Washington, D.C. 20549









Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Name of Subject Company (Issuer) and Filing Person (Offeror))

Options to Purchase Common Stock, Par Value $0.0001 Per Share

(Title of Class of Securities)


(CUSIP Number of Class of Securities)

100 Campus Drive, Suite 102

Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

(877) 742-8466

(Name, address and telephone number of person authorized to receive notices and communications on behalf of filing person)

Copies to:


Matthew T. Bush

Anthony A. Gostanian

Latham & Watkins LLP

12670 High Bluff Drive

San Diego, CA 92130

(858) 523-5400


Larry Miller

General Counsel and Secretary

100 Campus Drive, Suite 102

Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

(877) 742-8466




Check the box if the filing relates solely to preliminary communications made before the commencement of a tender offer.

Check the appropriate boxes below to designate any transactions to which the statement relates:



third-party tender offer subject to Rule 14d-1.


issuer tender offer subject to Rule 13e-4.


going-private transaction subject to Rule 13e-3.


amendment to Schedule 13D under Rule 13d-2.

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Rule 13e–4(i) (Cross-Border Issuer Tender Offer)



Rule 14d–1(d) (Cross-Border Third-Party Tender Offer)




This Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment”) amends and supplements the Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO initially filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on June 15, 2023 (together with any amendments and supplements thereto, the “Schedule TO”) by Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Phathom” or the “Company”), relating to the offer by the Company to exchange outstanding eligible stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,427,122 shares of the Company’s common stock, whether vested or unvested, that were granted under the Company’s 2019 Incentive Award Plan for new restricted stock units. The Company’s offer is being made upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Exchange, dated June 15, 2023 (together with any amendments or supplements thereto, the “Offer to Exchange”), filed as Exhibit (a)(1)(i) to the Schedule TO, and amended hereto.

This Amendment No. 1 is being filed in accordance with Rule 13e-4(c)(3) under the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The Schedule TO and the Offer to Exchange are hereby amended, restated and supplemented as set forth below and as provided in this Amendment No. 1. Every Item in the Schedule TO is automatically updated, to the extent such Item incorporates by reference any section of the Offer to Exchange that is amended, restated and supplemented in this Amendment. Except as specifically provided herein, the information contained in the Schedule TO and the Offer to Exchange remains unchanged and this Amendment does not modify any of the information previously reported on the Schedule TO. This Amendment No. 1 should be read in conjunction with the Schedule TO and the Offer to Exchange and the other documents that constituted part of the offer. All capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Offer to Exchange incorporated by reference herein.

Item 4. Terms of the Transaction.

(a) Material Terms.

Item 4 of the Schedule TO is hereby amended and supplemented to add the following information:

“The Option Exchange expired on July 14, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. A total of approximately 61 eligible service providers participated in the Option Exchange. Pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Option Exchange, Phathom accepted for exchange options to purchase an aggregate of approximately 2,406,622 shares of Phathom’s common stock, representing approximately 99.2% of the total shares of Phathom’s common stock underlying the eligible options. All surrendered options were cancelled effective as of the expiration of the Option Exchange, and immediately thereafter, following the expiration of the Option Exchange, in exchange therefor Phathom granted a total of approximately 1,203,341 new RSUs under the 2019 Plan. The vesting terms of the new RSUs are described in detail in the Offer to Exchange.”


After due 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.


    Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date: July 17, 2023     By:  

/s/ Larry Miller

      Larry Miller
      General Counsel and Secretary