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).
  
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Shah Jay H

(Last) (First) (Middle)
44 HERSHA DRIVE

(Street)
HARRISBURG PA 17102

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST [ HT ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
11/28/2023
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
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 Shares of Beneficial Interest 11/28/2023 D 514,415 D (1) 0 D
Class A Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 11/28/2023 D 78,640 D (1) 0 I By Jay and Susie Shah 2008 Family Trust(2)
6.875% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares 11/28/2023 D 1,900 D (3) 0 D
6.50% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares 11/28/2023 D 25,000 D (3) 0 D
6.50% Series E Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares 11/28/2023 D 900 D (3) 0 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
LTIP Units (4) 11/28/2023 D 2,299,250 (4) (4) Class A Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 2,299,250 $0 0 D
Common Units (5) 11/28/2023 D 89,889 (5) (5) Class A Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 89,889 $0 0 D
Common Units (5) 11/28/2023 D 132,917 (5) (5) Class A Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 132,917 $0 0 I By Jay and Susie Shah 2008 Family Trust(2)
Common Units (5) 11/28/2023 D 182,574 (5) (5) Class A Common Shares of Beneficial Interest 182,574 $0 0 I By Hasu and Hersha Shah 2004 Trust FBO Jay H. Shah(2)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"), dated August 27, 2023, by and among 1776 Portfolio Investment, LLC ("Parent"), 1776 Portfolio REIT Merger Sub, LLC, 1776 Portfolio OP Merger Sub, LP, Hersha Hospitality Limited Partnership, and the Issuer, the Issuer and the OP became subsidiaries of Parent upon consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement (the "Effective Time"). At the Effective Time, (a) each outstanding share of common stock was cancelled and converted into the right to receive $10.00 in cash (the "Merger Consideration"), without interest, and (b) each outstanding award of restricted common shares vested and was cancelled and converted into the right to receive the Merger Consideration.
2. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, as this report shall not be deemed an admission that the Reporting Person is the beneficial owner of these securities for purposes of Section 16 or any other purpose.
3. At the Effective Time, each outstanding share of preferred stock of the Issuer was cancelled and converted into the right to receive an amount in cash equal to $25.00 per share plus accrued and unpaid dividends, if any, up to and including the Closing Date (as defined in the Merger Agreement), without interest (the "Preferred Merger Consideration").
4. At the Effective Time, each outstanding LTIP Unit held by the Reporting Person was converted into the right to receive the Merger Consideration.
5. At the Effective Time, each outstanding Common Unit held by the Reporting Person was converted into the right to receive the Merger Consideration.
/s/ Ashish R. Parikh 11/28/2023
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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