Schedule 13G




Washington, D.C. 20549




Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934




(Name of Issuer)



Class A Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)


(CUSIP Number)

March 26, 2012

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)



Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed.

¨ Rule 13d-1(b)

x Rule 13d-1(c)

¨ Rule 13d-1(d)





CUSIP NO. 115637-10-0



Names of reporting persons


I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)

River Bend 2011 Limited Partnership


Check the appropriate box if a member of a group (see instructions)

(a)  ¨        (b)  ¨



SEC use only



Citizenship or place of organization


Kentucky (U.S.)

Number of



owned by






Sole voting power




Shared voting power




Sole dispositive power




Shared dispositive power





Aggregate amount beneficially owned by each reporting person





Check if the aggregate amount in Row (9) excludes certain shares (see instructions).





Percent of class represented by amount in Row (9)





Type of reporting person (see instructions)



Item 1.

Brown-Forman Corporation

850 Dixie Highway

Louisville, Kentucky 40210


Item 2.


  a) Name: River Bend 2011 Limited Partnership


  b) Principal Business address: c/o The Glenview Trust Company

4969 U.S. Highway 42

Louisville, Kentucky 40222

c) United States of America

d) Brown-Forman Corporation Class A Common Stock

e) 0115637-10-0


Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

(a) [ ] Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).

(b) [ ] Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

(c) [ ] Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

(d) [ ] Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).

(e) [ ] An investment adviser in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).

(f) [ ] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).

(g) [ ] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).

(h) [ ] A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).

(i) [ ] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).

(j) [ ] Group, in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).


Item 4. Ownership.

The number of shares beneficially owned by the undersigned as of March 26, 2012, is as follows:


(a)   Beneficially Owned      3,189,906   
(b)   Percent of Class      5.7
(c)   Sole Voting Power      0   
  Shared Voting Power      3,189,906   
  Sole Disposition Power      0   
  Shared Disposition Power      3,189,906   


Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [            ].


Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

On March 26, 2012, Ina Brown Bond had the right to receive the dividends and/or the proceeds of sale from certain of the shares for which the undersigned has voting and dispositional control, which interest related to more than 5% of the Class A common stock. On March 27, 2012, such interest decreased as a result of a transfer of partnership interests to a trust. Following such transfer, other individuals have the right to receive the dividends and/or the proceeds of sale from certain of the shares for which the undersigned has voting and dispositional control.


Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.



Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.


Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.



Item 10. Certification.

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.


After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Date: April 3, 2012



By:   /s/ Ina Brown Bond
  Ina Brown Bond, General Partner