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*
Freyberger Kurt

(Last) (First) (Middle)
221 E. FOURTH STREET

(Street)
CINCINNATI OH 45202

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CINCINNATI BELL INC [ CBB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/14/2013
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 1,830.802 I By Trustee of 401K
Common Stock 03/14/2013 P 15,000 A $3.33 131,042 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
Option to Buy (1) $4.21 03/31/2006 03/31/2015 Common Stock 15,000 15,000 D
Option to Buy (1) $3.995 12/01/2005 12/01/2015 Common Stock 20,000 20,000 D
Option to Buy (1) $4.735 12/08/2007 12/08/2016 Common Stock 25,000 25,000 D
Option to Buy (2) $4.91 12/07/2008 12/07/2017 Common Stock 25,000 25,000 D
Option to Buy (2) $1.67 12/05/2009 12/05/2018 Common Stock 56,756 54,856 D
Option to Buy (2) $1.39 01/30/2010 01/30/2019 Common Stock 9,551 5,551 D
Stock Appreciation Right (3) $1.39 01/30/2010 01/30/2019 Common Stock 16,171 12,671 D
Option to Buy (2) $2.91 01/29/2011 01/29/2020 Common Stock 33,177 33,177 D
Stock Appreciation Right (4) $2.54 12/07/2011 12/07/2020 Common Stock 68,228 68,228 D
Stock Appreciation Right (4) $3.4 01/31/2013 01/27/2022 Common Stock 81,169 81,169 (5) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Option shares granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 1997 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
2. Option shares granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
3. Stock-settled Stock Appreciation Right (SAR) granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
4. Cash-settled Stock Appreciation Right (SAR) granted under the Cincinnati Bell Inc. 2007 Long Term Incentive Plan which is a Rule 16b-3 Plan.
5. On January 27, 2012, the reporting person was granted a cash-settled Stock Appreciation Right (SAR) as to 162,338 common shares. The SAR vests in three installments based on the Company's satisfaction of certain performance criteria for the fiscal years ending December 31, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The performance criteria for 2012 were met, resulting in vesting of the SAR as to 81,169 shares.
Remarks:
Christopher J. Wilson, Attorney-in-Fact for Kurt A. Freyberger 03/18/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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