Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (Form: 3, Received: 05/10/2018 16:24:19)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

BIOTECH TARGET N V

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/3/2018 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. [ESPR]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

SNIPWEG 26

4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            ___ X ___ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)

(Street)

CURACAO, P8 00000       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

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 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)
Common Stock   2822964   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: 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:
Biotech Target N.V. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BB Biotech AG. Accordingly, BB Biotech AG may be deemed to be the indirect beneficial owner of the securities of Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. held directly or indirectly by Biotech Target N.V. The Form 3 is jointly filed by BB Biotech AG and Biotech Target N.V.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
BIOTECH TARGET N V
SNIPWEG 26
CURACAO, P8 00000

X

BB BIOTECH AG
SCHWERTSTRASSE 6
SCHAFFHAUSEN, V8 CH-8200

X


Signatures
/s/ Ivo Betschart 5/9/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

/s/ Michael Hutter 5/9/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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