Form SC 13G OTONOMY, INC. Filed by: Sofinnova Investments, Inc.

February 16, 2021 5:31 PM EST

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Schedule 13G

 

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT TO RULES 13d-1 (b), (c) AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO 13d-2 (b)

 

(Amendment No. __)*

 

Otonomy, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

68906L105

(CUSIP Number)

 

December 31, 2020

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

¨Rule 13d-1(b)

 

¨Rule 13d-1(c)

 

xRule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

Page 1 of 6 Pages

 

 


CUSIP NO. 68906L105
13 GPage 2 of 6

 

1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS 

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON (Entities Only).

 

Sofinnova Investments, Inc. 

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)

 

(a) ¨ (b) x

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

California 

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
PERSON
WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

2,620,668 shares

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0 shares. 

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

2,620,668 shares

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0 shares. 

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

2,620,668 shares

10

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions) ¨

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

5.4% 

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

CO 

 

 

1 The shares are beneficially owned by investment funds for which Sofinnova BioEquities GP, LLC exercises investment discretion with respect to such shares. The Reporting Person serves as investment advisor to Sofinnova BioEquities GP, LLC.

 

 


CUSIP NO. 68906L105
13 GPage 3 of 6

 

ITEM 1(A).NAME OF ISSUER

 

Otonomy, Inc.

 

ITEM 1(B).ADDRESS OF ISSUER’S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES

 

4796 Executive Drive

San Diego, California 92121

 

ITEM 2(A).NAME OF PERSONS FILING

 

This Statement is filed by Sofinnova Investments, Inc. Sofinnova Investments, Inc. is referred to herein as the “Reporting Person.”

 

ITEM 2(B).ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE

 

The address for the Reporting Person is:

 

Sofinnova Investments, Inc.

3000 Sand Hill Road, Bldg. 4, Suite 250

Menlo Park, CA 94025

 

ITEM 2(C)CITIZENSHIP

 

The Reporting Person is a California corporation.

 

ITEM 2(D)

AND (E).

TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES AND CUSIP NUMBER

 

Common Stock 

CUSIP # 68906L105

 

ITEM 3.Not Applicable.

 

 


CUSIP NO. 68906L105
13 GPage 4 of 6

 

ITEM 4.OWNERSHIP

 

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the Issuer identified in Item 1.

 

(a)Amount beneficially owned:

 

See Row 9 of cover page for the Reporting Person.

 

(b)Percent of Class:

 

See Row 11 of cover page for the Reporting Person.

 

(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:

 

(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:

 

See Row 5 of cover page for the Reporting Person.

 

(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:

 

See Row 6 of cover page for the Reporting Person.

 

(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

 

See Row 7 of cover page for the Reporting Person.

 

(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

 

See Row 8 of cover page for the Reporting Person.

 

ITEM 5.OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS

 

Not applicable.

 

ITEM 6.OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON.

 

Under certain circumstances set forth in the governing agreements of entities for which the shares are managed, the general and limited partners or members, as the case may be, of each of such entities may be deemed to have the right to receive dividends from, or the proceeds from, the sale of shares of the Issuer owned by each such entity of which they are a partner or member, as the case may be.

 

ITEM 7.IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY

 

Not applicable. 

 

ITEM 8.IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP.

 

Not applicable.

 

 


CUSIP NO. 68906L105
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ITEM 9.NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP.

 

Not applicable.

 

ITEM 10.CERTIFICATION.

 

Not applicable.

 

 


CUSIP NO. 68906L105
13 GPage 6 of 6

 

SIGNATURES

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Date: February 16, 2021

 

Sofinnova Investments, Inc. /s/ Jim Brody
  Jim Brody, Chief Compliance Officer

 

 

 



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