13G Filing: Forward Management and Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT)

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CUSIP No.: 16208T102
ITEM 1(a). NAME OF ISSUER:
Chatham Lodging Trust

ITEM 1(b).ADDRESS OF ISSUER’S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES:

222 Lakeview Avenue, Suite 200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

ITEM 2(a).NAME OF PERSON FILING:

Forward Management, LLC

ITEM 2(b).ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE:

101 California Street, 16th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

ITEM 2(c).CITIZENSHIP:

Delaware

ITEM 2(d).TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES:

Common Stock

ITEM 2(e).CUSIP NUMBER:

16208T102

ITEM 3.IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 240.13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c) CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

(a)

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Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);

(b)

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Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);

(c)

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Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);

(d)

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Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8);

(e)

[X]

An investment adviser in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

(f)

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An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

(g)

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A parent holding company or control person in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

(h)

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A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

(i)

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A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

(j)

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A non-U.S. institution in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);

(k)

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Group, in accordance with 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with 240.13d1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:

ITEM 4.OWNERSHIP(a) Amount beneficially owned:1,594,982(b) Percent of class:4.07%(c) Number of shares as to which the person has:(i) sole power to vote or to direct the vote:1,594,982(ii) shared power to vote or to direct the vote: (iii) sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of:1,594,982(iv) shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: ITEM 5.OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS:

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following
[X].

ITEM 6.OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON:ITEM 7.IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY:ITEM 8.IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP:ITEM 9.NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP:ITEM 10.CERTIFICATION:

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
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