SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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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*
Ruffini Stephen C

(Last) (First) (Middle)
4700 80TH STREET


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Village Farms International, Inc. [ VFF ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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 Shares 01/03/2022 A 50,000 A $1(1) 689,200(2) D
Common Shares 01/03/2022 S(3) 50,000 D $6.6343(4) 639,200 D
Common Shares 229,399(5) I See Footnote(6)
Common Shares 45,800 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
Options $1(1) 01/03/2022 D 50,000 (8) 03/14/2022 Common Shares 50,000 $0.00 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Converted to USD based on the average daily exchange rate of the Bank of Canada reported on December 31, 2021.
2. Includes 50,000 common shares previously acquired upon vesting of outstanding Restricted Stock Units in accordance with their terms.
3. Mr. Ruffini was notified by his broker on January 4, 2022 of the exercise of this sale effectuated on January 3, 2022 pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by Mr. Ruffini.
4. The common shares were sold in multiple transactions pursuant to a 10b5-1 plan at prices ranging between US$6.82 - $6.38, inclusive. The price above reflects the weighted average sale price.
5. In addition, on January 4, 2022, Mr. Ruffini acquired an additional 50,000 shares upon vesting of Restricted Stock Units in accordance with their terms, which have not been included in this number.
6. Held through The Ruffini Family Revocable Trust of which Mr. Ruffini is the trustee.
7. Held through an Individual Retirement Account.
8. The Options were issued on March 14, 2012 and became fully vested on the third anniversary of the grant date.
The Reporting Person, upon request, will provide the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
/s/Stephen C. Ruffini 01/06/2022
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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