XNYS:NTI Northern Tier Energy LP Class A Insider Activity 4 Filing - 7/30/2012

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FORM 4
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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 *
NTI GenPar, LLC
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Northern Tier Energy LP [NTI]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O ACON INVESTMENTS LLC, 1133 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, SUITE 700
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
07/30/2012
(Street)

WASHINGTON, DC 20036
4. If Amendment, Date 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
(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

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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
Common Units Right $14 07/30/2012   D     2,437,500   (4)   (4) Common Units 2,437,500 $14(4) 0 I See Explanation of Responses(1)(2)(3)

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
NTI GenPar, LLC
C/O ACON INVESTMENTS LLC
1133 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, SUITE 700
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
  X   X    
Northern Tier Investors LP
C/O ACON INVESTMENTS LLC
1133 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, SUITE 700
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
  X   X    
Northern Tier Investors, LLC
C/O ACON INVESTMENTS LLC
1133 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, SUITE 700
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
  X   X    

Signatures

 /s/ Barry Johnson, authorized officer of NTI GenPar, LLC (5)   08/01/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Barry Johnson, authorized officer of Northern Tier Investors LP (5)   08/01/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

 /s/ Barry Johnson, authorized officer of Northern Tier Investors, LLC (5)   08/01/2012
** 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) NTI GenPar, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("NTI GenPar"), is the general partner of Northern Tier Investors LP, a Delaware limited partnership ("NTI LP"), which is the sole member of Northern Tier Investors, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (together with NTI GenPar and NTI LP, the "Reporting Persons"), which is the sole member of Northern Tier Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("NTH"), which directly holds the securities of Northern Tier Energy LP (the "Issuer") reported herein.
(2) Because of the relationship between the Reporting Persons and NTH, the Reporting Persons may be deemed to beneficially own such securities to the extent of the greater of their respective direct or indirect pecuniary interests in the profits or capital accounts of NTH. Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the such securities, except to the extent of such Reporting Person's pecuniary interest therein, if any.
(3) Pursuant to Rule 16a-1(a)(4) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), this filing shall not be deemed an admission that the Reporting Persons are, for purposes of Section 16 of the Exchange Act or otherwise, the beneficial owners of any equity securities in excess of their respective pecuniary interests.
(4) On July 30, 2012, the underwriters of the Issuer's initial public offering exercised their right to purchase 2,437,500 additional Common Units pursuant to an over-allotment option, which closed on July 31, 2012. The net proceeds from the exercise of the over-allotment option were distributed by the Issuer to NTH.
 
Remarks:
(5) The Reporting Persons are jointly filing this Form 3 pursuant to Rule 16a-3(j) under the Exchange Act.

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