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*
Christoffersen Ralph E

(Last) (First) (Middle)
4430 ARAPAHOE AVENUE, SUITE 220

(Street)
BOULDER CO 80303

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
THRESHOLD PHARMACEUTICALS INC [ THLD ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/09/2005
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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
Common Stock 02/09/2005 C 3,312,007 A (1) 3,312,007 I See Footnote(2)
Common Stock 02/09/2005 P 241,719 A $7 241,719 I See Footnote(2)
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
Series B Preferred Stock $0(1) 02/09/2005 C 3,312,007 (3) (4) Common Stock 3,312,007 (1) 0 I See Footnote(2)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Christoffersen Ralph E

(Last) (First) (Middle)
4430 ARAPAHOE AVENUE, SUITE 220

(Street)
BOULDER CO 80303

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MORGENTHALER PARTNERS VII LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
50 PUBLIC SQUARE, SUITE 2700

(Street)
CLEVELAND OH 44113

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Each share is convertible without consideration into 0.6072 shares of Common Stock, after giving effect to a 1 for 1.6469 reverse stock split effective January 26, 2005.
2. The shares are held by Morgenthaler VII, LP (MP VII). Ralph E. Christoffersen, a director of Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. is a Partner of Morgenthaler Management Partners VII, LLC (MMP VII), the managing partner of MP VII. Dr. Christoffersen shares voting power over the shares with the other members of MMP VII. The natural persons who have voting or investment power over the shares held of record of MP VII are Robert C. Bellas, Jr., Greg E. Blonder, James W. Broderick, Ralph E. Christoffersen, Andrew S. Lanza, Theodore A. Laufik, Paul H. Levine, Gary R. Little, John D. Lutsi, Gary J. Morgenthaler, Robert D. Pavey, G. Gary Shaffer and Peter G. Taft. Dr. Christoffersen disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by MP VII except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
3. Immediately.
4. Not Applicable.
David L Southern, Attorney-in-Fact 02/10/2005
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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