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*
Banks Robert J.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
16825 NORTHCHASE DRIVE, SUITE 400

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77060

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SWIFT ENERGY CO [ SFY ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Executive VP and COO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/08/2013
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
SFY Common Stock-401(k) 2,751 (1) I Through 401(k)
SFY Cmmn Stock-ESOP Holding 390 (2) I Through ESOP
Robert J. Banks 2012 GRAT 33,431 (3) I GRAT
Swift Energy Common Stock 02/08/2013 F 1,966 D $15.77 44,701 D
Swift Energy Common Stock 02/09/2013 F 1,810 D $15.77 42,891 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
Explanation of Responses:
1. Based on statement dated 12/31/2012.
2. Based on statement dated 12/31/2011.
3. On August 1, 2012, Mr. Banks funded the Robert J. Banks Grantor Retained Annuity Trust with 33,341 shares of the stock of the issuer previously reported as directly owned. Mr. Banks is the trustee of the referenced trust.
Laurent A. Baillargeon, POA for Robert J. Banks 02/12/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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