 16 of the Exchange Act, or for any other purpose.
4. Automatic conversion, in connection with the Issuer's initial public offering, of preferred stock into shares of common stock on a 1.60224-to-1 basis. The shares have no expiration date.
Remarks:
/s/ Douglas Coons, Chief Compliance Officer 12/13/2018
Douglas Coon, Chief Compliance Officer 12/13/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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