SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO § 240.13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
Geoffrey M. Dugan
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)
August 2, 2022
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)
If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box ¨.
Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.
* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
CUSIP NO. 78649D104
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
|2||CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP||
SEC USE ONLY
SOURCE OF FUNDS
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
SOLE VOTING POWER
SHARED VOTING POWER
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
This Amendment No. 22 on Schedule 13D (the "Schedule 13D") relating to shares of common stock, $0.01 par value per share (the "Shares"), of Safehold Inc., a Maryland corporation (the "Issuer"), is being filed by iStar Inc., a Maryland corporation ("iStar"), and supplements and amends the statement on Schedule 13D originally filed with the Commission on June 27, 2017 (as amended, the "Statement").
|Item 3.||Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.|
iStar received 133,127 Shares in payment of quarterly management fee for the quarter ended June 30, 2022 under its management agreement with the Issuer.
|Item 4.||Purpose of Transaction|
iStar acquired the additional Shares reported in Item 5(c) of this Statement as payment of its quarterly management fee.
In addition, Item 4 is hereby amended and supplemented as follows:
A special committee of the Board of Directors of iStar and a special committee of the Board of Directors of the Issuer are in advanced discussions with respect to a potential strategic corporate transaction and are proceeding to negotiate definitive transaction agreements. No definitive agreements with respect to the potential transaction have been executed, and there can be no assurance that definitive agreements will be executed. iStar does not intend to provide further information as to developments, if any, in the parties' discussions until definitive transaction agreements are executed, or as may otherwise be required by law or determined in its discretion.
|Item 5.||Interest in Securities of the Issuer.|
|(a)||As of August 3, 2022, iStar beneficially owns 40,279,077 Shares directly, or approximately 64.77% of the outstanding Shares. Annex A sets forth the number of Shares and the aggregate percentage of the outstanding Shares beneficially owned by each of iStar's executive officers and directors.|
|(c)||During the 60 days prior to the filing of this Amendment No. 22 to the initial Statement, iStar received 133,127 Shares as payment of quarterly management fees pursuant to the Management Agreement between the Issuer and SFTY Manager LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of iStar.|
|Item 6.||Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships with Respect to Securities of the Issuer.|
All Shares are subject to the voting power limitations contained in the Stockholder’s Agreement, dated as of January 2, 2019, between the Issuer and iStar, as reported in Amendment No. 13 to the Initial Statement, which limits iStar’s voting power in the Issuer to 41.9%.
INFORMATION REGARDING THE DIRECTORS AND
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF iSTAR, INC.
|I.||Set forth below is the name and present principal occupation or employment of each director and executive officer of iStar. Unless otherwise indicated, all persons identified below are United States citizens. Directors of iStar are identified by an asterisk.|
|*Jay Sugarman||Chairman and Chief Executive Officer|
|*Clifford De Souza||Private investor|
|*Robin Josephs||Private investor|
|*Barry Ridings||Senior advisor, Lazard Freres & Co.|
|*Richard Lieb||Senior advisor, Greenhill & Co., LLC|
|*David Eisenberg||Managing director, Zigg Capital|
|Marcos Alvarado||President and Chief Investment Officer|
|Brett Asnas||Chief Financial Officer|
|II.||Set forth below are the number of Shares, and the percentage of the outstanding Shares, beneficially owned by each of the directors and executive officers of iStar Inc. Directors of iStar are identified by an asterisk.|
|Name||No. of Shares||% of Outstanding Shares|
|*Clifford De Souza||5,939||(2)||**|
|(1)||This consists of 32,634 Shares owned by Mr. Sugarman and 73,018 Shares owned indirectly through trusts|
|(2)||This consists of 4,185 Shares owned by Mr. De Souza and 1,754 Shares owned indirectly through.a family trust.|
|(3)||This consists of 15,750 Shares owned by Ms. Josephs, 34,046 Shares owned indirectly through a family trust and 10,000 restricted stock units representing the right to receive 10,000 Shares in equal annual installments of 2,000 Shares each when the units settle on each July 1 of 2027 through 2031. These restricted stock units are fully vested.|
|(4)||This consists of 2,500 Shares owned by Mr. Ridings and 4,000 Shares owned indirectly through family trusts.|
** Under 0.1%.
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of his or her knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Dated: August 2, 2022
|/s/ Geoffrey M. Dugan|
|Geoffrey M. Dugan|
|General Counsel, Corporate and Secretary|