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*
ARES MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives, Inc. [ IEA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/09/2022
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share 05/09/2022 A 3,149(1)(2) A $0 67,690(1)(2) D(2)(3)(4)(5)
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share 11,554,630 I By ASOF Holdings I, L.P.(3)(4)(5)
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share 3,686,645 I By Ares Special Situations Fund IV, L.P.(3)(4)(5)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ARES MANAGEMENT LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Ares Special Situations Fund IV, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ASSF Operating Manager IV, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ASOF Holdings I, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ASOF Investment Management LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2000 AVENUE OF THE STARS
12TH FLOOR

(Street)
LOS ANGELES CA 90067

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. This statement is being filed jointly by (i) Ares Special Situations Fund IV, L.P. ("ASSF IV"), (ii) ASSF Operating Manager IV, L.P. ("ASSF Operating Manager IV"), (iii) ASOF Holdings I, L.P ("ASOF"), (iv) ASOF Investment Management LLC ("ASOF Investment Management"), (v) Ares Management LLC, (vi) Ares Management Holdings L.P. ("Ares Management Holdings"), (vii) Ares Holdco LLC ("Ares Holdco"), (viii) Ares Management Corporation ("Ares Management"), (ix) Ares Voting LLC ("Ares Voting"), (x) Ares Management GP LLC ("Ares Management GP") and (xi) Ares Partners Holdco LLC ("Ares Partners") (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"). This Form 4 is being filed in two parts due to the number of Reporting Persons. Both filings relate to the same transactions described above.
2. Represents 3,149 shares of common stock granted to Scott Graves, Partner and Co-Head of Private Equity Group at Ares Management, as a director of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (the "Issuer"). Ares Management LLC, on behalf of its affiliated funds, investment vehicles and/or managed accounts, designated Mr. Graves to be appointed to the Issuer's board of directors on August 17, 2021. Pursuant to an agreement between Ares Management LLC and Mr. Graves, Mr. Graves has agreed to pay Ares Management LLC all of his director compensation, and has instructed the Issuer to pay all such compensation directly to Ares Management LLC. Accordingly, Ares Management LLC is the direct holder of the 3,149 shares of common stock granted to Mr. Graves on May 9, 2022.
3. The manager of ASSF IV is ASSF Operating Manager IV, and the general partner of ASSF Operating Manager IV is Ares Management LLC. The manager of ASOF is ASOF Investment Management, and the sole member of ASOF Investment Management is Ares Management LLC. The sole member of Ares Management LLC is Ares Management Holdings and the general partner of Ares Management Holdings is Ares Holdco. The sole member of Ares Holdco is Ares Management. (continued in next footnote)
4. Ares Management GP is the sole holder of the Class B common stock, $0.01 par value per share, of Ares Management (the "Ares Class B Common Stock") and Ares Voting is the sole holder of the Class C common stock, $0.01 par value per share, of Ares Management (the "Ares Class C Common Stock"). Pursuant to Ares Management's Certificate of Incorporation in effect as of the date of this Form 4, the holders of the Ares Class B Common Stock and the Ares Class C Common Stock, collectively, will generally have the majority of the votes on any matter submitted to the stockholders of Ares Management if certain conditions are met. The sole member of both Ares Management GP and Ares Voting is Ares Partners. (continued in next footnote)
5. Ares Partners is managed by a board of managers, which is composed of Michael J Arougheti, Ryan Berry, R. Kipp deVeer, David B. Kaplan, Antony P. Ressler and Bennett Rosenthal (collectively, the "Board Members"). Mr. Ressler generally has veto authority over Board Members' decisions. Each of the Reporting Persons and the Board Members and the other directors, officers, partners, stockholders, members and managers of the Reporting Persons expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein, and this Form 4 shall not be deemed an admission that any such person or entity is the beneficial owner of, or has any pecuniary interest in, such securities for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or for any other purposes.
Remarks:
Ares Management LLC and its affiliates designated Matthew Underwood and Scott Graves to be appointed to the board of directors of the Issuer, and Mr. Underwood became a director effective March 10, 2020 and Mr. Graves became an director effective August 17, 2021. Accordingly, Ares Management LLC and its affiliates listed hereon may be deemed to be a director by deputization for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.
ARES MANAGEMENT LLC /s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili By: Naseem Sagati Aghili Its: Authorized Signatory 05/11/2022
ARES SPECIAL SITUATIONS FUND IV, L.P. By: ASSF OPERATING MANAGER IV, L.P. Its: Manager /s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili By: Naseem Sagati Aghili Its: Authorized Signatory 05/11/2022
ASSF OPERATING MANAGER IV, L.P. /s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili By: Naseem Sagati Aghili Its: Authorized Signatory 05/11/2022
ASOF HOLDINGS I, L.P. By: ASOF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC Its: Manager /s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili By: Naseem Sagati Aghili Its: Authorized Signatory 05/11/2022
ASOF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC /s/ Naseem Sagati Aghili By: Naseem Sagati Aghili Its: Authorized Signatory 05/11/2022
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