SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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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*
Ansell Benjamin J MD

(Last) (First) (Middle)
SUITE 1100


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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 06/18/2019 P 20,000 A $3.36(1) 104,405 D
Common Stock 103,200 I By Ansell Family Trust
Common Stock 15,313.307 I By Benjamin J. Ansell, as Trustee FBO of Benjamin Ansell GST Trust under Agreement dated 1/2/2003
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
Special Limited Partnership Units(2) $0(2) (2) (3) Common Stock(2) (2) 12,839 D
Common Limited Partnership Units(4) $0(4) (4) (3) Common Stock(4) (4) 53,149(5) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Reflects the weighted average purchase price for the reported transactions. The shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $3.35 to $3.36, inclusive. The Reporting Person will provide the SEC staff, the Issuer, or any security holder of the Issuer, upon request for same, with the full information regarding the number of shares purchased at each separate price within the range specified.
2. Special long-term incentive partnership units ("LTIP Units") in Ashford Hospitality Limited Partnership, the Issuer's operating subsidiary ("Subsidiary"). Vested LTIP Units, upon achieving parity with the Common Limited Partnership Units of the Subsidiary ("Common Units"), are convertible into Common Units at the option of the Reporting Person. See Footnote 4 discussing the convertibility of Common Units.
3. Neither the LTIP Units nor the Common Units have an expiration date.
4. Common Units are redeemable for cash or, at the option of the Issuer, convertible into shares of the Issuer's common stock based on a conversion ratio described in Amendment No. 5 to the Seventh Amended and Restated Agreement of the Limited Partnership dated December 13, 2017, which, on May 16, 2019, was 1.0 share of the Issuer's common stock for each Common Unit.
5. Reflects the aggregate number of Common Units beneficially owned by the Reporting Person, some of which may have been converted from LTIP Units by the Reporting Person since the Reporting Person's most recent Form 4 or Form 5 filing. See Footnote 4 discussing the convertibility of the Common Units.
/s/ BENJAMIN J. ANSELL, MD 06/19/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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