Sec Form 4 Filing - Sanders Ronald M. @ Colony NorthStar, Inc. - 2018-04-02

Every director, officer or owner of more than ten percent of a class of equity securities registered under Section 12 of the '34 Act must file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a statement of ownership regarding such security.

Form 4: Statement of changes in beneficial ownership, filed before the end of the 2nd business day following the day on which a transaction resulting in a change in beneficial ownership.

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
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, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Sanders Ronald M.
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Colony NorthStar, Inc. [ CLNS]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Exec. VP - CLO & Secretary
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O COLONY NORTHSTAR, INC.,, 515 SOUTH FLOWER STREET, 44TH FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
04/02/2018
(Street)
LOS ANGELES, CA90071
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 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 04/02/2018 J 53,138 A 482,753 D
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 (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 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
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(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 of Derivative Security: 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
OP Units ( 2 ) ( 2 ) 04/02/2018 J 53,138 ( 3 ) ( 2 ) ( 2 ) Class A Common Stock 53,138 $ 0 53,139 I See footnote ( 4 )
OP Units ( 2 ) ( 2 ) 04/02/2018 J 53,139 ( 5 ) ( 2 ) ( 2 ) Class A Common Stock 53,139 $ 5.71 0 I See footnote ( 4 )
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Sanders Ronald M.
C/O COLONY NORTHSTAR, INC.,
515 SOUTH FLOWER STREET, 44TH FLOOR
LOS ANGELES, CA90071
Exec. VP - CLO & Secretary
Signatures
/s/ David A. Palame, as Attorney-in-fact 04/04/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Represents the redemption by limited liability companies controlled by Thomas J. Barrack, Jr. (the "Holdcos") of common membership units ("OP Units") in Colony Capital Operating Company, LLC ("CCOC") allocable to the reporting person for shares of the issuer's Class A Common Stock ("Class A Common Stock") pursuant to the terms of the OP Units described in Note 2 below. Pursuant to the operating agreements of the Holdcos, the shares of Class A Common Stock received in connection with the redemption were distributed by the Holdcos to the reporting person.
( 2 )Represents OP Units, which are redeemable at the election of the OP Unit holder for (1) cash equal to the market value of an equivalent number of shares of Class A Common Stock or (2) at the option of the issuer in its capacity as the managing member of CCOC, shares of Class A Common Stock on a one-for-one basis. The right to redeem OP Units does not have an expiration date.
( 3 )The OP Units were redeemed for shares of Class A Common Stock pursuant to the terms of the OP Units described in Note 2 above.
( 4 )The OP Units are allocated to the reporting person and held by the Holdcos.
( 5 )The OP Units were redeemed for cash pursuant to the terms of the OP Units described in Note 2 above.

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