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*
RHO Ventures VI LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Cara Therapeutics, Inc. [ CARA ]
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)
03/31/2017
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 03/31/2017 P 500,000 A $18.1914 3,568,057 I See Footnote(1)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RHO Ventures VI LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RMV VI, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Rho Capital Partners LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LESCHLY MARK

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
KAIROUZ HABIB

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RUCH JOSHUA

(Last) (First) (Middle)
152 WEST 57TH STREET, 23RD FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. These securities are owned directly by Rho Ventures VI, L.P. ("RV VI"). RMV VI, L.L.C. ("RMV") is the general partner of RV VI and Rho Capital Partners LLC ("RCP") is the managing member of RMV. Mark Leschly, Habib Kairouz and Joshua Ruch are managing members of RCP and exercise shared voting and investment power with respect to the shares owned by RV VI. Each of the reporting persons disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities, except to the extent of his or its respective pecuniary interest therein.
/s/ Jeffrey I. Martin, Attorney-in-fact 03/31/2017
/ s/ Jeffrey I. Martin, Attorney-in-fact 03/31/2017
s/ Jeffrey I. Martin Atty In Fact 03/31/2017
/ s/ Jeffrey I. Martin, Attorney in fact 03/31/2017
/s/ Jeffrey Martin 03/31/2017
s/ Jeffrey I. Martin Attorney-In-Fact 03/31/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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