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*
HARBINGER CAPITAL PARTNERS SPECIAL SITUATIONS FUND, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
555 MADISON AVENUE
16TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Owens Corning [ OC ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
*See Remarks
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/28/2008
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
Common Stock 8,681,152 I(1)(2)(3)(4) By Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd.
Common Stock 04/28/2008 P 160,100 A $20.74 1,050,155 D(1)(5)(6)(7)
Common Stock 04/29/2008 P 270,000 A $20.56 1,320,155 D(1)(5)(6)(7)
Common Stock 04/30/2008 P 273,700 A $21.07 1,593,855 D(1)(5)(6)(7)
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*
HARBINGER CAPITAL PARTNERS SPECIAL SITUATIONS FUND, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
555 MADISON AVENUE
16TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HARBINGER CAPITAL PARTNERS SPECIAL SITUATIONS GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
555 MADISON AVENUE
16TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HMC - NEW YORK, INC.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
555 MADISON AVENUE
16TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HARBERT MANAGEMENT CORP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE RIVERCHASE PARKWAY SOUTH

(Street)
BIRMINGHAM AL 35244

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
FALCONE PHILIP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
555 MADISON AVE
16TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
HARBERT RAYMOND J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE RIVERCHASE PARKWAY SOUTH

(Street)
BIRMINGHAM AL 35244

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
LUCE MICHAEL D

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE RIVERCHASE PARKWAY SOUTH

(Street)
BIRMINGHAM AL 35244

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. IMPORTANT NOTE: THE SECURITIES SET FORTH IN THIS REPORT ARE DIRECTLY BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY HARBINGER CAPITAL PARTNERS MASTER FUND I, LTD. AND/OR HARBINGER CAPITAL PARTNERS SPECIAL SITUATIONS FUND, L.P. (COLLECTIVELY, THE "FUNDS"). ALL OTHER ENTITIES AND PERSONS ARE INCLUDED WITHIN THIS REPORT DUE TO THEIR AFFILIATION WITH ONE OR BOTH OF THE FUNDS.
2. These securities are directly beneficially owned by Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. (the "Master Fund").
3. These securities may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by the following entities or persons: Harbinger Capital Partners Offshore Manager, L.L.C. ("Harbinger Management"), the investment manager of the Master Fund, HMC Investors, L.L.C., its managing member ("HMC Investors"), Philip Falcone, a member of HMC Investors and the portfolio manager of the Master Fund, Raymond J. Harbert, a member of HMC Investors, and Michael D. Luce, a member of HMC Investors.
4. Each entity or person listed in Footnotes 2 and 3 disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such entity or person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
5. These securities are directly beneficially owned by Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. (the "Special Situations Fund"), which is a Reporting Person.
6. These securities may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by the following, each of whom is a Reporting Person: Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations GP, LLC ("HCPSS"), HMC-New York, Inc. ("HMCNY"), Harbert Management Corporation ("HMC"), Philip Falcone, Raymond J. Harbert and Michael Luce. HCPSS is the general partner of the Special Situations Fund. HMCNY is the managing member of HCPSS. HMC wholly owns HMCNY. Philip Falcone is the portfolio manager of the Special Situations Fund and is a shareholder of HMC. Raymond J. Harbert and Michael D. Luce are shareholders of HMC.
7. Each Reporting Person listed in Footnotes 5 and 6 disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of his or its pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such Reporting Person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
Remarks:
(+) The Reporting Persons may be deemed to be members of a "group" for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities deemed to be owned by the group that are not directly owned by the Reporting Person. This report shall not be deemed an admission that such Reporting Person is a member of a group or the beneficial owner of any securities not directly owned by such Reporting Person.
Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P.(+), By: Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations GP, LLC, By: HMC-New York, Inc., Managing Member, By: /s/ William R. Lucas, Jr. 05/01/2008
Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations GP, LLC(+), By: HMC-New York, Inc., Managing Member, By: /s/ William R. Lucas, Jr. 05/01/2008
HMC-New York, Inc.(+), By: /s/ William R. Lucas, Jr. 05/01/2008
Harbert Management Corporation(+), By: /s/ William R. Lucas, Jr. 05/01/2008
/s/ Philip Falcone(+) 05/01/2008
/s/ Raymond J. Harbert(+) 05/01/2008
/s/ Michael D. Luce(+) 05/01/2008
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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