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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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Maxwell W Keith III

(Last) (First) (Middle)
12140 WICKCHESTER LANE, SUITE 100

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77079

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Spark Energy, Inc. [ SPKE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/10/2016
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
Class A Common Stock 02/10/2016 S (1) 67,442 D $25.9293 (2) 893,986 I See footnote (3)
Class A Common Stock 02/11/2016 S 28,512 D $26.0781 (4) 865,474 I See footnote (3)
Class A Common Stock 92,850 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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Maxwell W Keith III

(Last) (First) (Middle)
12140 WICKCHESTER LANE, SUITE 100

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77079

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TxEx Energy Investments, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
12140 WICKCHESTER LANE
SUITE 100

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77079

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Retailco, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
12140 WICKCHESTER LANE
SUITE 100

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77079

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The sale of Class A Common Stock reported herein by Retailco, LLC ("Retailco") will be matchable under Section 16(b) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, with the purchase by W. Keith Maxwell III, the indirect owner of Retailco, of shares of Class A Common Stock which occurred in the past six months. Prior to this sale, W. Keith Maxwell III has agreed to pay Spark Energy, Inc. the full amount of the profit realized in connection with the short-swing transaction as soon as practicable after information is available for the highest sales price and lowest purchase price during the six month period in which this transaction occurs.
2. The price reported in column 4, is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $25.51 to $26.31, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Spark Energy, Inc., any security holder of Spark Energy, Inc., or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this footnote.
3. Held directly by Retailco. Retailco is a wholly owned subsidiary of TxEx Energy Investments, LLC, which is wholly owned by W. Keith Maxwell.
4. The price reported in column 4, is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $25.93 to $26.23, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Spark Energy, Inc., any security holder of Spark Energy, Inc., or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this footnote.
Remarks:
/s/ W. Keith Maxwell III, by Gil Melman, Attorney-in-fact 02/12/2016
/s/ Retailco, LLC, by Gil Melman, Attorney-in-fact 02/12/2016
/s/ TxEx Energy Investments, LLC, by Gil Melman, Attorney-in-fact 02/12/2016
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