FORM 4

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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, 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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  1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

Rijk Jeroen Laurentius Johanus

  1. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

RITCHIE BROS AUCTIONEERS INC (RBA)

  1. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
    (Check all applicable)
Director
10% Owner
Officer (give
            title below)
Other (specify
             below)
(Last) (First) (Middle)

C/O RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS INC. 9500 GLENLYON PARKWAY

  1. Date of Earliest
    Transcaction Required
    to be Reported
    (Month/Day/Year)

2016-03-04

  1. If Amendment,
    Date Original
    Filed(Month/Day/Year)

(Street)

BURNABY

A1

V5J 0C6

  1. 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)
  1. Trans-
    action
    Date
    (Month/
    Day/
    Year)
  1. Deemed
    Execution
    Date, if
    any
    (Month/
    Day/Year)
  1. Transaction
    Code
    (Instr. 8)
  1. Securities Acquired (A)
    or Disposed of (D)
    (Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
  1. Amount of
    Securities
    Beneficially
    Owned
    Following
    Reported
    Transaction (s)
    (Instr. 3 and 4)
  1. Ownership
    Form:
    Direct
    (D) or
    Indirect
    (I)
    (Instr. 4)
  1. Nature of
    Indirect
    Beneficial
    Ownership
    (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Shares 2016-03-04 4 M 0 2263 A 2263 D
Common Shares 2016-03-04 4 M 0 166 A 2429 D
Common Shares 2016-03-04 4 M 0 3399 A 5828 D
Common Shares 2016-03-04 4 M 0 250 A 6078 D
Common Shares 2016-03-04 4 D 0 6078 D 23.33 D
Common Shares 17245 I Long-Term Investment Plan
Common Shares 6780 I Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Common Shares 300 I Held by minor child (daughter)
Common Shares 300 I Held by minor child (son)
Common Shares 2020 I Held by spouse



FORM 4 (continued)
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)
  1. Con- version or Exercise Price of Deri- vative Security
  1. Trans- action Date (Month/ Day/ Year)
  1. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/ Day/ Year)
  1. Trans- action Code (Instr. 8)
  1. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
  1. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year)
  1. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities (Instr. 3 and 4)
  1. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5)
  1. Number of derivative Securities Benefi- cially Owned following Reported Transaction (s)(Instr.4)
  1. Owner- ship Form of Deri- vative Secu- rity: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4)
  1. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or number of shares
2013 DER PSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 A 17 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 17 0.00 166 D
2013 DER RSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 A 25 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 25 0.00 250 D
2014 DER PSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 A 15 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 15 0.00 99 D
2014 DER RSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 A 24 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 24 0.00 161 D
2013 PSUs 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 M 2263 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 2263 0.00 0 D
2013 DER PSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 M 166 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 166 0.00 0 D
2013 RSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 M 3399 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 3399 0.00 0 D
2013 DER RSU 2016-03-04 0000-00-00 M 250 0000-00-00 0000-00-00 Common Shares 250 0.00 0 D
2016-03-09
Maria Teresa Punsalan as attorney-in-fact for Jeroen Laurentius Johanus Rijk
Date
** Signature of Reporting Person
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