0000899140-14-000178.txt : 20140213 0000899140-14-000178.hdr.sgml : 20140213 20140213165544 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000899140-14-000178 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20140213 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20140213 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: CommonWealth REIT CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000803649 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS [6798] IRS NUMBER: 046558834 STATE OF INCORPORATION: MD FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-37896 FILM NUMBER: 14606992 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: TWO NEWTON PLACE STREET 2: 255 WASHINGTON STREET CITY: NEWTON STATE: MA ZIP: 02458 BUSINESS PHONE: 6177968350 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: TWO NEWTON PLACE STREET 2: 255 WASHINGTON STREET CITY: NEWTON STATE: MA ZIP: 02458 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: HRPT PROPERTIES TRUST DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19980701 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: HEALTH & RETIREMENT PROPERTIES TRUST DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19940811 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: HEALTH & REHABILITATION PROPERTIES TRUST DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19920703 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: FIR TREE INC. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001056491 IRS NUMBER: 133745261 STATE OF INCORPORATION: NY FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 505 FIFTH AVENUE STREET 2: 23RD FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10017 BUSINESS PHONE: 2123983500 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 505 FIFTH AVENUE STREET 2: 23RD FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10017 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: FIR TREE INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19990510 SC 13G 1 f11278417.htm SCHEDULE 13G f11278417.htm
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
 
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SCHEDULE 13G
(Rule 13d-102)
 
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT TO
RULES 13d-1(b), (c) AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)

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CommonWealth REIT
 
(Name of Issuer)
 
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $0.01 par value
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
203233101
(CUSIP Number)
 
December 31, 2013
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 
    x
Rule 13d-1(b)
 
    o
Rule 13d-1(c)
 
    o
Rule 13d-1(d)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
13G
 

CUSIP No. 203233101
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
Fir Tree Inc.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
 
(a)           o
(b)           o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
New York
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY
 EACH
REPORTING PERSON
 WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
7,153,113
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
0
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
7,153,113
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
0
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
7,153,113
 
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*
 
o
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
 
6.0%
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
IA, CO

* SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT
 
 
 
 
 

 


SCHEDULE 13G
 

This Schedule 13G (this “Schedule 13G”) is being filed on behalf of Fir Tree Inc., a New York corporation (“Fir Tree”), relating to the Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $0.01 par value (the “Common Stock”), issued by CommonWealth REIT, a REIT organized under Maryland  law (the “Issuer”), purchased by certain private investment funds for which Fir Tree serves as the investment manager (the “Funds”).
 
Item 1(a)
Name of Issuer.
 
CommonWealth REIT
 
Item 1(b) Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices.
 
 
Two Newton Place
255 Washington Street
Newton, MA 02458
 
Item 2(a) Name of Person Filing.
 
 
Item 2(b) Address of Principal Business Office.
 
 
Item 2(c) Place of Organization.
 
 
Fir Tree Inc.
505 Fifth Avenue
23rd  Floor
New York, New York 10017
A New York corporation
 
Fir Tree is the investment manager of the Funds, and has been granted investment discretion over portfolio investments, including the Common Stock held by the Funds.
 
Item 2(d) Title of Class of Securities.
 
 
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $0.01 par value (the “Common Stock”)
 
Item 2(e) CUSIP Number.
 
 
203233101
 
Item 3
Reporting Person.
 
Fir Tree is an investment adviser in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).
 
Item 4
Ownership
 
The information required by Items 4(a) - (c) is set forth in Rows 5-11 of the cover page hereto for each Reporting Person and is incorporated herein by reference for each such Reporting Person.
 
Item 5
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
 
 
Inapplicable.
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Item 6
Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
 
Inapplicable.
 
Item 7
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security Being Reported On by the Parent Holding Company.
 
Inapplicable.
 
Item 8
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
 
Inapplicable.
 
Item 9
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
 
Inapplicable.
 
Item 10
Certification.
 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
Date:  February 13, 2014
 
FIR TREE INC.
 
By:  /s/ James Walker                                               
Name: James Walker
Title: Managing Director