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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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*
Simkin Jacqueline M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
801 BRICKELL AVE, SUITE 2350

(Street)
MIAMI FL 33131

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
LADENBURG THALMANN FINANCIAL SERVICES INC [ LTS ]
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)
06/25/2014
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 06/25/2014 P 15,303 A $2.9645 (1) 1,153,125 I Held by The Jacqueline Simkin Revocable Trust as Amended & Restated 12/16/03 (2)
Common Stock 521,318 I Held by The LTS #2 Grantor Retained Annuity Trust dtd 11/18/11 (3)
Common Stock 211,000 I Held by The Jacqueline Simkin Charitable Remainder Unitrust dtd 09/06/2002 (4)
8.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock 8,000 (5) I Held by The Jacqueline Simkin Revocable Trust as Amended & Restated 12/16/03 (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
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported represents the weighted average price per share. These securities were purchased in multiple open market transactions at prices ranging from $2.94 to $2.97. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide the staff of the SEC, the issuer, or a shareholder of the issuer, upon request, the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the range listed above.
2. The reporting person is the trustee of the above-listed trust.
3. The reporting person is a trustee of the above-listed trust and disclaims beneficial ownership except to the extent of her pecuniary interest therein. This report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for Section 16 or any other purpose.
4. The reporting person is a co-trustee of the above-listed trust and disclaims beneficial ownership except to the extent of her pecuniary interest therein. This report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for Section 16 or any other purpose.
5. The 8.00% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock is convertible into common stock at a non-fixed conversion rate in connection with a change of control as described in the issuer's Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 24, 2013.
Remarks:
/s/ Jacqueline M. Simkin 06/25/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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