Form SC 13D/A ST JOE Co Filed by: FAIRHOLME CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC

March 12, 2021 5:28 PM EST

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13D

Under The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 26)*

 

 

The St. Joe Company
(Name of Issuer)

 

 

Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)

 

 

790148100
(CUSIP Number)

 

 

Bruce R. Berkowitz

c/o Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.

2601 NE 2nd Avenue

Miami, FL 33137

(305) 358-3000

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive

Notices and Communications)

 

 

March 11, 2021
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of ss.240.13D-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box [__].
 
Note:  Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits.  See Rule 13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.
   


*   The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
 


The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 790148100    
     

 

1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS  
  I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)  
     
  Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.  

 

2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
    (a)   [__]
    (b)   [X]

 

3. SEC USE ONLY  
     
     

 

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS*  
     
  AF  

 

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)   [_]
     
     

 

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION  
     
  Delaware  

 

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     

 

7. SOLE VOTING POWER  
     
  0  

 

8. SHARED VOTING POWER  
     
  21,887,491  

 

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
  0  

 

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER   [_]
     
  24,199,857  

 


11.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING  
 

PERSON

 

 
  24,199,857  

 

12. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES  
  CERTAIN SHARES*  
     

 

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
     
  41.1%  

 

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*  
     
     
  IA  
     

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 790148100    
     

  

1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS  
  I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)  
     
  Bruce R. Berkowitz  

 

2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
    (a)   [__]
    (b)   [X]

 

3. SEC USE ONLY  
     
     

 

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS*  
     
  AF  

 

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)   [_]
     
     

 

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION  
     
  United States of America  

 

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     

 

7. SOLE VOTING POWER  
     
  1,561,700  

 

8. SHARED VOTING POWER  
     
  21,887,491  

 

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
  1,561,700  

 

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER   [_]
     
  24,199,857  

 


11.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING  
 

PERSON

 

 
  25,761,557  

 

12. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES  
  CERTAIN SHARES*  
     

 

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
     
  43.8%  

 

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*  
     
     
  IN, HC  
     

 

 
 

 

CUSIP No. 790148100    
     

 

1. NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS  
  I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)  
     
  Fairholme Funds, Inc.  

 

2. CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
    (a)   [__]
    (b)   [X]

 

3. SEC USE ONLY  
     
     

 

4. SOURCE OF FUNDS*  
     
  WC  

 

5. CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) OR 2(e)   [_]
     
     

 

6. CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION  
     
  Maryland  

 

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
     

 

7. SOLE VOTING POWER  
     
  0  

 

8. SHARED VOTING POWER  
     
  21,887,491  

 

9. SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
  0  

 

10. SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER   [_]
     
  21,887,491  

 


11.
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING  
 

PERSON

 

 
  21,887,491  

 

12. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES  
  CERTAIN SHARES*  
     

 

13. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
     
  37.2%  

 

14. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*  
     
     
  IV  
     

 

 
 

 

 

CUSIP No. 790148100    
     

 

Item 1. Security and Issuer.  

 

     
  The name of the issuer is The St. Joe Company (the "Issuer").  The address of the Issuer's offices is 130 Richard Jackson Boulevard, Suite 200, Panama City Beach, Florida 32407.  This Schedule 13D relates to the Issuer's Common Stock (the "Shares").  
     

 

Item 2. Identity and Background.  
     
 

(a-c, f) This Schedule 13D is being filed jointly by Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company ("Fairholme"), The Fairholme Fund and The Fairholme Allocation Fund, each a series of Fairholme Funds, Inc., a Maryland investment company (the "Fund") and Bruce R. Berkowitz, a United States citizen (collectively with Fairholme and the Fund, the "Reporting Persons").

 

The principal business address of the Reporting Persons is 2601 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33137.

 

Bruce R. Berkowitz is the chief investment officer of Fairholme, an investment management firm that serves as the investment adviser to the Fund and other advisory accounts.

 

(d) None of the Reporting Persons has, during the last five years, been convicted in a criminal proceeding (excluding traffic violations or similar misdemeanors).

 

(e) None of the Reporting Persons has, during the last five years, been a party to a civil proceeding of a judicial or administrative body of competent jurisdiction and as a result of such proceeding was or is subject to a judgment, decree or final order enjoining future violations of, or prohibiting or mandating activities subject to, Federal or state securities laws or finding any violation with respect to such laws.

 

 

 

     

 

 
 

 

Item 3. Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.  

 

 

No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on October 14, 2010.

 

 
     

 

Item 4. Purpose of Transaction.  

 

No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on April 26, 2017.

 

Item 5. Interest in Securities of the Issuer.  
     

