SEC FORM 4 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*
Griffith Curtis C

(Last) (First) (Middle)
5219 CITY BANK PARKWAY

(Street)
LUBBOCK TX 79407-3544

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SOUTH PLAINS FINANCIAL, INC. [ SPFI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman and CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/29/2022
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 Stock 08/29/2022 D 75,000 D $26.57 1,452,593(1) D
Common Stock 08/29/2022 S 25,000(2) D $26.57 1,427,593(1) D
Common Stock 100,242 I By ESOP(3)
Common Stock 249 I By 401(k)(4)
Common Stock 45,360 I By Spouse(5)
Common Stock 435,000 I By CCG Trust(6)
Common Stock 87,000 I By RTW Trust(7)
Common Stock 87,000 I By BLW Trust(8)
Common Stock 87,000 I By WHW Trust(9)
Common Stock 87,000 I By SSG Trust(10)
Common Stock 87,000 I By JBG Trust(11)
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. Includes restricted stock units that may be settled only by delivery of an equal number of shares of common stock and which are subject to vesting and forfeiture conditions.
2. Shares sold to Noe G. Valles, a director of the Issuer, in a private transaction.
3. Shares held by the South Plains Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan ("ESOP") and allocated to the Reporting Person's account.
4. Shares held in the Reporting Person's account under the City Bank 401(k) Plan.
5. Shares owned by the Reporting Person's spouse. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest, and the filing of this report is not an admission that the Reporting Person is the beneficial owner of these shares for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
6. Shares held in the Curtis C. Griffith 2021 Irrevocable Trust ("CCG Trust"), over which the Reporting Person's Spouse, who shares the Reporting Person's household, serves as trustee. The members of the Reporting Person's immediate family are the beneficiaries of this trust. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of these shares except to the extent of his pecuniary interest, and the filing of this report is not an admission that the Reporting Person is the beneficial owner of these shares for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
7. Shares held in the Richard Thomas White 2021 Trust ("RTW Trust"), over which the Reporting Person serves as trustee. A member of the Reporting Person's immediate family is the beneficiary of this trust.
8. Shares held in the Birdie Lucille White 2021 Trust ("BLW Trust"), over which the Reporting Person serves as trustee. A member of the Reporting Person's immediate family is the beneficiary of this trust.
9. Shares held in the William Hogan White 2021 Trust ("WHW Trust"), over which the Reporting Person serves as trustee. A member of the Reporting Person's immediate family is the beneficiary of this trust.
10. Shares held in the Sydney Suzanne Griffith 2021 Trust ("SSG Trust"), over which the Reporting Person serves as trustee. A member of the Reporting Person's immediate family is the beneficiary of this trust.
11. Shares held in the Johnathan Brockway Griffith 2021 Trust ("JBG Trust"), over which the Reporting Person serves as trustee. A member of the Reporting Person's immediate family is the beneficiary of this trust.
By Mikella D. Newsom as Attorney-in-Fact for Curtis C. Griffith 08/31/2022
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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