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*
RICCI PAUL

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE WAYSIDE ROAD

(Street)
BURLINGTON MA 01803

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Nuance Communications, Inc. [ NUAN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/04/2015
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 12/04/2015 F (1) 31,181 D $21.38 1,691,486 D
Common Stock 12/07/2015 M 800,000 A $12 2,491,486 D
Common Stock 12/07/2015 F (2) 449,648 D $21.35 2,041,838 D
Common Stock 12/07/2015 F (3) 182,813 D $21.35 1,859,025 D
Common Stock 12/07/2015 S (4) 167,538 D $21.35 1,691,487 D
Common Stock 12/07/2015 S (4) 604,314 D $21.35 1,087,173 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) $12 12/07/2015 M 800,000 (5) 06/23/2016 Common Stock 800,000 $0.0 0 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These shares were withheld by the Company to cover the tax liability due upon the vesting of the restricted stock award.
2. These shares were retained by the Company for the purchase cost of an option exercise due pursuant to a stock repurchase agreement entered into with the Company.
3. These shares were retained by the Company for the payment of applicable taxes due pursuant to a stock repurchase agreement with the Company.
4. These shares were sold to the Company pursuant to a stock repurchase agreement entered into with the Company.
5. This option shall cliff vest 100% on September 30, 2010.
By: /s/ Donna Belanger For: Paul A Ricci 12/08/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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