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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 2)*

 

 

Affymax, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

COMMON STOCK, $0.001 PER SHARE

(Title of Class of Securities)

00826A109

(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2013

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

x Rule 13d-1(b)**

x Rule 13d-1(c)**

¨ Rule 13d-1(d)

 

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
** This Schedule is being filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b) with respect to Visium Asset Management, LP, JG Asset, LLC and Jacob Gottlieb, and pursuant to Rule 13d1-(c) with respect to Visium Balanced Master Fund, Ltd.

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

 

 


CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 2 of 13 Pages

 

  1   

Names of reporting persons

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (Entities Only)

 

Visium Balanced Master Fund, Ltd.

  2  

Check the appropriate box if a member of a group*

(a)  ¨        (b)  ¨

 

  3  

SEC use only

 

  4  

Citizenship or place of organization

 

    Cayman Islands

Number of

shares

beneficially

owned by

each

reporting

person

with

     

Sole voting power

 

    None

   6   

Shared voting power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

   7   

Sole dispositive power

 

    None

   8   

Shared dispositive power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

  9  

Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person

 

    0 (See Item 4)

10  

Check box if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares*    ¨

 

    Not Applicable

11  

Percent of class represented by amount in Row (9)

 

    0.0%

12  

Type of reporting person*

 

    CO

 

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 3 of 13 Pages

 

  1   

Names of reporting persons

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (Entities Only)

 

Visium Asset Management, LP

  2  

Check the appropriate box if a member of a group*

(a)  ¨        (b)  ¨

 

  3  

SEC use only

 

  4  

Citizenship or place of organization

 

    United States

Number of

shares

beneficially

owned by

each

reporting

person

with

     

Sole voting power

 

    None

   6   

Shared voting power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

   7   

Sole dispositive power

 

    None

   8   

Shared dispositive power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

  9  

Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person

 

    0 (See Item 4)

10  

Check box if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares*    ¨

 

    Not Applicable

11  

Percent of class represented by amount in Row (9)

 

    0.0%

12  

Type of reporting person*

 

    IA, PN

 

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 4 of 13 Pages

 

  1   

Names of reporting persons

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (Entities Only)

 

JG Asset, LLC

  2  

Check the appropriate box if a member of a group*

(a)  ¨        (b)  ¨

 

  3  

SEC use only

 

  4  

Citizenship or place of organization

 

    United States

Number of

shares

beneficially

owned by

each

reporting

person

with

     

Sole voting power

 

    None

   6   

Shared voting power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

   7   

Sole dispositive power

 

    None

   8   

Shared dispositive power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

  9  

Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person

 

    0 (See Item 4)

10  

Check box if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares*    ¨

 

    Not Applicable

11  

Percent of class represented by amount in Row (9)

 

    0.0%

12  

Type of reporting person*

 

    HC, OO

 

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 5 of 13 Pages

 

  1   

Names of reporting persons

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (Entities Only)

 

Jacob Gottlieb

  2  

Check the appropriate box if a member of a group*

(a)  ¨        (b)  ¨

 

  3  

SEC use only

 

  4  

Citizenship or place of organization

 

    United States

Number of

shares

beneficially

owned by

each

reporting

person

with

     

Sole voting power

 

    None

   6   

Shared voting power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

   7   

Sole dispositive power

 

    None

   8   

Shared dispositive power

 

    0 (See Item 4)

  9  

Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person

 

    0 (See Item 4)

10  

Check box if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares*    ¨

 

    Not Applicable

11  

Percent of class represented by amount in Row (9)

 

    0.0%

12  

Type of reporting person*

 

    HC, IN

 

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 6 of 13 Pages

 

Item 1    (a)    Name of Issuer:
      Affymax, Inc.
   (b)    Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
      19200 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 240
      Cupertino, CA 95014
Item 2    (a) – (c)   

This statement is filed on behalf of the following:

      (1)    Visium Balanced Master Fund, Ltd, a Cayman Islands corporation (“VBMF”), with its principal business office c/o Visium Asset Management, LP, 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
      (2)    Visium Asset Management, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (“VAM”), with its principal business office at Visium Asset Management, LP, 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
      (3)    JG Asset, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“JG Asset”), with its principal business office c/o Visium Asset Management, LP, 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019. JG Asset is the General Partner of VAM.
      (4)    Jacob Gottlieb (“Gottlieb”), a natural person, with his principal business office c/o Visium Asset Management, LP, 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019. Gottlieb is the Managing Member of JG Asset.
   (d)    Title of Class of Securities:
      Common Stock, Par Value $0.001 Per Share
   (e)    CUSIP Number:
      00826A109

 

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Item 3    If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

¨    Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
¨    Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
¨    Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
¨    Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8).
x    An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
¨    An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d- 1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
x    A parent holding company or control person in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
¨    A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
¨    A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
¨    Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).

