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*
AMBLE JOAN LORDI

(Last) (First) (Middle)
850 DIXIE HWY

(Street)
LOUISVILLE KY 40210

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BROWN FORMAN CORP [ BFA, BFB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/18/2012
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
Class A Common 09/18/2012 P 100 A $61.92 1,600 (1) D
Class A Common 09/19/2012 P 1,400 A $62.53 (2) 3,000 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
Deferred Stock Units (3) (4) (4) Class B Common 2,076.69 (5) 2,076.69 (5) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. On August 10, 2012, the Class A and Class B common stock of Brown-Forman Corporation split 3 for 2, resulting in the reporting person's acquisition of 500 additional Class A shares.
2. The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares were purchased in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $62.40 to $62.61, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to Brown-Forman Corporation, any security holder of Brown-Forman Corporation, 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 footnote (2) to this Form 4.
3. Under the Brown-Forman Corporation Non-Employee Director Deferred Stock Unit Program, each DSU represents the right to receive one share of the Company's Class B common stock. On each dividend payment date, participants are credited with DSU equivalents.
4. Annual grants of DSUs vest over the course of the Board year. DSUs are paid out in Class B common stock on the first February 1 that is at least six months following the Director's termination from Board service.
5. Includes 692.23 additional DSUs issued in the August 2012 stock split.
Remarks:
Diane M. Barhorst, Atty in Fact for Joan L. Amble 09/20/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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