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*
EDENS WESLEY R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP LLC
1345 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 46TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10105

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. [ BKD ]
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)
05/17/2010
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 05/17/2010 S 1,114,785 D $18.36 1,903,067 D
Common Stock 05/17/2010 S 6,353,246 D $18.36 9,518,178 I Fort GB Holdings LLC (1) (2)
Common Stock 05/17/2010 S 362,284 D $18.36 542,758 I FABP (GAGACQ) LP (1) (2)
Common Stock 05/17/2010 S 74,436 D $18.36 0 I Drawbridge DSO Securities LLC (1) (3)
Common Stock 05/17/2010 S 10,740 D $18.36 0 I Drawbridge OSO Securities LLC (1) (3)
Common Stock 3,026,435 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund A) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 1,222,077 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund B) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 289,968 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund C) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 1,810,004 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund D) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 211,916 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund E) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 95,084 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund F) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 114,081 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund G) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 790,673 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund A) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 492,823 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund B) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 98,164 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund C) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 473,183 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund D) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 40,635 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund F) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 135,391 I Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund G) L.P. (1) (4)
Common Stock 8,793,392 I Fortress RIC Coinvestment Fund LP (1) (5)
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. Wesley Edens may be deemed to beneficially own the shares listed in this report as beneficially owned by Fortress Investment Group LLC ("FIG") or its affiliates. Mr. Edens disclaims beneficial ownership of all reported shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein and the inclusion of the shares in this report shall not be deemed to be an admission of beneficial ownership of all of the reported shares for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise.
2. Fort GB Holdings LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fortress (GAGACQ) LLC. Fortress Fund MM II LLC is the managing member of Fortress (GAGACQ) LLC and the general partner of FABP (GAGACQ) LP. FIG LLC is the sole managing member of Fortress Fund MM II LLC. Fortress Operating Entity I LP ("FOE I") is the sole managing member of FIG LLC. FIG Corp. is the general partner of FOE I, and FIG Corp. is wholly-owned by FIG
3. Drawbridge DSO Securities LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund LP ("Drawbridge LP"). Drawbridge OSO Securities LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drawbridge Special Opportunities Fund Ltd. ("Drawbridge Ltd"). Drawbridge Special Opportunities Advisors LLC is the investment manager of Drawbridge LP and Drawbridge Ltd. FIG LLC is the 100% owner of Drawbridge Special Opportunities Advisors LLC. FOE I is the sole managing member of FIG LLC. FIG Corp. is the general partner of FOE I, and FIG Corp. is wholly-owned by FIG.
4. FIG LLC is the investment manager of Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund A) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund B) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund C) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund D) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund E) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund F) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Fund G) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund A) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund B) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund C) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund D) L.P., Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund F) L.P., and Fortress Investment Fund IV (Coinvestment Fund G) L.P. FOE I is the sole managing member of FIG LLC. FIG Corp. is the general partner of FOE I, and FIG Corp. is wholly-owned by FIG.
5. FIG LLC is the investment manager of Fortress RIC Coinvestment Fund LP. FOE I is the sole managing member of FIG LLC. FIG Corp. is the general partner of FOE I, and FIG Corp. is wholly-owned by FIG.
Remarks:
The reporting person may be deemed to be part of a group that owns more than 10% of the outstanding common stock of the issuer.
/s/ Wesley R. Edens 05/19/2010
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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