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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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
980 GREAT WEST ROAD

(Street)
BRENTFORD MIDDLESEX X0 TW8 9GS

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Theravance Biopharma, Inc. [ TBPH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/02/2014
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
Ordinary Shares 06/02/2014 J(1) 436,802 D (1) 8,299,218 I By Corporation(3)
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
Option $23.51 06/02/2014 J(2) 436,802 (2) (2) Ordinary Shares 436,802 (2) 436,802 I By Corporation(3)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Ordinary Shares withheld by or on behalf of Theravance, Inc. ("Theravance") in connection with the spin-off of the Issuer.
2. Pursuant to Section 13 of the Governance Agreement by and among Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (the "Issuer"), Theravance and Glaxo Group Limited ("GGL"), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline plc ("GSK"), dated as of March 3, 2014 (the "Governance Agreement"), GGL has the right to purchase from Theravance a number of ordinary shares of the Issuer equal to the number of shares withheld from the dividend by Theravance in connection with the spin-off of the Issuer otherwise payable to GGL, at a price per share equal to the closing price of the ordinary shares of the Issuer on the NASDAQ Global Market on the first trading day after the spin-off date. Theravance is required to inform GGL of the number of shares withheld in connection with the spin-off within 5 days following the spin-off and GGL will have 10 days after receipt of such notice to exercise its option.
3. Ordinary Shares and Options are held of record by GGL, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of GSK.
/s/ Victoria Whyte, Company Secretary 06/04/2014
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