SEC FORM 5 SEC Form 5
FORM 5 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

ANNUAL 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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Form 3 Holdings Reported.
X
Form 4 Transactions Reported.
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
POTTS JOHN T JR

(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 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Statement for Issuer's Fiscal Year Ended (Month/Day/Year)
12/31/2016
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 at end of Issuer's Fiscal Year (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/02/2016 M4 135,500 A $0.2161 235,500 D
Common Stock 08/03/2016 G 100,000 D $0.00 135,500 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)
(A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy) $0.2161 08/02/2016 4M 135,500 (1) 03/17/2024 Common Stock 135,500 $0.00 134,800 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Subject to the reporting person's continuing service, one twenty-fourth (1/24th) of the shares subject to the option shall vest each month on the same day as the vesting commencement date, such that the shares subject to the option shall become fully vested and exercisable on the second (2nd) anniversary of the vesting commencement date. The vesting commencement date for this option is March 17, 2014.
Remarks:
/s/ Daniel Horwood, as Attorney-in-Fact 02/13/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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