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*
SANDELL SCOTT D

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1954 GREENSPRING DRIVE
SUITE 600

(Street)
TIMONIUM MD 21093

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC [ ADAP ]
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)
03/26/2018
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
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
Ordinary Shares with a nominal value of 0.001 GBP per share(1) 03/26/2018 P 571,164(1) A $1.9041(2) 73,978,672(1) I See Note 3(3)
Ordinary Shares with a nominal value of 0.001 GBP per share(1) 03/27/2018 P 6,000,000(1) A $1.9167(4) 79,978,672(1) I See Note 3(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
Explanation of Responses:
1. The ordinary shares whose purchase is reported on this line are represented by American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") and are held of record by New Enterprise Associates 14, L.P. ("NEA 14"). NEA 14 holds these ordinary shares in the form of ADSs. Each ADS represents six ordinary shares of Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc. The ordinary shares reported in column 5 are represented by ADSs.
2. The price reported in Column 4 of $1.9041 per ordinary share is a weighted average price derived from the weighted average price of $11.4247 per ADS, divided by six. These ADSs were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $11.17 to $12 per ADS, 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 ADSs purchased at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote (2) to this Form 4.
3. The Reporting Person is a director of NEA 14 GP, LTD, which is the sole general partner of NEA Partners 14, L.P. ("NEA Partners 14"). NEA Partners 14 is the sole general partner of NEA 14, which is the direct beneficial owner of the securities. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership, within the meaning of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise of such portion of the NEA 14 shares in which the Reporting Person has no pecuniary interest.
4. The price reported in Column 4 of $1.9167 per ordinary share is a price derived from the price of $11.50 per ADS, divided by six.
Remarks:
/s/ Sasha Keough, attorney-in-fact 03/28/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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