SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Kankanwadi Sudhindra

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Senior VP, Finance & CAO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
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 12/10/2020 A 1,112(1) A $0.0 13,693 D
Common Stock 12/10/2020 F 552(2) D $234.17 13,141 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
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $234.17 12/10/2020 A(3) 4,556 12/10/2021(4) 12/10/2027 Common Stock 4,556 $0.0 4,556 D
Restricted Stock Units $0.0 12/10/2020 A(5) 3,524 12/08/2021(6) 12/08/2024 Common Stock 3,524 $0.0 3,524 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents one tranche of a performance-based restricted stock award granted on October 18, 2019 for which a non-GAAP operating margin goal for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2020 was determined by the Compensation Committee to have been achieved on December 10, 2020. All of the stock units subject to this tranche vested on December 10, 2020.
2. These shares were retained by the Company in order to meet the tax withholding obligations of the reporting person in connection with the vesting of an installment of the performance-based restricted stock unit award. The Compensation Committee approved the disposition of shares by the reporting person and the amount retained by the Company was not in excess of the amount of the tax liability.
3. Grant to reporting person to buy shares of common stock under the Synopsys, Inc 2006 Employee Equity Incentive Plan.
4. 1/4 of the grant becomes exercisable one year after grant date with the remainder becoming exercisable in a series of 12 equal quarterly installments thereafter, subject to continued service through each vesting date.
5. The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved a restricted stock unit grant under the Synopsys, Inc. 2006 Employee Equity Incentive Plan.
6. 25% of the units vest on the date shown followed by three equal annual installments.
By: POA pursuant Christina Escalante-Dutra For: Sudhindra Kankanwadi 12/14/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
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