Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Platform Specialty Products Corp (Form: 4, Received: 06/07/2017 18:43:44)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

ONEAL E STANLEY
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Platform Specialty Products Corp [ PAH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORP., 1450 CENTREPARK BLVD, SUITE 210
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

6/5/2017
(Street)

WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
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. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. 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                  50314   D    
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                  238784   I   By GRAT  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. 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 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 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
Restricted Stock Units     (1) 6/5/2017     A      7861         (2)   (2) Common Stock   7861.0   $0   7861   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock.
(2)  These RSUs will vest on the earlier of June 5, 2018 and the date of the next annual meeting of stockholders of the Issuer, provided that Mr. O'Neal continues to serve as a director of the Issuer through and on such vesting date. The RSUs may, in certain circumstances, become immediately vested as of the date of a change in control of the Issuer.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
ONEAL E STANLEY
C/O PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORP.
1450 CENTREPARK BLVD, SUITE 210
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401
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Signatures
/s/ John E. Capps as Attorney-in-Fact for E. Stanley O'Neal 6/7/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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