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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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Makes Brigid

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O VIVANI MEDICAL, INC.
1350 S. LOOP ROAD

(Street)
ALAMEDA CA 94502

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Vivani Medical, Inc. [ VANI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/10/2024
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
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
Common Stock Option $1.81 05/10/2024 A 75,000 (1) 05/09/2034(1) Common Stock 75,000 $0 75,000 D
Restricted Stock Units (2) 05/10/2024 A 37,500 (3) (3) Common Stock 37,500 $0 37,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The stock options have a 10-year term and vest 25% at one-year and monthly thereafter for 36 months, subject to the Reporting Person's continued service through each applicable vesting date.
2. Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of Vivani common stock.
3. The performance based RSUs shall vest in three stages: one-third when the stock price is at or above $3.15 for three consecutive trading days, another one-third one year after this date when the market condition is first achieved, and the final one-third one year after this second vesting date when the market condition is achieved, subject to the Reporting Person's continued service through each applicable vesting date. If the RSUs fail to be at or above $3.15 for three consecutive trading dates within a four year term from the date of the grant, the RSUs shall expire.
Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney.
/s/ Judy Wong, Attorney-in-fact 05/14/2024
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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 Exhibit 24

 

LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Adam Mendelsohn, Judy Wong and Brigid Makes, signing singly, and with full power of substitution, the undersigned’s true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1)              execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer, director, and/or securityholder of Vivani Medical, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), from time to time the following U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) forms: (i) Form ID, including any attached documents (such as Update Passphrase Authentication), to effect the assignment of codes to the undersigned to be used in the transmission of information to the SEC using the EDGAR System; (ii) Form 3, Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities, including any attached documents; (iii) Form 4, Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership of Securities, including any attached documents; (iv) Form 5, Annual Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder, including any attached documents; (v) Schedules 13D and 13G; and (vi) amendments of each thereof, in accordance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder, including any attached documents;

 

(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 Form 3, 4 or 5, Schedule 13D or 13G, or any amendment(s) thereto and timely file such form(s) with the SEC and any securities exchange, national association 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, acting singly, 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 or Regulation 13D-G of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The undersigned hereby agrees to indemnify the attorneys-in-fact and the Company from and against any demand, damage, loss, cost or expense arising from any false or misleading information provided by the undersigned to the attorneys-in-fact.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file such forms 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. This Power of Attorney supersedes any prior power of attorney in connection with the undersigned’s capacity as an officer and/or director of the Company. This Power of Attorney shall expire as to any individual attorney-in-fact if such attorney-in-fact ceases to be an employee of the Company.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of 12/6/2023.

 

 

/s/ Brigid A Makes               

Signature

 

Brigid A Makes                     

 

Print Name

 

  

 

 

 

 

 


 Exhibit 24

 

LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Adam Mendelsohn, Judy Wong and Brigid Makes, signing singly, and with full power of substitution, the undersigned’s true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1)              execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer, director, and/or securityholder of Vivani Medical, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), from time to time the following U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) forms: (i) Form ID, including any attached documents (such as Update Passphrase Authentication), to effect the assignment of codes to the undersigned to be used in the transmission of information to the SEC using the EDGAR System; (ii) Form 3, Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities, including any attached documents; (iii) Form 4, Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership of Securities, including any attached documents; (iv) Form 5, Annual Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder, including any attached documents; (v) Schedules 13D and 13G; and (vi) amendments of each thereof, in accordance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder, including any attached documents;

 

(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 Form 3, 4 or 5, Schedule 13D or 13G, or any amendment(s) thereto and timely file such form(s) with the SEC and any securities exchange, national association 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, acting singly, 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 or Regulation 13D-G of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The undersigned hereby agrees to indemnify the attorneys-in-fact and the Company from and against any demand, damage, loss, cost or expense arising from any false or misleading information provided by the undersigned to the attorneys-in-fact.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file such forms 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. This Power of Attorney supersedes any prior power of attorney in connection with the undersigned’s capacity as an officer and/or director of the Company. This Power of Attorney shall expire as to any individual attorney-in-fact if such attorney-in-fact ceases to be an employee of the Company.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of 12/6/2023.

 

 

/s/ Brigid A Makes               

Signature

 

Brigid A Makes                     

 

Print Name

 

  

 

 

 

 

 


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