Form 4 Walsh Jeffrey T.

4 - Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities

Published: 2015-09-14 16:08:57
Submitted: 2015-09-14
Period Ending In: 2015-09-10
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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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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Walsh Jeffrey T.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O BLUEBIRD BIO, INC.
150 SECOND STREET

(Street)
CAMBRIDGE MA 02141

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
bluebird bio, Inc. [ BLUE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Operating Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/10/2015
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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. 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 09/10/2015 M 11,000 A $5.5004 11,000 D
Common Stock 09/10/2015 S(1) 824 D $128.1138(2) 10,176 D
Common Stock 09/10/2015 S(1) 7,624 D $129.9706(3) 2,552 D
Common Stock 09/10/2015 S(1) 2,552 D $130.7919(4) 0 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. 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
Stock Option (right to buy) $5.5004 09/10/2015 M 11,000 (5) 01/16/2023 Common Stock 11,000 $0.00 92,151 D
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 September 26, 2014.
2. The range of prices for the transaction reported on this line was $128.00 to $128.58. The average weighted price was $128.1138. The reporting person will provide, upon request by the SEC, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
3. The range of prices for the transaction reported on this line was $129.50 to $130.50. The average weighted price was $129.9706. The reporting person will provide, upon request by the SEC, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
4. The range of prices for the transaction reported on this line was $130.52 to $131.42. The average weighted price was $130.7919. The reporting person will provide, upon request by the SEC, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
5. This option to purchase shares of our common stock was granted on January 16, 2013 with performance-based vesting criteria that were met as of January 1, 2013. The shares underlying these options vested as follows: 25% vested on January 1, 2014, with the remainder of the shares vesting in equal monthly installments over the following three years.
Remarks:
/s/ Jason F. Cole, Attorney-in-Fact 09/14/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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Period Of Report:
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Not Subject To Section16:
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Issuer

Issuer Cik
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Issuer Name
bluebird bio, Inc.
Issuer Trading Symbol
BLUE

Reporting Owner

Reporting Owner Id

Rpt Owner Cik
0001578251
Rpt Owner Name
Walsh Jeffrey T.

Reporting Owner Address

Rpt Owner Street1
C/O BLUEBIRD BIO, INC.
Rpt Owner Street2
150 SECOND STREET
Rpt Owner City
CAMBRIDGE
Rpt Owner State
MA
Rpt Owner Zip Code
02141

Reporting Owner Relationship

Is Director
0
Is Officer
1
Is Ten Percent Owner
0
Is Other
0
Officer Title
Chief Operating Officer

Non Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2015-09-10

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
M
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
11000
Transaction Price Per Share
5.5004
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
A
Shares Owned Following Transaction
11000
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D
Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2015-09-10

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
S
Equity Swap Involved
0
@attributes Id
F1

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
824

Transaction Price Per Share

Value
128.1138
@attributes Id
F2
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
D
Shares Owned Following Transaction
10176
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D
Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2015-09-10

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
S
Equity Swap Involved
0
@attributes Id
F1

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
7624

Transaction Price Per Share

Value
129.9706
@attributes Id
F3
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
D
Shares Owned Following Transaction
2552
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D
Security Title
Common Stock
Transaction Date
2015-09-10

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
S
Equity Swap Involved
0
@attributes Id
F1

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
2552

Transaction Price Per Share

Value
130.7919
@attributes Id
F4
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
D
Shares Owned Following Transaction
0
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Derivative Transaction

Security Title
Stock Option (right to buy)
Conversion Or Exercise Price
5.5004
Transaction Date
2015-09-10

Transaction Coding

Transaction Form Type
4
Transaction Code
M
Equity Swap Involved
0

Transaction Amounts

Transaction Shares
11000
Transaction Price Per Share
0.00
Transaction Acquired Disposed Code
D
@attributes Id
F5
Expiration Date
2023-01-16

Underlying Security

Underlying Security Title
Common Stock
Underlying Security Shares
11000
Shares Owned Following Transaction
92151
Direct Or Indirect Ownership
D

Footnote

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The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on September 26, 2014.
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The range of prices for the transaction reported on this line was $128.00 to $128.58. The average weighted price was $128.1138. The reporting person will provide, upon request by the SEC, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
2
The range of prices for the transaction reported on this line was $129.50 to $130.50. The average weighted price was $129.9706. The reporting person will provide, upon request by the SEC, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
3
The range of prices for the transaction reported on this line was $130.52 to $131.42. The average weighted price was $130.7919. The reporting person will provide, upon request by the SEC, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
4
This option to purchase shares of our common stock was granted on January 16, 2013 with performance-based vesting criteria that were met as of January 1, 2013. The shares underlying these options vested as follows: 25% vested on January 1, 2014, with the remainder of the shares vesting in equal monthly installments over the following three years.

Owner Signature

Signature Name
/s/ Jason F. Cole, Attorney-in-Fact
Signature Date
2015-09-14
Additional Files
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0001209191-15-070517.txt   Complete submission text file   13254
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