Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Cunningham Emmett

(Last) (First) (Middle)
101 MAIN ST., SUITE 1210


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Galera Therapeutics, Inc. [ GRTX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. 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 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
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
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $10.09 07/01/2021 A 5,408 (1) 06/30/2031 Common Stock 5,408 $0.00 0 D(2)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This option was awarded pursuant to the "elective option" provisions of the Issuer's non-employee director compensation program for the Reporting Peron's service on the Issuer's Board. This option shall vest and become exercisable as to 25% of the shares subject to the option upon the Reporting Person completing each three months of continuous service as a Non-Employee Director, or in the applicable committee position, following the date of grant, provided that the fourth and final tranche of the option will vest and become exercisable on the earlier of July 1, 2022 or the day immediately prior to the date of the Issuer's next annual meeting of stockholders occurring after the date of grant, in either case subject to the Reporting Person continuing in service on the Board as a Non-Employee Director, or in the applicable committee position, through such vesting date.
2. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities and the inclusion of the securities in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership for purposes of Section 16 or any other purpose. The Reporting Person is an employee of The Blackstone Group Inc. or one of its affiliates ("Blackstone"). Pursuant to arrangements between the Reporting Person and Blackstone, the Reporting Person is required to transfer to Blackstone any and all compensation received in connection with his directorship for any company Blackstone invests in or advises.
Mr. Cunningham, an employee of an affiliate of Blackstone, is a member of the board of directors of the issuer. Mr. Cunningham disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities of the issuer that may be deemed to be beneficially owned by affiliates of Blackstone.
/s/ Emmett Cunningham 07/06/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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