SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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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*
Capponi Vincent

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Cytosorbents Corp [ CTSO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
See Remarks
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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
Rule 10b5-1(c) Transaction Indication

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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 04/04/2023 M 10,000 A $2.875 511,989(1)(2)(3) D
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) $2.875 04/04/2023 M 10,000 (4) 04/04/2023 Common Stock 10,000 $0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes (a) the following restricted stock units ("RSUs") that will be settled into common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Common Stock") upon vesting upon a "Change In Control" of CytoSorbents Corporation (the "Company") as defined in the Amended and Restated CytoSorbents Corporation 2014 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan"): (a) 10,100 RSUs granted on March 15, 2018, (b) 17,900 RSUs granted on February 24, 2017, (c) 54,000 RSUs granted on June 7, 2016 and (d) 125,000 RSUs granted on April 8, 2015;
2. (continued from footnote 2) (b) the following RSUs (which vest as to one-third of the award on each of the date of grant, the first anniversary of the date of grant, and the second anniversary of the date of grant, subject to the reporting person's continued service as of the applicable vesting date) and will settle into Common Stock upon vesting: (a) 20,739 RSUs granted on April 12, 2021 and unvested on the date hereof and (b) 46,000 RSUS granted on August 10, 2021 and unvested on the date hereof ; and
3. (continued from footnote 3) (c) 238,250 shares of Common Stock owned by the reporting person, inclusive of the 10,000 shares reported on this Form 4.
4. These stock options were originally granted on April 4, 2013 and became exercisable at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the Company upon the achievement of certain milestones connected to the Company's operations.
President and Chief Operating Officer
/s/ Kathleen P. Bloch attorney-in-fact for Vincent Capponi 04/05/2023
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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