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*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.A-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Extended Stay America, Inc. [ STAY ]
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)
08/12/2014
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
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 1,470,240 D $21.0975 (1) 8,743,862 I See Footnotes (2) (3) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 1,489,572 D $21.0975 (1) 8,859,861 I See Footnotes (2) (4) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 501,058 D $21.0975 (1) 2,950,676 I See Footnotes (2) (5) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 10,019 D $21.0975 (1) 59,584 I See Footnotes (2) (6) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 954,031 D $21.0975 (1) 5,615,178 I See Footnotes (2) (7) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 2,050,865 D $21.0975 (1) 12,070,866 I See Footnotes (2) (8) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 1,549,538 D $21.0975 (1) 9,216,322 I See Footnotes (2) (9) (11) (12) (13) (14)
Paired Shares 08/12/2014 S 24,677 D $21.0975 (1) 145,243 I See Footnotes (2) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14)
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*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.A-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.B-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.C-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners (AIV) VI-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.TE.1-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.TE.2-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.F-ESH L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Blackstone Real Estate Holdings VI L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE BLACKSTONE GROUP L.P.
345 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10154

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This amount represents the $21.75 public offering price per Paired Share (as defined below), less the underwriting discount of $0.6525 per Paired Share.
2. Each Paired Share is comprised of one share of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of Extended Stay America, Inc. and one share of Class B Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share, of ESH Hospitality, Inc., which shares are paired and traded as a single unit. A Form 4 reflecting the holdings of Paired Shares by the Reporting Persons shown on this Form 4 has been concurrently filed with respect to ESH Hospitality, Inc. as issuer.
3. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.A-ESH L.P.
4. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.B-ESH L.P.
5. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.C-ESH L.P.
6. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners (AIV) VI-ESH L.P.
7. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.TE.1-ESH L.P.
8. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.TE.2-ESH L.P.
9. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.F-ESH L.P.
10. These Paired Shares are directly held by Blackstone Real Estate Holdings VI L.P.
11. The general partner of each of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.A-ESH L.P., Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.B-ESH L.P., Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.C-ESH L.P., Blackstone Real Estate Partners (AIV) VI-ESH L.P., Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.TE.1-ESH L.P., Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI.TE.2-ESH L.P., Blackstone Real Estate and Partners VI.F-ESH L.P. (together with Blackstone Real Estate Holdings VI L.P., collectively, the "Partnerships") is Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P. The general partner of Blackstone Real Estate Holdings VI L.P. is BREP VI Side-by-Side GP L.L.C. (Continued in footnote 12)
12. The general partner of Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P. is BREA VI-ESH L.L.C. The managing member of BREA VI-ESH L.L.C. and sole member of BREP VI Side-by-Side GP L.L.C. is Blackstone Holdings III L.P. The general partner of Blackstone Holdings III L.P. is Blackstone Holdings III GP L.P. The general partner of Blackstone Holdings III GP L.P. is Blackstone Holdings III GP Management L.L.C. The managing member of Blackstone Holdings III GP L.L.C. is The Blackstone Group L.P. The general partner of The Blackstone Group L.P. is Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. is wholly-owned by Blackstone's senior managing directors and controlled by its founder, Stephen A. Schwarzman. (Continued in footnote 13)
13. Each of such Blackstone entities (other than the Partnerships to the extent of their direct holdings) and Mr. Schwarzman may be deemed to beneficially own the Paired Shares beneficially owned by the Partnerships directly or indirectly controlled by it or him, but each disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities, except to the extent of such Reporting Person's pecuniary interest therein. The filing of this statement shall not be deemed to be an admission that, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise, the Reporting Persons are the beneficial owners of any securities reported herein.
14. Due to the limitations of the Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR system, Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., BREP VI Side-by-Side GP L.L.C., BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., Blackstone Holdings III L.P., Blackstone Holdings III GP L.P., Blackstone Holdings III GP Management L.L.C., The Blackstone Group L.P., Blackstone Group Management L.L.C. and Stephen A. Schwarzman have filed a separate Form 4.
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS VI.A-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS VI.B-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS VI.C-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS (AIV) VI-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS VI.TE.1-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS VI.TE.2-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE PARTNERS VI.F-ESH L.P., By: Blackstone Real Estate Associates VI-ESH L.P., its General Partner, By: BREA VI-ESH L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
BLACKSTONE REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS VI L.P., By: BREP VI Side-by-Side GP L.L.C., its General Partner, By: /s/ John G. Finley, Name: John G. Finley, Title: Chief Legal Officer 08/13/2014
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