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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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*
Standard General L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
767 FIFTH AVENUE, 12TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10153

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Turning Point Brands, Inc. [ TPB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/16/2017
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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, $.01 par value ("Common Stock") 9,842,373 I See Footnotes(1)(2)(3)(4)
Common Stock 105,319 D(5)
Common Stock 08/16/2017 P(6) 100,000 A $16.52(6) 100,000 I See Footnotes(1)(2)(3)(6)
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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Standard General L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
767 FIFTH AVENUE, 12TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10153

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Kim Soohyung

(Last) (First) (Middle)
767 FIFTH AVENUE, 12TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10153

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. The securities reported herein are beneficially owned by Standard General L.P. ("Standard General") in its capacity as investment manager to private investment vehicles. Mr. Kim is a director of the general partner of the general partner of Standard General and Chief Investment Officer of Standard General, and in such capacities may be deemed to indirectly beneficially own the securities reported herein. This Form 4 does not include any securities of the Issuer held by another private investment vehicle for which Standard General provides investment advice but with respect to which neither of the Reporting Persons has a pecuniary interest.
2. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein except to the extent of its or his pecuniary interest therein, and the inclusion of such securities in this report shall not be deemed an admission of beneficial ownership for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
3. This Form 4 does not report any pecuniary interest of David Glazek in securities of the Issuer. Mr. Glazek, a director of the Issuer and a partner of Standard General, separately files reports under Section 16.
4. Shares owned directly by Standard Diversified Opportunities Inc. ("SDOI"). As a result of their beneficial ownership of securities of SDOI, the Reporting Persons may be deemed to beneficially own shares of Common Stock of Turning Point held by SDOI.
5. Shares held directly by Standard General.
6. Shares acquired in repayment of a debt obligation. For such purposes, the shares of Common Stock were valued at $16.52 per share.
/s/ Standard General L.P. by Soohyung Kim, Chief Executive Officer 08/18/2017
/s/ Soohyung Kim 08/18/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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