Ward previously reported he controlled 19.23 percent of the team. Forbes has estimated the Thunder worth at about $590 million.
Also Friday, several other Thunder owners said they have raised or lowered their stake in the team. MidFirst Bank CEO Jeffrey Records Jr. remains “a significant owner” after selling some of his stake to Bennett, American Energy Partners CEO Aubrey McClendon, American Fidelity Assurance Co. CEO William Cameron and Balon Corp. President Jay Scaramucci.
The ownership interests of Everett R. Dobson, managing partner of Dobson Partnerships; and Robert E. Howard II, chairman of Howard Investments, did not change.