 

* VAM is an “investment adviser” as described above and JG Asset and Gottlieb are each a “parent holding company or control person” as described above.

 

Item 4    Ownership:
VBMF         
   (a)    Amount Beneficially Owned:
      0   
   (b)    Percent of Class:
      0.0%
   (c)    Number of Shares as to which person has:
      (i)    sole power to vote or to direct vote:
         None

 

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      (ii)    shared power to vote or to direct vote:
         0 shares
      (iii)    sole power to dispose or direct disposition of:
         None
      (iv)    shared power to dispose or to direct disposition of:
         0 shares
VAM         
   (a)    Amount Beneficially Owned:

By virtue of its position as investment manager to pooled investment funds, VAM may be deemed to beneficially own 0 shares of the Company’s Common Stock beneficially owned by the pooled investment vehicles.

 

   (b)    Percent of Class:
      0.0%
   (c)    Number of Shares as to which person has:
      (i)    sole power to vote or to direct vote:
         None
      (ii)    shared power to vote or to direct vote:
         0 shares
      (iv)    sole power to dispose or direct disposition of:
         None
      (iv)    shared power to dispose or to direct disposition of:
         0 shares

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 9 of 13 Pages

 

JG Asset         
   (a)    Amount Beneficially Owned:

By virtue of its position as General Partner to VAM, JG Asset may be deemed to beneficially own 0 shares of the Company’s Common Stock beneficially owned by VAM.

 

   (b)    Percent of Class:
      0.0%
   (c)    Number of Shares as to which person has:
      (i)    sole power to vote or to direct vote:
         None
      (ii)    shared power to vote or to direct vote:
         0 shares
      (iii)    sole power to dispose or direct disposition of:
         None
      (iv)    shared power to dispose or to direct disposition of:
         0 shares
Gottlieb         
   (a)    Amount Beneficially Owned:

By virtue of his position as the Managing Member of JG Asset, Gottlieb may be deemed to beneficially own 0 shares of the Company’s Common Stock beneficially owned by JG Asset.

 

   (b)    Percent of Class:
      0.0%

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 10 of 13 Pages

 

   (c)    Number of Shares as to which person has:
      (i)    sole power to vote or to direct vote:
         None
      (ii)    shared power to vote or to direct vote:
         0 shares
      (iii)    sole power to dispose or direct disposition of:
         None
      (iv)    shared power to dispose or to direct disposition of:
         0 shares

VAM, JG Asset and Gottlieb disclaim beneficial ownership as to the Securities, except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interests therein. Neither the filing of this Schedule nor any of its contents shall be deemed to constitute an admission that any of the other individual officers and members of VBMF, VAM or JG Asset is, for any purpose, the beneficial owner of any of the Securities.

Item 5       Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:
      This statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities.
Item 6       Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
      Not Applicable
Item 7       Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company:
      Not Applicable
Item 8       Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:
      Not Applicable
Item 9       Notice of Dissolution of Group:
      Not Applicable

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 11 of 13 Pages

 

Item 10       Certification:
      By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 12 of 13 Pages

 

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Date: February 14, 2014

 

VISIUM BALANCED MASTER FUND, LTD.
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory
VISIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT, LP
By:   JG Asset, LLC, its general partner
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory
JG ASSET, LLC
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory
JACOB GOTTLIEB
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory

 

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CUSIP No. 00826A109     Page 13 of 13 Pages

 

Exhibit A

AGREEMENT

The undersigned agree that this Schedule 13G dated February 14, 2014 relating to the Common Stock, $0.001 per share of Affymax, Inc. shall be filed on behalf of the undersigned.

 

VISIUM BALANCED MASTER FUND, LTD.
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory
VISIUM ASSET MANAGEMENT, LP
By:   JG Asset, LLC, its general partner
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory
JG ASSET, LLC
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory
JACOB GOTTLIEB
By:  

/s/ Mark Gottlieb

  Mark Gottlieb
  Authorized Signatory

 

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