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*
Redlingshafer Raymond A JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
890 WINTER STREET
SUITE 200

(Street)
WALTHAM MA 02451

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CYS Investments, Inc. [ CYS ]
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)
04/01/2012
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
Common Stock, $.01 par value per share 04/01/2012 A 1,237 A $0 24,428(1)(2)(3) D
Common Stock, $.01 par value per share 1,796(4)(5) I Shares held by spouse(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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 1,179 shares granted July 1, 2011 and reported on Form 4 filed July 1, 2011 that have not been included in Column 5 total of securities beneficially owned to date and 1,500 shares granted November 1, 2011 and reported on Form 4 filed November 1, 2011 that have not been included in Column 5 total of securities beneficially owned to date.
2. Includes 207 shares acquired on April 20, 2011, 206 shares acquired on July 27, 2011 and 204 shares acquired on October 19, 2011 pursuant to dividend reinvestments through UBS Financial Services.
3. Column 5 total of securities beneficially owned reflects that 879 shares that had previously been reported as beneficially owned by the Reporting Person are beneficially owned by the Reporting Person's spouse.
4. Includes 879 shares previously reported as having been directly held by the Reporting Person.
5. Includes 77 shares acquired on April 20, 2011, 77 shares acquired on July 27, 2011 and 76 shares acquired on October 19, 2011 pursuant to dividend reinvestments through UBS Financial Services.
6. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the Reporting Person is the beneficial ownership of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or otherwise.
/s/ Thomas A. Rosenbloom, Attorney-in-Fact for Raymond A. Redlingshafer, Jr. 04/02/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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