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): April 12, 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
Ashford Inc. (“Ashford” or the "Company") today announced an update on its pending litigation with Sessa Capital (“Sessa”). The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued an order on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in the civil case in which Ashford Inc. is a named defendant granting Ashford Hospitality Prime’s (“Ashford Prime”) request for expedited discovery. The discovery request seeks the names and identities of Sessa’s limited partners, communication between those limited partners and Sessa, and information about cooperation between Sessa and its limited partners in support of its claims that Sessa violated Ashford Prime’s bylaws and federal securities laws. Ashford Inc. understands that additional discovery will be pursued against the limited partners themselves as their identities are revealed regarding all communication between the limited partners and Sessa related to Ashford Group of Companies. 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 April 12, 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: April 12, 2016
By: /s/ David A. Brooks
David A. Brooks
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel