SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OGIER FIDUCIARY SERVICES (CAYMAN)
89 NEXUS WAY

(Street)
CAMANA BAY, GRAND CAYMAN E9 KY 1-9007

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
01/01/2013
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
RESOURCE AMERICA, INC. [ REXI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 2,060,741 D (1) (2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. The securities of the Issuer reported in this Form 3 are owned directly by Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd. ("Raging Master") as a result of the assignment of securities of the Issuer held by Raging Capital Fund, LP to Raging Capital Fund (QP), LP, and the contribution of securities of the Issuer held by Raging Capital Fund (QP), LP to Raging Master immediately thereafter. Such assignment and contribution were effected in connection with an internal restructuring implemented by such entities effective January 1, 2013.
2. As the investment manager of Raging Master, Raging Capital Management, LLC ("Raging Capital") may be deemed to beneficially own the securities of the Issuer owned directly by Raging Master. As the managing member of Raging Capital, William C. Martin may be deemed to beneficially own the securities of the Issuer owned directly by Raging Master. Each of Raging Capital and Mr. Martin disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interest therein.
Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd., By: Raging Capital Management, LLC, Investment Manager, By: /s/ Frederick C. Wasch, Chief Financial Officer 01/11/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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