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*
GENDELL JEFFREY L ET AL

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WESTMORELAND COAL Co [ WLB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/27/2014
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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, par value $2.50 per share 05/27/2014 S 43,000 (2) D $29.37 (2) 1,498,395 I See Footnotes (1) (3) (4) (5) (6)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GENDELL JEFFREY L ET AL

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE CAPITAL PARTNERS L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE PARTNERS L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE OVERSEAS ASSOCIATES LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE CAPITAL OVERSEAS MASTER FUND II, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TONTINE ASSET ASSOCIATES, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Tontine Associates, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 SOUND SHORE DRIVE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This report is filed jointly by Tontine Capital Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("TCP"), Tontine Capital Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company ("TCM"), Tontine Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("TP"), Tontine Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company ("TM"), Tontine Overseas Associates, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company ("TOA"), Tontine Capital Overseas Master Fund II, L.P., a Cayman Islands limited partnership ("TCP 2"), Tontine Asset Associates, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company ("TAA"), Tontine Associates, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company ("TA"), and Jeffrey L. Gendell ("Mr. Gendell"). Mr. Gendell is the managing member of: (a) TCM, the general partner of TCP; (b) TM, the general partner of TP; (c) TOA; (d) TAA, the general partner of TCP 2; and (e) TA.
2. On May 27, 2014, TP sold 43,000 shares of Common Stock at a weighted average price of $29.37 per share. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $29.25 to $30.05, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the Issuer, any security holder of the Issuer, 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.
3. TAA, TCP 2 and TM directly own 0 shares of Common Stock, TA directly owns 22,477 shares of Common Stock, TCP directly owns 120,098 shares of Common Stock, TCM directly owns 95,787 shares of Common Stock, TP directly owns 612,953 shares of Common Stock, TOA directly owns 98,080 shares of Common Stock and Mr. Gendell directly owns 549,000 shares of Common Stock.
4. All of the foregoing securities may be deemed to be beneficially owned by Mr. Gendell. The foregoing securities held by TCP may be deemed to be beneficially owned by TCM. The foregoing securities held by TP may be deemed to be beneficially owned by TM. The foregoing securities held by TCP 2 may be deemed to be beneficially owned by TAA.
5. Mr. Gendell disclaims beneficial ownership of the Issuer's securities reported herein for purposes of Section 16(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, except as to securities directly owned by Mr. Gendell or representing Mr. Gendell's pro rata interest in, and interest in the profits of, TCM, TCP, TP, TM, TOA, TCP 2, TAA and TA. TCM disclaims beneficial ownership of the Issuer's securities reported herein for purposes of Section 16(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, except as to securities directly owned by TCM or representing TCM's pro rata interest in, and interest in the profits of, TCP. TM disclaims beneficial ownership of the Issuer's securities reported herein for purposes of Section 16(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, except as to securities directly owned by TM or representing TM's pro rata interest in, and interest in the profits of, TP.
6. TOA disclaims beneficial ownership of the Issuer's securities reported herein for purposes of Section 16(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, except as to securities directly owned by TOA. TAA disclaims beneficial ownership of the Issuer's securities reported herein for purposes of Section 16(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, except as to securities directly owned by TAA or representing TAA's pro rata interest in, and interest in the profits of, TCP 2. TA disclaims beneficial ownership of the Issuer's securities reported herein for purposes of Section 16(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, except as to securities directly owned by TA.
Tontine Capital Partners, L.P., By: its General Partner, Tontine Capital Management, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Capital Management, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Partners, L.P., By: its General Partner, Tontine Management, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Management, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Overseas Associates, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Capital Overseas Master Fund II, L.P. By: its General Partner, Tontine Asset Associates, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Asset Associates, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
Tontine Associates, L.L.C., By: its Managing Member, /s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
/s/ Jeffrey L. Gendell 05/28/2014
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