SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Adcock Richard

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

(Street)
SAN DIEGO CA 92121

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/26/2020
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NantKwest, Inc. [ NK ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
No securities are beneficially owned.
/s/ Sonja Nelson, as Attorney-in-Fact 10/29/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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                               POWER OF ATTORNEY

      The undersigned, as a Section 16 reporting person of NantKwest, Inc.
(the "Company"), hereby constitutes and appoints Sonja Nelson, Charles Kim,
Steven Yang, Tom Hornish and Mahnaz Dodge the undersigned's true and lawful
attorneys-in-fact to:

      1.  complete and execute Forms 3, 4 and 5 and other forms and all
          amendments thereto as such attorneys-in-fact shall in their discretion
          determine to be required or advisable pursuant to Section 16 of the
          Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended) and the rules and
          regulations promulgated thereunder, or any successor laws and
          regulations, as a consequence of the undersigned's ownership,
          acquisition or disposition of securities of the Company; and

      2.  do all acts necessary in order to file such forms with the Securities
          and Exchange Commission, any securities exchange or national
          association, the Company and such other person or agency as the
          attorneys-in-fact shall deem appropriate.

      The undersigned hereby ratifies and confirms all that said attorneys-in-
fact and agent shall do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.  The undersigned
acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity
at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company
assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (as amended).

      This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
Company and the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

      IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be
executed as of this 26th day of October, 2020.


                                    Signature:  /s/ Richard Adcock
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                                    Print Name:  Richard Adcock
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