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*
Sofinnova Venture Partners IX, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES, INC.,
3000 SAND HILL ROAD, BLDG 4, SUITE 250

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
aTYR PHARMA INC [ LIFE ]
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)
05/12/2015
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 05/12/2015 C 1,546,126 A (1) 1,546,126(2) D(3)
Common Stock 05/12/2015 P 320,000 A $14 1,866,126 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
Series E Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock (1) 05/12/2015 C 14,968,722 (1) (1) Common Stock 1,546,126(2) $0.00 0 D(3)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sofinnova Venture Partners IX, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES, INC.,
3000 SAND HILL ROAD, BLDG 4, SUITE 250

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sofinnova Management IX, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES, INC.,
3000 SAND HILL ROAD, BLDG 4, SUITE 250

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HEALY JAMES

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES, INC.,
3000 SAND HILL ROAD, BLDG 4, SUITE 250

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
POWELL MICHAEL

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES, INC.,
3000 SAND HILL ROAD, BLDG 4, SUITE 250

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Mehra Anand

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SOFINNOVA VENTURES, INC.,
3000 SAND HILL ROAD, BLDG 4, SUITE 250

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The aggregate number of shares of Issuer's Preferred Stock held by the Reporting Person converted into Common Stock immediately prior to the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering and has no expiration date. These shares converted into Common Stock on a 1-for-9.6814 basis.
2. Reflects a 1-for 9.6814 stock conversion of the Issuer's Preferred Stock into Common Stock which became effective immediately prior to the closing of the Issuer's initial public offering.
3. The shares are owned by Sofinnova Venture Partners IX, L.P. ("SVP IX"). Sofinnova Management IX, L.L.C. ("SM IX") is the general partner of SVP IX. Dr. James I. Healy, Michael F. Powell, Ph.D., Dr. Srinivas Akkaraju, and Dr. Anand Mehra are managing members of SM IX and exercise shared voting and investment power with respect to the shares owned by SVP IX. Each of the reporting persons disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities, except to the extent of his, her or its proportionate pecuniary interest therein.
Remarks:
/s/ Nathalie Auber 05/14/2015
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