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*
Oaktree Tribune, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.
333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
tronc, Inc. [ TRNC ]
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)
03/23/2017
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 03/23/2017 S 3,741,371(1) D $15 0 I Through Oaktree Tribune, L.P.(2)(3)
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*
Oaktree Tribune, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.
333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oaktree AIF Investments, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oaktree AIF Holdings, Inc.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oaktree Capital Group Holdings GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
333 S. GRAND AVENUE, 28TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90071

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. OCM FIE, LLC ("FIE"), an affiliate of the Reporting Persons (as defined below), also sold its 4,576 shares of Common Stock in the Issuer. Oaktree Capital Group Holdings GP, LLC ("OCGH GP") may be deemed to indirectly control FIE and decisions with respect to the voting and disposition of Common Stock held by FIE.
2. These shares of Common Stock were directly held by Oaktree Tribune, L.P. The general partner of Oaktree Tribune, L.P. is Oaktree AIF Investments, L.P. ("AIF Investments"). The general partner of AIF Investments is Oaktree AIF Holdings, Inc. ("AIF Holdings"). The holder of all of the voting shares of AIF Holdings is Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, L.P. ("OCGH"). The general partner of OCGH is OCGH GP (collectively with Oaktree Tribune, L.P., AIF Investments, AIF Holdings and OCGH, the "Reporting Persons," and each individually, a "Reporting Person"). The media company business of OCGH GP is managed by a media company committee of OCGH GP, which controls the decisions of OCGH GP with respect to the vote and disposition of the Common Stock held by Oaktree Tribune, L.P. The members of such committee are Howard S. Marks, Bruce A. Karsh, John B. Frank, David M. Kirchheimer and Stephen A. Kaplan.
3. Each of the Reporting Persons and any other directors, shareholders, general partners, managing members and managers described above disclaims beneficial ownership of any shares of Common Stock owned beneficially or of record by Oaktree Tribune, L.P. or FIE, except to the extent of their respective pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of these securities in this Form 4 shall not be deemed an admission that any such person has beneficial ownership of such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
Remarks:
See signatures included in Exhibit 99.1 03/23/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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