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*
Merck & Co., Inc.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD

(Street)
KENILWORTH NJ 07033

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SUTRO BIOPHARMA INC [ STRO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/01/2018
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 10/01/2018 C 2,056,843 A (1) 2,056,843 I See Footnote(2)
Common Stock 10/01/2018 P 666,666 A $15 2,723,509 I See Footnote(2)
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
Series E Redeemable Convertible Preferred Stock (1) 10/01/2018 C 74,794,315 (1) (1) Common Stock 2,056,843 $0 0 I See Footnote(2)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Merck & Co., Inc.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 GALLOPING HILL ROAD

(Street)
KENILWORTH NJ 07033

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE MERCK DRIVE

(Street)
WHITEHOUSE STATION NJ 08889

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Each share of Series E redeemable convertible preferred stock (the "Series E Preferred") automatically converted into 0.0275 shares of the Issuer's common stock upon the closing of the Issuer's sale of its common stock in its firm commitment underwritten initial public offering pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-227103) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Series E Preferred had no expiration date.
2. These securities are owned directly by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., which is a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. ("Merck"). Merck is an indirect beneficial owner of the reported securities.
Merck & Co., Inc. /s/ Faye C. Brown, Senior Assistant Secretary 10/02/2018
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. /s/ Faye C. Brown, Assistant Secretary 10/02/2018
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