SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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*
Golden Gate Capital Management II, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/07/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Community Choice Financial Inc. [ CCFI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. 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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Shares 1,178,214 D(1)(2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Management II, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II-A, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II (AI), L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II-A (AI), L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Associates II-QP, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Golden Gate Capital Associates II-AI, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O GOLDEN GATE PRIVATE EQUITY, INC.
ONE EMBARCADERO CENTER, STE. 3900

(Street)
SAN FRANCISCO CA 94111

(City) (State) (Zip)

Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes (a) 994,500 shares held by Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II, L.P., (b) 61,800 shares held by Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II-A, L.P., (c) 24,798 shares held by Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II (AI), L.P., (d) 1,542 shares held by Golden Gate Capital Investment Fund II-A (AI), L.P., (e) 24,516 shares held by Golden Gate Capital Associates II-QP, L.L.C., (f) 390 shares held by Golden Gate Capital Associates II-AI, L.L.C., (g) 11,670 shares held by CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series A, (h) 39,540 shares held by CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series C, (i) 11,490 shares held by CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series G, and (j) 7,968 shares held by CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series I (the entities listed in clauses (a) through (j) above, the ''Golden Gate Capital Entities''), each of which are funds managed by Golden Gate Capital Management, L.L.C.
2. Golden Gate Capital Management II, L.L.C. may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the shares owned by the Golden Gate Capital Entities, but disclaims beneficial ownership pursuant to the rules under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. This Form 3 should be read together with the Form 3s filed simultaneously for Golden Gate Capital Management, L.L.C., CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series A, CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series C, CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series G, and CCG AV, L.L.C.-Series I.
Remarks:
Form 1 of 2. Exhibit List: Exhibit 24.1 - Power of Attorney
/s/ Vlad J. Kroll, as attorney-in-fact 05/07/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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