SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Began Marc A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ABIOMED, INC.,
22 CHERRY HILL DRIVE

(Street)
DANVERS MA 01923

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/12/2020
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ABIOMED INC [ ABMD ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP & General Counsel
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock $.01 par value 4,624 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy)(1) 05/30/2020(2) 05/30/2029 Common Stock 7,000 266.39 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy)(1) 05/29/2021(2) 05/29/2030 Common Stock 5,125 223.9 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Grant to reporting person of option to buy the number of shares of Common Stock set forth in Table II, Column 7, under the ABIOMED, Inc. 2015 Omnibus Incentive Plan.
2. These options become exercisable in annual 33-1/3% increments, commencing on the date shown in Table II, Column 2
/s/ Ian McLeod (by power of attorney) 08/25/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY

        The undersigned does hereby appoint each of
Ian McLeod, Michael Dube and Linda Day signing
singly, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

        (1)     execute for and on behalf of the
undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as a
director or officer of ABIOMED, Inc. (the "Company"),
Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules
thereunder;

        (2)     do and perform any and all acts for and on
behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or
desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4
or 5 and timely file such form with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock
exchange or similar authority; and

        (3)     take any other action of any type whatsoever
in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion
of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the
best interest of, or legally required by, the
undersigned, it being understood that the documents
executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall
be in such form and shall contain such terms and
conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in
such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such
attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and
perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the
exercise of any of the rights and powers herein
granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present,
with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby
ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-
fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or
substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by
virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and
powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges
that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in
such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are
not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section
16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force
and effect until the undersigned is no longer required
to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in
securities issued by the Company, unless earlier
revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing
delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this power of attorney has
been executed as of the 12th day of August, 2020 and
shall remain in full force and effect until withdrawn
by the undersigned in writing.

Signature:

/s/ Marc Began

Print Name: Marc Began