Groupon, Inc.
Groupon, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 09/08/2017 17:59:19)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

LEFKOFSKY ERIC P
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Groupon, Inc. [ GRPN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      __ X __ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O GROUPON, INC., 600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

9/6/2017
(Street)

CHICAGO, IL 60654
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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   9/6/2017     S (1)    750000   D $4.40   (1) 93134994   I   By Green Media LLC   (2)
Common Stock   9/7/2017     S (3)    750000   D $4.38   (3) 92384994   I   By Green Media LLC   (2)
Common Stock                  1532391   (4) D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 of Derivative Security: 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
Deferred Stock Unit Award (Right to Receive)   $0.0                      (5)   (5) Common Stock   38259.0     38259   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The transactions reported in this line item were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person. The reported price reflects the weighted average sale price per share for the transactions on September 6, 2017. The price per share for such transactions ranged from $4.33 to $4.47. Full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price will be provided to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer or a security holder of the Issuer upon a request for such information.
(2)  The shares of Common Stock reported on this line are held by Green Media, LLC, an entity owned by Eric P. Lefkofsky (50%) and Elizabeth Kramer Lefkofsky (50%). Mr. Lefkofsky shares voting and investment control with respect to the shares held by Green Media, LLC.
(3)  The transactions reported in this line item were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person. The reported price reflects the weighted average sale price per share for the transactions on September 7, 2017. The price per share for such transactions ranged from $4.35 to $4.45. Full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price will be provided to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the Issuer or a security holder of the Issuer upon a request for such information.
(4)  The amount of shares reported on this line includes previously reported restricted stock unit awards that are subject to Mr. Lefkofsky's continued service as a director of the Issuer through the vesting date.
(5)  Under the Groupon, Inc. Non-Employee Director Compensation Plan, Deferred Stock Units ("DSUs") represent a right to receive shares of the Groupon's Common Stock (or, in the sole discretion of the Groupon's Board of Directors following a change in control, cash, securities or a combination of cash and securities equal to the fair market value thereof) upon termination of service as a Director of Groupon. Mr. Lefkofsky has elected to receive DSUs in lieu of the annual retainer fees payable for services on the Issuer's Board of Directors and any committees thereof. The DSUs are awarded on the date such fees would otherwise be payable (i.e., quarterly in arrears). The DSUs are immediately vested.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
LEFKOFSKY ERIC P
C/O GROUPON, INC.
600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE
CHICAGO, IL 60654
X X


Signatures
/s/ Erin G. Stone, by Power of Attorney 9/8/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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