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*
TRIAN FUND MANAGEMENT, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Wendy's Co [ WEN ]
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)
02/26/2018
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 02/26/2018 S 5,000,000 D $16.5 34,035,921 I Please see explanation below(1)(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*
TRIAN FUND MANAGEMENT, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Partners Parallel Fund I General Partner, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Partners General Partner, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Fund Management GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II General Partner, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III General Partner, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C General Partner, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K General Partner, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE
41ST FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10017

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Trian Fund Management GP, LLC ("Trian Management GP") is the general partner (the "GP") of Trian Fund Management, L.P ("Trian Management"), which serves as the management company for Trian Partners, L.P. ("Trian Onshore"), Trian Partners Master Fund, L.P. ("Trian Offshore"), Trian Partners Parallel Fund I, L.P. ("Parallel Fund I"), Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II, L.P. ("Fund-G II"),Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III, L.P. ("Fund-G III"), Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K, L.P. ("Fund-K") and Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C, Ltd. ("Fund-C" and collectively, the "Trian Funds").
2. (FN 1, contd.) Trian Partners General Partner, LLC is the GP of Trian Partners GP, L.P. ("Trian GP"), which is the GP of Trian Onshore and Trian Offshore. Trian Partners Parallel Fund I General Partner, LLC is the GP of Parallel Fund I., Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II General Partner, LLC is the GP of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II GP, L.P., which is the GP of Fund-G II, Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III General Partner, LLC is the GP of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III GP, L.P., which is the GP of Fund-G III, Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K General Partner, LLC is the GP of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K, GP, L.P., which is the GP of Fund-K and Trian Partners Strategic Fund C General Partner, LLC is the GP of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C GP, L.P., which is the GP of the feeder fund to Fund-C.
3. Each reporting person states that neither the filing of this statement nor anything herein shall be deemed an admission that such person is, for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise, the beneficial owner of any securities covered by this statement. Each reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities covered by this statement, except to the extent of the pecuniary interest of such person in such securities.
Remarks:
Each of Trian Offshore, Parallel Fund I, Trian Onshore, Fund-G II, Fund-G III, Fund-K and Fund-C (collectively, the "Trian Funds"), Trian GP, Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II GP, L.P., Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III GP, L.P., Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K GP, L.P., and Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C GP, L.P. (collectively with Trian GP, the "LP Entities") is also a reporting person. Since the SEC's filing system will not accept CIK and CCC codes from more than ten joint filers of a report, the Trian Funds and the LP Entities have filed separate Form 4s that relate to the same securities and transactions reported herein. Thus, in total, there are 22 joint filers: the Trian Funds, the LP Entities, Trian Fund Management, L.P. and each of the other persons that is signatory to this Form 4. Nelson Peltz, Peter W. May and Edward P. Garden are in a position to determine the investment and voting decisions made on behalf of each of the 22 joint filers. Matthew Peltz ("M. Peltz") is a limited partner in the LP Entities and a member of the signatories to this Form 4 and as such has an indirect interest in the shares of the Issuer beneficially owned by the Trian Funds, the LP Entities and the signatories to this Form 4. Messrs. Peltz, May, Garden and M. Peltz currently report their holdings and transactions in the Issuer's securities in separate filings. The holdings of securities of the Issuer and the transactions reported in this filing and in the filings by the other joint filers are also reported in the filings made by each of Messrs. Peltz, May, Garden and M. Peltz and in each case relate to the same securities (reported as indirectly held by them) and transactions.
Trian Fund Management, L.P., By: Trian Fund Management GP, LLC, General Partner, By: Peter W. May, Member 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Partners Parallel Fund I, General Partner, LLC 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Partners General Partner, LLC 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Fund Management GP, LLC 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II General Partner, LLC 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III General Partner, LLC 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C General Partner, LLC 02/27/2018
Peter W. May, Member of Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K General Partner, LLC 02/27/2018
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