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13G Filing: Perceptive Advisors and Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc (DOVA)

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Perceptive Advisors 0 1,704,015 0 1,704,015 1,704,015 6.8%
Joseph Edelman 0 1,704,015 0 1,704,015 1,704,015 6.8%
Perceptive Life Sciences Master Fund, Ltd 0 1,704,015 0 1,704,015 1,704,015 6.8%
Joseph Edelman
Joseph Edelman
Perceptive Advisors

Page 1 of 7 – SEC Filing

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No.    )*

 

 

Dova
Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

25985T 10 2

(CUSIP
Number)

July 5, 2017

(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)

☐ Rule 13d-1(d)

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

The information required in 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).

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  1   

NAMES OF
REPORTING PERSONS

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

Perceptive Advisors LLC

  2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER
OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

  3

SEC USE ONLY

  4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF
ORGANIZATION

Delaware

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH:

5   

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

1,704,015

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

1,704,015

  9   

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

1,704,015

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

6.8%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE
INSTRUCTIONS)

IA

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  1   

NAMES OF
REPORTING PERSONS

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

Joseph Edelman

  2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER
OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

  3

SEC USE ONLY

  4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF
ORGANIZATION

United States of
America

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH:

5   

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

1,704,015

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

1,704,015

  9   

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

1,704,015

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

6.8%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE
INSTRUCTIONS)

IN

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  1   

NAMES OF
REPORTING PERSONS

I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

Perceptive Life Sciences Master Fund, Ltd.

  2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER
OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

  3

SEC USE ONLY

  4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF
ORGANIZATION

Cayman
Islands

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH:

5   

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

1,704,015

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

1,704,015

  9   

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

1,704,015

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

6.8%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE
INSTRUCTIONS)

CO

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Item 1(a). Name of Issuer:

Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Issuer)

Item 1(b). Address of Issuers Principal Executive Offices:

240 Leigh Farm Road,
Suite 245, Durham, NC 27707

Item 2(a). Names of Persons Filing:

The names of the persons filing this report
(collectively, the Reporting Persons) are:

Perceptive Advisors LLC (Perceptive Advisors)

Joseph Edelman (Mr. Edelman)

Perceptive Life Sciences Master Fund, Ltd. (the Master Fund)

Item 2(b). Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

The address of the
principal business office of each of the Reporting Persons is:

51 Astor Place, 10th Floor

New York, NY 10003

Item 2(c). Citizenship:

Perceptive Advisors is a Delaware limited liability company

Mr. Edelman is a United States citizen

The Master Fund is a Cayman Islands corporation

Item 2(d). Title of Class of Securities:

Common Stock, par value $0.001
per share (Common Stock)

Item 2(e). CUSIP Number:

25985T 10 2

Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is
a:

Not applicable.

Item 4. Ownership.

The information required by this item with respect to each Reporting
Person is set forth in Rows 5 through 9 and 11 of the cover page to this Schedule 13G. The ownership percentages reported are based on 24,990,207 outstanding shares of Common Stock, as reported in the Issuers prospectus filed on June 30,
2017.

The Master Fund directly holds 1,704,015 shares of Common Stock. Perceptive Advisors serves as the investment manager to the Master
Fund and may be deemed to beneficially own such shares. Mr. Edelman is the managing member of Perceptive Advisors and may be deemed to beneficially own such shares.

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Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

If this statement is being filed
to report the fact that as of the date hereof the Reporting Persons have ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following  ☐.

Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

Not
applicable.

Item 7. Identification and Classification of the SubsidiaryWhich Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.

Not applicable.

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

Not applicable.

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not applicable.

Item 10. Certification.

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and
belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as
a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under § 240.14a-11.

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SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of its knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this
statement is true, complete and correct.

Date:    July 31, 2017

PERCEPTIVE ADVISORS LLC

By:

/s/ Joseph Edelman

Name: Joseph Edelman
Title: Managing Member

/s/ Joseph Edelman

JOSEPH EDELMAN

PERCEPTIVE LIFE SCIENCES MASTER FUND, LTD.

By: Perceptive Advisors LLC
By:

/s/ Joseph Edelman

Name: Joseph Edelman
Title: Managing Member
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