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*
WYCOFF W KIRK

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1331 17TH STREET, STE. 345

(Street)
DENVER CO 80202

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Guaranty Bancorp [ GBNK ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/04/2013
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
Voting Common Stock 01/04/2013 P (3) 10,000 A $1.9995 (1) 17,727,334 I By Patriot Financial Partners, L.P. and Patriot Financial Partners Parallel, L.P. (2)
Voting Common Stock 01/07/2013 P (3) 10,000 A $1.996 (1) 17,737,334 I By Patriot Financial Partners, L.P. and Patriot Financial Partners Parallel, L.P. (2)
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. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $1.99 to $2.00, 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 purchased at each separate price within the ranges set forth in this footnote.
2. Patriot Financial Partners, GP, L.P. ("Patriot GP") is the sole general partner of each of Patriot Financial Partners, L.P. and Patriot Financial Partners Parallel, L.P. (together, the "Funds"). Accordingly, securities owned by the Funds may be regarded as being beneficially owned by Patriot GP. Patriot Financial Partners GP, LLC ("Patriot LLC") is the general partner of Patriot GP. Accordingly, securities owned or deemed to be owned by Patriot GP may be regarded as being beneficially owned by Patriot LLC. W. Kirk Wycoff, James L. Lynch and Ira M. Lubert are general partners of the Funds and Patriot GP and are managing members of Patriot LLC. Messrs. Wycoff, Lynch and Lubert disclaim beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of their respective pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that they are beneficial owners of such securities for the purposes of Section 16.
3. The purchases reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Funds on December 10, 2012.
By: /s/ Zsolt K. Bessko for: W. Kirk Wycoff 01/08/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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