SEC 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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||Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue.
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
|C/O VERA THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|8000 MARINA BOULEVARD, SUITE 120|
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Vera Therapeutics, Inc.
[ VERA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Rule 10b5-1(c) Transaction Indication|
||Check this box to indicate that a transaction was made pursuant to a contract, instruction or written plan that is intended to satisfy the affirmative defense conditions of Rule 10b5-1(c). See Instruction 10.
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
||2. Transaction Date
||2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||3. Transaction Code (Instr.
||4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr.
3, 4 and 5)
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
3 and 4)
||6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||(A) or (D)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||3. Transaction Date
||3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any
||4. Transaction Code (Instr.
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.
Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr.
||10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Stock Option (right to buy)
||Class A Common Stock
|Explanation of Responses:|
||/s/ Joseph R. Young, Attorney-in-Fact
||** Signature of Reporting Person
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints Joseph R. Young and Sean Grant of Vera Therapeutics, Inc. (the
"Company"), and Jodie Bourdet, Alexa Smith, Eric Steiner and Chu Lee of Cooley
LLP, signing individually, the undersigned's true and lawful attorneys-in-fact
and agents to:
1. execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer, director and/or more than 10% stockholder of the Company, Forms
3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended and the rules thereunder;
2. do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Forms 3, 4 or 5,
complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such
form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and any stock
exchange or similar authority; and
3. take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing
which, in the opinion of such attorney in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the
best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood
that the documents executed by such attorney in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such
attorney in-fact's discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein
granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming,
nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
earliest to occur of (a) the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3,
4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in
securities issued by the Company, (b) revocation by the undersigned in a signed
writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact or (c) as to any
attorney-in-fact individually, until such attorney-in-fact is no longer employed
by the Company.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 10th day of May 2023.
/s/ Andrew Cheng