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*
TULLIS JAMES L L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ALPHATEC SPINE, INC.
5818 EL CAMINO REAL

(Street)
CARLSBAD CA 92008

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Alphatec Holdings, Inc. [ ATEC ]
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)
07/30/2018
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
Common Stock 07/30/2018(1)(2) A 20,492(1)(2) A $0 72,056(1)(2) D
Common Stock 07/30/2018(3) A 4,434(3) A $0 76,490(3) D
Common Stock 1,239,985 I By Tullis Dickerson Capital Focus III, LP
Common Stock 900,734 I By Tullis Growth Fund, L.P.
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. On July 30, 2018, issuer granted to the reporting person 20,492 restricted stock units. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of issuer's common stock.
2. The restricted stock units vest on the earlier of (i) the 12 month anniversary of the grant date and (ii) the date of issuer's next annual meeting of stockholders.
3. On July 30, 2018, issuer granted to the reporting person 4,434 restricted stock units, which vested immediately upon grant. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of issuer's common stock.
/s/ Tyson Marshall by Power of Attorney 08/01/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
     Know all by these present, that the undersigned hereby 
constitutes and appoints Craig E. Hunsaker and Tyson E. Marshall 
of Alphatec Holdings, Inc., and Rick L. Guerisoli of Durham Jones 
& Pinegar, signing singly, the undersigned's true and lawful 
attorney-in-fact, with full power and authority as hereinafter 
described on behalf of and in the name, place and stead of the 
undersigned, to:
     (1)     prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver, submit, and 
file for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's 
capacity as an officer and/or director and/or other insider of 
Alphatec Holdings, Inc. or any successor entity (the "Company"), 
an application for Form ID (or equivalent form) required to 
generate the necessary access codes and passphrases (whether new 
or replacement) to file on U.S. Securities & Commission's 
Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval System 
("EDGAR"); 
     (2)     prepare, execute, acknowledge, deliver, submit, and 
file for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's 
capacity as an officer and/or director and/or other insider of 
the Company, Forms 3, 4, and 5 or any other forms or reports to 
be filed in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities 
Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules promulgated thereunder
 (the 
"Exchange Act"), and any amendments thereto; 
     (3)     seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative 
and on the undersigned's behalf, information on transactions in 
the Company's securities from any third party, including brokers, 
employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and the 
undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such 
information to the undersigned and approves and ratifies any such 
release of information; 
     (4)     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 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: (i) this Power of Attorney 
authorizes the attorney-in-fact to act in his discretion in 
submitting information on transactions and holdings on 
information provided to the attorney-in-fact without independent 
verification of such information; (ii) the attorney-in-fact, in 
serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is 
not assuming nor relieving, nor is the Company assuming nor 
relieving, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply 
with Section 16 or any other provision of the Exchange Act; (iii) 
neither the Company nor the foregoing attorney-in-fact assume any 
liability for the undersigned's responsibility to comply with the 
requirement of the Exchange Act or any obligation or liability of 
the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of 
the Exchange Act.
     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. The undersigned hereby revokes any 
and all powers of attorney previously executed with respect to 
the matters covered herein.
     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of 
Attorney to be executed as of this 30th day of July, 2018. 

/s/ James L.L. Tullis