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*
DONAHUE THOMAS R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
5800 CORPORATE DRIVE

(Street)
PITTSBURGH PA 15237-7000

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FEDERATED INVESTORS INC /PA/ [ FII ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP, CFO & Treasurer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/30/2012
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
Class B Common Stock 04/30/2012 G V 57,360 D (1) 82,755 (2) I Held indirectly by Comax Partners Limited Partnership
Class B Common Stock 12/20/2012 S 120,000 D $20.4876 (3) 885,550 (5) I Held indirectly by MaxFund Partners, L.P.
Class B Common Stock 12/21/2012 S 120,000 D $20.0902 (4) 765,550 (5) I Held indirectly by MaxFund Partners, L.P.
Class B Common Stock 649,703 D
Class B Common Stock 72 I Held indirectly by 401(k) Plan
Class B Common Stock 4,409 I Held indirectly by spouse
Class B Common Stock 82 I Held indirectly by AWOL, Inc.
Class B Common Stock 283,636 I Held indirectly by Beechwood Company, L.P.
Class B Common Stock 303,220 I Held indirectly by power of attorney
Class B Common Stock 224,074 I Held indirectly by J. Christopher Donahue as Custodian for minor children
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 reported securities are held by Comax Partners Limited Partnership, a family partnership in which the reporting person holds a minority interest. On April 30, 2012, the reporting person gifted an interest in Comax Partners to two of his children who share his household. The value of the interest in Comax Partners that was gifted is equal to 57,360 shares of the issuer. This transaction did not involve any public sale of shares.
2. The FII Class B Common Stock shares reported represent Mr. Donahue's proportional beneficial interest in the shares held by Comax Partners.
3. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in six hundred and seventeen transactions at prices ranging from $20.4400 to $20.5300 inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Federated Investors, Inc., any security holder of Federated Investors, Inc. or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
4. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in 1,088 transactions at prices ranging from $20.005 to $20.21 inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Federated Investors, Inc., any security holder of Federated Investors, Inc. or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
5. The reported securities are held by Maxfund Partners, L.P., a limited partnership of which the reporting person and his wife are the sole sharesholders of the general partner. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the FII Class B Common Stock held by Maxfund Partners, L.P. except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
Remarks:
The Power of Attorney dated June 19, 2012 is incorporated by reference.
/s/John D. Martini (Attorney-in-Fact) 12/26/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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