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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
PUSTIL STEPHEN
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MDC PARTNERS INC [MDCA]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Vice Chairman
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O MDC PARTNERS INC., 45 HAZELTON AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
01/20/2012
(Street)

TORONTO, A6 M5R 2E3
4. If Amendment, Date 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
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
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 Shares               205,622(1) D  
Class A Shares 01/20/2012   J(2) V 0 A(2) $ 0 (2) 205,622(1)(2) D  

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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 Underlying Securities
(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 of Derivative Security: 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
Stock Options $9.19(3)             04/29/2002 04/29/2012 Class A Shares 1,905   1,905 D  
Stock Appreciation Rights(4) $3.72             02/12/2010 02/12/2014 Class A Shares 129,310   129,310 D  
Extraordinary Equity Value Appre. Restricted Stock Awards(5) (5)               (5) 12/31/2013 Restricted Stock Units 45,000   45,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
PUSTIL STEPHEN
C/O MDC PARTNERS INC.
45 HAZELTON AVENUE
TORONTO, A6 M5R 2E3
  X     Vice Chairman  

Signatures

 /s/ Stephen Pustil   01/24/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Includes unvested Restricted Stock Units (Class A Shares) of the Issuer.
(2) The Reporting Person is disclosing on a voluntary basis that a total of 23,243 Restricted Stock Units (Class A Shares) of the Issuer, the acquisition of which was previously reported on the Reporting Person's Forms 4 dated March 8, 2011, March 11, 2010, and February 16, 2010, vested on January 20, 2012.
(3) Canadian dollars.
(4) A total of 129,310 Stock Appreciation Rights ("SARs") were granted February 12, 2009, all of which are vested as of January 20, 2012, and all such SARs expire on February 12, 2014. These SARs may be settled in cash or stock, at the discretion of the Issuer.
(5) Extraordinary Equity Value Appreciation Restricted Stock Awards ("EVARs") under the Issuer's EVARs program (previously disclosed by the Issuer on Form 8-K dated January 26, 2011) represent the right to receive Restricted Stock Units on a one-to-one basis upon the Issuer's achievement of stock price targets equal to $20.00 (15,000 EVARs), $22.75 (15,000 EVARs) and $26.25 (15,000 EVARs), as described in greater detail in the EVAR Letter Agreement.

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