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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - United Development Funding III, LPv338175_ex99-1.htm





Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 14, 2013


United Development Funding III, L.P.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Delaware   000-53159   20-3269195
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation
or organization)

(Commission File Number)



(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


1301 Municipal Way, Suite 100, Grapevine, Texas


(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(214) 370-8960
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Item 8.01 Other Events.


On March 14, 2013, a special purpose entity formed by the sponsor of United Development Funding III, L.P. (the “Registrant”) issued a press release announcing that it intends to launch a new securitized financial program, which may initially consist of, in part, notes that have been originated or acquired by the Registrant and contributed to the special purpose entity. The full text of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits

99.1 Press Release dated March 14, 2013.








Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


  United Development Funding III, L.P.
  By: UMTH Land Development, L.P.
    Its General Partner
    By: UMT Services, Inc.
      Its General Partner
Dated:  March 14, 2013     By: /s/ Hollis M. Greenlaw  
        Hollis M. Greenlaw
        Chief Executive Officer