SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): March 28, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation
14185 Dallas Parkway, Suite 1100
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (972) 490-9600
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ITEM 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE.
On March 28, 2016 Ashford Inc. (“Ashford” or the “Company”) announced that it requested that a Texas state court issue an injunction to prevent Sessa Capital (“Sessa”) from paying redemption requests made by its investors. The Company filed a lawsuit claiming tortious interference, together with additional claims including conspiracy, alleging monetary damages potentially exceeding $200 million as well as other non-monetary relief against Sessa and its purported director nominees John E. Petry, Philip B. Livingston, Lawrence A. Cunningham, Daniel B. Silvers, and Chris D. Wheeler on March 23, 2016. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Press release of the Company, dated March 28, 2016
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: March 28, 2016
/s/ DAVID A. BROOKS
David A. Brooks
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel