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*
MSD CAPITAL L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ASBURY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP INC [ ABG ]
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)
09/10/2012
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 09/10/2012 S 175,000 D $29.8594 (1) 3,336,273 I See Footnotes (3) (4)
Common Stock 09/11/2012 S 48,400 D $30.0358 (2) 3,287,873 I See Footnotes (3) (4)
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*
MSD CAPITAL L P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MSD SBI LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
DELL MICHAEL S

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O MSD CAPITAL, L.P.
645 FIFTH AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was executed in multiple trades on September 10, 2012 at prices ranging from $29.73 to $30.08. The price reported reflects the weighted average sales price. The Reporting Persons hereby undertake to provide to the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, upon request, full information regarding the number of securities sold at each separate price.
2. This transaction was executed in multiple trades on September 11, 2012 at prices ranging from $29.74 to $30.235. The price reported reflects the weighted average sales price. The Reporting Persons hereby undertake to provide to the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer, upon request, full information regarding the number of securities sold at each separate price.
3. This statement is jointly filed by and on behalf of each of MSD Capital, L.P. ("MSD Capital"), MSD SBI, L.P. ("MSD SBI") and Michael S. Dell. MSD Capital is the general partner of MSD SBI and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by MSD SBI. MSD Capital Management LLC ("MSD Capital Management") is the general partner of MSD Capital and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by MSD Capital. Each of Glenn R. Fuhrman, John C. Phelan and Marc R. Lisker is a manager of MSD Capital Management and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by MSD Capital Management. Michael S. Dell is the controlling member of MSD Capital Management and may be deemed to beneficially own securities owned by MSD Capital Management. Each of Messrs. Dell, Fuhrman, Phelan and Lisker disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein.
4. Each Reporting Person states that neither the filing of this statement nor anything herein shall be deemed an admission that such person is, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, the beneficial owner of any securities covered by this statement. Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities covered by this statement, except to the extent of the pecuniary interest of such person in such securities.
Remarks:
MSD Capital, L.P., By: MSD Capital Management LLC, Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Marc R. Lisker, Name: Marc R. Lisker, Title: Manager and General Counsel 09/12/2012
MSD SBI, L.P., By: MSD Capital, L.P., Its: General Partner, By: MSD Capital Management LLC, Its: General Partner, By: /s/ Marc R. Lisker, Name: Marc R. Lisker, Title: Manager and General Counsel 09/12/2012
Michael S. Dell, By: /s/ Marc R. Lisker, Title: Attorney-in-Fact 09/12/2012
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