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*
Proman David

(Last) (First) (Middle)
MIDSTATES PETROLEUM COMPANY, INC.
321 SOUTH BOSTON AVENUE, SUITE 1000

(Street)
TULSA OK 74103

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
11/07/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. [ MPO ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 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)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
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)
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
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
Certain private-pooled investment vehicles (the "Funds") for which Fir Tree Capital Management LP (the "Investment Manager") serves as the Investment Manager and has been granted investment discretion over portfolio investments, including the Common Stock held by the Funds, beneficially own securities of the Issuer. The Reporting Person is an employee of the Investment Manager of the Funds. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities held by the Funds for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as to such extent of the Reporting Person's pecuniary interest in the securities. Exhibit List: Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney
No securities are beneficially owned.
/s/ David Proman, by Scott C. Weatherholt, as Attorney-in-Fact 11/14/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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