Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 01/26/2018 17:25:57)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

VITULLO NICOLE
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. [ ESPR ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O DOMAIN ASSOCIATES, LLC, ONE PALMER SQUARE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

1/24/2018
(Street)

PRINCETON, NJ 08542
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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   1/24/2018     J (1)    850000   D   (1) 1037852   I   By Domain Partners VII, L.P.   (2)
Common Stock   1/24/2018     J (1)    8500   A   (1) 8500   I   By One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC   (3)
Common Stock   1/24/2018     M    70042   A $6.99   1107894   I   By Domain Partners VII, L.P.   (2)
Common Stock   1/24/2018     F    6814   D $71.82   1101080   I   By Domain Partners VII, L.P.   (2)
Common Stock   1/24/2018     M    1193   A $6.99   27120   I   By DP VII Associates, L.P.   (4)
Common Stock   1/24/2018     F    117   D $71.82   27003   I   By DP VII Associates, L.P.   (4)
Common Stock   1/25/2018     S    11674   D $71.79   (5) 15329   I   By DP VII Associates, L.P.   (4)
Common Stock   1/26/2018     J (6)    8500   D   (6) 0   I   By One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC   (3)
Common Stock   1/26/2018     J (6)    645   A   (6) 3177   D  
 
Common Stock                  21471   I   By Domain Associates, LLC   (7)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 of Derivative Security: 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
Warrant to Purchase Common Stock   $6.99   1/24/2018     M         70042    7/1/2013   2/12/2018   Common Stock   70042   $0   0   I   By Domain Partners VII, L.P.   (2)
Warrant to Purchase Common Stock   $6.99   1/24/2018     M         1193    7/1/2013   2/12/2018   Common Stock   1193   $0   0   I   By DP VII Associates, L.P.   (4)

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Distribution of shares in kind by Domain Partners VII, L.P. to its partners, including 8,500 shares to One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC, the sole general partner of Domain Partners VII, L.P.
(2)  As a managing member of One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC, the sole general partner of Domain Partners VII, L.P., the Reporting Person may be deemed to indirectly beneficially own the securities of the Issuer held by Domain Partners VII, L.P. Pursuant to Instruction 4(b)(iv) of Form 4, the Reporting Person has elected to report as indirectly beneficially owned the entire number of securities owned by Domain Partners VII, L.P, however she disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities, and any proceeds thereof, that exceed her pecuniary interest therein and/or that are not actually distributed to her.
(3)  As a managing member of One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC, the Reporting Person may be deemed to indirectly beneficially own the shares of Common Stock held by One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC. Pursuant to Instruction 4(b)(iv) of Form 4, the Reporting Person has elected to report as indirectly beneficially owned the entire number of securities owned by One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC, however she disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities, and any proceeds thereof, that exceed her pecuniary interest therein and/or that are not actually distributed to her.
(4)  As a managing member of One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC, the sole general partner of DP VII Associates, L.P., the Reporting Person may be deemed to indirectly beneficially own the securities of the Issuer held by DP VII Associates, L.P. Pursuant to Instruction 4(b)(iv) of Form 4, the Reporting Person has elected to report as indirectly beneficially owned the entire number of securities owned by DP VII Associates, L.P., however she disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities, and any proceeds thereof, that exceed her pecuniary interest therein and/or that are not actually distributed to her.
(5)  The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $71.29 to $72.20. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
(6)  Distribution of shares in kind by One Palmer Square Associates VII, LLC to its members.
(7)  As a managing member of Domain Associates, LLC, the Reporting Person may be deemed to indirectly beneficially own the shares of Common Stock held by Domain Associates, LLC. Pursuant to Instruction 4(b)(iv) of Form 4, the Reporting Person has elected to report as indirectly beneficially owned the entire number of securities owned by Domain Associates, LLC, however she disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities, and any proceeds thereof, that exceed her pecuniary interest therein and/or that are not actually distributed to her.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
VITULLO NICOLE
C/O DOMAIN ASSOCIATES, LLC
ONE PALMER SQUARE
PRINCETON, NJ 08542
X



Signatures
/s/ Lisa A. Kraeutler, Attorney-in-Fact 1/26/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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