Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Platform Specialty Products Corp (Form: 4, Received: 02/23/2017 20:11:08)
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 *

Gibbens Mark
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)
VP - Corporate Treasurer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

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

2/21/2017
(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

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
Performance Stock Units     (1) 2/21/2017     A      12594         (1)   (1) Common Stock   12594.0   $0   12594   D    
Restricted Stock Units     (2) 2/21/2017     A      6203         (2)   (2) Common Stock   6203.0   $0   6203   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Each performance stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock and will vest upon the achievements of certain performance levels based on the Issuer's (i) return on invested capital, as measured from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019, and (ii) annual compound total shareholder return, as measured from February 21, 2017 to February 20, 2020. The number of shares reported in column 7 may range from zero to a maximum number of 31,485 shares
( 2)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's common stock and will vest on February 20, 2020, subject to continuous service.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Gibbens Mark
C/O PLATFORM SPECIALTY PRODUCTS CORP
1450 CENTREPARK BLVD, SUITE 210
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401


VP - Corporate Treasurer

Signatures
/s/ Mark Gibbens 2/23/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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