-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, Eg2IDoE6yNDno2kAhqCMz077RE47aseclY+xvPyUmFZaXkkNt1L+m7wyOOtlfi3a iS599QS9SgjW8FIQUd9F1A== 0001104659-05-048129.txt : 20051012 0001104659-05-048129.hdr.sgml : 20051012 20051011174039 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001104659-05-048129 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20051012 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20051011 GROUP MEMBERS: CITADEL CREDIT PRODUCTS LTD. GROUP MEMBERS: CITADEL DERIVATIVES GROUP LLC GROUP MEMBERS: CITADEL EQUITY FUND LTD. GROUP MEMBERS: CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP, L.L.C. GROUP MEMBERS: CITADEL KENSINGTON GLOBAL STRATEGIES FUND LTD. GROUP MEMBERS: CITADEL WELLINGTON LLC GROUP MEMBERS: KENNETH GRIFFIN SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: KB HOME CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000795266 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: OPERATIVE BUILDERS [1531] IRS NUMBER: 953666267 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1130 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-38387 FILM NUMBER: 051133556 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 10990 WILSHIRE BLVD CITY: LOS ANGELES STATE: CA ZIP: 90024 BUSINESS PHONE: 3102314000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 10990 WILSHIRE BLVD CITY: LOS ANGELES STATE: CA ZIP: 90024 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: KAUFMAN & BROAD HOME CORP DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19920703 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: CITADEL L P CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001027745 IRS NUMBER: 364111741 STATE OF INCORPORATION: IL FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 131 S. DEARBORN STREET, 32ND FLOOR CITY: CHICAGO STATE: IL ZIP: 60606 BUSINESS PHONE: 3123952100 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 131 S. DEARBORN STREET, 32ND FLOOR CITY: CHICAGO STATE: IL ZIP: 60603 SC 13G 1 a05-17349_1sc13g.htm SC 13G

 

 

UNITED STATES

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 

 

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

(Rule 13d-102)

 

Information Statement Pursuant to Rules 13d-1 and 13d-2

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.     )*

 

KB Home

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)

48666K109

(CUSIP Number)

October 3, 2005

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

o

Rule 13d-1(b)

ý

Rule 13d-1(c)

o

Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

Page 1 of 14



 

CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 2 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Limited Partnership

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Illinois limited partnership

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
PN; HC

 

Page 2 of 14



 

CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 3 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Delaware limited liability company

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
OO; HC

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 4 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Kenneth Griffin

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
U.S. Citizen

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
IN; HC

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 5 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Wellington LLC

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Delaware limited liability company

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
OO; HC

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 6 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Kensington Global Strategies Fund Ltd.

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Bermuda company

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO; HC

 

Page 6 of 14



 

CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 7 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Equity Fund Ltd.

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Cayman Islands company

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO

 

Page 7 of 14



 

CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 8 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Derivatives Group LLC

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Delaware limited liability company

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
OO; BD

 

Page 8 of 14



 

CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 9 of 14 Pages

 

 

1.

Names of Reporting Persons. I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
Citadel Credit Products Ltd.

 

 

2.

Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)

 

 

(a)

ý

 

 

(b)

o

 

 

3.

SEC Use Only

 

 

4.

Citizenship or Place of Organization
Cayman Islands company

 

 

 

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With

5.

Sole Voting Power
0

 

6.

Shared Voting Power
4,960,856 shares

 

7.

Sole Dispositive Power
0

 

8.

Shared Dispositive Power
See Row 6 above.

 

 

9.

Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
See Row 6 above.

 

 

10.

Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)  o

 

 

11.

Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

 

12.

Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO; HC

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 10 of 14 Pages

 

Item 1.

 

(a)

Name of Issuer
KB HOME

 

(b)

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices
10990 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024

 

Item 2.

