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
OMB APPROVAL
OMB Number: 3235-0287
Expires: December 31, 2014
Estimated average burden
hours per response: 0.5
  
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
GILMORE DENNIS J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 FIRST AMERICAN WAY

(Street)
SANTA ANA CA 92707

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
First American Financial Corp [ FAF ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/04/2014
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 02/04/2014 M (1) 116,453 A $13.13 923,761 D
Common Stock 02/04/2014 S (1) 116,453 D $25.12 (2) 807,308 D (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)
Common Stock 2,244.943 I By 401(k) Plan Trust (10)
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
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $13.13 02/04/2014 M (1) 116,453 02/26/2005 (11) 02/26/2014 Common Stock 116,453 $0 0 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $15.7 02/28/2006 (12) 02/28/2015 Common Stock 139,744 139,744 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $20.4 12/08/2006 (13) 12/08/2015 Common Stock 139,744 139,744 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The cashless option exercise and sales reported on this Form 4 were executed pursuant to the reporting person's 10b5-1 trading plan.
2. The price reported is a weighted average price. These shares were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $24.95 to $25.33, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to the issuer, any 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 ranges set forth in this footnote.
3. Includes 20,481 unvested restricted stock units ("RSUs") acquired in a pro rata distribution by The First American Corporation ("FAC") on account of an original grant of 39,504 FAC RSUs, of which 32,784 were unvested at the time of the distribution and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment. The vesting schedule of the FAC RSUs, vesting in five equal annual increments commencing 3/4/10, the first anniversary of the grant, has been carried over to the issuer RSUs.
4. Includes 57,705 unvested RSUs acquired in a pro rata distribution by FAC on account of an original grant of 57,551 FAC RSUs, of which 57,897 were unvested at the time of the distribution and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment. The vesting schedule of the FAC RSUs, vesting in five equal annual increments commencing 3/3/11, the first anniversary of the grant, has been carried over to the issuer RSUs.
5. Includes 151,683 unvested RSUs acquired pursuant to a grant of performance based RSUs on account of an original grant of 212,765 RSUs and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment, which vest in three equal annual increments commencing on 6/3/13, the first business day following the third anniversary of the grant, pursuant to the Form of RSU Award Agreement filed as Exhibit 10(i) to the issuer's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2010.
6. Includes 49,369 unvested RSUs acquired pursuant to an original grant of 93,498 RSUs and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment, vesting in four equal annual increments commencing 3/3/12, the first anniversary of the grant.
7. Includes 28,202 unvested RSUs acquired pursuant to an original grant of 53,282 RSUs and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment, vesting in four equal annual increments commencing 3/31/12, the first anniversary of the grant.
8. Includes 83,284 unvested RSUs acquired pursuant to an original grant of 106,959 RSUs and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment, vesting in four equal annual increments commencing 3/1/13, the first anniversary of the grant made on 2/29/12.
9. Includes 121,506 unvested RSUs, acquired pursuant to an original grant of 119,126 RSUs and shares acquired through automatic dividend reinvestment, vesting in four equal annual increments commencing 3/4/14, the first anniversary of the grant.
10. Amount shown consists of shares contributed by issuer as company match, shares purchased for the reporting person's account and shares acquired through automatic reinvestment of dividends paid as reported in most recent account statement in transactions exempt under rules 16a-3(f)(1)(i)(B) and 16b-3(c).
11. The vesting schedule of the original FAC option, vesting in five equal annual increments commencing 2/26/05, the first anniversary of the grant, has been carried over to the issuer options.
12. The vesting schedule of the original FAC option, vesting in five equal annual increments commencing 2/28/06, the first anniversary of the grant, has been carried over to the issuer options.
13. The vesting schedule of the original FAC option, vesting in five equal annual increments commencing 12/8/06, the first anniversary of the grant, has been carried over to the issuer options.
/s/ Greg L. Smith, attorney-in-fact for Dennis J. Gilmore 02/05/2014
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* 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).
Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.
Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB Number.