(a-e) As of the date hereof, Fairholme may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 24,199,857 Shares (41.1%) of the Issuer, the Fund may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 21,887,491 Shares (37.2%) of the Issuer and Mr. Berkowitz may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 25,761,557 Shares (43.8%) of the Issuer, based upon the 58,882,549 Shares outstanding as of February 22, 2021, according to the Form 10-K filed by the Issuer on February 24, 2021. Of the 21,887,491 Shares deemed to be beneficially owned by the Fund, 21,539,224 are owned by the Fairholme Fund and 348,267 are owned by The Fairholme Allocation Fund, each a series of the Fund.

 

Fairholme has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 0 Shares, the Fund has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 0 Shares and Bruce R. Berkowitz has the sole power to vote or direct the vote of 1,561,700 Shares to which this filing relates. Fairholme has the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 21,887,491 Shares, the Fund has the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 21,887,491 Shares and Mr. Berkowitz has the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 21,887,491 Shares to which this filing relates.

 

Fairholme has the sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of 0 Shares, the Fund has the sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of 0 Shares and Mr. Berkowitz has the sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of 1,561,700 Shares to which this filing relates. Fairholme has the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 24,199,857 Shares, the Fund has the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 21,887,491 Shares and Mr. Berkowitz has the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 24,199,857 Shares to which this filing relates.

 

The transactions effected in the Shares during the past 60 days are set forth in Exhibit B and each transaction was an open-market transaction.

 

The Reporting Persons specifically disclaim beneficial ownership in the Shares reported herein except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein.

 

       
       

 

 
 

 

Item 6. Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships with Respect  
  to Securities of the Issuer.  
     
  No material changes from the Schedule 13D filed by the Reporting Persons on April 26, 2017.  
     
     

 

Item 7. Material to be Filed as Exhibits.  

 

Exhibit A Joint Filing Statement  
     
Exhibit B A description of the transactions in the Shares that were effected by the Reporting Persons during the 60 days prior to the date of this filing.  
     
     

 

 
 

 

SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

  March 12, 2021
 

(Date)

 

  Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
   
  By: /s/ Erica K. Kapahi
  Chief Compliance Officer
   
  Bruce R. Berkowitz
   
  By: /s/ Erica K. Kapahi
  (Attorney-in-fact)
   
   
 

Fairholme Funds, Inc.

 

  By: /s/ Erica K. Kapahi
 

Chief Compliance Officer

Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.

   
   
   

 

The original statement shall be signed by each person on whose behalf the statement is filed or his authorized representative. If the statement is signed on behalf of a person by his authorized representative other than an executive officer or general partner of the filing person, evidence of the representative's authority to sign on behalf of such person shall be filed with the statement, provided, however, that a power of attorney for this purpose which is already on file with the Commission may be incorporated by reference. The name and any title of each person who signs the statement shall be typed or printed beneath his signature.

 

Note. Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See s.240.13d-7 for other parties for whom copies are to be sent.

 

Attention: Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (see 18 U.S.C. 1001).

 

 
 

Exhibit A

 

 

AGREEMENT

 

The undersigned agree that this Schedule 13D/A dated March 12, 2021 relating to the Common Stock of The St. Joe Company shall be filed on behalf of the undersigned.

 

  March 12, 2021
  (Date)
   
  Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.
   
  By: /s/ Erica K. Kapahi
  Chief Compliance Officer
   
  Bruce R. Berkowitz
   
  By: /s/ Erica K. Kapahi
  (Attorney-in-fact)
   
   
 

Fairholme Funds, Inc.

 

  By: /s/ Erica K. Kapahi
 

Chief Compliance Officer

Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.

 

 

 
 

 

LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

 

KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned constitutes and appoints Erica K. Kapahi, his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, for him and in his capacity as the controlling person of the sole member of Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C., for the sole purpose of signing on his behalf any and all Regulatory Filings under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and any amendments and supplements thereto, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorney-in-fact and agent, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to accomplish the above, as fully as to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact and agent, and may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. This Power of Attorney shall continue effective until revoked by me at any time.

 

 

 

Dated this 9th day of April, 2020.

 

Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C.

 

By: Fairholme Holdings, LLC, Sole Member

 

By: /s/  Bruce R. Berkowitz  
Bruce R. Berkowitz, Controlling Person  

 

  

 

 

 

 
 

 

Exhibit B

 

 

Transactions by Fairholme Funds, Inc.

 

Transaction Date   Shares   Price
SALE 3/1/2021   70,100 $ 50.89
SALE 3/2/2021   3,000 $ 50.28
SALE 3/3/2021   390,800 $ 50.58
SALE 3/10/2021   45,900 $ 50.03
SALE 3/11/2021   140,500 $ 50.05
SALE 3/12/2021   18,500 $ 50.00

 

 

 

 



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