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*
ORTHWEIN PETER BUSCH

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9 BENEDICT PLACE

(Street)
GREENWICH CT 06830

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
THOR INDUSTRIES INC [ THO ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman of the Board and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/27/2012
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 1,414,700 D
Common Stock 64,200 I See Footnote (1)
Common Stock 55,200 I See Footnote (2)
Common Stock 09/27/2012 S 10,823 D $37 72,587 I See Footnote (3)
Common Stock 299,700 I See Footnote (4)
Common Stock 124,000 I See Footnote (5)
Common Stock 30,000 I See Footnote (6)
Common Stock 320,000 I See Footnote (7)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. These Shares are held for the account of the Reporting Person's wife.
2. These Shares are held for the account of the Reporting Person's wife as custodian to the Reporting Person's youngest child. Since the Reporting Person's last report, 55,200 shares previously held by the Reporting Person's wife as custodian for the Reporting Person's second youngest child were transferred to such child upon the attainment of the age of majority and are now held directly by such child.
3. These Shares are held for the account of a charitable annuity trust (the "Charitable Trust") of which the Reporting Person and his wife are trustees and of which the Reporting Person's three youngest children are beneficiaries. The Reporting Person continues to report beneficial ownership of the Shares held for the account of the Charitable Trust but disclaims beneficial ownership except to the extent of the pecuniary interest of the Reporting Person, his wife and his three youngest children in the Charitable Trust. The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on March 15, 2012.
4. These Shares are held for the account of the PBO-BMO Descendants Trust (the "PBO-BMO Trust") of which the Reporting Person is the sole trustee and of which the Reporting Person's three youngest children are beneficiaries. The Reporting Person continues to report beneficial ownership of the Shares held for the account of the PBO-BMO Trust but disclaims beneficial ownership except to the extent of the pecuniary interest of the Reporting Person, his wife and his three youngest children in the Trust.
5. These Shares are held for the account of Adolphus Busch Orthwein Trust (the "AB Trust") for the benefit of the Reporting Person's children. The Reporting Person is one of the trustees of the AB Trust.
6. These Shares are held for the account of a trust for the Reporting Person's half-brother. The Reporting Person is one of the three trustees of this trust.
7. These Shares are held for the account of the Orthwein Investment Group D, L.P. (the "Investment Group"). The Reporting Person has a 0.51% limited partnership interest in the Investment Group and a 51% general partnership interest in the Investment Group. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the Shares held for the account of the Investment Group except to the extent of his pecuniary interest in such Shares.
Remarks:
/s/ Peter B. Orthwein 09/28/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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