SEC FORM 4 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*
SOON-SHIONG PATRICK

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O NANTKWEST, INC.
3530 JOHN HOPKINS COURT

(Street)
SAN DIEGO CA 92121

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NantKwest, Inc. [ NK ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/07/2016
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 07/07/2016 P(1) 5,618,326 A (1) 5,618,326 I See footnote(2)
Common Stock 41,016,557 I See footnote(3)
Common Stock 600,000(4) 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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SOON-SHIONG PATRICK

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O NANTKWEST, INC.
3530 JOHN HOPKINS COURT

(Street)
SAN DIEGO CA 92121

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9922 JEFFERSON BLVD

(Street)
CULVER CITY CA 90232

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation (the "Foundation") entered into to a letter agreement (the "Letter Agreement") with Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. ("Sorrento"), pursuant to which (a) Sorrento agreed to sell to the Foundation, and the Foundation agreed to purchase from Sorrento, 5,618,326 shares of Common Stock of NantKwest, Inc., (b) the Foundation agreed to sell to Sorrento, and Sorrento agreed to purchase from the Foundation, 7,878,098 shares of Sorrento common stock, and (c) Sorrento agreed to pay to Foundation an aggregate of $15,639,071.95.
2. Shares held by the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, an exempt corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (the "Foundation"). The Foundation has the sole power to vote and direct the disposition of all shares directly owned by the Foundation, except to the extent it may be deemed to share such power with the reporting person by virtue of the reporting person's control over the Foundation. The reporting person serves as Chairman of the Foundation.
3. Shares held by Cambridge Equities, LP ("Cambridge Equities"). MP 13 Ventures, LLC ("MP 13 Ventures") is the general partner of Cambridge Equities and may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of the shares held by Cambridge Equities. The reporting person is the sole member of MP 13 Ventures and has voting and dispositive power over the shares held by Cambridge Equities.
4. Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of NantKwest, Inc. common stock. Subject to the reporting person's continuing to be a Service Provider (as defined in the 2015 Equity Incentive Plan) through each applicable vesting date, the RSUs will vest as follows: 50% of the RSUs vested on the July 27, 2015, and 50% of the RSUs will vest on July 27, 2016.
Remarks:
/s/ Patrick Soon-Shiong and /s/ Charles Kenworthy, Executive Vice President of the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation 07/11/2016
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