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*
Searchlight ALX LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
745 FIFTH AVENUE, 27TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10151

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
GENERAL COMMUNICATION INC [ GNCMA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Director by Deputization
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/03/2016
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
Class A Common Stock 10/03/2016 P 30,000 A $13.775(1) 1,662,661 D(2)
Class A Common Stock 10/05/2016 P 50,000 A $14.5 1,712,661 D
Class A Common Stock 15,000 I by Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P.(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*
Searchlight ALX LP

(Last) (First) (Middle)
745 FIFTH AVENUE, 27TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10151

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Searchlight ALX GP LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
745 FIFTH AVENUE, 27TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10151

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Zinterhofer Eric Louis

(Last) (First) (Middle)
745 FIFTH AVENUE, 27TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10151

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $13.65 to $13.90. The price reported above reflects the weighted average price. The reporting entity hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
2. The securities are owned by Searchlight ALX, L.P. (the "Fund"). Searchlight ALX GP, LLC (the "Searchlight GP") is the general partner of the Fund. Eric L. Zinterhofer is a manager of the Searchlight GP. By reason of the provisions of Rule 16a-1, Mr. Zinterhofer and the Searchlight GP may be deemed to be the beneficial owners of the securities beneficially owned by the Fund. Mr. Zinterhofer does not alone have dispositive or voting power with respect to any securities owned, directly or indirectly, by the Searchlight GP or by the Fund. Mr. Zinterhofer and the Searchlight GP hereby disclaim beneficial ownership of all securities, except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
3. The securities are owned by Searchlight Capital Partners, LP ("SCP LP"). Searchlight Capital Partners, LLC ("SCP LLC"), an affiliate of the Searchlight ALX GP LLC (the "Searchlight GP"), is the general partner of SCP LP. Eric L. Zinterhofer is a manager of SCP LLC. By reason of the provisions of Rule 16a-1, Mr. Zinterhofer and SCP LLC may be deemed to be the beneficial owners of the securities beneficially owned by SCP LP. Mr. Zinterhofer does not alone have dispositive or voting power with respect to any securities owned, directly or indirectly, by SCP LLC or by SCP LP. Mr. Zinterhofer and SCP LLC hereby disclaim beneficial ownership of all securities, except to the extent of any indirect pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that such person is the beneficial owner of the securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or for any other purpose.
Remarks:
The reporting persons herein may be deemed to be members of a "group" for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Each reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of any securities deemed to be owned by the group that are not directly owned by such reporting person. This report shall not be deemed an admission that such reporting person is a member of a group or the beneficial owner of any securities not directly owned by such reporting person. - Mr. Zinterhofer, a manager of the Searchlight GP, serves on the board of directors of GCI. As a result, the other reporting persons herein may be deemed directors by deputization.
SEARCHLIGHT ALX, L.P., By: Searchlight ALX GP, LLC, its General Partner, By /s/ Eric Zinterhofer 10/05/2016
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