Harvard Bioscience, Inc.
HARVARD BIOSCIENCE INC (Form: 4, Received: 02/10/2017 07:53:51)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
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 *

GREEN DAVID
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

HARVARD BIOSCIENCE INC [ HBIO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

84 OCTOBER HILL ROAD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/7/2017
(Street)

HOLLISTON, MA 01746
(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   2/7/2017     S (1)    3239   D $3.25   925571   (2) D    
Common Stock                  234896   I   David Green 2015-1 Annuity Trust  

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

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on June 1, 2016.
( 2)  Includes (a) a deferred stock award of 12,600 restricted stock units which vest quarterly in equal installments on March 31, 2017, June 30, 2017, September 30, 2017 and December 31, 2017; (b) a deferred stock award of 25,300 restricted stock units which fully vest on the earlier of (i) the date of the Issuer's next Annual Meeting of Stockholders after July 1, 2016, immediately prior to the commencement of such meeting, and (ii) July 1, 2017; and (c) 887,671 shares of common stock held by the Reporting Person.

Remarks:
The reported sales were made pursuant to the terms of a 10b5-1 trading plan. This form has been signed under power of attorney.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
GREEN DAVID
84 OCTOBER HILL ROAD
HOLLISTON, MA 01746
X



Signatures
/s/ Chad Porter, by power of attorney 2/10/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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