SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 3)*
Milestone Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Shares, no par value per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
Novo Holdings A/S
Tuborg Havnevej 19
Hellerup, Denmark DK-2900
+45 3527 6592
B. Shayne Kennedy, Esq.
Latham & Watkins LLP
650 Town Center Drive, 20th Floor
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Telephone: (714) 540-1235
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)
March 11, 2020
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)
If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition which is subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this statement because of Rule 13d-1(e), 13d-1(f) or 13d-1(g), check the following box. ☐
Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See Rule 13d-7(b) for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.
The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting persons initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
CUSIP No.: 59935V107
Name of Reporting Person:
Novo Holdings A/S
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of Group (See Instructions):
(a) ☐ (b) ☐
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Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person:
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Based upon 24,559,470 of the Issuers Common Shares outstanding as of March 3, 2020 as reported in the Issuers annual report (Form 10-K) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 6, 2020.
This amendment (Amendment No. 3), amends the Schedule 13D originally filed with the SEC on May 14, 2019, as subsequently amended by Amendment No. 1 filed on September 20, 2019 and Amendment No. 2 filed on November 27, 2019 (collectively, the Schedule), to report securities sold and associated change in the percentage of the Issuers Common Shares owned by the Reporting Person. All capitalized terms contained herein but not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Schedule.
|Item 5.|| |
Interest in Securities of the Issuer
Item 5 of the Schedule is amended and replaced in its entirety as follows:
(a) Novo Holdings A/S beneficially owns 2,080,885 Common Shares (the Novo Shares) representing approximately 8.47% of the Issuers outstanding Common Shares, based upon 24,559,470 of the Issuers Common Shares outstanding as of March 3, 2020 as reported in the Issuers annual report (Form 10-K) filed with the SEC on March 6, 2020.
(b) Novo Holdings A/S is a Danish limited liability company wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Novo Holdings A/S, through its Board of Directors (the Novo Board), has the sole power to vote and dispose of the Novo Shares. The Novo Board may exercise voting and dispositive control over the Novo Shares with approval by a majority of the Novo Board. As such, no individual member of the Novo Board is deemed to hold any beneficial ownership or reportable pecuniary interest in the Novo Shares. Except as described in the Schedule regarding the Novo Board, neither the Foundation nor any person listed on Schedule I has the power to direct the vote as to, or the disposition of, the Novo Shares.
(c) Novo Holdings A/S sold in broker transactions the following Issuer Common Shares at the following weighted average prices:
On February 26, 2020, 1,500 Common Shares at $20.00 per share;
On February 27, 2020, 235 Common Shares at $20.1277 per share;
On February 28, 2020, 24,610 Common Shares at $19.3177 per share;
On March 2, 2020, 7,456 Common Shares at $19.00 per share;
On March 3, 2020, 14,575 Common Shares at $18.0858 per share;
On March 4, 2020, 60,095 Common Shares at $18.6821 per share;
On March 5, 2020, 3,539 Common Shares at $18.2104 per share;
On March 6, 2020, 98,183 Common Shares at $19.7627 per share;
On March 9, 2020, 41,635 Common Shares at $20.0925 per share;
On March 10, 2020, 91,420 Common Shares at $19.9755 per share; and
On March 11, 2020, 10,337 Common Shares at $20.0536 per share.
Other than these transactions, Novo Holdings A/S has not effected any transactions in the Issuers Common Shares within the past 60 days and neither the Foundation nor any person listed on Schedule I has effected any transactions in the Issuers Common Shares within the past 60 days.
(d) Novo Holdings A/S does not know of any other person having the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the Novo Shares.
(e) Not applicable.
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
|Dated: March 12, 2020||Novo Holdings A/S|
|/s/ Peter Haahr|
|Its:||Chief Financial Officer|