Foundation Medicine, Inc.
Foundation Medicine, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 07/07/2017 16:04:06)
FORM 4
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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 *

Kafka Steven J.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Foundation Medicine, Inc. [ FMI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

150 SECOND STREET, C/O FOUNDATION MEDICINE, INC.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

7/5/2017
(Street)

CAMBRIDGE, MA 02141
(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   7/5/2017     S    12310   (1) D $38.98   (2) 116728   D    
Common Stock   7/6/2017     S    104   (3) D $38.84   (4) 116624   (5) D    
Common Stock   7/6/2017     S    4284   (3) D $38.84   (4) 112340   (6) D    
Common Stock   7/6/2017     S    3010   (7) D $38.84   (4) 109330   (8) D    

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

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on August 19, 2016.
(2)  The price reported in this Column 4 is a weighted average price. The shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $38.55 to $40.00, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide 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 price within the ranges set forth in this footnote.
(3)  Represents the number of shares required to be sold by the reporting person to cover the tax withholding obligation in connection with the vesting of restricted stock units on June 30, 2017. This sale is mandated by the Issuer's election under its equity incentive plans to require the reporting person to fund this tax withholding obligation by completing a "sell to cover" transaction with a brokerage firm designated by the Issuer. This sale does not represent a discretionary trade by the reporting person.
(4)  The price reported in this Column 4 is a weighted average price. The shares were sold as part of a group sale of shares in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $36.85 to $40.05, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide 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 price within the ranges set forth in this footnote.
(5)  The reporting person previously reported all restricted stock units granted to the reporting person on April 9, 2014 in Table I of the Form 4/A filed on May 27, 2014. As such, no adjustment to the reporting person's beneficial interest needs to be made to reflect the vesting event related to this securities sale.
(6)  The reporting person previously reported restricted stock units granted to the reporting person on July 15, 2015 in Table I of the Form 4 filed on July 17, 2015. As such, no adjustment to the reporting person's beneficial interest needs to be made to reflect the vesting event related to this securities sale.
(7)  Represents the number of shares required to be sold by the reporting person to cover the tax withholding obligation in connection with the vesting of restricted stock units on July 1, 2017. This sale is mandated by the Issuer's election under its equity incentive plans to require the reporting person to fund this tax withholding obligation by completing a "sell to cover" transaction with a brokerage firm designated by the Issuer. This sale does not represent a discretionary trade by the reporting person.
(8)  The reporting person previously reported restricted stock units granted to the reporting person on April 1, 2016 in Table I of the Form 4 filed on April 6, 2016. As such, no adjustment to the reporting person's beneficial interest needs to be made to reflect the vesting event related to this securities sale.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kafka Steven J.
150 SECOND STREET
C/O FOUNDATION MEDICINE, INC.
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02141


President & COO

Signatures
Robert W. Hesslein, Attorney-in-Fact for Steven Kafka 7/7/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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