Bazaarvoice, Inc.
Bazaarvoice Inc (Form: 4, Received: 02/05/2018 12:13:58)
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 *

Paulson Michael
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Bazaarvoice Inc [ BV ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

10901 STONELAKE BLVD.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/1/2018
(Street)

AUSTIN, TX 78759
(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   2/1/2018     A    68003   (1) A $0.00   375147   D    
Common Stock   2/1/2018     D    131185   (2) D $5.50   243962   D    
Common Stock   2/1/2018     D    243962   (3) D   (3) 0   D    

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
Stock Options (Right to Buy)   $4.14   2/1/2018     D         56667      (4) 8/2/2023   Common Stock   56667   $1.36   (4) 56666   D    
Stock Options (Right to Buy)   $4.14   2/1/2018     D         56666      (5) 8/2/2023   Common Stock   56666     (5) 0   D    
Stock Options (Right to Buy)   $3.94   2/1/2018     D         32292      (4) 6/7/2023   Common Stock   32292   $1.56   (4) 45211   D    
Stock Options (Right to Buy)   $3.94   2/1/2018     D         45211      (5) 6/7/2023   Common Stock   45211     (5) 0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The reporting person was previously granted restricted stock units that would vest upon the satisfaction of certain performance criteria, which criteria were deemed satisfied at 100% of target in accordance with the Merger Agreement (as defined below), resulting in the deemed vesting of the reported shares.
(2)  Disposed of pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, by and among BV Parent, LLC, BV Merger Sub, Inc. and Bazaarvoice, Inc. (the "Issuer"), dated November 26, 2017 (as amended, the "Merger Agreement"), whereby each outstanding share of the Issuer's common stock was cancelled at the effective time (the "Effective Time") of the merger (the "Merger") and converted into the right to receive a cash payment of $5.50 per share.
(3)  Disposed of pursuant to the Merger Agreement whereby such unvested restricted stock units ("Unvested RSUs") were cancelled at the Effective Time and converted into the right to receive a consideration equal to the value of the product of $5.50 and the number of Unvested RSUs granted to such ELT Member (the "RSU Consideration"), whereby (i) 20% of the RSU Consideration was paid in cash, (ii) 40% of the RSU Consideration was paid through the issuance of one Class A Preferred Unit of MEP-BV Topco, LP ("Topco") and one Class B Common Unit of Topco for each whole dollar in value of such percentage, and (iii) 40% of the RSU Consideration was paid through the issuance of one Class B Common Unit of Topco for each whole dollar in value of such percentage, where such Class B Common Unit of Topco shall be profits interests and vest over a period of five (5) years from the Effective Time.
(4)  Disposed of pursuant to the Merger Agreement, whereby such vested options were cancelled at the Effective Time and converted into the right to receive a total amount in cash, equal to the product of (x) excess of $5.50 over the exercise price per share of each stock option and (y) the number of shares underlying such stock option.
(5)  Disposed of pursuant to the Merger Agreement, whereby such unvested options were cancelled at the Effective Time and converted into the right to receive consideration equal to the value of the product of the (x) excess of $5.50 over the exercise price per share of each stock option and (y) the number of shares underlying such stock options (the "Option Consideration"), whereby (i) 20% of the Option Consideration was paid in cash, (ii) 40% of the Option Consideration was paid through the issuance of one Class A Preferred Unit of Topco and one Class B Common Unit of Topco for each whole dollar in value of such percentage, and (iii) 40% of the Option Consideration was paid through the issuance of one Class B Common Unit of Topco for each whole dollar in value of such percentage, where such Class B Common Unit of Topco shall be deemed profits interests and vest over a period of five (5) years from the Effective Time.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Paulson Michael
10901 STONELAKE BLVD.
AUSTIN, TX 78759


EVP, Product

Signatures
/s/ Kin Gill (as attorney-in-fact for Mr. Paulson) 2/1/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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