XNYS:FII Federated Investors, Inc. Class B Insider Activity 4 Filing - 3/20/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
DONAHUE THOMAS R
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FEDERATED INVESTORS INC /PA/ [FII]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
VP, CFO, Treasurer
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O FEDERATED INVESTORS, INC., FEDERATED INVESTORS TOWER
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/20/2012
(Street)

PITTSBURGH, PA 15222
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction 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
Class B Common Stock 03/20/2012   S(1)   14,923 D $23.2412(2) 283,636 I Held indirectly by Beechwood Company, L.P.
Class B Common Stock               652,487 D  
Class B Common Stock               72 I Held indirectly by 401(k) Plan
Class B Common Stock               4,409 I Held indirectly by spouse
Class B Common Stock               1,005,550 I Held indirectly by MaxFund Partners, L.P.
Class B Common Stock               82 I Held indirectly by AWOL, Inc.
Class B Common Stock               82,755 I Held indirectly by Comax Partners Limited Partnership
Class B Common Stock               303,220 I Held indirectly by power of attorney
Class B Common Stock               224,074 I Held indirectly J. Christopher Donahue as Custodian for minor children

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction 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
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(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

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
DONAHUE THOMAS R
C/O FEDERATED INVESTORS, INC.
FEDERATED INVESTORS TOWER
PITTSBURGH, PA 15222
      VP, CFO, Treasurer  

Signatures

 /s/ Gail C. Jones (Attorney-in-Fact)   03/22/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Represents the sale of shares by family partnership in which the reporting person holds a minority interest for reporting purposes.
(2) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in 147 transactions at prices ranging from $23.08 to $23.52 inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Federated Investors, Inc., any security holder of Federated Investors, Inc. or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
 
Remarks:
The Power of Attorney filed July 16, 2009 is incorporated by reference.

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