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*
GMT CAPITAL CORP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2300 WINDY RIDGE PARKWAY SUITE 550 SOUTH

(Street)
ATLANTA GA 30339

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. [ KRA ]
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)
01/07/2013
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 01/07/2013 S 31,283 (1) (2) (3) D $25.77 3,997,207 (1) (2) (4) D
Common Stock 01/08/2013 S 34,332 (1) (2) (5) D $25.18 3,962,875 (1) (2) (6) D
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. This Form 4 is being jointly filed by Bay Resource Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("Bay"), Bay II Resource Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("Bay II"), Bay Resource Partners Offshore Master Fund, L.P., an exempted limited partnership organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands ("Offshore Fund"), GMT Capital Corp., a Georgia corporation ("GMT Capital"), and Thomas E. Claugus, a United States citizen ("Claugus"). The foregoing persons are hereinafter sometimes collectively referred to as the Reporting Persons.
2. GMT Capital, the general partner of Bay and Bay II, has the power to direct the affairs of Bay and Bay II, including the voting and disposition of shares. As the discretionary investment manager of the Offshore Fund and certain other accounts, GMT Capital has power to direct the voting and disposition of shares held by the Offshore Fund and such accounts. Mr. Claugus is the President of GMT Capital and in that capacity directs the operations of each of Bay and Bay II and the voting and disposition of shares held by the Offshore Fund and separate client accounts managed by GMT Capital. GMT Capital and Mr. Claugus may be deemed to beneficially own indirect pecuniary interest as the result of performance-based fees and profit allocations. Each of GMT Capital and Mr. Claugus disclaims such beneficial ownership except to the extent ultimately realized.
3. The aggregate number of shares of common stock sold was 31,283 shares and such shares were sold by the Reporting Persons in the following amounts: Bay = 4,300 shares; Bay II = 8,200 shares; Offshore Fund = 16,583 shares; GMT Capital = 1,300 shares; Claugus = 900 shares.
4. 3,997,207 shares of common stock is the aggregate number of shares of common stock owned by the Reporting Persons and is owned as follows: Bay = 555,900 shares directly owned by it; Bay II = 1,048,700 shares directly owned by it; Offshore Fund = 2,114,407 shares directly owned by it; GMT Capital = 165,200 shares of common stock beneficially owned by it with respect to separate client accounts managed by it; Claugus = 113,000 shares directly owned by him.
5. The aggregate number of shares of common stock sold was 34,332 shares and such shares were sold by the Reporting Persons in the following amounts: Bay = 4,800 shares; Bay II = 9,000 shares; Offshore Fund = 18,132 shares; GMT Capital = 1,400 shares; Claugus = 1,000 shares.
6. 3,962,875 shares of common stock is the aggregate number of shares of common stock owned by the Reporting Persons and is owned as follows: Bay = 551,100 shares directly owned by it; Bay II = 1,039,700 shares directly owned by it; Offshore Fund = 2,096,275 shares directly owned by it; GMT Capital = 163,800 shares of common stock beneficially owned by it with respect to separate client accounts managed by it; Claugus = 112,000 shares directly owned by him.
Philip Meyers 01/09/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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