PayPal Holdings
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 12/19/2017 18:14:50)
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 *

Ready William J
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

PayPal Holdings, Inc. [ PYPL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

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

C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC., 2211 NORTH FIRST STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

12/15/2017
(Street)

SAN JOSE, CA 95131
(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   12/15/2017     M    25092   A $0.0   112550   D    
Common Stock   12/15/2017     M    5339   A $0.0   117889   D    
Common Stock   12/15/2017     F    15880   (1) D $75.65   102009   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
Restricted Stock Units -3     (2) 12/15/2017     M         25092      (3)   (4) Common Stock   25092   $0.0   25094   D    
Restricted Stock Units -4     (2) 12/15/2017     M         5339      (3)   (4) Common Stock   5339   $0.0   5340   D    
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy)   $35.88                      (5) 4/1/2022   Common Stock   32275     32275   D    
Restricted Stock Units -5     (2)                    (6)   (4) Common Stock   8068     8068   D    
Restricted Stock Units -6     (2)                    (7)   (4) Common Stock   37768     37768   D    
Restricted Stock Units -7     (2)                    (7)   (4) Common Stock   97035     97035   D    
Restricted Stock Units -8     (2)                    (8)   (4) Common Stock   388140     388140   D    
Restricted Stock Units -9     (2)                    (9)   (4) Common Stock   13986     13986   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Represents shares reacquired to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of 30,431 restricted stock units granted to the Reporting Person on January 15, 2014.
(2)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of PayPal's common stock.
(3)  The reporting person received restricted stock units subject to a four-year vesting schedule, vesting 20% on the second year anniversary date of the restricted stock unit and 3.33% monthly thereafter. Upon vesting, the reporting person will receive a number of shares of common stock equal to the number of restricted stock units that have vested.
(4)  Not applicable.
(5)  The option grant is subject to a four-year vesting schedule, vesting 12.5% on the 6 month anniversary of the grant and 1/48th per month thereafter.
(6)  The reporting person received restricted stock units subject to a four-year vesting schedule, vesting 25% on the one year anniversary date of the restricted stock unit and 25% each year thereafter. Upon vesting, the reporting person will receive a number of shares of common stock equal to the number of restricted stock units that have vested.
(7)  The reporting person received a restricted stock unit grant subject to a three-year vesting schedule, vesting 33.34% on the one year anniversary date of the restricted stock unit, 33.33% on the second year anniversary, and 33.33% on the third year anniversary. Upon vesting, the reporting person will receive a number of shares of common stock equal to the number of restricted stock units that have vested.
(8)  The reporting person received restricted stock units subject to a four-year vesting schedule, vesting 25% on the one year anniversary date of the restricted stock unit and quarterly thereafter. Upon vesting, the reporting person will receive a number of shares of common stock equal to the number of restricted stock units that have vested.
(9)  The reporting person earned a total of 27,972 shares in respect of performance-based restricted stock units (PBRSUs) for the 2015-2016 performance period, which were granted to the reporting person as restricted stock units on 3/1/17. Amount represents 50% of the shares subject to such restricted stock units which vested on 3/1/17 (date of grant).

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Ready William J
C/O PAYPAL HOLDINGS, INC.
2211 NORTH FIRST STREET
SAN JOSE, CA 95131


EVP, Chief Operating Officer

Signatures
By: Brian Yamasaki For: William J. Ready 12/18/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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