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*
Haddad Jose Fernando Cherubini

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O KRATON CORPORATION
15710 JOHN F. KENNEDY BLVD., SUITE 300

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77032

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Kraton Corp [ KRA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
SVP, Global Operations
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/27/2018
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 02/27/2018 A 7,669(1) A $0(1) 25,206 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
Explanation of Responses:
1. On April 6, 2015, the Reporting Person was granted a restricted stock performance unit award to potentially earn shares of common stock of the Company upon the achievement, by the Company, of pre-established performance metrics. The vesting targets were based seventy-five percent based upon the achievement of a return on capital employed goal and twenty-five percent based upon the achievement of a relative total shareholder return goal. Based upon a weighted 93.1% achievement level of these metrics, the Reporting Person is eligible to receive 7,669 of the 8,239 targeted shares. To receive these shares, the Reporting Person must be continuously employed by the Company through April 6, 2018, being the third anniversary of the grant date.
Remarks:
/s/ James L. Simmons as Attorney-in-Fact for Jose Fernando Cherubini Haddad 03/01/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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