SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
FUERSCHBACH RAYMOND G

(Last) (First) (Middle)
288 UNION STREET

(Street)
ROCKLAND MA 02370

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
INDEPENDENT BANK CORP [ INDB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/01/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of 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
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
Common Stock 08/01/2012 M 2,695 A $23.47 24,898 D
Common Stock 08/01/2012 M 1,105 A $23.47 26,003 D
Common Stock 08/02/2012 S 3,800 D $28.4747 (1) 22,203 (2) D
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 Securities Underlying Derivative Security (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: 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
ISO - Stock Option (Right to Buy) $23.47 08/01/2012 M 2,695 01/02/2005 (3) 12/19/2012 Common Stock 2,695 $23.47 0 D
NQ - Stock Option (Right to Buy) $23.47 06/20/2003 (4) 12/19/2012 Common Stock 1,105 1,105 D
NQ - Stock Option (Right to Buy) $23.47 08/01/2012 M 1,105 06/20/2003 (4) 12/19/2012 Common Stock 1,105 $23.47 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $28.40 to $28.61, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the issuer, and security holder of the issuer, 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.
2. Total holdings also reflects the transfer of Independent Bank Corp. [Common Stock] pursuant to a domestic relations order, which transfer was exempt pursuant to Rule 16a-12 since the last Form 4 filing (5/12).
3. Granted under the Independent Bank Corp. 1997 Employee Stock Option Plan (1997 Plan). 826 shares became exercisable on 6/20/03, 2,031 shares became exercisable on 1/2/04, and the remaining 2,533 shares became exercisable on 1/2/05, subject to the earlier termination of employment or acceleration of vesting schedule under certain termination of employee circumstances.
4. Granted under the Independent Bank Corp. 1997 Employee Stock Option Plan (1997 Plan). 1,708 shares became exercisable on 6/20/03 and the remaining 502 shares became exercisable on 1/2/04, subject to the earlier termination of employment or acceleration of vesting schedule under certain termination of employee circumstances.
Jennifer M. Kingston, Power of Attorney 08/03/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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