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*
ARMEN GARO H

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O AGENUS INC.
3 FORBES ROAD

(Street)
LEXINGTON MA 02421

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AGENUS INC [ AGEN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/15/2021
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 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(1) 07/02/2021 A 2,679 A $5.52(2) 733,702 D
Common Stock 125,969 I See footnote(3)
Common Stock 579,000 I See footnote(4)
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 Option $3.18 06/15/2021 A 1,900,000 (5) 12/17/2030 Common Stock 1,900,000 $0.00 1,900,000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. As previously reported in the Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 14, 2021, Garo H. Armen's salary is being paid in stock, in lieu of cash, for the first half of 2021. The amount reported herein represents the net amount of Dr. Armen's salary for the pay period ending July 2, 2021. Such shares are issued in accordance with the Agenus Inc. 2019 Equity Incentive Plan and are fully vested on the date of issuance.
2. $5.52 is the closing price of our Common Stock on July 2, 2021, the payroll date for the pay period ending July 2, 2021.
3. Shares are held in Dr. Armen's IRA accounts.
4. Dr. Armen is trustee and has investment authority for the Garo Armen 2020 2 Year AG GRAT holder of 479,000 shares of our Common Stock. Dr. Armen is a general partner in Pixie Partners, a General Partnership ("Pixie"), which as of the date of this report owns 100,000 shares of our Common Stock. Dr. Armen has a pecuniary interest in only a portion of the shares held by Pixie and disclaims beneficial ownership to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
5. Option was granted on January 1, 2021, subject to shareholder approval of an increase to the available pool under the Company's 2019 Equity Incentive Plan ("2019 Plan"), which was obtained at the Company's annual shareholder meeting on June 15, 2021. Option awarded in accordance with the 2019 Plan. Option vests over a four-year period, with 1/3 of Option vesting on December 17, 2022, and the balance vesting in eight equal quarterly installments thereafter.
Remarks:
/s/ Adam Krauss, as Attorney-in-Fact for Garo H. Armen 07/02/2021
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