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*
CHASE WILLIAM J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1 N. WAUKEGAN ROAD

(Street)
NORTH CHICAGO IL 60064

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AbbVie Inc. [ ABBV ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP, Finance & Administration
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/21/2019
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, $0.01 par value 02/21/2019 A 22,150(1) A $0 127,013 D
Common Stock, $0.01 par value 02/21/2019 A 15,945(2) A $0 142,958 D
Common Stock, $0.01 par value 02/21/2019 A 14,989(3) A $0 157,947 D
Common Stock, $0.01 par value 02/21/2019 A 8,481(4) A $0 166,428 D
Common stock, $0.01 par value 501(5) I By spouse
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
Option (right to buy)(6) $79.02 02/21/2019 A 60,747 02/21/2020 02/20/2029 Common Stock 60,747 $0 60,747 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents shares of AbbVie common stock issued under a performance share award granted to the reporting person on February 18, 2016. The award is subject to performance-vesting restrictions based on a relative return on equity measure. The performance-vesting restrictions with respect to these shares were released on the date reported in Column 2 above upon certification of performance goal attainment by the Compensation Committee of AbbVie's Board of Directors. The shares will be issued to the reporting person on February 28, 2019.
2. Represents shares of AbbVie common stock issued under a performance vesting restricted stock unit award granted to the reporting person on February 18, 2016. The award is subject to performance-vesting restrictions based on adjusted earnings per share and relative total shareholder return measures. The performance-vesting restrictions with respect to these shares were released on the date reported in Column 2 above upon certification of performance goal attainment by the Compensation Committee of AbbVie's Board of Directors. The shares will be issued to the reporting person on February 28, 2019.
3. Represents shares of AbbVie common stock issued under a performance vesting restricted stock unit award granted to the reporting person on February 16, 2017. The award is subject to performance-vesting restrictions based on a relative return on equity measure. The performance-vesting restrictions with respect to these shares were released on the date reported in Column 2 above upon certification of performance goal attainment by the Compensation Committee of AbbVie's Board of Directors. The shares will be issued to the reporting person on February 28, 2019.
4. Represents shares of AbbVie common stock issued under a performance vesting restricted stock unit award granted to the reporting person on February 15, 2018. The award is subject to performance-vesting restrictions based on a relative return on equity measure. The performance-vesting restrictions with respect to these shares were released on the date reported in Column 2 above upon certification of performance goal attainment by the Compensation Committee of AbbVie's Board of Directors. The shares will be issued to the reporting person on February 28, 2019.
5. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities.
6. Employee stock option granted pursuant to the AbbVie 2013 Incentive Stock Program in a transaction exempt from Section 16 under Rule 16b-3. The option becomes exercisable in annual increments of 20,249 on February 21, 2020, 20,249 on February 21, 2021, and 20,249 on February 21, 2022.
Steven L. Scrogham, attorney-in-fact for William J. Chase 02/22/2019
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