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SPECIMEN

EXHIBIT 4.1


COMMON STOCK

COMMON STOCK

SAFE BULKERS, INC.

INCORPORATED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS

SEE REVERSE FOR CERTAIN DEFINITIONS

CUSIP Y7388L 10 3

THIS CERTIFIES THAT

IS THE RECORD HOLDER OF

FULLY PAID AND NON-ASSESSABLE SHARES OF THE COMMON STOCK, $0.001 PAR VALUE PER SHARE, OF

SAFE BULKERS, INC.

transferable on the books of the Corporation in person or by duly authorized attorney upon surrender of this Certificate properly
endorsed. This Certificate is not valid until countersigned by the Transfer Agent and registered by the Registrar.

Witness the facsimile seal of the Corporation and the facsimile signatures of its duly authorized officers.

Dated:

SECRETARY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER




SAFE BULKERS, INC.

          The Corporation will furnish without charge to each stockholder who so requests a statement of the designations, powers, preferences and relative participating, optional or other special rights of each class of stock or series thereof of the Corporation and the qualifications, limitations or restrictions of such preferences and/or rights. Such request may be made to the Secretary of the Corporation or the Transfer Agent.

          THIS CERTIFICATE ALSO EVIDENCES AND ENTITLES THE HOLDER HEREOF TO CERTAIN RIGHTS AS SET FORTH IN A STOCKHOLDERS RIGHTS AGREEMENT BETWEEN SAFE BULKERS, INC. AND AMERICAN STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY, AS THE RIGHTS AGENT (THE “RIGHTS AGREEMENT”), THE TERMS OF WHICH ARE HEREBY INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE AND A COPY OF WHICH IS ON FILE AT THE PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES OF SAFE BULKERS, INC. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, AS SET FORTH IN THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT, SUCH RIGHTS WILL BE EVIDENCED BY SEPARATE CERTIFICATES AND WILL NO LONGER BE EVIDENCED BY THIS CERTIFICATE. SAFE BULKERS, INC. WILL MAIL TO THE HOLDER OF THIS CERTIFICATE A COPY OF THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT WITHOUT CHARGE AFTER RECEIPT OF A WRITTEN REQUEST THEREFOR. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES SET FORTH IN THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT, RIGHTS ISSUED TO, OR HELD BY, ANY PERSON WHO IS, WAS OR BECOMES AN ACQUIRING PERSON OR ANY AFFILIATE OR ASSOCIATE THEREOF (AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT), WHETHER CURRENTLY HELD BY OR ON BEHALF OF SUCH PERSON OR BY ANY SUBSEQUENT HOLDER, MAY BECOME NULL AND VOID.

          The following abbreviations, when used in the inscription on the face of this certificate, shall be construed as though they were written out in full according to applicable laws or regulations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEN COM 

 as tenants in common

 

UNIF GIFT MIN ACT – _________________ Custodian __________________

TEN ENT

 as tenants by the entireties

 

 

            (Cust)

          (Minor)

JT TEN

 as joint tenants with right of survivorship

 

 

under Uniform Gifts to Minors

 

 

 and not as tenants in common

 

 

Act ________________________________________

COM PROP 

 as community property

 

 

(State)

 

 

 UNIF TRF MIN ACT – _________________ Custodian (until age __________)

 

 

 

          (Cust)

 

 

 

________________________ under Uniform Transfers

 

 

 

                (Minor)

 

 

 

to Minors Act ________________________________

 

 

 

(State)

Additional abbreviations may also be used though not in the above list.

          FOR VALUE RECEIVED, ___________________________ hereby sell, assign and transfer unto

 

 

 

PLEASE INSERT SOCIAL SECURITY OR OTHER
IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF ASSIGNEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

(PLEASE PRINT OR TYPEWRITE NAME AND ADDRESS, INCLUDING ZIP CODE, OF ASSIGNEE)

 

 

 

 

 

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Shares

of the capital stock represented by the within Certificate, and do hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint

 

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Attorney

to transfer the said stock on the books of the within named Corporation with full power of substitution in the premises.

 

Dated _________________________________


 

 

 

 

 


 

NOTICE:  

THE SIGNATURE(S) TO THIS ASSIGNMENT MUST CORRESPOND WITH THE NAME(S) AS WRITTEN UPON THE FACE OF THE CERTIFICATE IN EVERY PARTICULAR, WITHOUT ALTERATION OR ENLARGEMENT OR ANY CHANGE WHATEVER.

 

 

 

Signature(s) Guaranteed

 

 


 

 

 

 

By

 

 


 

 

THE SIGNATURE(S) MUST BE GUARANTEED BY AN ELIGIBLE GUARANTOR INSTITUTION (BANKS, STOCKBROKERS, SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS AND CREDIT UNIONS WITH MEMBERSHIP IN AN APPROVED SIGNATURE GUARANTEE MEDALLION PROGRAM), PURSUANT TO S.E.C. RULE 17Ad-15.