 

(a)

Name of Person Filing

 

(b)

Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence

 

(c)

Citizenship
Citadel Limited Partnership
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Illinois limited partnership

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Delaware limited liability company

Kenneth Griffin
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
U.S. Citizen

Citadel Wellington LLC
c/o Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Delaware limited liability company

 

Page 10 of 14



 

CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 11 of 14 Pages

 

 

 

Citadel Kensington Global Strategies Fund Ltd.
c/o Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Bermuda company

Citadel Equity Fund Ltd.
c/o Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Cayman Islands company

Citadel Derivatives Group LLC
c/o Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60603
Delaware limited liability company

Citadel Credit Products Ltd.
c/o Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.
131 S. Dearborn Street
32nd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Cayman Islands company

 

(d)

Title of Class of Securities
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share

 

(e)

CUSIP Number
48666K109

 

Item 3.

If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

(a)

o

Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).

 

(b)

o

Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

(c)

o

Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

(d)

o

Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8).

 

(e)

o

An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 12 of 14 Pages

 

 

(f)

o

An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 

(g)

o

A parent holding company or control person in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

 

(h)

o

A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

 

(i)

o

A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

 

(j)

o

Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1 )(ii)(J).

If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(c), check this box. ý

Item 4.

Ownership

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.

CITADEL LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP, L.L.C.
KENNETH GRIFFIN
CITADEL WELLINGTON LLC
CITADEL KENSINGTON GLOBAL STRATEGIES FUND LTD.
CITADEL EQUITY FUND LTD.
CITADEL DERIVATIVES GROUP LLC
CITADEL CREDIT PRODUCTS LTD.

 

(a)

Amount beneficially owned:   

4,960,856 shares

 

(b)

Percent of class:   

Approximately 5.1% as of the date of this filing

 

(c)

Number of shares as to which the person has:

 

 

 

(i)

Sole power to vote or to direct the vote   

0

 

 

(ii)

Shared power to vote or to direct the vote    

See Item 4(a) above.

 

 

(iii)

Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of   

0

 

 

(iv)

Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of   

See Item 4(a) above.

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 13 of 14 Pages

 

Item 5.

Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class

Not Applicable.

 

Item 6.

Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person

Not Applicable.

 

Item 7.

Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person

See Item 2 above.

 

Item 8.

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group

Not Applicable.

 

Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of Group

Not Applicable.

 

Item 10.

Certification

 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 


* Mathew B. Hinerfeld is signing on behalf of Kenneth Griffin as attorney-in-fact pursuant to a power of attorney previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 4, 2005, and hereby incorporated by reference herein.  The power of attorney was filed as an attachment to a filing by Citadel Limited Partnership on Schedule 13G/A for Komag, Incorporated.

 

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CUSIP No. 48666K109

 

Page 14 of 14 Pages

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Dated this 11th day of October, 2005

 

KENNETH GRIFFIN

CITADEL KENSINGTON GLOBAL
STRATEGIES FUND LTD.

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

 

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, attorney-in-fact*

By:

Citadel Limited Partnership,
its Portfolio Manager

CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP, L.L.C.

 

 

By:

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.,

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

 

its General Partner

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing

 

 

Director and Deputy General Counsel

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

 

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing

CITADEL LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

 

Director and Deputy General Counsel

 

 

By:

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.,

CITADEL EQUITY FUND LTD.

 

its General Partner

 

 

By:

Citadel Limited Partnership,

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

 

its Portfolio Manager

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing

 

 

Director and Deputy General Counsel

By:

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.,

 

 

its General Partner

CITADEL WELLINGTON LLC

 

 

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

By:

Citadel Limited Partnership,
its Managing Member

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing
Director and Deputy General Counsel

 

 

By:

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.,

CITADEL DERIVATIVES GROUP LLC

 

its General Partner

 

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

By:

Citadel Limited Partnership,
its Managing Member

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing

 

 

Director and Deputy General Counsel

By:

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.,

 

 

its General Partner

CITADEL CREDIT PRODUCTS LTD.

 

 

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

By:

Citadel Limited Partnership,
its Portfolio Manager

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing
Director and Deputy General Counsel

 

 

 

By:

Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C.,
its General Partner

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Matthew B. Hinerfeld

 

 

 

Matthew B. Hinerfeld, Managing

 

 

Director and Deputy General Counsel

 

 

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