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*
Peltz Matthew H.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
280 PARK AVENUE

(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)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/06/2019
4. 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 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 03/06/2019 S 3,000,000 D $17.11 28,630,629 I By Trian Partners(1)(2)
Common Stock 44,057 D
Common Stock 195,430 I By Peltz Family Foundation(3)(4)
Common Stock 132,397 I By Peltz 2009 Family Trust(4)(5)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Trian Fund Management, L.P. ("Trian Management") serves as the management company for Trian Partners, L.P., Trian Partners Master Fund, L.P., Trian Partners Parallel Fund I, L.P., Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II L.P., Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III, L.P., Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K, L.P., and Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C, Ltd. (collectively, the "Trian Funds"), and as such determines the investment and voting decisions of the Trian Funds with respect to the shares of the Issuer held by them. Mr. Peltz is a limited partner in Trian Management, a member of Trian Fund Management GP, LLC, the general partner of Trian Management, and a limited partner of certain affiliates of the Trian Funds, and as such has an indirect interest in the shares of the Issuer held by the Trian Funds.
2. (FN 2, contd.) Mr. Peltz is also a limited partner in Trian Partners GP, L.P. ("Trian GP") and a member of Trian Partners General Partner, LCC, the general partner of Trian GP, and as such has an indirect interest in the shares of the Issuer held by Trian GP. Mr. Peltz disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
3. All such shares are owned by the Peltz Family Foundation. Mr. Peltz is a trustee of the foundation.
4. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting person is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
5. All such shares are owned by the Peltz 2009 Family Trust. Mr. Peltz is a trustee of the trust.
Remarks:
The transactions involving securities of the Issuer referred to as being beneficially owned by Trian Partners that are reported in this filing are the same securities and transactions reported separately in the Form 4s filed by Nelson Peltz; Peter W. May; Edward P. Garden; Trian Fund Management, L.P.; Trian Partners General Partner, LLC; Trian Fund Management GP, LLC; Trian Partners Parallel Fund I General Partner, LLC; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II General Partner, LLC; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III General Partner, LLC; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K General Partner, LLC; Trian Partners GP, L.P.; Trian Partners, L.P.; Trian Partners Master Fund, L.P.; Trian Partners Parallel Fund I, L.P.; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II, L.P.; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III, L.P.; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K, L.P.; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-C, Ltd.; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G II GP, L.P.; Trian Partners Strategic Fund-G III GP, L.P.; and Trian Partners Strategic Fund-K GP, L.P. (collectively, the "Trian Entities"). The shares of the Issuer referred to in this filing as beneficially owned by Trian Partners are the same shares as those reported to be beneficially owned by Trian Partners in the Form 4s filed by Nelson Peltz, Peter W. May, Edward P. Garden, and by the Trian Entities in the Form 4s filed by the Trian Entities.
Stuart I. Rosen, Attorney-In-Fact for Matthew H. Peltz 03/07/2019
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