Consolidated Communications Holdings
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 11/05/2014 12:35:55)
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 *

LUMPKIN RICHARD ANTHONY
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [ CNSL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

121 SOUTH 17TH STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

11/3/2014
(Street)

MATTOON, IL 61938-3987
(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, par value $0.01 per share                  3192   D    
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   11/3/2014     J (1)    1491768   D $0   0   I   By LLC  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   11/3/2014     J (2)    904677   A $0   919677   I   By 1970 Trust FBO Richard A. Lumpkin  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   11/3/2014     J (3)    919677   D $0   0   I   By 1970 Trust FBO Richard A. Lumpkin  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   11/3/2014     J (4)    309674   A $0   309674   I   By Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2008 Dynasty Trust  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   11/3/2014     J (5)    277417   A $0   277417   I   By Elizabeth L. Celio 2008 Dynasty Trust  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  481154   I   By Living Trust FBO Richard A. Lumpkin  
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  3500   I   By wife   (6)
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  106153   I   By Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2012 Irrevocable Trust   (7)

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

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  On November 3, 2014, Central Illinois Telephone, LLC ("CIT") distributed all of the shares it owned in Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") directly to its members.
( 2)  On November 3, 2014, CIT distributed all of the shares it owned in the Company directly to its members, including the Richard Adamson Lumpkin Trust dated 2/6/70 fbo Richard A. Lumpkin. The beneficiaries of the 1970 Trust fbo Richard A. Lumpkin are Mr. Lumpkin and his descendants.
( 3)  On November 3, 2014, Mr. Lumpkin ceased being the investment adviser of the 1970 Trust fbo Richard A. Lumpkin, and as a result, he ceased having or sharing any investment control over the securities held by this trust.
( 4)  On November 3, 2014, CIT distributed all of the shares it owned in the Company directly to its members, including the Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2008 Dynasty Trust, of which Mr. Lumpkin is the trustee. The Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2008 Dynasty Trust was established by Mr. Lumpkin's son, Benjamin I. Lumpkin ("Benjamin"). The beneficiaries of the Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2008 Dynasty Trust are Benjamin's wife, Ravi K. Lumpkin, and the descendants of Benjamin's parents.
( 5)  On November 3, 2014, CIT distributed all of the shares it owned in the Company directly to its members, including the Elizabeth L. Celio 2008 Dynasty Trust, of which Mr. Lumpkin is the trustee. The Elizabeth L. Celio 2008 Dynasty Trust was established by Mr. Lumpkin's daughter, Elizabeth L. Celio ("Elizabeth"). The beneficiaries of the Elizabeth L. Celio 2008 Dynasty Trust are Elizabeth's husband, Candelario Celio, and the descendants of Elizabeth's parents.
( 6)  Mr. Lumpkin disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that Mr. Lumpkin is the beneficial owner of such securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose. These shares are reported solely for Mr. Lumpkin as reporting person.
( 7)  Mr. Lumpkin is the trustee of the Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2012 Irrevocable Trust. The beneficiaries of the Benjamin I. Lumpkin 2012 Irrevocable Trust are the descendants of Mr. Lumpkin's son, Benjamin I. Lumpkin.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
LUMPKIN RICHARD ANTHONY
121 SOUTH 17TH STREET
MATTOON, IL 61938-3987
X



Signatures
/s/ Matt Smith, Power of Attorney 11/5/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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