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*
Connolly John P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORP
1450 CENTREPARK BLVD, SUITE 210

(Street)
WEST PALM BEACH FL 33401

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Platform Specialty Products Corp [ PAH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/31/2018
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, par value $0.01 per share 03/31/2018 M 5,966 A (1) 17,248 D
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share 04/02/2018 F 2,111 D $9.31(2) 15,137 D
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
Restricted Stock Units (3) 03/31/2018 M 5,966(1) (3) (3) Common Stock 5,966 (3) 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This transaction represents the settlement of 5,966 restricted stock units ("RSUs") which vested on 03/31/2018, with a transaction date of 04/02/2018, the first business day following the vesting date. Each RSU represented a contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock.
2. Represents shares of the Issuer's common stock sold solely to satisfy tax withholding obligations of the reporting person due upon the vesting of the RSUs described in footnote (1) above.
3. The original grant received by the reporting person was 23,866 RSUs, as previously reported on 09/13/2016, of which 17,900 vested on 03/31/2017, as previously reported on 03/31/2017. This transaction relates to the vesting of the remaining 5,966 RSUs. Each RSU represented a contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock.
Remarks:
/s/ John P. Connolly 04/02/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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