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*
KAPOOR JOHN N

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 300

(Street)
LAKE FOREST IL 60045

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AKORN INC [ AKRX ]
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)
01/25/2018
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 01/25/2018 M(1) 10,753 A $24.74 513,814(2) D
Common Stock 01/25/2018 M(1) 5,802 A $29.5 519,616 D
Common Stock 01/25/2018 S(3) 13,629 D $32.67(4) 505,987 D
Common Stock 15,050,000 I By Limited Partnership(5)
Common Stock 4,427,462 I By Trusts(6)
Common Stock 3,590,445 I By Limited Partnership(7)
Common Stock 2,970,644 I By Limited Partnership(7)
Common Stock 1,907,445 I By Trust(8)
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 Options (Right to Buy) $24.74 01/25/2018 M 10,753 05/02/2015 (9) Common Stock 10,753 $0 0 D
Stock Options (Right to Buy) $29.5 01/25/2018 M 5,802 (10) (11) Common Stock 5,802 $0 0 D
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
KAPOOR JOHN N

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1925 WEST FIELD COURT SUITE 300

(Street)
LAKE FOREST IL 60045

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Akorn Holdings, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
100 NORTH FIELD DRIVE
SUITE 150

(Street)
LAKE FOREST IL 60045

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Reporting Person exercised these stock options in advance of their new expiration date of January 30, 2018, which date is three months following the Reporting Person's resignation from the Company's board of directors.
2. The securities owned by the Reporting Person following the reported transaction reflect the forfeiture of 10,418 Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) that were forfeited upon the Reporting Person's resignation from the Company's board of directors on October 30, 2017.
3. The Reporting Person sold shares to cover the exercise price of the options exercised.
4. Represents the weighted average sale price of the shares sold. The shares were sold at prices ranging from $32.58 to $32.71. Upon request, the Reporting Person will provide to the SEC staff full information regarding the number of shares sold at separate prices within the foregoing range.
5. Shares held by Akorn Holdings, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, of which Dr. Kapoor is the indirect managing general partner. Dr. Kapoor disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares except to the extent of his actual pecuniary interest therein.
6. Shares held through several trusts, the trustee of which is employed by a company controlled by Dr. Kapoor and the beneficiaries of which include Dr. Kapoor's children and various other family members. Dr. Kapoor disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares except to the extent of his actual pecuniary interest therein.
7. Shares held by a limited partnership of which Dr. Kapoor is the indirect managing general partner. Dr. Kapoor disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares except to the extent of his actual pecuniary interest therein.
8. Shares held by a trust of which Dr. Kapoor is sole trustee and beneficiary.
9. The original expiration date of these stock options was May 2, 2019. Upon the Reporting Person's resignation from the Company's board of directors, the expiration date was accelerated to January 30, 2018, which is three months after the Reporting Person's resignation date.
10. The Stock Options that were exercised vested in two tranches: 2,901 options vested on July 1, 2016, and 2,901 options vested on July 1, 2017. Upon resignation from the Company's board of directors, the Reporting Person forfeited two additional tranches of 2,900 options each that were scheduled to vest on July 1, 2018 and July 1, 2019.
11. The original expiration date of these stock options was July 1, 2023. Upon the Reporting Person's resignation from the Company's board of directors, the expiration date was accelerated to January 30, 2018, which is three months after the Reporting Person's resignation date.
/s/ Joseph Bonaccorsi, Attorney-in-Fact 01/26/2018
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