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*
R/C IV Eagle Holdings, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
712 FIFTH AVENUE, 36TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. [ MPO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/23/2015
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 11/23/2015 S 800 D $3.33(1) 2,953,432 D(2)
Common Stock 11/24/2015 S 13,500 D $3.39(3) 2,939,932 D(2)
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*
R/C IV Eagle Holdings, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
712 FIFTH AVENUE, 36TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Riverstone/Carlyle Energy Partners IV, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
712 FIFTH AVENUE, 36TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
R/C Energy GP IV, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
712 FIFTH AVENUE, 36TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $3.32 to $3.34, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (the "Issuer"), any security holder of the Issuer or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the ranges set forth in footnotes (1) and (3) to this Form 4.
2. Held directly by R/C IV Eagle Holdings, L.P. ("Eagle Holdings"). R/C Energy GP IV, LLC ("Ultimate R/C GP") is the general partner of Riverstone/Carlyle Energy Partners IV, L.P. ("R/C GP"), which is the general partner of Eagle Holdings. Each of Ultimate R/C GP and R/C GP may be deemed to indirectly own the shares directly owned by Eagle Holdings.
3. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $3.33 to $3.50, inclusive.
/s/ Thomas Walker, as Managing Director of R/C Energy GP IV, LLC, on behalf of R/C IV Eagle Holdings, L.P. 11/25/2015
/s/ Thomas Walker, as Managing Director of R/C Energy GP IV, LLC, on behalf of Riverstone/Carlyle Energy Partners IV, L.P. 11/25/2015
/s/ Thomas Walker, as Managing Director, on behalf of R/C Energy GP IV, LLC 11/25/2015
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