Sec Form 4 Filing - DONDERO JAMES D @ NexPoint Real Estate Finance, Inc. - 2020-08-28

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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 *
DONDERO JAMES D
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NexPoint Real Estate Finance, Inc. [ NREF]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
300 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 700
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
08/28/2020
(Street)
DALLAS, TX75201
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
8.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock 08/28/2020 P 367 A $ 23.9 5,867 I See Footnote ( 1 )
8.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock 08/31/2020 P 1,133 A $ 24.1 7,000 I See Footnote ( 1 )
Common Stock 08/28/2020 P 8,630 A $ 15.17 144,807 I See Footnote ( 1 )
Common Stock 08/31/2020 P 103 A $ 15.19 144,910 I See Footnote ( 1 )
Common Stock 09/01/2020 P 513 A $ 15.35 145,423 I See Footnote ( 1 )
Common Stock 138,753 I See Footnote ( 2 )
Common Stock 1,800 I See Footnote ( 3 )
Common Stock 65,700 I See Footnote ( 4 )
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
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
DONDERO JAMES D
300 CRESCENT COURT, SUITE 700
DALLAS, TX75201
X President
Signatures
/s/ Lauren Thedford as attorney-in-fact for James Dondero 09/01/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )These shares are held by a trust, of which Mr. Dondero is the beneficiary. Mr. Dondero disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares.
( 2 )These shares are held by Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, L.P. ("HCMFA") indirectly through advised accounts. Mr. Dondero is the sole stockholder and director of Strand Advisors XVI, Inc., HCMFA's general partner, and may be deemed to be an indirect beneficial owner of shares held by HCMFA. Mr. Dondero disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
( 3 )These shares are held by a limited liability company in which the trust referenced in footnote 1 to this Form 4 owns a majority interest. Mr. Dondero disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares.
( 4 )These shares are held by NexPoint Real Estate Strategies Fund ("NRESF"). Mr. Dondero is a co-portfolio manager of NRESF, and may be deemed to be an indirect beneficial owner of shares held by NRESF. Mr. Dondero disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

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