SEC FORM 4 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*
CANGANY PETER T JR

(Last) (First) (Middle)
325 N. SAINT PAUL STREET, SUITE 4850

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75201

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Beneficient [ BENF ]
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)
02/20/2024
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
Rule 10b5-1(c) Transaction Indication

  
Check this box to indicate that a transaction was made pursuant to a contract, instruction or written plan that is intended to satisfy the affirmative defense conditions of Rule 10b5-1(c). See Instruction 10.
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 02/20/2024 P 200,000 A $0.26 200,000 I By The Cangany Group, LLC(1)
Class A Common Stock 02/21/2024 P 200,000 A $0.25 200,000 I By Cangany Capital Management, LLC(2)
Class A Common Stock 77,500(3)(4) 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 (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. These shares of Class A common stock, par value $0.001 ("Class A common stock"), of Beneficient (the "Issuer") are directly held by The Cangany Group, LLC, a limited liability company controlled by Peter T. Cangany, Jr. (the "Reporting Person"). The Reporting Person may be deemed to beneficially own securities of the Issuer held by such limited liability company. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such 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 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or for any other purpose.
2. These shares of Class A common stock of the Issuer are directly held by Cangany Capital Management, LLC, a limited liability company controlled by the Reporting Person. The Reporting Person may be deemed to beneficially own securities of the Issuer held by such limited liability company. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such 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 of the Exchange Act or for any other purpose.
3. Includes 62,500 shares of Class A common stock of the Issuer issuable upon the settlement of an award of 50,000 restricted equity units ("REUs") granted pursuant to The Beneficient Company Group, L.P. 2018 Equity Incentive Plan ("2018 Equity Incentive Plan") to the Reporting Person on April 25, 2019. Such award of REUs to the Reporting Person vested 25% on the date of grant, and the remaining 25% vested in three equal annual installments on April 1st of each subsequent calendar year.
4. Includes 15,000 shares of Class A common stock issuable upon settlement of an award of 12,000 REUs granted to the Reporting Person pursuant to the 2018 Equity Incentive Plan on April 1, 2022. Such award of REUs to the Reporting Person vested 40% on June 8, 2023, and the remaining 60% vest in three equal annual installments on April 1st of each subsequent calendar year.
By: /s/ David B. Rost, Attorney-in-fact for Peter T. Cangany, Jr. 02/22/2024
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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