PTC Therapeutics
PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC. (Form: 4, Received: 05/25/2017 16:20:55)
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 *

Rothera Mark
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC. [ PTCT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

C/O PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC., 100 CORPORATE COURT
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/24/2017
(Street)

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ 07080
(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   5/24/2017     M    2000   A $10.85   33739   D    
Common Stock                  9216   I   By Trust   (1)

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
Stock Option (Right To Buy)   $10.85   5/24/2017     M         2000      (2) 5/15/2023   Common Stock   2000.0   $0   6125   D    
Stock Option (Right To Buy)   $10.85                      (3) 5/15/2023   Common Stock   69227.0     69227   D    
Stock Option (Right To Buy)   $27.05                      (4) 1/27/2024   Common Stock   65000.0     65000   D    
Stock Option (Right To Buy)   $51.0                      (5) 1/1/2025   Common Stock   69550.0     69550   D    
Stock Option (Right To Buy)   $30.86                      (6) 1/3/2026   Common Stock   70000.0     70000   D    
Stock Option (Right To Buy)   $11.23                      (7) 1/2/2027   Common Stock   56000.0     56000   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  This transaction involved a bona fide gift of securities by the reporting person to a trust of which the reporting person's spouse is a beneficiary.
(2)  This option was granted on May 15, 2013 and vests as follows: 25% of the shares underlying the option vested on December 31, 2013 and an additional 2.083% of the original number of shares underlying the option vesting monthly thereafter beginning on January 31, 2014.
(3)  This option was granted on May 15, 2013 and vests over four years, with 25% of the shares underlying the option vested on May 15, 2014 and an additional 2.083% of the original number of shares underlying the option vesting monthly thereafter beginning on June 15, 2014.
(4)  This option was granted on January 28, 2014, and vests over four years, with 25% of the shares underlying the option vested on January 1, 2015, and an additional 6.25% of the original number of shares underlying the option vesting at the end of each successive three-month period thereafter, beginning on April 1, 2015.
(5)  This option was granted on January 2, 2015, and vests over four years, with 25% of the shares underlying the option vesting on January 1, 2016, and an additional 6.25% of the original number of shares underlying the option vesting at the end of each successive three-month period thereafter, beginning on April 1, 2016.
(6)  This option was granted on January 4, 2016, and vests over four years, with 25% of the shares underlying the option vesting on January 4, 2017, and an additional 6.25% of the original number of shares underlying the option vesting at the end of each successive three-month period thereafter, beginning on April 4, 2017.
(7)  This option was granted on January 3, 2017, and vests over four years, with 25% of the shares underlying the option vesting on January 3, 2018, and an additional 6.25% of the original number of shares underlying the option vesting at the end of each successive three-month period thereafter, beginning on April 3, 2018.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Rothera Mark
C/O PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC.
100 CORPORATE COURT
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ 07080


Chief Commercial Officer

Signatures
Avraham S. Adler, attorney-in-fact 5/25/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby makes, constitutes and appoints each of Donald Mankoff, Mark Boulding, Colleen Diver Johnson, Avraham Adler and Martin Rexroad, signing singly and each acting individually, as the undersigned's true and lawful attorney in fact with full power and authority as hereinafter described to:
(1)    execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director of PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder (the "Exchange Act");
(2)    do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to prepare, complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, prepare, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely deliver and file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority;
(3)    seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the undersigned's behalf, information regarding transactions in the Company's securities from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such information to such attorney in fact and approves and ratifies any such release of information; and
(4)    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 relieving, nor is the Company assuming nor relieving, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.  The undersigned acknowledges that neither the Company nor the foregoing attorneys in fact assume (i) any liability for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Exchange Act, (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements, or (iii) any obligation or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until 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, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys in fact.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 25th day of May, 2017.

/s/Mark Rothera
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Mark Rothera
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